So, let's say one just doesn't want the government/corporations to know what they are doing online. Let's say, for example, that they just don't trust the NSA, FBI, Google, etc. So what are the steps ...
Some (insert noun here) who seems to be a black hat hacker thinks that I am his #1 enemy and has posted some of my information on his blog. He is mad because I am advertising for others. The ...
I got discussing this topic with someone recently and we couldn't reach a consensus so I thought I should ask here. There are commonly thrown around figures regarding the cost of buying a ...
As a whitehat pentester I often wonder about the darkside. I see myself working in the office, and imagine that there is someone just like me in China or Romania or in their parent's basement that ...
Like the title says, I was wondering how its possible for hackers to "dig up the dirt" and get peoples personal information such as address, credit cards, bank accounts, social insurance number, etc? ...
Let's take lulzsec as an example; they registered lulzsecurity.com. There are two problems that I don't understand how they solved: They had to pay for it. Tracking down money is generally much ...
Today we were robbed. A thief come to our home at night and stole some stuff including my brother's laptop. I think that the right thing to do is to download a keylogger on my PC, just in case... I ...
Possible Duplicate: Why is it difficult to catch "Anonymous" or "Lulzsec" (groups)? I think that something that Anonymous & other hacking groups do, is illegal and ...
In the last several months there have been several publicized data breaches and public website defacements done by several different hacking groups (which the media loves to group under a single ...
How do researchers “gain control of an attacking PC” and not themselves be considered attackers / criminals?
In reference to this Network Computing Report article titled "'Operation Shady Rat' Perpetrated Five Years Of Long-Term Attacks On Government, Enterprises" The Cliff's Notes to the article is thus: ...
Once a business decides it is worthwhile to persue legal action against the attacker, what information and processes should be followed so that: Integrity of the investigation is maintained The ...
We've had WireShark and other tools for a long time before. Why does everybody make such a big deal about FireSheep?
How much money does it take to equip a fully funded black hat team? How much money to defend against such a team?
Richard Bejtlich wrote in July 2009 the following: "I submit that for $1 million per year an adversary could fund a Western-salaried black hat team that could penetrate and persist in roughly any ...