Tag: Hacker

Cyber-crime, Phishing

A Hacker’s Holiday: How Retailers Can Avoid Black Friday Cyber Threats

November 13, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

In November 2019, Macy’s confirmed the presence of credit card-skimming Magecart malware on its checkout and wallet pages just as Black Friday and the holiday shopping season approached. Macy’s indicated that the malware allowed a third party to capture customers’ […]

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

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

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 […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI arrested a Russian national for recruiting employee of US firm to plant malware

August 26, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

US authorities arrested the Russian national Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov (27) after attempting to recruit an employee at a targeted company to plant a piece of malware. The man was arrested on August 22 and appeared in court on August 24. […]

Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

129 million records of Russian car owners available on the dark web

May 19, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

A hacker is attempting to sell on a dark web forum a database containing 129 million records of car owners in Moscow. As a proof of the authenticity of the data, the hacker has leaked some anonymized data containing all […]

Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Massachusetts, Indiana Settle With Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach

April 20, 2020

Via: Security Week

The Equifax data breach affected roughly 147 million people. Hackers gained access to information such as social security numbers, dates of birth, driver license numbers, payment card numbers and even passport information. The U.S. government has charged four members of […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Syrian Hackers Target Mobile Users With COVID-19 Lures

April 16, 2020

Via: Security Week

Supposedly active since January 2018, the campaign targets Arabic-speaking users with tens of Android applications, none of which is available in the official Google Play Store. Likely targeting users in Syria and surrounding regions, the malicious apps have names such […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers could destroy 3D printers by setting them on fire

April 16, 2020

Via: TechRadar

It sounds improbable, and very scary, but it’s conceivable that a hacker can compromise a 3D printer, override temperature safety constraints, and potentially cause the device to actually catch fire. As spotted by The Register, this is the worrying claim […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

San Francisco International Airport Discloses Data Breach

April 13, 2020

Via: Security Week

The incident involved and, two low-traffic websites designed to keep visitors informed on a variety of SFO-related topics, such as the COVID-19 crisis, alternate AirTrain routing, airfield operations, airport construction contracts, and the like. In March 2020, the […]