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15-Year-Old Malware Proxy Network VIP72 Goes Dark

Krebs on Security

org was originally registered in 2006 to “ Corpse ,” the handle adopted by a Russian-speaking hacker who gained infamy several years prior for creating and selling an extremely sophisticated online banking trojan called A311 Death , a.k.a. Between 2003 and 2006, Corpse focused on selling and supporting his Haxdoor malware.

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Checkmarx Snags Ex-Tricentis CEO Sandeep Johri as New Leader

Data Breach Today

Johri Replaces Emmanuel Benzaquen, Who Has Led the App Security Company Since 2006 For the first time in its 17-year history, application security vendor Checkmarx will have a new leader.

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Roblox Game 'Hack-A-Cat' Now Part of the Free KnowBe4 Children’s Interactive Cybersecurity Activity Kit

KnowBe4

Roblox is an online virtual world/metaverse that has been around since 2006 that allows people to play with others and is super popular with young people. If you haven’t heard of Roblox, you probably don’t have kids like me.

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OWASP discloses a data breach

Security Affairs

The incident impacted OWASP members from 2006 to around 2014 who provided their resumes as part of joining OWASP. “OWASP collected resumes as part of the early membership process, whereby members were required in the 2006 to 2014 era to show a connection to the OWASP community.

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Friday Squid Blogging—18th Anniversary Post: New Species of Pygmy Squid Discovered

Schneier on Security

The first squid post is from January 6, 2006, and I have been posting them weekly since then. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. And, yes, this is the eighteenth anniversary of Friday Squid Blogging. Read my blog posting guidelines here.

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Half a million of us want to donate our data to British science, but it’s languishing unused because of privacy fears | Polly Toynbee

The Guardian Data Protection

Back in 2006, with half a million others aged between 40 and 69, I signed up to this magnificent project, the world’s most advanced genetic database. They took blood, saliva and urine, measured bone density and made notes on exercise, alcohol and family history, with social class, ethnicity, education, employment and income included.

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A very brief history of cloud computing

DXC Technology

You can argue over when cloud computing really began, but one good starting point is 2006 when then Google CEO Eric Schmidt said at a conference: “I don’t think people have really understood how big this opportunity really is. It starts with the premise that the data services and architecture should be on servers. We call […].

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