Chinese Google Hack Targeted Classified Information; Suspects under Surveillance

A major security incident targeting Google servers in 2009 seems to have been triggered by counter-intelligence, new information reveals.

Jailed Hacker Invents Anti-Skimming ATM Device

An imprisoned hacker designed an anti-skimming ATM device together with two other inventors, according to Reuters. Romanian 33-year-old Valentin Boanta developed the Secure Revolving System to change the way ATMs read bank cards and prevent hidden skimming devices from stealing clients’ personal information. The Romanian has been serving a five-year jail sentence for bank card fraud since 2009.