Brian Krebs

Brian became a world renowned security researcher while working for The Washington Post from 1995 to 2009 as the author of The Security Fix column. Since leaving The Washington Post in 2009 Brian has continued his research at Krebs on Security where he continues to investigate cyber criminal gangs, skimmers, software exploits, and the dark underbelly of the web .

Porn Clip Disrupts Virtual Court Hearing For Alleged Twitter Hacker

Perhaps fittingly, a Web-streamed court hearing for the 17-year-old alleged mastermind of the July 15 mass hack against Twitter was cut short this morning after mischief-makers injected a pornographic video clip into the proceeding. The incident occurred at a bond hearing held via the videoconferencing …

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Is Popular Remote Admin Tool Actually a Remote Access Trojan

Security expert and leading investigative journalist Brian Krebs, in collaboration with security professional Daniel Gallagher, has recently discovered that a popular remote administration tool known as “Orcus RAT” is actually exhibiting the sort of behavior which is generally associated with a remote access trojan – …

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