Pro-Russian Ukrainian hacktivist group, 'Cyber Berkut', claim to be behind the attacks on the main NATO public website. NATO insisted there was "no operational impact", but further cyber incidents are likely to emerge from the current political struggle between Russia and Ukraine.
The Russian news site RT.com was compromised over the weekend, replacing the words "Russian" and "Ukrainian" in some headlines with the word "Nazi".
Ukrainian newspaper Kommersant reported on a joint operation by the Ukrainian and Russian federal police arresting 20 people allegedly behind the Carberp banking malware. Is this a sign that we may see more arrests by the FSB and SBU in the future?
The website, which described itself as "dedicated to providing information about computer viruses (virii) and web space for virus authors and groups", has been running for many years.
London's Metropolitan Police Service has announced the conviction and sentencing of two Ukrainian cybercrooks.
The pair raided innocent victims' bank accounts of at least $4.5 million in just six months.
As a security professional, I'm generally happy to receive spam. Not directly into my inbox, of course, but into a special folder where I can look at it later.
Here's an absolute ripper for your entertainment.
Do you believe that hackers who played a part in exchanging stolen credit card details stolen by password-grabbing spyware can be rehabilitated into society? What kind of career path do you think they should follow? Computer security consultant? Penetration tester? Read more…