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Category: Hacker


Hacker, Malware

Iranian Hackers Target Aerospace, Energy Companies

September 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

A cyber espionage group linked by security researchers to the Iranian government has been observed targeting aerospace and energy organizations in the United States, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. The threat actor, tracked by FireEye as APT33, is believed to […]


Cyber warfare, Hacker

Most infosec pros believe election hacks are acts of cyber war

September 11, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

IT security professionals believe the effects of cyber attacks on elections go beyond diminishing confidence in the democratic process, according to a Venafi survey of 296 IT security professionals at Black Hat USA 2017. Seventy-eight percent said they would consider […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Insurers increasingly concerned about silent cyber exposure

September 11, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Around half of industry practitioners see the risk of silent cyber exposure – potential cyber-related losses due to silent coverage from insurance policies not specifically designed to cover cyber risk – as growing over the coming year, according to Willis […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker

Dragonfly hackers gained operational access to European, US power companies

September 7, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

The Dragonfly hacking group is back – or should we say it probably never went away – and is still interested in penetrating the networks of European and US companies in the energy sector. Even worse, their efforts have been […]


Cyber warfare, Hacker, Virus & Malware

North Korea-Linked Hackers Target U.S. Defense Contractors

August 15, 2017

Via: Security Week

The North Korea-linked cyber espionage group known as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting individuals involved with United States defense contractors, Palo Alto Networks reported on Monday. The threat actor, which has been active since at least 2009, […]


Application security, Hacker, Network security, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Can Use Git Repos for Stealthy Attack on Developers

August 4, 2017

Via: Security Week

Malicious actors can abuse GitHub and other services that host Git repositories for stealthy attacks aimed at software developers, experts showed recently at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Clint Gibler, security researcher at NCC Group, and Noah […]


Hacker

Why SSL/TLS attacks are on the rise

August 2, 2017

Via: CSO Online

As enterprises get better about encrypting network traffic to protect data from potential attacks or exposure, online attackers are also stepping up their Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) game to hide their malicious activities. In the first half of […]


Hacker, Vulnerabilities

Researchers remotely hack Tesla Model X

July 31, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Security researchers from Tencent’s Keen Security Lab have done it again: they’ve found vulnerabilities in one of Tesla’s cars and demonstrated that they can be exploited remotely to do things like open the car’s doors and force it to break […]


Hacker

UniCredit Bank Hacked, 400,000 Accounts Exposed

July 27, 2017

Via: Softpedia

UniCredit has just announced in an official statement that its servers were breached by hackers, with details of approximately 400,000 clients said to be exposed. The bank explained that hackers managed to get inside its systems in Italy twice in […]


Hacker, Malware

Hacker grabs $30 million in ether through Parity multisig wallet flaw

July 20, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Another day, another cryptocurrency heist: this time, the attacker has stolen some $30 million in ether (ETH – value token of the Ethereum blockchain) from a number of vulnerable multisig Parity Wallets. The attack and the current situation The zero-day […]