Tag: privacy

UK ISPs Start to Block Sites That Link to The Pirate Bay Proxies

Virgin Media and TalkTalk are among six major UK ISPs that have started to block access to websites that provide a list of Pirate Bay proxies this week. According to a report by TorrentFreak on Tuesday, blocked sites include piratebayproxy.co.uk, piratebayproxylist.com and ukbay.org. The ISPs are blocking access to these

PayPal Acquires Israeli Cybersecurity Startup CyActive

PayPal will establish a cybersecurity center in Israel, and also confirmed on Tuesday that it has acquired Israeli cybersecurity startup CyActive. CyActive technology predicts malware development to provide “future proof” security, the company says. The deal was initially reported last week by Israeli newspaper Globes. The paper reported that CyActive,

Canadian Man Indicted For Role in Stealing Over a Billion Email Addresses

Email service providers (ESPs) may feel vindicated after David-Manuel Santos Da Silva of Canada was indicted this week by a federal grand jury for his involvement with a cybercrime ring. Hackers breached at least eight email service providers in the US between February 2009 and June 2012, stealing proprietary marketing

NuxMin.com - OpenDNS develops new threat model to detect domains used by APT Groups

OpenDNS develops new threat model to detect domains used by APT Groups

OpenDNS Security Labs has developed a new threat model for identifying domain spoofing and targeted phishing attacks. Called NLPrank, the model uses natural language processing to build a malicious language that is capable of detecting threatening domains in real-time. In a blog post on Thursday, OpenDNS Labs said that the