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Category: Hacker


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 […]


Hacker, Identity theft

Bithumb, the fourth largest Bitcoin exchange has been hacked

July 6, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

Bithumb, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin and Ether crypto currencies exchanges, has been hacked. The hackers have stolen more than $1 Million in crypto currencies from the accounts of several users of the South Jordan exchange. Bithumb is the first […]


Hacker

Google Employee Data Exposed After Hackers Break into Travel Agency Software

July 3, 2017

Via: Softpedia

The travel agency in charge of hotel bookings for Google’s employees has suffered a breach, with details such as names, contact details, and credit card information possibly exposed. Google has already issued a warning to the State of California and […]


Data loss, Hacker

8tracks data leak exposed 18 million user accounts

June 30, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

Music streaming service 8tracks has been affected by a major data leak that exposed ‘millions’ of customer details. The leak seems to have been caused by a staffer that erroneously exposed 18 million user accounts. The employee left some markers on his […]


Hacker

Virgin Media customers asked to change passwords over hacking alert

June 23, 2017

Via: Panda Security

Virgin Media, one of UK’s larger Internet providers, has advised more than their 800.000 customers using a specific router (Super Hub 2), to change their passwords immediately after an investigation revealed they are prone to hacking. The warning comes after […]


Hacker

Some Mazda Models Can Be Hacked with a Flash Drive

June 15, 2017

Via: Softpedia

As if we didn’t have enough things to worry about, it seems like Mazda cars equipped with the next-gen Mazda MZD Connect infotainment systems can be hacked with a simple USB flash drive. This seems to be possible only thanks […]


Hacker

The 15 worst data security breaches of the 21st Century

June 14, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Data security breaches happen daily, in too many places at once to keep count. But what constitutes a huge breach versus a small one? CSO compiled a list of 15 of the biggest or most significant breaches of the 21st […]


Hacker, Phishing

How End-User Devices Get Hacked: 8 Easy Ways

June 12, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Security experts share the simplest and most effective methods bad guys employ to break into end-user devices. Phishing “Phishing is still the easiest way to compromise a user,” says Ragan. Spear phishing hits specific users with a malicious attachment; for […]


Cyber warfare, Hacker

How computer security pros hack the hackers

June 6, 2017

Via: CSO Online

The long, awkward silence is always the first sign that a previously over-confident hacker realizes he’s suddenly become the victim. It happens every time. The malicious hacker had been firing his “ion cannon” at my network address trying to overwhelm […]


Hacker, Mobile security

Can someone hack my drone?

May 31, 2017

Via: Panda Security

Drones are gaining more and more popularity here in the US. They are no longer only a military tool able to operate thousands of miles away from us, but an easily accessible product available in almost every consumer electronics store […]