Category: Hacker

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker releases Georgia counties election-related files

October 29, 2020

Via: The Hill

Hackers on Tuesday released a sample of stolen election-related documents from networks in Hall County, Ga., as part of their efforts to pressure county officials into paying a ransom for control of the files. The Wall Street Journal reported that […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Donald Trump’s Campaign Website Seized by Hackers Running Cryptocurrency Scam

October 28, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Donald Trump’s campaign website was hijacked by hackers who claimed to have evidence discrediting the president and proving his cooperation with foreign actors to manipulate the November elections. “we have evidence that completely discredits mr trump as president. proving his […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker was identified after the theft of $24 million from Harvest Finance

October 27, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

A hacker has stolen approximately $24 million worth of cryptocurrency assets from decentralized finance service Harvest Finance, a web portal that lets users finding the farming opportunities that will maximize their yield(APY) returns. The hack took place earlier today and […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers claim to have compromised 50,000 home cameras and posted footage online

October 19, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

A group of hackers claims to have compromised over 50,000 home security cameras and published their private footage online. Some footages were published on adult sites, experts reported that crooks are offering lifetime access to the entire collection for US$150. […]

Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Carnival Corp. Ransomware Attack Affects Three Cruise Lines

October 15, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Hackers accessed personal information of guests, employees and crew for three cruise line brands and the casino operations of Carnival Corp. in a ransomware attack the company suffered on Aug. 15, officials have confirmed. Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line […]

Cyber-crime, Hacker, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Financial crime group FIN11 pivots to ransomware and stolen data extortion

October 14, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Extorting money from companies and other organizations using sophisticated ransomware has become a highly profitable business model for cybercriminals. This has also led to a shift in focus for some groups that were traditionally involved in financial crime and payment […]

Hacker, Network security, Security, Threats & Malware

APT groups chain VPN and Windows Zerologon bugs to attack US government networks

October 12, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published a joint security alert to warn of attackers combining VPN and Windows Zerologon flaws to target government networks. According to government experts, the attacks aimed […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Web Application Security Best Practices: A Developer’s Guide

October 5, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Digital adoption is only increasing in today’s world. It brings with it the challenges of safeguarding financial and personal data against potential threat actors. Including web application security best practices during application development can patch some of these holes and […]

Access control, Hacker, Security, Threats & Malware

Flaws in leading industrial remote access systems allow disruption of operations

October 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Security researchers from Israeli firm OTORIO found critical vulnerabilities in leading industrial remote access systems that could be exploited by attackers to ban access to industrial production floors, hack into company networks, tamper with data, and even steal sensitive business […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers Steal $150 Million from Asian Cryptocurrency Exchange

September 28, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

KuCoin, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has disclosed a security incident that resulted in the unauthorized transfer of roughly $150 million in digital assets. In a notice published last week, KuCoin notified clients that it detected suspiciously large withdrawals starting September […]