Tag: Hacker

Email security, Hacker, Security, Threats & Malware

Italian email provider hacked, data of 600k users available for sale

April 7, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The Italian email provider has been hacked, the company admitted the incident while a hacker group named NN Hacking Group is offering the stolen data for sale on the dark web. The group shared a series of snapshots on […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers gained access to T-Mobile customers and employee personal info

March 5, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The wireless carrier T-Mobile was victims of a sophisticated cyber attack that targeted its email vendor. A data breach notification published by the telecommunications giant on its website revealed that the security breach impacted both employees and customers. “Our Cybersecurity […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Hacker Earns $8,500 for Vulnerability in HackerOne Platform

February 27, 2020

Via: Security Week

Earlier this month, a hacker who uses the online moniker msdian7 discovered that a new feature introduced by the HackerOne bug bounty platform had resulted in a vulnerability that could have been exploited to obtain any HackerOne user’s email address. […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Network security

DHS issues bulletin warning of potential Iranian cyberattack

January 7, 2020

Via: The Hill

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a bulletin this week through its National Terrorism Advisory System warning of Iran’s ability to carry out cyberattacks with “disruptive effects” against critical U.S. infrastructure. In the bulletin, sent in the wake of […]

Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Affects Many D-Link Routers

January 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

Miguel Méndez Zúñiga and Pablo Pollanco of Telefónica Chile recently disclosed the details of the vulnerabilities in a couple of blog posts published on Medium. In addition to technical details and PoC code, they have posted videos showing how each […]

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 […]


N.J.’s Largest Hospital System Pays Up in Ransomware Attack

December 17, 2019

Via: Threat Post

New Jersey’s largest hospital system said that it has paid hackers a ransom after a ransomware attack disrupted its services earlier this month. Hackensack Meridian Health, a $6 billion non-profit health provider system based in Edison, N.J., operates 17 hospitals, […]


Critical Bug in WordPress Plugins Open Sites to Hacker Takeovers

December 16, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Security researchers are warning users of two WordPress plugins – made by Brainstorm Force – that they need to patch a “major” vulnerability that could allow hackers to gain administrative access to any website using the plugins. According to Brainstorm […]

Identity theft

New account fraud has more than doubled since 2014

December 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

New account fraud increased 27.8% worldwide YTD in 2019, compared to full-year 2018 results, and more than 100% compared to 2014 levels, Jumio reveals. Surprisingly, attempted new account fraud was 19% less during the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend (compared to […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

City of Pensacola, Fla., Confirms Ransomware Attack

December 11, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Most systems remain offline to prevent the attack from spreading. An ongoing cyberattack against the city of Pensacola, Fla., is confirmed to be ransomware, officials reported this week. While some email service has been restored for city workers, most of […]