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Leaks in logfiles, malware on Macs and Korean credit compromise - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Leaky logic leaves logins loose in logfiles; mendacious mails menace Macs with Mavericks malware, and criminal contractor compromises Korean credit company!

60 Sec Security - 25 Jan 2014...

SSCC 123 - Patch Tuesday, Hackerphobia, Anons, OpenSSH and Adobe [PODCAST]

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Chet and Duck are here with their weekly roundup of news, opinion, advice and research.

Take a listen to our weekly 15-minute podcast on computer security - Chet Chat Episode 123.

Singapore police cuff alleged Anonymous hacker

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Singapore police have arrested a man they claim is "The Messiah."

They allege he's responsible for recent hacks against websites in Singapore, including the blog of a journalist who didn't report his original hacking threats as precisely as he liked.

Twitter troll arrested for allegedly threatening US baseball team, execs and even their home field

Twitter troll arrested for allegedly threatening US baseball team, execs and even their home field

The New York Mets fan reportedly is being held in connection with tweeted threats that include sneaking into the clubhouse and putting bombs in everyone's cleats. If this is the work of a fan, who needs enemies?

Assessing the impact of the Blackhole arrests

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News has surfaced that the criminals behind the Blackhole exploit kit have been arrested.

Now, everyone wants to know, "Will the arrest have any effect on the prevalence of the threat?"

Fraser Howard of SophosLabs looks at the data...

Schoolboy arrested over Spamhaus DDoS, world's biggest cyber attack

London schoolboy arrested in Spamhaus DDoS, world's biggest cyber attack

Police are linking the 16-year-old to the March DDoS attack against Spamhaus - an attack of unprecedented force that rippled through the internet, affecting the London Internet Exchange and causing worldwide disruption.

Android randomness, Sniffer dustbins, Unpatch Wednesday, ATM skimming - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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How does a bug in Android put your Bitcoins at risk? Why did the City of London bin its bins? What was Unpatch Wednesday? What to do with a 3D printer after you've made your own gun?

Find out in 60 seconds!

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Did you miss anything in the past week?

Here's a recap of the hot 21 stories of the past seven days, so you can catch up quickly!

Suspect in massive Spamhaus DDoS attack arrested in Spain

A 35-year-old Dutch national, officially identified only as S.K., was arrested in Spain on Thursday.

He is accused of DDoS attacks against Spamhaus and others.

Who is S.K., do you think?

Hosting company Hostgator hacked, suspect arrested after being "rooted with his own rootkit"

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A former system administrator from hosting company Hostgator has been arrested for hacking into his former employer's network.

There's some poetic justice in how he was identified and connected with the crime...Paul Ducklin takes a look, and can't help smiling.

Kim Dotcom's Megaupload saga takes another turn - FBI wins appeal in extradition case

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The Kim Dotcom saga took yet another turn today when the New Zealand Court of Appeal knocked back one of the big fella's earlier minivictories again US law enforcers.

Paul Ducklin takes you through the timeline of the story so far, and tries to guess what happens next...

Reveton ransomware gang arrested by Spanish police

Reveton malware gang arrested by Spanish police

The Spanish police have arrested 11 individuals suspected of being members of the infamous Reveton ransomware gang.

US-wanted "bank hacker" is all smiles as he is arrested at Bangkok airport [VIDEO]

US-wanted "bank hacker" is all smiles as he is arrested at Bangkok airport

An alleged hacker, suspected by the FBI of stealing millions of dollars from online bank accounts, has been arrested by Thai police and paraded in front of the world's media.

"Julian Assange of Wikileaks arrested in London" hoax

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Controversial Wikileaks pinup Julian Assange has been arrested after slipping out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London to seek medical treatment at a nearby clinic.

Or has he?

Romanian hackers busted with half a MILLION credit cards from Australia - how could THAT have happened?

Romanian hackers busted with half a MILLION cards from Australia - how could THAT have happened?

A Romanian carding crew allegedly made off with half a million Aussie credit card numbers, racking up charges averaging more than $1000 each on 30,000 of them.

Half a MILLION cards from Australia. And the crooks didn't even need to leave Romania. How could THAT have happened?

'Assange to be ARRESTED' - British police in document dissemination gaffe

'Assange to be ARRESTED' - British police in document dissemination gaffe

A uniformed police officer at a recent Assange-oriented press briefing fell under the lens of a Press Association snapper.

The officer was carrying a clipboard...can you guess what happened next?

Steve Jobs calls home to Apple and catches an iPad thief!

Steve Jobs calls home to Apple and catches an iPad thief!

Geolocation and related technologies that keep track of you and your devices have loomed large and Big Brotherishly in recent Naked Security coverage.

Is there a good side to geolocation and on-line tracking? Seems there is...

17-year-old Dutch hacker arrested for accessing KPN servers

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The Dutch High Tech Crime Team has arrested a 17-year-old man for accessing customer account data on servers run by KPN, one of the largest ISPs in The Netherlands.

NASA hacker arrested, perhaps it is time for some defense?

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A hacker in Romania has been arrested and accused of breaking into NASA and causing $500,000 in damages.

Australian bomb hoax suspect tracked across internet and arrested in Kentucky, USA

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For the last two weeks, Australia has been fascinated with a peculiar crime committed in one of Sydney's most prestigious suburbs.

If you've heard the name of the victim, Madeleine Pulver, you've probably heard the story behind the crime.