Department of Homeland Security to form “CyberReserve” volunteer cybersecurity army made of civilian hackers?

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According to sources, the Department of Homeland Security was advised last week, to create a “cyber skills task force” that would act as a reserve army of cyber specialists in order to mold top-notch cybersecurity talent to address U.S. cybersecurity emergencies. Called the “CyberReserve” and similar to the National Guard program, CyberReserve would ensure professional…

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World of Warcraft screenshots contain embedded player information

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Techspot is reporting that Blizzard secretly embeds World of Warcraft player information into screenshot graphics in an effort to track down illegal private servers.  A Slashdot member notice strange artifacts in WOW screen shots that he was taking.  According to Techunknowns, after a few days, a group from OwnedCore was able to decrypt the information…

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Antisec hacks 12 million Apple UDIDs from FBI Cyber Security agent’s laptop

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Antisec (hacking group) is at it again and this time they’ve surprised us with an example of how lax the United States’ security policies have become.  Antisec managed to hack an FBI agent’s Dell laptop computer.  Utilizing a shell session, the hacker(s) noticed a file sitting on the FBI agent’s desktop that look interesting.  They…

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