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Simple Registry Hacks Bypass Windows Digital Signature, Opening Gates For Malicious Code

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Windows Digital Signature check is a mechanism included in Microsoft Windows to make sure that the software or driver you’re trying to install is signed by a trusted entity, and the integrity of its binary file is preserved. This digital frisking is done with the help of their home-grown code-signing…

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Bitcoin users are opening their wallets to hackers through mobile networks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin make a big deal of their security; theoretically, they are almost impossible to hack. Every transaction is stored in a ‘digital ledger’, shared across multiple machines; an attacker would need to compromise every computer in the chain to successfully hack the system. However, the digital wallets that…

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Opening arguments to begin in stepfather’s child abuse trial

ALBUQUERQUE >> The trial for an Albuquerque man charged in connection with the child abuse death of his 9-year-old stepson is expected to go before a jury Wednesday, when lawyers deliver opening arguments in a case that exposed faults in the handling of child welfare investigations in the state.

Stephen Casaus, 43, is accused of taking part in the abuse that led to Omaree Varela’s death on December 2013 — six months after a 911 operator overheard the boy crying and saying he was hurt as a man told him how much he hated him in a profanity-filled tirade.

Casaus faces charges that include multiple counts of child abuse, tampering with evidence and bribery of a witness.

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