Tag: Hacker

Hacker, Network security

Europe’s largest bank just got hacked

November 6, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

HSBC Bank, the seventh-largest banking and financial services organizations in the world and the largest in Europe, has been breached by hackers. The bank is now sending letters to an undisclosed number of customers notifying them that hackers have their […]


Hackers actively exploiting vulnerabilities in Cisco security appliances

November 5, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Networking giant Cisco is warning customers that attackers are actively exploiting a vulnerability in the company’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software. CVE-2018-15454 describes a vulnerability in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) inspection engine of ASA […]

Network security, Privacy protection

Russian hackers compromise 120 million Facebook accounts; private messages on sale online

November 2, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Facebook has fallen victim to countless security breaches and November brings even more bad news for the social network. Russian hackers are selling private conversations of at least 81,000 Facebook accounts at 10 cents per account, writes the BBC. According […]

Hacker, Network security

35 million voter records from 19 states for sale on hacking forum

October 17, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Approaching the November midterm elections, researchers discovered 35 million U.S. voter records from 19 states being sold on a hacking forum. The voter data records being sold reportedly include “full name, phone numbers, physical addresses, voting history, and other unspecified […]

Hacker, Network security

Facebook says hackers took extensive info from 14 million users

October 15, 2018

Via: The Hill

Facebook on Friday revealed that hackers had stolen extensive information from 14 million users in the hack it announced last month. The company said an estimated 30 million people were affected by the hack, downgrading its initial estimate that information […]

Hacker, Network security

Russian Hacking Groups Intersect in Recent Cyberattacks

October 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Two different hacking teams best known as Turla and Fancy Bear employed the same stealthy attack method in an unusual overlap of hacking activity. A rare overlap in malware delivery and targets recently between two separate and traditionally very different […]

Cloud security

How Shared Pools of Cloud Computing Power Are Changing the Way Attackers Operate

October 10, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Cloud computing is creating new challenges among security professionals as attackers embrace the “as-a-service model”, giving unsophisticated cybercriminals a leg up in carrying out attacks. The transformation from racks of physical hardware hosting sites and services to cloud computing has […]

Hacker, Network security

Hackers fly under the radar for two years after infecting chiropractic clinic with malware

October 5, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Chiropractors may not be regarded as full-blown medical doctors, but hackers don’t discriminate when targeting the health sector, as one chiropractor in Tillamook, Oregon will tell you. A report published by local publication Tillamook County Pioneer reveals that on August […]

Hacker, Network security

Russian-linked group behind DNC hack now conducting covert intel operations, firm says

October 4, 2018

Via: The Hill

A prominent Russian-linked hacking group that carried out a series of high-profile cyberattacks during the 2016 election has reverted to more covert intelligence gathering methods, a cybersecurity firm revealed Thursday. Symantec’s investigations team says that the espionage group known as […]

Hacker, Phishing

Zoho abused by cyber criminals worldwide

October 4, 2018

Via: TechRadar

One of the world’s most popular online software suites has been hijacked to deliver phishing campaigns, new research has found, Zoho and its online platforms are currently linked to 40 percent of keylogger and phishing campaigns in the last month, […]