Assessing the habits and tactics of organized credit card fraud gangs


By analyzing hundreds of criminal forums, Digital Shadows discovered a new trend in the form of remote learning ‘schools’. Available to Russian speakers only, these six-week courses comprise 20 lectures with five expert instructors. The course includes webinars, detailed notes and course material. An advertisement for the WWH online course In exchange for $745 (plus $200 for course fees), aspiring cyber criminals have the potential to make $12k a month, based on a standard 40-hour … More

PPEE (Puppy) – Professional PE file Explorer for reversers and malware researchers

There are lots of tools out there for statically analyzing malicious binaries, but they are ordinary tools for ordinary files.Puppy is a lightweight yet strong tool for static investigation of suspicious files. A companion plugin is also provided to qu…

Intel Core i7-7740K Overclocked To 7.5 GHz On Liquid Helium To Create New World Record

Gigabyte OC Overclocks Intel Core i7-7740K To 7.5 GHz On Liquid Helium, Breaks 7 GHz Record Of The Core i7-7700K

This news will excite hardcore nerds and geeks. Even before the Intel’s Kaby Lake-X has been launched, overclockers at Gigabyte OC has  Intel Core i7-7740K to a mind-boggling 7.5 GHz. The Gigabyte overclockers team consisting of HiCookie, Sofos, Dinos22, Youngpro, and SniperOZ were able to push a Core i7-7740K CPU to no less than 7.5GHz during the recently held Computex 2017.

In the process, the Gigabyte OC team broke the erstwhile overclocking record which belonged to a sister processor, Intel i7-7700K.  Intel Core i7-7700K held the record for being overclocked to 7 GHz but Gigabyte OC overclocked Intel Core i7-7740K  to whopping 7.5 GHz. Imagine the heat this must have generated. Gigabyte OC used liquid Helium as a coolant for this massive overclocking exercise. The Gigabyte X299-SOC Champion motherboard was used in order to achieve this record along with 6GB kit of Corsair Vengeance LPX 4,333MHz memory and a Corsair AX 1500i power supply.

Gigabyte OC achieved a -250C temperature required to cool the overclocking process. The overclockers used AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition 11G graphics card and G.Skill Trident-Z 3600C17 RAM to achieve this new record. In the process, Gigabyte OC team managed to reach number 1 in the entire world in 3DMark06 by achieving a score of 71,176 points.

Intel Core i7-7740K

With Intel releasing its new Kaby Lake-X, it is only a matter of time before overclockers break this record. Overclocking is a serious business and requires lots of precision and of course, Helium so do not try this at home.

Let us know what you think about the new overclocking record set by Gigabyte OC.

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New PowerPoint malware delivery technique tested by spammers


A spam run detected by several security companies has attempted to deliver malware through an innovative technique: a link in a PowerPoint slideshow. The attack unfolds like this: A malicious Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML Slide Show (PPSX) or PowerPoint Show (PPS) is delivered attached in a bogus email (invoice, purchase order, what have you) Victims download the file and run it, and are faced with a single text link (or hyperlinked picture) in the file … More

Google game teaches kids about online safety


Talking to kids about online safety is a difficult undertaking for many adults, and making the lessons stick is even harder. To that end, Google has launched a new program called Be Internet Awesome, which includes: An online video game called Interland A classroom curriculum A YouTube video series The game and learning materials, designed with the help of online safety experts like the Family Online Safety Institute, the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and ConnectSafely, … More