Category: Hacker

Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Threat actors stole $100M in crypto assets from Harmony

June 27, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

Last week threat actors have stolen $100 million in cryptocurrency from the Blockchain company Harmony. The company reported the incident to the authorities, the FBI is investigating the cyber heist with the help of several cybersecurity firms. Harmony’s Horizon Bridge […]

Cyber-crime, Hacker, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Police seize and dismantle massive phishing operation

June 23, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

Europol has coordinated a joint operation to arrest members of a cybercrime gang and effectively dismantle their campaigns that netted million in Euros. This operation also led the Belgian Police (Police Fédérale/Federale Politie) and the Dutch Police (Politie) to nine […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Capital One identity theft hacker finally gets convicted

June 21, 2022

Via: Naked Security

Remember the Capital One breach? We did, though we felt sure it had happened a long time ago. Indeed, when we checked, it had: the story first broke almost three years ago, back in July 2019. At the time, the […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

U.S. Agencies Warn About Chinese Hackers Targeting Telecoms and Network Service Providers

June 8, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

U.S. cybersecurity and intelligence agencies have warned about China-based state-sponsored cyber actors leveraging network vulnerabilities to exploit public and private sector organizations since at least 2020. The widespread intrusion campaigns aim to exploit publicly identified security flaws in network devices […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

US Warns Organizations of ‘Karakurt’ Cyber Extortion Group

June 2, 2022

Via: Security Week

Also known as the Karakurt Team and Karakurt Lair, the group does not rely on malware to encrypt victims’ files, instead exfiltrating data and threatening to sell it or release it publicly if a ransom is not paid within a […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

U.S. warns of North Korean hackers posing as IT freelancers

May 18, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Companies and other organizations should be careful when employing IT freelancers, lest they end up hiring North Korean hackers. The advice comes from the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacktivists hacked Russian TV schedules during Victory Day and displayed anti-war messages

May 10, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

Hacktivists and white hat hackers continue to support Ukraine against the Russian invasion, in a recent attack, they defaced Russian TV with anti-war messages and took down the RuTube video streaming site. The attack took place during Russia’s Victory Day, […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

U.S. Offers $10 Million Bounty for Information on 6 Russian Military Hackers

April 27, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The U.S. government on Tuesday announced up to $10 million in rewards for information on six hackers associated with the Russian military intelligence service. “These individuals participated in malicious cyber activities on behalf of the Russian government against U.S. critical […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Anonymous hacked other Russian organizations, some of the breaches could be severe

April 20, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

Anonymous and groups linked to the famous collective continues to target Russian organizations, the hacktivist are breaching their systems and leak stolen data online. Below the organizations breached in the last three days, since my previous update: Tendertech is a […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

FBI, Europol Seize RaidForums Hacker Forum and Arrest Admin

April 13, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

An international law enforcement operation raided and took down RaidForums, one of the world’s largest hacking forums notorious for selling access to hacked personal information belonging to users. Dubbed Tourniquet, the seizure of the cybercrime website involved authorities from the […]