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Thomas Wilhelm, associate professor of information system security at Colorado Technical University, showed attendees at last week’s Defcon17 conference in Las Vegas how Apple’s seemingly benign iPod Touch can be converted into a portable and stealthy penetration testing or attack tool. [...]

The evolving demographic of Defcon attendees shows that the hacker community, like all of us, is aging. But it’s also a reflection of how the threat landscape has changed. Web site defacements have given way to much more serious risks like financial fraud and unaddressed critical infrastructur [...]

“They kicked me off,” Mitnick says, noting he doesn’t begrudge Hostedhere.net, which he used for five years. But after a number of break-ins that targeted the former hacker, “they decided it wasn’t cost-effective to keep me around,” Mitnick says, adding, “I& [...]

A New Jersey hacker has been arrested after he broke into a site owner’s account, transferred the domain name ownership to himself, and then sold it to an NBA player. The domain name, P2P.com, was sold in 2006 for $111,000 to Los Angeles Clippers forward Mark Madsen on eBay. The Cyber Crimes U [...]

The White House’s acting cybersecurity czar announced her resignation Monday, in a setback to the Obama administration’s efforts to better protect the computer networks critical to national security and the global economy. The resignation highlights the difficulty the White House has had [...]