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Chappaqua Pair Scammed $20 Million From Oil Heir: DA

A Chappaqua duo used their computer service business and fabricated security threats involving nonexistent foreigners to steal more than $20 million from a wealthy musician who is the heir to an oil fortune, Westchester County District Attorney Janet D…

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Imperva’s Crystal Ball: Finally, Security for Security’s Sake

Security trends for consumers to watch in 2012 include a rise in the frequency and sophistication of DDoS attacks, an assault on the HTML 5 standard, and the automation of social media incursions, according to security service provider Imperva.

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Exterior-grade electrical box as project enclosure

The quest for a project box is always a balance between cost, complexity, and style. We think [Pcmofo] really finds the mark with his exterior electrical box enclosures. He took the time to document his fabrication process for those that want to replicate his look. These grey plastic boxes are meant to keep the elements …

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Military contractor warns of new Adobe Reader exploit

Attacks already under way
Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in the latest versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat applications to hijack computers running Microsoft Windows, Adobe warned on Tuesday.…

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‘Evil’ pleads guilty in Platform Networks case

Upside: no more ‘NBN hacker’ headlines?
David Noel Cecil, who earlier this year was arrested on accusations that he had hacked into computers operated by Platform Networks, has pleaded guilty to two counts of causing unauthorized modification of da…

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Only 12 Hours Left on Our Discounted Deal For Internet Security Barrier X6 [Deals]

There are only 12 hours left on the Mac Secuirty suite, Internet Security Barrier X6 brought to you by Deals.CultofMac . Mac usage has soared, and now hackers are targeting our brushed aluminum devices too.A You’ve got your trojan viruses, macro worms,…

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Echo box shakes itself to make sound

The echo box performs exactly as its name implies. If you tap out a rhythm on the lid, it will tap the same thing back to you. Except it isn’t tapping to make the sound, but vibrating. The concept is similar to the Knock Block. In that hack, a piezo element detected a rapping on …

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Reverse voltage protection with a P-FET

[Afroman's] latest video shows you how to add reverse voltage protection with minimal power loss. At some point, one of your electronic concoctions will turn out to be very useful. You want to make sure that a battery plugged in the wrong way, or a polarity mistake with your bench PSU doesn’t damage that hardware. …

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Firewall network security: Thwarting sophisticated attacks

It’s important to understand the role firewall network security plays with respect to information security controls.

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Facebook security hole exposes Zuckerberg’s privates

And possibly yours, too
A security hole on Facebook has been exposing private pictures of countless users, including the Social Network’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.…

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