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The following is a list of all entries from the Black Hat category.

A surge of sites and apps are exhausting your CPU to mine cryptocurrency

The latest examples came on Monday with the revelation from antivirus provider Trend Micro that at least two Android apps with as many as 50,000 downloads from Google Play were recently caught putting crypto miners inside a hidden browser window. The miners caused phones running the apps to run JavaScript hosted on, a site [...]

A 22-year-old who lives with his parents stopped the worldwide malware hack by registering a domain for $10.69

The “accidental hero” who halted the global spread of an unprecedented ransomware attack by registering a garbled domain name hidden in the malware has warned the attack could be rebooted. The ransomware used in Friday’s attack wreaked havoc on organizations including FedEx and Telef√≥nica, as well as the UK’s National Health Service, where operations were [...]

More adventures in replying to spam | James Veitch

Telephone spam/scam problem? Bring in the robots – TED Talk

What Happens When You Dare Expert Hackers To Hack You (Episode 8)