TTY Abuse Cited In Swatting Attacks

By Robert Vamosi | 4/21/13 4:35 AM

There may be a connection between the use of deaf telephone services and police swatting attacks, says a security journalist.

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Neal Stephenson Keynotes Black Hat USA 2012

By Robert Vamosi | 7/27/12 1:35 AM

You would think best-seller author Neal Stephenson would be a knock-out keynote speaker at a security conference, but Black Hat USA is a tough crowd.

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Krebs: FBI Warned Utilities of Smart Meter Hacks in 2010

By Robert Vamosi | 4/9/12 3:27 AM

According to a report today on KrebsonSecurity, the FBI apparently investigated hacks on smart grid meters in the Puerto Rico more than two years ago. In May of 2010, the FBI then warned other utilities that such frauds could continue to spread because of "the ease of intrusion and economic benefit to the hacker and the electric customer."

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Will Virtualization Halt ATM Skimming?

By Robert Vamosi | 1/4/12 5:56 AM

In a partnership with VMWare, Diebold is readying its first zero-client ATM in a renewed effort to thwart skimming attacks.

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