Hacking and cyber-terrorism continue to dominate the news and may ultimately even help topple a presidency. With stakes like those, it’s not hard to see where acquiring the skills to be an ethical hacker could open up a world of job possibilities for anyone interested in stopping malicious cyber threats for a living. You can […]
It’s no secret that web security is more top-of-mind now than ever before. And in the world of web security, a white hat hacker is often the last line of defense between safe operations and malicious digital criminals. So if you want to enter a highly in-demand career in digital security, you need a comprehensive background in white hat hacking, the art of deliberately attacking a system to find its weaknesses and fix them before it’s too late.
Washington (AFP) – An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday. Gameover Zeus, which first appeared in September 2011, stole bank information and other confidential details from victims. According to FBI investigators, […]
By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets but who turned government informant after his arrest. Hector Xavier Monsegur, 30, who became known among online followers as “Sabu,” […]