2013 Winter Hacker Festival

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HackMiami is proud to present  the 2013 Winter Hacker Festival in Miami Beach, Florida. Events include comprehensive SQL injection class, a Capture the Flag contest, and live music by the best performers in the nerdcore scene. This HackMiami sponsored event will be held December 5th-7th, 2013. While discussions over digital attack methodologies and information warfare […]

HackMiami Publishes Whitepaper: Analysis of the Cryptocurrency Marketplace

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HackMiami Publishes Whitepaper ‘Analysis of the Cryptocurrency Marketplace,’ Comprehensive Overview of Bitcoin, Litecoin and Related Attack Vectors Leveraged by Hackers Hackers, commodities traders, and the general population are turning to cryptocurrency during times of regional unrest and economic instability resulting in significant shifts in commodities marketplaces. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 HackMiami has released […]

Who is winning the war on cybercrime

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At first, Shawn Ballesty thought the delay in his rent payment arriving in the landlord’s account was normal. Then the landlord rang again: “Hey mate, your rent wasn’t paid,” Ballesty recalls his landlord saying, knowing he made the online transfer himself. “So I thought, I’ll send it again, just in case, then sort it out […]

Jailed Journalist Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years For Reporting on Hacked Private Intelligence Firms

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Journalist Barrett Brown spent his 300th day behind bars this week on a range of charges filed after he used information obtained by the hacker group Anonymous to report on the operations of private intelligence firms. Brown faces 17 charges ranging from threatening an FBI agent to credit card fraud for posting a link online […]

Nations Buying as Hackers Sell Flaws in Computer Code

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On the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta, two Italian hackers have been searching for bugs — not the island’s many beetle varieties, but secret flaws in computer code that governments pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to learn about and exploit. The hackers, Luigi Auriemma, 32, and Donato Ferrante, 28, sell technical details of such […]

South Korean Bank Hackers Target U.S. Military Secrets

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The wiper malware attack against South Korean banks and broadcasters in March 2013 has been traced to an advanced persistent threat (APT) gang that’s been targeting South Korean and U.S. military secrets for at least four years. The March attacks, which culminated in the master boot record of thousands of South Korean PCs being deleted […]