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Alleged Mariposa Controller On Trial

The man believed to have run the massive Mariposa botnet is on trial in Slovenia, charged with masterminding an international cybercrime gang.

The 26 year old Matjaž Škorjanc, also known as Iserdo, was arrested as part of an international sting.

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Security Researcher demonstrates hardware backdoor potential

Security researcher Jonathan Brossard has created a proof-of-concept hardware backdoor called Rakshasa that replaces a PC’s BIOS (Basic Input Output System) firmware that can compromise the operating system at boot time without leaving any traces on the hard drive.

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Security Researcher demonstrates hardware backdoor potential