- Râmnicu Vâlcea aka Hackerville, a town in Romania is full of hackers.From Techworm. How would you react if your town or city is known as the global centre of cybercrime? Well, there is a town in Romania full of hackers and scammers that it has become famous as the global centre of cybercrime. Râmnicu Vâlcea which is also known as “Hackerville” rose to world fame its population of EBay and Craigslist scammers. Râmnicu Vâlcea is just three hours drive from the Romanian capital, Bucharest but it seems to get more attention than the capital city.
- OpIcarus Finds More Targets as Banks in Panama, Bosnia and Kenya Go Offline. From Hackread. It’s been over a week since Anonymous and Ghost Squad began conducting cyber attacks on banking websites worldwide. It’s the weekend now but the hacktivists aren’t taking a break; while you were sleeping they conducted distributed denial-of-service DDoS attacks on the websites of four International banks including the central bank of Kenya, National Bank of Panama, Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Maldives Monetary Authority.
- Classified Documents Stolen From Israel Police Cybersecurity Exper. From Haaretz. A file folder containing classified documents was stolen on Thursday from the central-Israel home of a police expert in computer security.
The Walla Hebrew-language news site reported that the deputy head of the cyber security division of the Israel Police left the folder on a table after returning home. The assumption is that the unknown thief used a long-handled rake or other instrument to grab the folder, as well as the officer’s key ring, through a window. The thief then apparently entered the house using the keys and stole a wallet before fleeing.