‘Dark Web’ Sites Hit in Cyberattack

A network of websites used by hackers and others to anonymously share information has itself been hit by a cyberattack. The attack disabled a large chunk of the so-called Dark Web, knocking thousands of websites offline, cybersecurity and privacy specialists said. The anonymous attack, which hit a web-hosting provider named Freedom Hosting II, occurred on…

Hungry Hackers – Corporate Data Becoming More Savory

Hackers are always chomping at the bit to gain valuable information for a variety of reasons. Some do it for economic purposes, others for a political cause and then there are white-hat hackers that help companies and organizations protect their internal systems. What remains constant throughout most hacking ventures is the want, and sometimes need, to go after valuable…