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Russian hackers are using IOT devices to compromise corporate networks, warns Microsoft

Microsoft detected Russian hackers targeting VoIP phones, printers, and video decoders to breach secure networks Russian state-sponsored hackers are using vulnerable office internet of things (IoT) devices to breach enterprise or corporate networks, Microsoft announced on Monday. The OS maker stated that the Russian hacking group known as Strontium (also […]

Capital One Data Breach: 100 million customers exposed in massive hack

100 million customers personal data exposed in Capital One data breach Capital One, the Virginia-based bank with a popular credit card business, on Monday, announced that a hacker gained access to more than 100 million of its customer accounts and credit card applications resulting in a massive data breach. According […]

Russian FSB Intel Agency Contractor Hacked, Secret Projects Exposed

Hackers steal massive trove of Russian-spy agency data and leak it to the media Hackers broke into the server of a major contractor for the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and stole 7.5 terabytes of data in what is possibly “the largest data leak in the history of the work […]

Israeli firm can steal your private data from Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are vulnerable to malware from an Israeli firm Israel-based cybersecurity company, NSO Group has developed a surveillance tool that can obtain user data from Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft servers, according to The Financial Times. NSO Group, whose software product was used to hack […]

Florida City Pays Out $460,000 To Ransomware Hackers

Florida Lake City fires IT employee after paying $460k ransom in malware attack Lake Metropolis, Florida on Monday voted to pay 42 Bitcoins (or about $460,000) to hackers after a ransomware attack that crippled the city’s computer systems, according to a report by ZDNet. The city described the incident as […]

Anonymous hacker sentenced after dropping USB while throwing Molotov cocktail

Hacker Who Threw ‘Molotov Cocktail’ At A Bank Gets Exposed After Leaving Flash Drive A Belgium hacker was sentenced to eighteen months in prison after his USB drive was found at the scene of a Molotov cocktail attack on a bank in 2014, reports ZDNet. The accused, a 35-year-old man […]

U.S. launched cyber attack on Iranian rocket and missile systems

U.S. launched cyber attacks on Iranian military computer systems after drone shot down The U.S. Cyber Command reportedly launched a cyber attack against Iran last Thursday even after President Donald Trump backed off from using conventional weapons to strike Iran in response to the downing of an American surveillance drone, […]

Hackers use a $25 Raspberry Pi computer to breach NASA JPL

NASA Lab was hacked using a $25 Raspberry Pi computer NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) department was compromised in April 2018 using an unsecured and unauthorized Raspberry Pi device, confirms an audit document from NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). According to OIG’s report, JPL “has experienced several notable cybersecurity […]

Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter Account Hacked

Amitabh Bachchan, Probably one of the most popular star in the history of Indian cinema got his twitter account hacked earlier today by a group of hacker going with the twitter name, Turkish Cyber Armny. Hacker’s changed Sir Bachchan’s twitter DP with that of Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan and […]

Teen hacked Apple hoping the company would offer him a job

Adelaide teenager gets a good-behavior bond for hacking twice into Apple’s computer systems An Australian teenager who was a big admirer of the technology giant, Apple hacked into the company’s secure computer system twice hoping to get a job. He is now pleading guilty to multiple computer hacking charges. The […]