Tag Archive | "russia"


06 October 2014 | 1,148 views

JPMorgan Hacked & Leaked Over 83 Million Customer Records

So yah last week we all discovered, OMG JPMorgan Hacked! This set a lot of people on edge as JPMorgan Chase & Co is the largest US bank by assets – so it’s pretty seriously business. The breach happened back in July and was only disclosed last Thursday due to a filing to the US [...]

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13 September 2014 | 2,481 views

Google DID NOT Leak 5 Million E-mail Account Passwords

So a big panic hit the Internet a couple of days ago when it was alleged that Google had leaked 5 Million e-mail account passwords – and these had been posted on a Russian Bitcoin forum. I was a little sceptical, as Google tends to be pretty secure on that front and they had made [...]

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30 April 2012 | 1,402 views

Russian Cyber-Crime Market Doubled In 2011

It’s been quite a while since we’ve posted any news about Russia, so here’s an article which in some ways is quite scary. The global cybercrime market is being dominated by Russian-speaking nations and their activity doubled in 2011. It’s certainly a disproportionate amount of crime when you look at their population size. Cybercrime is [...]

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23 April 2008 | 6,348 views

Russia Heavy Handed Registration for Wifi

It seems like Russia wants to keep a tight reign on things, anything with Wifi capability must be licenses! That includes your phone…imagine having to apply for a permit to have a wireless AP at home? Rather ridiculous no? Business travellers to Russia might want to keep their laptops and iPhones well-concealed – not from [...]

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09 November 2007 | 34,757 views

Graphics Cards – The Next Big Thing for Password Cracking?

Interesting research from Elcomsoft, using the parallel processing capacity of graphics cards to speed up the password cracking process. Pretty inventive thinking, as graphics cards get more and more powerful, and they are created to do massive parallel tasks for all the latest and greatest games, why not apply it to password cracking! A technique [...]

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