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- Feb 1, 2010
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Pearls the size of footballs.
FULL STORY: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05...ang-quits-after-servers-bitcoin-stash-seized/DarkSide Ransomware Gang Quits After Servers, Bitcoin Stash Seized
The DarkSide ransomware affiliate program responsible for the six-day outage at Colonial Pipeline this week that led to fuel shortages and price spikes across the country is running for the hills. The crime gang announced it was closing up shop after its servers were seized and someone drained the cryptocurrency from an account the group uses to pay affiliates.
“Servers were seized (country not named), money of advertisers and founders was transferred to an unknown account,” reads a message from a cybercrime forum reposted to the Russian OSINT Telegram channel. ...
À rare tigers eye has been saved, in a world first operation.
"Ratna, a 17-year-old Sumatran tiger, lives at Shepreth Wildlife Park near Cambridge.
Staff noticed her left eye - which had previously had a cataract removed - was deteriorating and a corneal ulcer was diagnosed by a specialist eye vet.
Corneal surgery, which is not uncommon on domestic cats and dogs, required "a lot more anaesthetic" on Ratna."
In the early 80's and onwards, the U.S. government hired hackers after they'd been caught and arrested to do the same thing but on the right side of the law instead. A thinking outside the box intelligent move. I used to personally know a UK phreaker going by the pseudonym 'DangerMouse' .. (dangerous with a mouse .. geddit?) .. he ended up getting paid to work for the good guys instead and solve some official problems in the mid 90's.Hackers who caused widespread disruption to the Irish health service have given the software to resolve the problems, free.
"Hackers responsible for causing widespread disruption to the Irish health system have unexpectedly gifted it with the tool to help it recover.
The Conti ransomware group was reportedly asking the health service for $20m (£14m) to restore services after the "catastrophic hack".
But now the criminals have handed over the software tool for free.
The Irish government says it is testing the tool and insists it did not, and would not, be paying the hackers."
FULL STORY (With Photo Of The Ticket): https://apnews.com/article/oddities-environment-and-nature-11ad122cf85aefd27ee309115d7f5c7aNew England Aquarium accepts ticket saved for over 37 years
The New England Aquarium in Boston accepted an entrance ticket on Thursday first purchased in 1983 that allows the holder to return “at anytime in the future.”
Rachel Carle, 26, picked up the ticket from her great aunt, Catherine Cappiello, who came to visit the aquarium more than 37 years ago ...
Cappiello and her partner arrived near closing time in November that year and both got a “late gate ticket,” which was good for a visit at a later time. Cappiello, who lives in Trenton, New Jersey, gave it to Carle last fall ...
Aquarium President and CEO Vikki Spruill told the newspaper the late gate tickets were discontinued about 25 years ago, but that they will see about one a year. ...