High school Students Arrested for Allegedly Employing Someone from the Dark Web to Hack Their School WIFI

Two 14 year old freshmen from Secaucus N.J. high school were recently arrested after being accused of hacking their school’s WIFI system. The two boys allegedly knocked down their school’s WIFI system so as to avoid taking a test. With the WIFI down, the teachers were not able to teach any lessons or give any tests that depended on the use of the internet. One of the students from the school, Athana Siachandris, admitted that she knew the two boys. According to her statement, she saw the two boys and…

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Dark0de Hacking Forum Back Online Under New Management

After being down for over three years, one of the largest and most notorious hacking forums is back online under new ownership. Before it was taken down, Dark0de was the #1 go-to place for the dark web hackers. Now, the forum has been restored and the participation interest is as massive as before. History and Takedown of Dark0de Originally founded in 2007, Dark0de was a black marketplace and a cybercrime forum that served as a venue for trading and selling hacking services, malware, botnets, and many other illicit services and…

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A Look at Baldr, a New Type of Malware Circulating in Hacking Forums

Malware developers in underground hacking forums are reportedly pushing a new malware called Baldr. Popular mostly in Russian forums, Baldr received acclamation at the time of inception in January. Like other malware, it steals information through phishing and rapid attacks. However, unlike other malicious software, the new stealer does not spread over networks of infected computers, nor does it embed itself on a compromised system, as is the case for Trojans used for espionage. Baldr is a grab-and-go malware that is not designed to infiltrate networks over lengthy periods. It…

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