April’s Fool

Identity Thieves Misfile, Hit With Whopping Tax Bill

In-brief: Hackers believed to be responsible for a wave of tax identity theft scams got a rude awakening last month: a whopping bill from the IRS. A common mistake in their fraudulent filings appears to be the cause. 

Petulant Penguin Attacks Use Antarctica As Base

In-brief: A new sophisticated cyber crime campaign dubbed “Petulant Penguin” by one research firm appears to use compromised computers at Antarctic research bases to launch targeted attacks on government agencies in the U.S. and Europe.