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Hacker, Threats & Malware

DOD DISA US agency discloses a security breach

February 21, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the DoD agency that is in charge of the security of IT and telecommunications for the White House and military troops has suffered a cyber attack. The agency sent a data breach notification to […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Personal data of millions exposed in MGM hack

February 20, 2020

Via: The Hill

Personal information from over 10 million people who stayed at MGM Resorts was posted to a hacking forum earlier this week, NBC News reported. According to the network, no financial data was posted, but full names, birthdates, addresses, email addresses […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Chinese military personnel accused of Equifax hack

February 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Four alleged members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) 54th Research Institute conspired with one another to hack vulnerable networks and access and steal the personal data of millions of customers of credit agency Equifax, according to an indictment […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers abused Twitter API to match usernames to phone numbers

February 4, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

On December 24, 2019 the company discovered that its API were exploited by a large network of fake accounts to match Twitter usernames to phone numbers. The company immediately suspended the involved accounts. “On December 24, 2019 we became aware […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Leaked confidential report states United Nations has been hacked

January 30, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

An internal confidential report from the United Nations that was leaked to The New Humanitarian revealed that dozens of servers of the organization were “compromised” at offices in Geneva and Vienna. One of the offices that were hit by a […]


Hacker, Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware

Jeff Bezos phone was hacked by Saudi crown prince

January 22, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

In April 2019, Gavin de Becker, the investigator hired by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to investigate into the release of his intimate images revealed that Saudi Arabian authorities hacked the Bezos’s phone to access his personal data. Gavin de Becker […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Malware attack took down 600 computers at Volusia County Public Library

January 22, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

600 staff and public access computers were taken down at Volusia County Public Library (VCPL) branches in Daytona Beach, Florida, following a cyberattack. The attack started around 7 AM on January 9, 2020. “The county’s technology staff were immediately notified […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker offers for sale 49 million user records from US data broker LimeLeads

January 15, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

49 million user records from US data broker LimeLeads were available for sale on a hacking forum, the data were exposed on an Elasticsearch server. Exposed LimeLeads data contains full name, title, user email, employer/company name, company address, city, state, […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Cyber criminals spend three months lurking in target networks

January 14, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Hackers spent an average of 95 days moving around inside business networks before launching their attacks in 2019, up 10 days on 2018, as increasingly organised criminal groups become adept at hiding their activities from defenders in targeted attacks. This […]


Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

US officials, lawmakers warn of potential Iranian cyberattacks

January 6, 2020

Via: The Hill

Senior government officials and lawmakers warned Friday that Iran may attempt to carry out cyberattacks against the U.S. in retaliation for the killing of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani. “The Iranians have a deep and complex cyber capability, to be […]