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Facebook Unveils Tool For Sharing Data On Malicious Botnets

Facebook Unveils Tool For Sharing Data On Malicious Botnets

Facebook noticed the attack first. But Mark Hammell and his team couldn’t stop it without help from Tumblr, Pinterest, and others. This was about a year ago, and basically, a new botnet was using various social networking services—including Facebook, Tumblr, and Pinterest—to push malicious software onto machines across the net. “It was using a variety […]

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Is Blackhat the Greatest Hacking Movie Ever? Hackers Think So

Is Blackhat the Greatest Hacking Movie Ever? Hackers Think So

The scene doesn’t include a keyboard. Or a computer mouse. But it shows why Michael Mann’s Blackhat may be the best hacker movie ever made. As the film approaches the end of its second act, a network engineer played by Chinese actress Tang Wei deliberately spills coffee on a stack of papers neatly stapled at […]

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