Update 11/10/14 : Hacker news reporting Operation Onymous has led to take-down of more than “410 hidden services” that sell illegal goods and services from drugs to murder-for-hire assassins by masking their identities using the Tor encryption network. The article also goes on to report this is the largest operation in history of Law Enforcement against the DarkNet. Full Article can be found here.
Update at 4:00 p.m. ET: At least two more sites were also seized. Read the full accounting of what we know about the operation so far.
A year after the Silk Road 2 came online promising to revive the Dark Web drug trade following its predecessor’s seizure by the FBI, the sequel has suffered the same fate.
Designing robots on the micro or nano scale (like, small enough to fit inside your body) is all about simplicity. There just isn’t room for complex motors or actuation systems.
The landing site on a comet to be targeted by Europe’s Philae robot on 12 November has been named “Agilkia” following a public competition.
Trend Micro Incorporated, has released its annual security predictions report, “Trend Micro Security Predictions for 2015 and Beyond: The Invisible Becomes Visible,” and the company’s threat defense experts are highlighting the report’s forecast that targeted attacks will become rampant from more countries as hackers from the usual suspects have found success targeting victims around the world. Additionally, the report breaks downs seven other cybersecurity threat predictions for 2015 including banks and payment systems.
SpaceShipTwo, the Virgin Galactic space plane, has crashed east of Mojave, according to the director of the Mojave Air and Space Port Stu Witt. The California Highway Patrol has confirmed the death of one test pilot.
Apple announced their TestFlight Beta program, is now LIVE. It allows Developers to release beta builds of their apps to users. (more…)
TechnoJunkyard’s Live Chat has reopened. Got a quick facelift as well as another item I’ve been promising. No longer do you need to REGISTER, on both locations. However you will still need to LOGIN at the second location. (more…)
This much we know: It’s not a bird and it’s not exactly a plane.
Beyond that, the U.S. Air Force holds all the answers. The mission of the unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, which is scheduled to touch down at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Tuesday after 22 months in orbit, has been described only vaguely as “to gather more test data.”
Popular online storage locker and cloud storage Dropbox appears to be the among the latest in a series of high profile target’s being hacked and to have the contents dumped online. A series of posts made available on PasteBin is said to contain the login credentials for hundreds of Dropbox accounts. (more…)