Category: Hacker

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 […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

FBI flash alert warns of LockerGoga and MegaCortex Ransomware attacks

December 24, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

The FBI is warning the private industry of cyber attacks involving the LockerGoga and MegaCortex Ransomware. “In an FBI Flash Alert marked as TLP:Amber and seen by BleepingComputer, the FBI is warning the private industry regarding the two ransomware infections […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

The Case for Cyber-Risk Prospectuses

December 24, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Sometimes our investments lose money. It’s not for lack of trying, indeed most investment firms make money off the growth of our investments. But despite best intentions and detailed investment plans, we sometimes end up with less than that with […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hardware hacks: The next generation of cybercrime

December 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Every 39 seconds there is a cyber attack affecting one out of three Americans. All organizations need to take proactive measures and think like the attackers that are infiltrating their networks. Despite the fact that businesses around the world are […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers use free tools in new APT campaign against industrial sector firms

December 18, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Researchers have recently detected an advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign that targets critical infrastructure equipment manufacturers by using industry-sector-themed spear-phishing emails and a combination of free tools. This tactic fits into the “living off the land” trend of cyberespionage actors […]

Hacker, Malware

Romanian Duo Receives Jailtime For Infecting 400,000 With Malware

December 10, 2019

Via: Threat Post

A Romanian duo has been sentenced to jail time for infecting 400,000 computers with malware that stole credentials and financial information and scammed victims out of millions of dollars. The two Romanian hackers, Bogdan Nicolescu, 37, and Radu Miclaus, 37, […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

When it Comes to Securing Your Environment, Think Like an Attacker

December 4, 2019

Via: Security Week

We will soon be entering a new decade of the cybersecurity battle, but many of the same challenges remain. Organizations continue to face threats from all angles, security postures haven’t evolved to be more predictive and proactive, and there are […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Man Suspected of Hacking Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Arrested

November 26, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Police in California have arrested a man accused of being among a group of hackers who found a way to take over Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account. The hacker was allegedly part of a group called The Chuckling Squad, […]