Press enter to see results or esc to cancel.

Researcher Warns of Vulnerabilities in Train Switching Systems

Professor Stefan Katzenbeisser says the vulnerabilities could be exploited to cause extensive service disruptions. At the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, Professor Stefan Katzenbeisser recently warned that hackers could use DDoS attacks to shut down train switching systems. “‘Trains could not crash, but service could be disrupted for quite some time,’ Katzenbeisser told Reuters on the sidelines …

Continue reading

Recognizably Anonymous

How did a hacker group that rejects definition develop such a strong visual brand? The loosely affiliated and ever-changing band of individuals who call themselves Anonymous have been variously described as hackers, hacktivists, free-expression zealots, Internet troublemakers, and assorted combinations thereof. By all accounts the group has no clear hierarchy or leadership, or even any internal agreement …

Continue reading