Thursday, August 27, 2015

Security Blogger May Have New Lead in Ashley Madison Hacking - The New York Times

On the highway to jail?

"Mr. Krebs’s work dovetails with a colorful detail from police reports. The Toronto police have said that Avid Life Media employees first learned their systems had been breached on July 12 when they arrived at work to find a menacing message on their computer screens accompanied by the rock band AC/DC’s song “Thunderstruck.”

Mr. Krebs said he downloaded five years’ worth of tweets from Thadeus Zu. In the tweets, he found boasts about many simple web attacks, including the defacement of several websites, and, buried within, references to AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” tune."
Security Blogger May Have New Lead in Ashley Madison Hacking - The New York Times
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