Brazilian hackers remotely took over 4.5 million home routers, and compromised their DNS settings in their plot to make a fortune.
And what did they spend the money on? Well, in some cases, Rio prostitutes..
Christopher Soghoian gave the keynote presentation at the VB2012 conference in Dallas, exploring the growing industry in selling details of exploitable vulnerabilities to the highest bidder.
Free speech or weapons in need of regulation?
Earth Day really did make a difference – at least in the world of internet security.
That’s one of the conclusions revealed in a paper presented today at the Virus Bulletin (VB2012) conference in Dallas, Texas.