Sneaking in near press/employee access points without going thru them, zigzagging through corridors, and once carrying a box so someone opens a door for them, two jokers from Savannah State University social engineer their way into Super Bowl XLVII for the most part simply by looking like they belong.
Category: Security Sociology
The most controversial #nbcpolitics tweet of today’s presidential debate wasn’t particularly profound, but it will be the most talked about because of the account it came from and the 24,000 people it reached: @KitchenAidUSA: “Obamas gma even knew it was going 2 b bad! ‘She died 3 days b4 he became president’.” #nbcpolitics The tweet […]
The 22 year old shooter, Jared Lee Loughner, is no exception. He had a MySpace profile and a Youtube channel, revealing both what he looks like, some biographical details, and a bizarre personal philosophy mentioning grammer, the timeline of man, and currency creation.
The Jester, a hacktivist who is normally known for short term denial of service attacks against Jihadist web forums and who recently claimed responsibility for an outage at Wikileaks in the middle of Cablegate (Wikileaks publication of U.S. diplomatic cables) has himself become the target of the large scale hacktivist protest called Operation Payback.
The Twitter account of the French Foreign Ministry was compromised, and an anti-Romanian message posted, in the midst of the deportation of some 100 Roma from the country.
A video recently went up where Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the time to apologize to Facebook’s users for the multiple recent confusing and “open by default” changes to Facebook’s privacy settings.
It’s becoming a familiar story, an angry parent of a student reports finding inappropriate images, self taken naked pictures and videos, on that student’s cell phone. But this story has an unusual wrinkle: the student is a 20 year-old at the University of Central Florida, the girlfriend of 32 year-old Mandarin High School football coach Jason Robinson.
Gal Shpantzer, friend of the blog, fellow blogger, and a writer for CSO Online asked us to bring some attention to a worthy cause. As part of his talk at Security B-Sides Boston in Cambridge, MA, he will partake in certain unabashed activities for each monetary contribution threshold reached for Hackers for Charity.