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Hacker, Threats & Malware

U.K. Hacker Jailed for Spying on Children and Downloading Indecent Images

January 14, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A man from the U.K. city of Nottingham has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for illegally breaking into the phones and computers of a number of victims, including women and children, to spy on them and […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Researchers Uncover Hacker Group Behind Organized Financial-Theft Operation

January 5, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers have taken the wraps of an organized financial-theft operation undertaken by a discreet actor to target transaction processing systems and siphon funds from entities primarily located in Latin America for at least four years. The malicious hacking group […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

The worst cyber attacks of 2021

January 3, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

CNA Financial, one of the largest insurance companies in the US, reportedly paid a $40 ransom to restore access to its files following a ransomware attack that took According to Bloomberg, CNA Financial opted to pay the ransom two weeks […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Russian Hacker Extradited to US for Trading on Stolen Information

December 21, 2021

Via: Security Week

The man, Vladislav Klyushin, 41, of Moscow, Russia, was arrested in Switzerland on March 21, 2021. Also known as Vladislav Kliushin, he was charged alongside four other Russians allegedly involved in the same scheme. According to an indictment the United […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker-powered pentests gaining momentum

December 13, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Hackers have reported over 66,000 valid vulnerabilities this year – over 20% more than 2020 – with hacker-powered pentests seeing a 264% increase in reported vulnerabilities, HackerOne has announced. Pandemic-led digital transformation and cloud migration continue to create vulnerabilities as […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Russian Who Helped Kelihos Malware Evade Detection Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

December 10, 2021

Via: Security Week

Oleg Koshkin, 41, was given a 48-month prison sentence for one count of conspiracy to commit computer fraud and abuse and one count of computer fraud and abuse. He has been in custody since 2019, when he was arrested in […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Do hackers take vacation during the festive season?

December 10, 2021

Via: Panda Security

Like any other people, many believe that hackers try to take a break and work less during the festive season. However, this is not the case. In fact, cybercriminals end up doing extra hours during the holidays as they know […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers Steal $200 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency Tokens from BitMart Exchange

December 6, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cryptocurrency trading platform BitMart has disclosed a “large-scale security breach” that it blamed on a stolen private key, resulting in the theft of more than $150 million in various cryptocurrencies. The breach is said to have impacted two of its […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Former Employee Accused of Being Behind Ubiquiti Hack

December 2, 2021

Via: Security Week

The US-based communications and IoT device maker informed customers in January that it had suffered a data breach related to a cloud services provider. The company said at the time that it had no evidence of user data being compromised, […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker Jailed for Stealing Millions of Dollars in Cryptocurrencies by SIM Hijacking

December 1, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A sixth member associated with an international hacking group known as The Community has been sentenced in connection with a multimillion-dollar SIM swapping conspiracy, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) said. Garrett Endicott, 22, from the U.S. state of Missouri, […]