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Wide Impact: Highly Effective Gmail Phishing Technique Being Exploited

Update on February 24th: Chrome has resolved this issue to my satisfaction.

Election Hack Report FAQ: What You Need to Know

On Friday we published an analysis of the FBI and DHS Grizzly Steppe report.

US Govt Data Shows Russia Used Outdated Ukrainian PHP Malware

Update at 1am Pacific Time, Monday morning Jan 2nd: Please note that we have published a FAQ that accompanies this report.

Commuting Kills

Every year we lose up to 10% of our electricity purely due to resistance during transmission.

A Malicious Del.icio.us?

Google blacklisted bit.ly several days ago in a move that caught many publishers off guard.

The Black War

The US Justice Department today indicted five Chinese Military officers for hacking.

DefCon update #1

Amazon day at DefCon in Vegas with around 30,000 hackers and geeks at the Rio.

Want to see a live BotNET in action? [Video]

This was one of the coolest moments of BlackHat 2013 for me.

Black Hat 2013: Keynote – Brian Muirhead from JPL

Just got out of an awesome second day (August 1st) keynote by Brian Muirhead who is Chief Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labs and was responsible for the design, development, test and launch of the Mars Pathfinder and Curiosity which landed in August 5th last year.

Listening in on Cellphones

I just got out of Tom Ritter, Doug DePerry and Andrew Rahimi’s amazing talk titled “I can hear you now” which was standing room only in the Palace room at Caesars.