Hackmiami Hackers Conference 2014 CFP

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Hackmiami Conference 2014 CFP Hello again and thanks for considering submitting your talks, contest,training, workshops or ideas to us.   Here is basically what we are looking for:       – Talks involving OFFENSIVE research (Make sure you can backup your research as we have been sent non original stuff, trust us we will […]

Hacking U.S. Secrets, China Pushes for Drones

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For almost two years, hackers based in Shanghai went after one foreign defense contractor after another, at least 20 in all. Their target, according to an American cybersecurity company that monitored the attacks, was the technology behind the United States’ clear lead in military drones. “I believe this is the largest campaign we’ve seen that […]

Barclays hacking attack: four charged over £1.3 million theft

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Four men have been charged in connection with the theft of £1.3m from a Barclays bank branch by taking control of its computer system. The money was transferred by a computer at a branch in Swiss Cottage, north London, in April after an alleged hacking attack. It is believed somebody posing as an engineer at […]

Belgacom Attack: Britain’s GCHQ Hacked Belgian Telecoms Firm

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A cyber attack on Belgacom raised considerable attention last week. Documents leaked by Edward Snowden and seen by SPIEGEL indicate that Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency was responsible for the attack. Documents from the archive of whistleblower Edward Snowden indicate that Britain’s GCHQ intelligence service was behind a cyber attack against Belgacom, a partly state-owned Belgian […]

Hidden Lynx – Professional Hackers for Hire

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For the past few years, reports have continued to emerge detailing the activities of actors behind various targeted attacks or Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). Here at Symantec Security Response, we’ve been keeping our eyes on a group that we believe are among the best of breed. We’ve given them the name of Hidden Lynx—after a […]

Rolling Stone | The Geeks on the Front Lines

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Rolling Stone’s Feature Article: The Geeks on the Front Line by: David Kushner A HackMiami Review: “The cyberwar is on,” writes David Kushner in his penetrating analysis of the information security threatscape.  In an article titled, “The Geeks on the Front Line,” Kushner describes the emergence of the new generation of “code warriors” that he […]