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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. 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

U.K. Hacker Jailed for Spying on Children and Downloading Indecent Images

January 14, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A man from the U.K. city of Nottingham has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for illegally breaking into the phones and computers of a number of victims, including women and children, to spy on them and […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

How to avoid getting hacked in 2022?

December 30, 2021

Via: Panda Security

The chances of you being on the lookout for a New Year resolution are high! One of the most important resolutions worth considering for 2022 should be NOT to get hacked this year. There have been way too many high-end […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker Jailed for Stealing Millions of Dollars in Cryptocurrencies by SIM Hijacking

December 1, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A sixth member associated with an international hacking group known as The Community has been sentenced in connection with a multimillion-dollar SIM swapping conspiracy, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) said. Garrett Endicott, 22, from the U.S. state of Missouri, […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

US Cryptocurrency Promoter Pleads Guilty to Advising NKorea

September 28, 2021

Via: Security Week

Virgil Griffith, who is based in Singapore, launched projects in 2018 to provide services to individuals in North Korea by developing and financing cryptocurrency structures, including cryptocurrency mining, according to the Southern District Court of New York. A ruling will […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Nigerian Threat Actor Targeting Aviation Industry Since 2018

September 20, 2021

Via: Security Week

Despite a lack of sophistication, the adversary has remained under the radar by keeping their operation small and through the use of off-the-shelf malware and of several cryptors bought on online forums. While focusing on the aviation industry, the adversary […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Pakistani man sentenced to 12 years of prison for his role in AT&T hacking scheme

September 20, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

The Pakistani national Muhammad Fahd (35) was sentenced to 12 years of prison in the United States for his primary role in a seven-year scheme to illegally unlock nearly 2 million AT&T phones. Fahd was the mind behind a criminal […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

California Man Hacked iCloud Accounts to Steal Nude Photos

August 25, 2021

Via: Threat Post

A California man impersonated an Apple customer support technician in a socially engineered email campaign that stole people’s iCloud passwords to break into accounts and collected upwards of 620,000 private photos and videos. Hao Kuo Chi, 40, of La Puente, […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Iranian Hackers Target Several Israeli Organizations With Supply-Chain Attacks

August 18, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

IT and communication companies in Israel were at the center of a supply chain attack campaign spearheaded by an Iranian threat actor that involved impersonating the firms and their HR personnel to target victims with fake job offers in an […]