SWATTING and Cyber Crime

SWATTING and Cyber Crime

The distraught-sounding man told the 9-1-1 operator he shot a family member and might kill others in the house. A SWAT team was urgently dispatched to the address corresponding to the caller’s phone number. But when the tactical team arrived, ready for a possible...
You won’t believe these pictures when you see them

You won’t believe these pictures when you see them

Easily the most-viewed post at krebsonsecurity.com so far has been the entry on a cleverly disguised ATM skimmer found attached to a Citibank ATM in California in late December. Last week, I had a chance to chat with Rick Doten, chief scientist at Lockheed...
Russian hacker uncovered & arrested

Russian hacker uncovered & arrested

Have you ever seen these pictures bumping around on your computers over the last year or so? Turns out the guy responsible just got canned. The U.S. Justice Department on Monday announced the arrest of a Russian hacker accused of running a network of online crime...