Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1545 Feds accuse two 19-yo of hacking for Lizard squad and PoodleCorp
The FBI is accusing two teenagers, one from the US and one from the Netherlands, of being members of the hacking groups Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp, which have gained notoriety for targeting online gaming services such as Blizzard's World of Warcraft, and League of Legends, among others.

On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice announced that 19-year-olds Zachary Buchta, from Maryland, and Bradley Jan Willem Van Rooy, from the Netherlands, had been charged with computer crimes associated with a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks launched against gaming services, and for selling DDoS-for-hire services and stolen credit cards.
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#1551 Boy, 12, gets €100k bill from Google after confusing Adwords with Adsense
#1550 Enabling on-body transmissions with commodity device (PDF)
#1549 FastPOS updates in time for the retail sale season
#1548 Unmasking Tor users with DNS
#1547 Facebook rolls out opt-in encryption for 'secret' Messenger chats
#1546 Our insulin pumps could be hacked, warns Johnson & Johnson
#1545 Feds accuse two 19-yo of hacking for Lizard squad and PoodleCorp
#1544 This new Mac attack can secretly monitor your webcam, microphone
#1543 Why the latest Windows 10 cumulative update is failing and how you can recover
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