Tag: Hacker


Hacked Drupal sites involved in mining campaigns, RATs distributions, scams

May 21, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts at Malwarebytes reported that compromised Drupal websites are used to deliver cryptocurrency miners, remote administration tools (RATs) and tech support scams. Crooks are exploiting known vulnerabilities in the popular Drupal CMS such as Drupalgeddon2 and Drupalgeddon3 to deliver […]

Network security

The Risks of Remote Desktop Access Are Far from Remote

May 18, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

RDP is used by fraudsters to steal and monetize data more often than you might think. But there are ways to stay safe. No one wakes up thinking “today’s the day I’m going to be hacked.” Even though we’ve all […]

Email security, Hacker, Spam

Email Security Tools Try to Keep Up with Threats

May 10, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Email has long been a prime vector for cyberattacks, and hackers are only getting sneakier. Can email platforms and security tools keep up? No matter how many messaging and collaboration apps clutter the enterprise space, most (if not all) employees […]

Cyber warfare, Hacker

Tech firms fret over push to legalize ‘defensive’ hacking

May 3, 2018

Via: The Hill

The debate around whether companies should be able to engage in “active cyber defense” is heating up. Often described by critics as “hacking back,” the controversial concept involves organizations employing a variety of techniques to prevent breaches or track down […]

Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Over a Million Dasan Routers Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

May 2, 2018

Via: Security Week

Researchers have disclosed the details of two unpatched vulnerabilities that expose more than one million home routers made by South Korea-based Dasan Networks to remote hacker attacks. In a blog post published on Monday, vpnMentor revealed that many Gigabit-capable Passive […]


SamSam explained: Everything you need to know about this opportunistic group of threat actors

April 18, 2018

Via: CSO Online

The first version of the SamSam (a.k.a. Samas or SamsamCrypt) ransomware was developed and released in late 2015 by a group of threat actors believed to reside in Eastern Europe. The group itself is mostly a mystery, but the code […]

Virus & Malware, Wireless security

Hackers Can Stealthily Exfiltrate Data via Power Lines

April 13, 2018

Via: Security Week

Researchers have created proof-of-concept (PoC) malware that can stealthily exfiltrate data from air-gapped computers using power lines. The malware, dubbed PowerHammer, is the work of researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. The university has previously published […]


Saks, Lord & Taylor hacked; 5 million payment cards compromised

April 2, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Hackers made off with a whopping 5 million credit and debit card numbers from Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off 5th, and Lord & Taylor, placing it “among the most significant credit card heists in modern history.” Parent company Canada-based Hudson’s […]


Don’t let hackers fool your PC security on April Fools’ Day

March 29, 2018

Via: Zone Alarm

April Fools’ Day is definitely the day of the year when everyone has their guard up. Hackers know that and tend to be extra active on April 1st. How? With the simplest maneuvers to trick users into clicking on links, […]


FBI: Iranian Firm Stole Data In Massive Spear Phishing Campaign

March 27, 2018

Via: Threat Post

The United States Department of Justice announced charges against nine Iranians accused of stealing private data from U.S. universities, private companies and U.S. government agencies. FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich said in a statement that the state-sponsored hackers worked for […]