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Hacker, Threats & Malware

Accounts of Reddit Moderators Hijacked in Pro-Trump Hack

August 10, 2020

Via: Security Week

The hackers appear to have targeted moderator accounts that did not have two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled, and leveraged their rights to modify subreddits or even remove moderator accounts that had fewer rights. “There is an ongoing incident with moderator accounts […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker leaks passwords for 900+ Pulse Secure VPN enterprise servers

August 5, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

ZDNet has reported in exclusive that a list of plaintext usernames and passwords for 900 Pulse Secure VPN enterprise servers, along with IP addresses, has been shared on a Russian-speaking hacker forum. ZDNet has obtained a copy of the list […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Havenly discloses data breach, 1.3M accounts available online

August 3, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The US-based interior design web site Havenly has disclosed a data breach after the known threat actor ShinyHunters has leaked for free the databases of multiple companies on a hacker forum. Last week, BleepingComputer reported that ShinyHunterswas offering on a […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Twitter Says Hackers Accessed DM Inboxes in Recent Attack

July 23, 2020

Via: Security Week

The attack took place on July 15 and involved the abuse of internal Twitter systems and tools to gain access to high-profile accounts such as those of Jeff Bezos, Mike Bloomberg, Bill Gates, or Elon Musk, and post fake messages […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with MSS

July 22, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with China’s Ministry of State Security with hacking into computer systems of government organizations and companies worldwide. According to the Department of Justice’s Office of Public Affairs, the Chinese nationals and residents LI […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

ATMs across Europe Are Hacked Using Purpose-Built Black Boxes

July 20, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Diebold Nixdorf has issued a warning of a wave of jackpotting attacks against ATM in a number of European countries, with the vast majority directed at ProCash 2050xe USB terminals. Jackpotting attacks target ATMs to steal money from the machines. […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Twitter Hijackers Used Well-Honed Fraudster Playbook

July 20, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

The hijacking of more than 130 high-profile Twitter accounts last week is extraordinary in at least one respect: that it didn’t happen sooner. As online companies have improved their security protections to prevent account hijacking, attackers have looked for new […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Russian hackers return to spotlight with vaccine research attack

July 17, 2020

Via: The Hill

Russia is facing renewed scrutiny for its cyber espionage efforts after the U.S., Great Britain and Canada alleged Thursday that a Kremlin-linked hacking group is attempting to steal research related to coronavirus vaccine developments and testing. The hacking group known […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Several High-Profile Twitter accounts hacked in a Bitcoin scam

July 16, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Social media platform Twitter has suffered one of the biggest cyberattacks in its history, hackers breached a number of high-profile accounts, including those of Barak Obama, US presidential candidate Joe Biden, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Uber, […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Personal details and SSNs of 40,000 US citizens available for sale

July 13, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts at threat intelligence firm Cyble Experts have discovered the availability on the darkweb of personal details of approximately 40,000 US citizens along with their social security numbers (SSNs). The huge trove of data was discovered by the researchers […]