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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Zombie botnets: Why some crime networks refuse to die

When cyber criminals are arrested it usually means the end of their profiting from spam, viruses and stolen data. Once down, they stay down.

But some parts of the cyber crime world are much harder to stamp out. Like zombies they do not seem to know they are supposed to be dead, and keep coming back again and again to cause even more trouble.

@ BBC News

Monday, January 20, 2014

Worst Passwords of 2013

Sadly enough, another year has come and gone with what ‘feels’ like little progress made on getting people to choose better passwords. Password management software maker SplashData has compiled a list of the worst 25 passwords of 2013, a ‘top offenders’ list that contains some old favorites along with some new entries as choices people should not be making.

From How-To Geek

Browser extensions are spying on you

The internet exploded Friday with the news that Google Chrome extensions are being sold and injected with adware. But the little-known and much more important fact is that your extensions are spying on you and selling your browsing history to shady corporations. HTG investigates.
How-To Geek

Friday, January 17, 2014

Sneaky Scumbag Adware vendors

Adware vendors buy Chrome Extensions to send ad- and malware-filled: