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A cybersecurity firm found a hacker selling personal data on 186 million US voters. It warned the data ‘can easily be used for geo-targeted disinformation campaigns.’

A cybersecurity company has found a hacker offering to sell data about the political affiliations of nearly 200 million American voters. Trustwave said the hacker was selling data that included the names, addresses, age, gender, and political affiliation of 186 million voters. They were also selling a larger database with […]
A cybersecurity firm found a hacker selling personal data on 186 million US voters. It warned the data ‘can easily be used for geo-targeted disinformation campaigns.’
Strategy

Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.

Frank Villani is a 53-year-old information security specialist based in New Jersey who’s worked in information technology for 24 years and IT security for 12 years. He’s a ‘white hat’ hacker, someone who works on the inside of an organisation to protect its internet systems from ‘black hat’ hackers who […]
Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.
Strategy

Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.

Frank Villani is a 53-year-old information security specialist based in New Jersey who’s worked in information technology for 24 years and IT security for 12 years. He’s a ‘white hat’ hacker, someone who works on the inside of an organisation to protect its internet systems from ‘black hat’ hackers who […]
Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.
Tech

Lamborghinis, baby lions, and stacks of cash: The Russian hackers in charge of ‘Evil Corp’ are living an absurdly lavish lifestyle

The Russian hacking group Evil Corp is being sought by various international governments, suspected of a wide range of illegal activities. The UK’s National Crime Agency said the group’s leader, Maksim “Aqua” Yakubets, was charged in connection with “two separate international computer hacking and bank fraud schemes” across the past […]
Lamborghinis, baby lions, and stacks of cash: The Russian hackers in charge of ‘Evil Corp’ are living an absurdly lavish lifestyle
Tech

7 things you can hire a hacker to do and how much it will (generally) cost

A hacker can do everything from hijacking a corporate email account to draining millions of dollars from an online bank account. Though many hackers may have malicious intent, some wear white hats and help companies find security holes and protect sensitive content. Below we explore some of many jobs a […]
7 things you can hire a hacker to do and how much it will (generally) cost
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