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“Pirate Bay” Billboard Hackers Rewarded For Exposing Security Flaw

A few days ago two computer science students hacked a billboard in the center of Belgrade, Serbia, and replaced its standard message with a meters-wide Pirate Bay logo. The ‘hackers’ said they wanted to show that security of IT-systems is often lacking and their message didn’t fall on deaf ears. The manager of the billboard company thanked…

Thousands To Lose Internet Connection on July 9

Thousands of users may lose their internet connection on July 9. No, this is not SOPA or any other legal mumbo-jumbo. This time it’s hackers. According to the FBI, international hackers ran an online advertising scam that infected computers around the world. This allowed them to control infected computers around the world. The FBI responded…