Ooops. If you're running a terrorist organisation, it might make sense to encrypt your files.
Clearly Osama Bin Laden didn't realise that - as some of the documents seized during the raid on his hideout in Pakistan have been made public for the first time.
Malware has infected the control systems used by the United States Air Force to fly Predator and Reaper drones, logging keypresses as the unmanned aircraft are flown remotely in Afghanistan, Libya, Pakistan and other conflict zones.
SMS messages spread claiming that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead.
Did the United States hack into mobile phones to send the messages, as the Taliban claim?
We've grown to think of spammers and other internet bad guys as finely-honed organised criminals, quick to use new avenues to make a quick buck, and rapid in their exploitation of breaking news stories and emerging trends. It's therefore surprising Read more…
An interesting news story broke this weekend in Germany. According to reports in Der Spiegel, the BND - Germany's foreign intelligence service - used spyware to monitor the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Afghanistan. Confidential documents, passwords and email Read more…