This places some serious doubt about the efficacy of the Russian vaccine since Russian hackers are still targeting research facilities engaged in creating a COVID vaccine. I know that Putin and his family have supposedly taken the vaccine but if their vaccine worked, why are they still targeting COVID research facilities?
China went so far as to create fake security tools to collect data to target dissidents and protesters. This included a fake antivirus software that actually installed, instead of removed, trojans on to anyone foolish enough to install Anvisoft. They also created a data mining platform called SonarX to mine social media and gaming accounts… Continue reading China Uses Hacking to Target Dissidents and Protesters
Apparently, its pretty easy to tune in. Just find an old radio that still has an AM receiver and adjust the dial to somewhere between 950 and 970. If you are close enough, you can hear it all. They’ll never know how you found out they were planning to go a party instead of a… Continue reading Want to Know What Your Kids are Doing on That iPhone?
When COVID hit and contract tracing in the EU and North American became “a thing”, I warned everyone that this was not a good idea. When Google and Apple made it a feature on smart phones, I warned everyone that this was not a good idea. Now we have proof as to how this is… Continue reading Messaging Service Telegram Used to Track, Trap and Torture Iranian Dissidents
There is a woman in Germany who died because her local hospital had a ransomware infection and could not take patients. She didn’t survive the trip to the next town for treatment.
Fancy Bear or APT28, depending on how you name them, has been hacking US companies and the US Department of Energy. I’m guessing, that like Norway, Russia is hurting due to the low oil prices. Here’s a short lesson in how economics can impact target selection by an APT. In order to understand it, you… Continue reading What is Russia Up To Now?
At least in the Netherlands, you do it by spoofing a bicycle approaching a light. This causes the light to change to allow the bicycle to pass. At least in theory, this could be used to grid lock an entire city. IoT security strikes again.