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Energizer Duo USB Battery Charger Software Has Backdoor Trojan

There has been a number of interested stories lately especially related to hardware, the latest doing the rounds is this one where a seemingly innocuous USB battery charger has been installing some nasty remote control software onto users systems. The charger at fault is the Energizer Duo USB Battery Charger, you’re only at risk if […]

Topic: Legal Issues, Malware

Former Dark Market Admin Faces 10 Year Jail Sentence

You may remember a while back in 2008 it was uncovered (at least publically) that DarkMarket was actually an FBI Sting Operation. Insiders had apparently known since 2006 that one of the admins was actually an undercover FBI agent. Countless cases have gone to court with the evidence and contacts gathered in the DarkMarket forums. […]

Topic: Legal Issues, Spammers & Scammers

Home Secretary says McKinnon must face US trial

Since the last update almost a year ago when Gary won the right to appeal against extradition, the latest news in the Gary Mckinnon saga is that his extradition to the US for trial will be going ahead. Even with his apparent medical condition of Ass Burgers Asperger’s it seems he will be extradited anyway […]

Topic: Hacking News, Legal Issues

One Of The World’s Most Prolific Music Piracy Groups Busted

Seems like the Feds have been busy in recent year, all kinds of hackers, phishers an dnow pirates are getting arrested and imprisoned for some serious jailtime. The latest in this strung of busts is the music piracy ground RNS or Rabid Neurosis, very eminent in the scene in the late 90s/early 2000s. With P2P […]

Topic: Legal Issues