Hacker Charged With Extorting Online Psychotherapy Service

A 25-year-old Finnish man has been charged with extorting a once popular and now-bankrupt online psychotherapy company and its patients. Finnish authorities rarely name suspects in an investigation, but they were willing to make an exception for Julius “Zeekill” Kivimaki, a notorious hacker who — at the tender age of 17 — had been convicted of more than 50,000 cybercrimes, including data breaches, payment fraud, operating botnets, and calling in bomb threats.

November 3, 2022

The Original APT: Advanced Persistent Teenagers

Many organizations are already struggling to combat cybersecurity threats from ransomware purveyors and state-sponsored hacking groups, both of which tend to take days or weeks to pivot from an opportunistic malware infection to a full blown data breach. But few organizations have a playbook for responding to the kinds of virtual “smash and grab” attacks we’ve seen recently from LAPSUS$, a juvenile data extortion group whose short-lived, low-tech and remarkably effective tactics are putting some of the world’s biggest corporations on edge.

April 6, 2022

VR’s Impact on Gaming – What’s Yet to Come

Virtual Reality is possibly the biggest untapped market there is currently in the world. The technology has not quite advanced yet to the point where it is marketable to the average customer, as the most developed games can not be played yet for less t…

September 30, 2020

7 Best Herbal Medicines for A Healthy You!

Herbal medicine is the most ancient yet one of the most widely followed medicinal systems globally. Even with medical and technological innovations, the worldwide demand for herbal remedies is continually increasing. According to statistics, the indust…

July 26, 2020

Career Choice Tip: Cybercrime is Mostly Boring

When law enforcement agencies tout their latest cybercriminal arrest, the defendant is often cast as a bravado outlaw engaged in sophisticated, lucrative, even exciting activity. But new research suggests that as cybercrime has become dominated by pay-for-service offerings, the vast majority of day-to-day activity needed to support these enterprises is in fact mind-numbingly boring and tedious, and that highlighting this reality may be a far more effective way combat cybercrime and steer offenders toward a better path.

May 29, 2020