“The Dark Overlord”

Fla. Courts Require Actual Injury to Demonstrate Standing in Data Breach Cases

Nicole Rekant and Stevan Pardo write: The proliferation of data breach cases in Florida courts has focused on Article III standing. To meet the pleading standard under Article III, a plaintiff must allege sufficient facts to show the injury-in-fact is concrete, particularized, actual, and imminent, not conjectural or hypothetical. An allegation of imminent injury may...

thedarkoverlord experiments with its approach to amassing BTC

I’ve probably reported more on the blackhats known as thedarkoverlord (TDO) than other journalists, and I’ve probably spent more time chatting with them about their work than any other journalist. But despite my considerable investment of time, there are times when I simply do not understand why they are doing what they are doing....

Exclusive: National Life Group denies claim by thedarkoverlord that they were hacked; independent insurance agency appears to be the actual victim

Hackers claimed to have hacked hundreds of thousands of records from National Life Group, but investigation points to Sterling National Financial Group as the likely hacked entity The blackhat hacker/extortionist(s) known as thedarkoverlord (TDO) ended 2018 and welcomed 2019 with a number of bold announcements about large hacks. One of those announcements was their claim in a since-removed paste...