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Category: Hacker


Hacker, Network security

Facebook says hackers took extensive info from 14 million users

October 15, 2018

Via: The Hill

Facebook on Friday revealed that hackers had stolen extensive information from 14 million users in the hack it announced last month. The company said an estimated 30 million people were affected by the hack, downgrading its initial estimate that information […]


Hacker, Network security

Russian Hacking Groups Intersect in Recent Cyberattacks

October 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Two different hacking teams best known as Turla and Fancy Bear employed the same stealthy attack method in an unusual overlap of hacking activity. A rare overlap in malware delivery and targets recently between two separate and traditionally very different […]


Hacker, Network security

Hackers fly under the radar for two years after infecting chiropractic clinic with malware

October 5, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Chiropractors may not be regarded as full-blown medical doctors, but hackers don’t discriminate when targeting the health sector, as one chiropractor in Tillamook, Oregon will tell you. A report published by local publication Tillamook County Pioneer reveals that on August […]


Hacker, Network security

Russian-linked group behind DNC hack now conducting covert intel operations, firm says

October 4, 2018

Via: The Hill

A prominent Russian-linked hacking group that carried out a series of high-profile cyberattacks during the 2016 election has reverted to more covert intelligence gathering methods, a cybersecurity firm revealed Thursday. Symantec’s investigations team says that the espionage group known as […]


Hacker, Phishing

Zoho abused by cyber criminals worldwide

October 4, 2018

Via: TechRadar

One of the world’s most popular online software suites has been hijacked to deliver phishing campaigns, new research has found, Zoho and its online platforms are currently linked to 40 percent of keylogger and phishing campaigns in the last month, […]


Hacker, Network security

Attackers chained three bugs to breach into the Facebook platform

October 2, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Facebook has revealed additional details about the cyber attack that exposed personal information of 50 million accounts. Last week, Facebook announced that attackers exploited a vulnerability in the “View As” feature that allowed them to steal Facebook access tokens of […]


Hacker, Mobile security

Pangu hackers are back, they realized the iOS 12 Jailbreak

September 28, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

The popular Chinese hacking team Pangu has devised the iOS 12 Jailbreak running on the latest iPhone XS. Users wait for further details. Here we go again to speak about the notorious Chinese hacking team Pangu, the group is time […]


Hacker

New Cold Boot Attack Gives Hackers the Keys to PCs, Macs

September 14, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Researchers bypass a Trusted Computing Group security measure to manipulate the firmware and steal data in memory. An updated version of the Cold Boot Attack lets threat actors bypass security mechanisms and access data that remain in memory after a […]


Hacker

Romanian Court Rules Hacker Can be Extradited to US

September 12, 2018

Via: Security Week

A Romanian court has ruled that a hacker known as Guccifer should be extradited to the U.S. to serve a 4½-year prison sentence. The court in the central city of Alba Iulia ruled Monday that Romanian Marcel Lazar Lehel will […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

ThreatList: Attacks on Industrial Control Systems on the Rise

September 7, 2018

Via: Threat Post

The systems that power the manufacturing, power and water plants, the oil and gas industry, and many other sectors are increasingly in the crosshairs of cyber-attackers: A full 41.2 percent of industrial control system (ICS) were attacked by malicious software […]