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Feb 21, 2017

Stolen Health Record Databases Sell For $500,000 In The Deep Web

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, cybercrime/malcode, health, law

Don’t be the CIO that sees their own this market as most Healthcare CIO’s will not allowed to stay given they are now a brand liability not to mention all those lawsuits that are coming from lawyers of the patients.


Electronic health record databases proving to be some of the most lucrative stolen data sets in cybercrime underground.

Medical insurance identification, medical profiles, and even complete electronic health record (EHR) databases have attracted the eyes of enterprising black hats, who increasingly see EHR-related documents as some of the hottest commodities peddled in the criminal underground. A new report today shows that complete EHR databases can fetch as much as $500,000 on the Deep Web, and attackers are also making their money off of smaller caches of farmed medical identities, medical insurance ID card information, and personal medical profiles.

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Feb 21, 2017

These people are hacking their cars to drive themselves, and it’s legal

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, law, transportation

Who needs a Tesla when you can build your own automated copilot using free hardware designs and software available online?

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Feb 16, 2017

Quantum Computing And Cybersecurity

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, quantum physics

So true; as many of us have stated that the infrastructure for QC is a must 1st. A good video to review; as many of the themes are often repeated in many commentaries as well as this video provides some additional insights on QC.

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Feb 14, 2017

Cryptographers Dismiss AI, Quantum Computing Threats

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, encryption, information science, policy, quantum physics, robotics/AI

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There is a reason why they’re not in the private sector developing QC. Noticed all represented no one developing and delivering QC commercially. There is a reason why folks like this become nay sayers as it is hard when you’re not able to deliver and not hireable by the private sector to deliver QC. With such a huge demand for QC experts and in security; you have to wonder why these folks have not been employed in a QC Tech company especially when you see tech grabbing every professor they can to develop QC and especially cyber security. Also, I still never saw any bases or details scientifically for their argument why specifically where and how QC will not block hacking just a bunch of professors throwing out words and high level speculations.


SAN FRANCISCO—Cryptographers said at the RSA Conference Tuesday they’re skeptical that advances in quantum computing and artificial intelligence will profoundly transform computer security.

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Feb 14, 2017

20 Percent of Dark Web Sites Went Offline in Freedom Hosting II Hack

Posted by in category: cybercrime/malcode

Freedom Hosting II was hacked by a sole individual for hosting websites with child abuse content, taking down 20 percent of dark web sites.

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Feb 14, 2017

RSA Conference Cryptographers Panel: We’re Doing Everything Wrong

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, internet

Wonder if they are already aware we’re already redoing the WWW with new QC technology? We already have the strategy and have engaged teams already from various countries. Hmmm.


[p]RSA Conference cryptographers panel laments current internet security, as both the internet and many of the security measures to secure it are broken.[/p].

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Feb 13, 2017

Ghost in the Shell Theatrical Trailer

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, cyborgs, robotics/AI

Theatrical Trailer for Ghost in the Shell.

Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field commander The Major (Scarlett Johansson) and her task force Section 9 thwart cyber criminals and hackers. Now, they must face a new enemy who will stop at nothing to sabotage Hanka Robotics’ artificial intelligence technology.

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Feb 5, 2017

Clues to protect quantum computing networks from hack attacks uncovered

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, quantum physics

I truly don’t mean to be so blunt about this article and the researchers involved. 1st of all this is a bogus report trying to make a team and their work get noticed. 2nd, anyone who sets up their QC this sloppy as this team did to prove hacking I would hope would never be hired into my organization as an admin or security officer.

The reality is that real QC environments in the real world with a qualified CSO/ CISO would never leave so many back doors open in reality.

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Feb 4, 2017

Canadian researchers claim Chinese quantum network might not be hack proof after all

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, quantum physics

1st before ever passing an opinion of a hypothesis or lab controlled concept; we need to see it proven against the China’s Network and then try it on Los Alamos Quantum Network. My guess, not going to be successful as it is Ottawa’s version & not everyone else’s so comes to question did they even design their test network correctly as China and Los Alamos both are showing that their versions are not hack proof. BTW — China is in phase 2 of their Quantum network; as previous tests were successful; and Los Alamos has been online since 2009 without any reported hacks.

Until, they prove successful against China’s network and Los Alamos; just another hyped up story without proof.


University of Ottawa physicists say they’ve found a way to partially replicate data from supposedly completely secure system.

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Feb 2, 2017

Quantum Encryption Just Took One More Step Toward Beating Hackers

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, encryption, quantum physics

Nice read on QC cryptography.


Between Russian hackers and insecure email servers, this past election has proved that cyber security is going to be extremely important moving forward. But with the advent of quantum computers, it’s only going to become harder to keep data safe from those with the motive and the right tools. Fortunately, scientists believe they may have found a solution within the same principles that guide quantum computing: quantum encryption.

To fully understand the scope of what quantum computers can do, it’s important to realize that it might take current, non-quantum computers longer than the total age of the universe to crack certain encryptions. But, as grad student Chris Pugh explained in a recent interview with Wired, quantum computers might be able to crack the same codes in “a matter of hours or days”.

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