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Hacker, Threats & Malware

S Korea Seeks Interpol Notice for Two Cyber Gang Leaders

October 15, 2021

Via: Security Week

The Korean Police Agency said it has received domestic arrest warrants and requested Interpol to issue a “red notice” for the two suspects in an effort to bring them to South Korea. South Korean authorities did not publicly release the […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Chinese Hackers Used a New Rootkit to Spy on Targeted Windows 10 Users

October 1, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A formerly unknown Chinese-speaking threat actor has been linked to a long-standing evasive operation aimed at South East Asian targets as far back as July 2020 to deploy a kernel-mode rootkit on compromised Windows systems. Attacks mounted by the hacking […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Turkish National Charged for DDoS Attack on U.S. Company

September 30, 2021

Via: Security Week

The man, Izzet Mert Ozek, 32, allegedly used the WireX botnet, which consists mainly of compromised Android devices, to orchestrate a DDoS attack targeting the victim company’s website, thus preventing users from completing hotel bookings. The attack took place in […]


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US Cryptocurrency Promoter Pleads Guilty to Advising NKorea

September 28, 2021

Via: Security Week

Virgil Griffith, who is based in Singapore, launched projects in 2018 to provide services to individuals in North Korea by developing and financing cryptocurrency structures, including cryptocurrency mining, according to the Southern District Court of New York. A ruling will […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Nigerian Threat Actor Targeting Aviation Industry Since 2018

September 20, 2021

Via: Security Week

Despite a lack of sophistication, the adversary has remained under the radar by keeping their operation small and through the use of off-the-shelf malware and of several cryptors bought on online forums. While focusing on the aviation industry, the adversary […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Pakistani man sentenced to 12 years of prison for his role in AT&T hacking scheme

September 20, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

The Pakistani national Muhammad Fahd (35) was sentenced to 12 years of prison in the United States for his primary role in a seven-year scheme to illegally unlock nearly 2 million AT&T phones. Fahd was the mind behind a criminal […]


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3 Former U.S. Intelligence Officers Admit to Hacking for UAE Company

September 15, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Tuesday disclosed it fined three intelligence community and military personnel $1.68 million in penalties for their role as cyber-mercenaries working on behalf of a U.A.E.-based cybersecurity company. The trio in question — Marc […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Russian Ransomware Group REvil Back Online After 2-Month Hiatus

September 9, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The operators behind the REvil ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) staged a surprise return after a two-month hiatus following the widely publicized attack on technology services provider Kaseya on July 4. Two of the dark web portals, including the gang’s Happy Blog data […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

T-Mobile Hack Involved Exposed Router, Specialized Tools and Brute Force Attacks

August 30, 2021

Via: Security Week

In a statement issued on Friday, Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile, said that while the company’s investigation into the incident was “substantially complete,” he could not share too many technical details due to the criminal investigation conducted by law enforcement. […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

California Man Hacked iCloud Accounts to Steal Nude Photos

August 25, 2021

Via: Threat Post

A California man impersonated an Apple customer support technician in a socially engineered email campaign that stole people’s iCloud passwords to break into accounts and collected upwards of 620,000 private photos and videos. Hao Kuo Chi, 40, of La Puente, […]