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Category: Hacker


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Nuclear missile contractor hacked in Maze ransomware attack

June 4, 2020

Via: Naked Security

The US is protected by what’s known as a nuclear triad: a three-pronged attack force that consists of land-launched nuclear missiles, nuclear missiles on submarines, and aircraft equipped with nuclear bombs and missiles. One of the triad’s legs – the […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Large-scale campaign targets configuration files from WordPress sites

June 4, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Security researchers from WordFence have observed a large-scale campaign over the weekend aimed at stealing configuration files from WordPress sites. Threat actors attempted to exploit well- known vulnerabilities in unpatched plugins to download configuration files from WordPress sites and steal […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

129 million records of Russian car owners available on the dark web

May 19, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

A hacker is attempting to sell on a dark web forum a database containing 129 million records of car owners in Moscow. As a proof of the authenticity of the data, the hacker has leaked some anonymized data containing all […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Threat actors are offering for sale 550 million stolen user records

May 15, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts from Cyble reported that a threat actor is attempting to sell twenty-nine databases on a hacker forum since May 7. Forum members could also buy each database individually. The archives allegedly contain a total of 550 million stolen […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

GoDaddy Data Breach Affects 28,000 User Accounts

May 8, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar, has confirmed that 28,000 of its customers’ web hosting accounts were compromised following a security incident in October 2019. Unfortunately, the web-hosting company only discovered the breach in late April and filed a breach […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

LineageOS servers hacked, attackers exploited unpatched Salt issues

May 4, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

On Saturday, at around 8 pm (US Pacific coast), hackers have breached the LineageOS servers by exploiting an unpatched vulnerability. LineageOS is a free and open-source operating system for smartphones, tablet computers, and set-top boxes, based on the Android mobile […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Over 800K WordPress sites are at risk due to a flaw in Ninja Forms plugin

May 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The developers behind the Ninja Forms WordPress plugin have addressed a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability that could lead to Stored Cross-Site Scripting (Stored XSS) attacks. Ninja Forms is a drag and drop form builder plugin for WordPress builder that […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Convict in LA Times Hack Again Accused of Attacking Media

April 29, 2020

Via: Security Week

Probation officials filed a petition Monday alleging that Matthew Keys, 33, of Sacramento violated the conditions of his release by hacking into and deleting the YouTube account of Comstock’s Magazine, the Sacramento Bee reported. Keys was digital editor for the […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacking Microsoft Teams accounts with a GIF image

April 27, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Microsoft has addressed a vulnerability in Teams workplace video chat and collaboration platform that could have allowed attackers to take Team accounts by sending participants a malicious link to an apparently innocent GIF image. The vulnerability was discovered by researchers […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers Hit Los Angeles Suburb, Demand 100 Bitcoin Ransom

April 22, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Ransomware operatives have hacked the City of Torrance in the Los Angeles metropolitan area and are holding city systems ransom. The hacking group is threatening to leak file archives allegedly stolen from the city during the ransomware attack. While Torrance […]