Hacking Romance

Think about it. Would you allow a computer geek you don't even know to arrange a blind date for you? Probably not. But that's exactly what you do when you use online dating sites. These sites use mathematics (algorithms) to recommend partners for you. Romance, in their view, is logical. Most dating sites using algorithms … Continue reading Hacking Romance

Make Millions Hacking. No Experience Necessary: The Emergence of Ransomware-as-a-Service

There's a sale going on that you probably haven't heard about. A hire-a-hacker site is offering a special low price for hacking any Facebook account you may want hacked. Yes, if you act now, this group of hackers will hack the Facebook account of your choice for a mere $600. (I will not give the … Continue reading Make Millions Hacking. No Experience Necessary: The Emergence of Ransomware-as-a-Service

Using Google Translate to Launch Phishing Attacks

Okay, it's no surprise that this attack begins with a phishing email. And it's certainly not an email that would fool a suspicious viewer, but it might get by a few users who aren't paying much attention. But judge for yourself. Here is what the email looks like on a computer. This copy is from … Continue reading Using Google Translate to Launch Phishing Attacks