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Hackers threaten to release 'proof' that Royal Family members have had PLASTIC SURGERY to change their looks

10/25/2017 Hackers threaten to release 'proof' that Royal Family members have had PLASTIC SURGERY to change their looks

'Dark Overlord' hackers steal celebrity cosmetic surgery photographs

10/25/2017 'Dark Overlord' hackers steal celebrity cosmetic surgery photographs

Hackers Steal Photos From Plastic Surgeon to the Stars

10/25/2017 Hackers Steal Photos From Plastic Surgeon to the Stars

Hackers breach top plastic surgery clinic

10/25/2017 Hackers breach top plastic surgery clinic

Hacker Hits Jackpot After Hijacking CoinHive's DNS

10/25/2017 Hacker Hits Jackpot After Hijacking CoinHive's DNS

Coinhive hacked: Cryptominer's DNS server hijacked to redirect Monero over to hackers

10/25/2017 Coinhive hacked: Cryptominer's DNS server hijacked to redirect Monero over to hackers

Hackers hijack Coinhive cryptocurrency miner through an old password

10/25/2017 Hackers hijack Coinhive cryptocurrency miner through an old password

Department of Education: Hackers are now targeting elementary and high schools

10/25/2017 Department of Education: Hackers are now targeting elementary and high schools

3D Printing Gives Hackers Entirely New Ways to Wreak Havoc

10/25/2017 3D Printing Gives Hackers Entirely New Ways to Wreak Havoc

WannaCry again? Hackers strike across Europe, India not affected

6/27/2017 According to the publicly available data in spite of expert's recommendations many companies have already started paying to the hackers. "Ransom payments seem to be coming in faster than with WannaCry Up to 20 now, approaching $5k," Nitin Bhatnagar, ...

Could Hackers in Oakland, Calif., Revolutionize Autonomous Cars?

6/27/2017 Each month, teams of hackers gather at a vacant West Oakland warehouse where they go head-to-head in a battle to see whose car is fastest, or at least, which one can complete the course.

Hackers with pro-ISIS message hit state Department of Health website

6/27/2017 The state Department of Health website was among those targeted this week by hackers posting pro-ISIS messages. The hacking was discovered Monday morning and fixed that afternoon, according to a department spokesman. State officials are now ...

Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads Internationally

6/27/2017 Like the WannaCry attacks in May, the latest global hacking took control of computers and demanded digital ransom from their owners to regain access.

Hackers target European businesses, banks, services in new cyberattacks

6/27/2017 Danish shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk was one of multiple European companies to fall victim Tuesday to a cyberattack as Ukrainian government officials reported a “large-scale hacker attack” across the country. >> Read more trending news.

Russian hackers didn't target South Carolina, but the State Election Commission is looking for cybersecurity help

6/27/2017 Voters at James Island Charter High School cast ballots in November's presidential election. The State Election Commission says South Carolina was not one of the 21 states that federal officials say were targeted by Russian hackers, but the state is ...

Hackers hit 75% of drillers as sketchy monitoring is blamed

6/27/2017 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) -- Three out of four oil and natural gas companies fell victim to at least one cyber attack last year as hacking efforts against the industry become more frequent and sophisticated. That's the finding from a report released Monday ...

Ukraine cyber attack: Chaos as national bank, state power provider and airport hit by hackers

6/27/2017 Ukraine's national bank, state power company and largest airport are among the targets of a huge cyber attack on government infrastructure.

Hackers threaten South Korean banks with DDoS attacks following record ransomware payment

6/27/2017 The Armada Collective hacking group has issued a ransom demand of approximately $315,000 to seven South Korean banks, threatening to launch distributed denial of service attacks against each of their organizations.

China agrees to fight corporate hacking in Canada

6/27/2017 In Canada, the most serious case involved the alleged hacking in 2014 of the National Research Council (NRC), which the country's electronic eavesdropping agency said was conducted by "a highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor.

Europe, especially Ukraine, targeted by hackers in massive cyber attack

6/27/2017 Major global firms are reporting they're under attack, including British advertising agency WPP, Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft and Danish shipping firm Maersk.

Hackers increasingly targeting oil, gas companies

6/27/2017 Technology advances, such as Royal Dutch Shell Plc's recent control of operations in Argentina from an operating center in Canada, offer new openings for hackers, the authors wrote. At the same time, older equipment retrofitted for cybersecurity ...

Rosneft Keeps Oil Flowing as Hackers Target Russia, Ukraine

6/27/2017 Rosneft PJSC said oil output was uninterrupted after the servers of Russia's largest crude producer were infected by a virus that targeted companies across the country and neighboring Ukraine.

FBI: Hackers Extorted $28 Million in Cryptocurrencies Last Year

6/27/2017 When launching such attacks, the hackers target electronic devices - mostly computers and laptops - with malware that locks up the data of the machines.

Israel's Online War: Spies 'Attacking Hackers' to Counter Wave of Cyber Threats

6/27/2017 Israel's domestic security service says its operatives are "attacking hackers" who attempt to harm the country as it continues to battle a wave of cyber attacks from across the world.

New cyberattack spreads fast across the globe

6/27/2017 The Ukrainian Interior Ministry adviser said the cyberattacks were using a modified version of the "WannaCry" malware that was found to be at the heart of a massive, global attack by hackers earlier this year -- one that cost companies billions of dollars.

UK defence secretary threatens military strikes against hackers

6/27/2017 The UK could carry out military strikes in response to cyber attacks, the UK defence secretary has said. Sir Michael Fallon told the Chatham House think tank the UK had the ability to respond to hackers "from any domain - air, land, sea or cyber". Sir ...

Hackers cause disruption in several European countries

6/27/2017 A massive new international cyberattack via a ransomware virus dubbed Petya has paralysed businesses across Europe and is spreading elsewhere.

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

6/27/2017 Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe in the past few hours, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices.

Ohio government websites back online after being hit by hackers

6/27/2017 The same group reportedly hit sites for Howard County, Maryland and the New York Post reports government sites for Brookhaven, New York were hacked. State officials say they are working with law enforcement to investigate. The FBI and Department of ...

Brit Playboy model April Summers reveals how Instagram hackers tried to ruin her career leaving her so shocked she ...

6/27/2017 A BRITISH Playboy model has revealed how cyber attackers attempted to ruin her career by hacking into her Instagram account.

Shin Bet Chief: Hackers Targeting Israel Often Experience 'Unexpected Mishaps'

6/27/2017 ... the Shin Bet has been working with its partners in the intelligence and defense communities to confront a variety of challenges in the cybersecurity field - from state-sponsored threats and terrorist organizations to individual hackers acting ...

Shin Bet director: Hackers experience 'unexpected errors' when targeting Israel

6/27/2017 Shin Bet director: Hackers experience 'unexpected errors' when targeting Israel. Director Nadav Argaman says his agency was able to thwart many terror attacks thanks to cyber security activity, saying Israel's intelligence agencies play both defense ...

The Hackers Russia-Proofing Germany's Elections

6/27/2017 Germany's voting computers were so vulnerable to tampering that they could be reprogrammed to play chess, the hackers boasted.

Ohio government websites back online after being hit by hackers

6/26/2017 The same group reportedly hit sites for Howard County, Maryland and the New York Post reports government sites for Brookhaven, New York were hacked. State officials say they are working with law enforcement to investigate. The FBI and Department of ...

Hackers hit 75% of drillers

6/26/2017 [NEW YORK] Three out of four oil and natural gas companies fell victim to at least one cyber attack last year as hacking efforts against the industry become more frequent and sophisticated.

Experts Say Fight Financial Hackers the 'Old School' Way

6/26/2017 Today it seems like every app and website wants to store your username and password, but maybe that's not such a good idea. "If you are remembering your username and password on your cell phone and don't have a lock screen on that phone, God forbid, ...

Spicer rewrites history, says Trump was just joking when he publicly encouraged Russian hackers

6/26/2017 The new line Spicer's pushing about Trump's encouragement of Russian hackers is similar to the about-face Trump made with regard to Wikileaks, a website the US intelligence community believes Russian military intelligence used to publish of information ...

Hackers Place ISIS Propaganda On Town Of Brookhaven Website

6/26/2017 Dozens of other government sites across the country were also hacked. Brookhaven Town Hall is the center of local government for half a million Long Islanders, 60 miles from New York City, and a world away from ISIS strongholds.

British Parliament Targeted by Brute-Force Email Hackers

6/26/2017 Members of Parliament in Britain, as well as staff and civil servants, have had their remote email access suspended after technology teams detected signs that someone was attempting to hack into a large number of their accounts.

Hackers Hit 75% of Drillers as Sketchy Monitoring Is Blamed

6/26/2017 Three out of four oil and natural gas companies fell victim to at least one cyber attack last year as hacking efforts against the industry become more frequent and sophisticated.

Tactics for defending IoT devices from hackers often overlooked, experts say

6/26/2017 But infosec pros can benefit from the sometimes-overlooked methods of protection, which security experts point to as high-value tactics against hackers. “IoT devices are clearly becoming pervasive, and when it comes to healthcare devices, the impact on ...

Ohio government sites hacked with pro-Islamic State message

6/26/2017 Government websites in the state of Ohio on Sunday were defaced with pro-Islamic State messages. The hacked websites displayed a message, purportedly from IS supporters, against a black-and-white background reminiscent of the IS flag.

An Advanced AI Has Been Deployed to Fight Against Hackers

6/26/2017 CERN and the Large Hadron Collider depend on a massive computer grid, as does the global network of scientists who use LHC data. CERN scientists are now teaching an AI system to protect the grid from cyber threats using machine learning.

Investment in cyber security to soar as hackers target vehicles

6/26/2017 Vehicle manufacturers are raising the amount of money they spend on cyber security after hackers, and a recent ransomware attack, revealed their vulnerability.

Get Hacked and Your Cybersecurity Company May Pay

6/26/2017 The hackers are winning, so the market for cybersecurity insurance is booming. Today businesses accept that they are likely to be breached no matter how much they spend on defenses, and they've begun looking for someone to share the cost.

Parliament hack: 90 email accounts compromised as hackers target 'weak passwords'

6/26/2017 UK PARLIAMENT has fallen victim to a "sustained and determined cyber attack" that has seen an estimated 90 email accounts compromised.

Nasa 'on verge' of announcing alien life discovery, claims hacking group Anonymous

6/26/2017 Anonymous says Nasa is “on the verge” of announcing the existence of extra-terrestrial life. A YouTube account affiliated with the hacking group has released a video making the claim. It cites statements made by associate administrator for Nasa Thomas ...

Pro-Isis hackers break into US government websites leaving chilling messages for Donald Trump

6/26/2017 Isis supporting hackers broke into US government websites and issued chilling warnings to Donald Trump. It is just the latest pro-Isis attack to be launched on government pages by a group that apparently seek to disrupt organisations and deface their ...

Hackers claim NASA was to announce 'alien life'

6/26/2017 Hacking group 'Anonymous' has claimed NASA is on the verge of announcing the discovery of alien life. In a video posted to YouTube, the group suggests NASA scientists made the announcement at the last meeting of the US Science, Space and ...

Hackers attack UK MPs

6/26/2017 The UK parliament has suffered an unprecedented cyber attack after hackers launched a "sustained and determined" attempt to break into MPs' e-mail accounts.

US government websites hacked with pro-ISIS rant, officials say

6/26/2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Ohio prison system's website apparently hacked by anti-Trump, pro-Islamic State hackers

6/25/2017 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio's prison system website was apparently hacked on Sunday, with the hackers leaving an anti-Donald Trump and pro-Islamic State message on the government's website.

The truth about Russia, 'hacking' and the 2016 election

6/25/2017 There is unanimity of opinion in the intelligence community that hackers working on behalf of the Russian government undertook a coordinated effort to destabilize our election system.

Even weak hackers can pull off a password reset MitM attack via account registration

6/25/2017 Even weak hackers can pull off a password reset MitM attack via account registration. Even weak attackers can pull off a password reset man-in-the-middle attack by getting you to register at a new website.

Cyber Security Threats: How Hackers Hacked the World's Most Powerful People

6/25/2017 The U.K. Parliament became the latest Western government to be targeted in a cyber attack Friday. Parliamentary officials said the attack was aimed at all parliamentary email accounts and hackers sought to identify weak passwords. It prompted ...

Hacking group claims NASA is about to announce 'evidence of alien life'

6/25/2017 HUMANS are about to discover alien life, Nasa believes - according to the latest video from hacktivist group Anonymous. The hackers published YouTube clip which claims a Nasa scientist made the announcement at the last meeting of the US Science, ...

Hackers launch 'brute force' cyber attack on parliamentary emails

6/25/2017 MPs and peers have been left unable to remotely access their emails for two days after a cyber security attack by hackers thought to be working for a foreign state.

UK Parliament Suffers 'Sustained' Cyber-Attack As All MPs Targeted By Hackers, Sources Tell HuffPost UK

6/25/2017 The UK Parliament has come under a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack aimed at MPs and their offices, HuffPost UK can reveal.

Fight Breaks Out in China Allegedly Over Adidas App Hacking for 'Zebra' Yeezys

6/24/2017 According to reports and several videos shared via the social media platform Twitter, a fight broke out in China allegedly after Adidas Confirmed App hackers scored 80 pairs of the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Zebra” release. The video shows several ...

Hackers in West Oakland are racing DIY autonomous cars — and it may revolutionize your ride

6/24/2017 There's no electricity and no flush toilets, just a handful of folding tables and a race course hastily etched in white and yellow paint on the concrete floor, where teams of hackers go head-to-head in a battle to see whose car is fastest, or at least ...

Google's Elite Project Zero Hackers Teach Business a Lesson

6/24/2017 Google (goog) learned this the hard way when hackers associated with the Chinese government breached its systems in 2009 through a hole in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6. For Google executives, the intrusion provided groundwork that eventually helped ...

EDF nuclear plant passwords sold by hackers

6/24/2017 Insecure passwords used by managers at nuclear power plants have been found in two lists of stolen credentials that were traded on Russian hacking sites. Employees of EDF Energy, which operates the UK's 15 civil nuclear reactors, used the passwords ...

Russian hackers trade passwords used by managers at British nuclear power plants - including 'Rad1at10n' and ...

6/24/2017 Two senior managers at nuclear plants operated by EDF Energy had their passwords listed on Russian hacking sites. The passwords - 'Nuclear1' and 'Radiat10n' - are thought to have been used on the business site LinkedIn.

Hackers and governments can see you through your phone's camera — here's how to protect yourself

6/24/2017 Most people know that computers can have malware, but did you know your cell phone is also vulnerable? Kevin Mitnick, notorious hacker and author of the book "The Art of Invisibility," explains two easy ways that someone might hack into your phone.

Parliament hit by cyber attack as hackers attempt to access MPs' email accounts

6/24/2017 Hackers have targeted Parliament's email system in an attempt to access the accounts of hundreds of MPs, Lords, aides and staff.

Security This Week: Obama Failed to Punish Russian Hacking

6/24/2017 Before state-sponsored Russian hackers set their sights on the US election, they targeted a whole country: the Ukraine. In our cover story this month, WIRED's own Andy Greenberg dives into the cyber war Russia has been fighting with its neighbor, and ...

Scotland's hackers unite in Glasgow to help find solutions for Grenfell fire victims

6/24/2017 Scotland's Legal Hackers will unite in Glasgow to host a hackathon for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster this weekend.

'You don't wait until the epidemic is killing everyone' — ex-NSA hacker blasts Obama's response to Russian election ...

6/24/2017 A former hacker for the National Security Agency says the Obama administration failed to do its job when confronted with intelligence that showed Russia's attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.

'Don't Trust Hackers'

6/24/2017 Paying a ransom, whether for stolen data or for data that's been encrypted by malware, has proven to be a tough cybercriminal ruse to stop.

How Russian hackers launched a cyberattack against Ukraine

6/24/2017 No nation has felt the force of the Kremlin's cyber warfare more than Ukraine. In December 2015, Russian hackers shut down electricity for more than 250,000 Ukrainians, WIRED found, and the attacks have continued since.

RAT Vulnerabilities Turn Hackers into Victims

6/24/2017 The idea is not to give a lesson in "hacking back" but to warn actors of the consequences of using these RATs. One of the tools he will discuss is Gh0stRAT, which has been around for at least 10 years and used in attacks believed to have been by ...

How hackers can teach us to innovate

6/24/2017 When author and entrepreneur Josh Linkner began to write about business innovation for his latest book, he turned to an unusual source for inspiration: hackers and cybercriminals. "When I thought about who were some of the most creative people on the ...

It only took hackers three weeks to jailbreak iOS 11

6/24/2017 A few days ago we saw a video that showed the various iOS 11 features inspired by jailbreak apps or Android. At the time, I said that Apple should still unofficially support iOS jailbreaks in the future, as they bring up some great ideas for the future ...

Twitter Bans Account of 'Orange Is the New Black' Hacker The Dark Overlord

6/24/2017 The Dark Overlord, a group of hackers best known for leaking the fifth season of Netflix's “Orange Is the New Black” earlier this year, has been banned from Twitter.

Hackers leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code

6/24/2017 Hackers and other bad actors are now free to sift through the data looking for potentially vulnerabilities they could exploit.

Vladimir Putin ordered Russian hackers to help elect Donald Trump, says explosive new report

6/24/2017 A new report indicates that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered election hacking to help elect Donald Trump.

Russian hackers are selling British officials' passwords

6/24/2017 Thousands of passwords belonging to British officials are being traded among Russian hackers, according to a report. As part of an investigation by The Times, the London-based publication found passwords that belonged to 1,000 British members of ...

Ways you can secure your website from hackers

6/23/2017 Alright, let me just say something before I continue. If you search on here on TechZim for 'security', you'll discover that a lot has be written about this topic over the years but it seems like we need to listen to the shona saying: dzokororo inesimba ...

How hackers can steal your 2FA email account by getting you to sign up for another website

6/23/2017 In a paper for IEEE Security, researchers from Cyberpion and Israel's College of Management Academic Studies describe a "Password Reset Man-in-the-Middle Attack" that leverages a bunch of clever insights into how password resets work to steal your ...

Could your smart home be hacked?

6/23/2017 A Which? investigation has shown how hackers can gain access to a home network and various connected devices in a matter of days.

Officials Confirm Some Russian Hacking Allegations As New Ones Come In

6/23/2017 A U.S. official told Time that Russia's penetration of voting systems allowed hackers to access voter information and alter voter rolls.

Hackers release second batch of internal Cowboys Casino emails ...

6/23/2017 More data purportedly stemming from a Cowboys Casino cyber attack last year was released online Thursday.

Rose-colored reunion at Hackers

6/22/2017 The Hackers event is the longest running member-guest tournament in Colorado. Vidmar and Shaver said they've played in this event the past 30 years.

Hackers, beware! Girl Scouts to offer cybersecurity badges

6/22/2017 Need a cybersecurity expert? Never fear, qualified Girl Scouts are here. Or at least they will be. Girl Scouts of the USA and Palo Alto Networks has announced a collaboration to introduce a series of 18 cybersecurity badges for girls K-12.

Officials Say Oklahoma Elections Not Hit by Russian Hackers

6/22/2017 Officials Say Oklahoma Elections Not Hit by Russian Hackers. Officials say Oklahoma election systems weren't targeted by the Russian government last year despite evidence saying at least 20 other states were targeted.

World's Largest Particle Accelerator Will Use AI To Fight Hackers

6/22/2017 Hackers could want access to the grid for many reasons, including mining bitcoins, distributing malware and stealing valuable user information.

Hackers release more data after Cowboys Casino cyber attack

6/22/2017 More data purportedly stemming from a Cowboys Casino cyber attack last year was released online Thursday. In a note posted to a website, hackers claimed to release documents including internal emails, employee payroll, background checks, disciplinary ...

Virgin Media tells 800000 customers to change passwords after hacking warning - is your internet at risk?

6/22/2017 Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access and steal their personal details. Consumer group Which? found default passwords were ...

Russian hackers 'traded stolen passwords of British MPs and public servants'

6/22/2017 Passwords belonging to British politicians, diplomats and senior police officers have been traded by Russian hackers, it has been reported.

The hackable home: How half of smart household gadgets tested by Which? were vulnerable to attack by criminals via ...

6/22/2017 From devices that order our groceries to smart toys that speak to our children, high-tech home gadgets are no longer the stuff of science fiction.

Ministers and senior police have their computer PASSWORDS sold online after their details were stolen by Russian ...

6/22/2017 SECRET computer passwords belonging to cabinet ministers, ambassadors. civil servants and police chiefs have been sold online by Russian hackers, it's been reported. Sensitive email addresses and passwords used by education secretary Justine ...

Car hackers face roadblock from Symbiote software - Roadshow

6/22/2017 A cyberdefense system that protects phones, printers and routers could soon help keep cars safe.

Security Experts and Hackers: We're Not So Different

6/22/2017 Interestingly, the mindset of a hacker and a security expert is in many ways quite similar. So is our training. In fact, the daily experience, tactically speaking, is almost indistinguishable.

Hackers Can Crack Any Network So Data Must Be Safeguarded ...

6/22/2017 Due to late nights and early mornings, I'm going to save my wrap-up from Cannes for one more day and point you instead to the new cover story in Fortune, ...

Hundreds of thousands of Virgin Media customers advised over hacking risk

6/22/2017 Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it. The company said the risk to customers with a Super Hub 2 router was "small ...

Pakistani hackers deface website of Polytechnic college in Karnataka's Hubballi

6/22/2017 HUBBALLI: Pakistani hackers attacked the website of Anjuman-e-Islam's Polytechnic College on Wednesday night. The hacking came to light when a student of the college visited a cyber cafe near Kannur Hospital to know his diploma results. Claiming to be ...

To stop Russia and other hackers, we need to overhaul the internet, says top Israeli cyber expert

6/22/2017 In 2007, it was paralyzed for three weeks [in a hacking attack that targeted ministries, parliament, banks, broadcasters, et al].

World's Largest Particle Accelerator Will Use AI To Fight Hackers

6/22/2017 Hackers could want access to the grid for many reasons, including mining bitcoins, distributing malware and stealing valuable user information.

Hacking group CyberTeam claiming responsibility for Skype outage, threatens Steam

6/22/2017 A hacking group called CyberTeam has taken responsibility for an attack against Skype that has impacted that service for the last two days and said the gaming site Steam is next on their target list, but whether this assertion is true remains in doubt ...

Hackers claim responsibility for Skype outage - BBC News

6/22/2017 Hacking group CyberTeam says it was behind the Skype connectivity problems over the past two days.

Microsoft PatchGuard flaw could let hackers plant rootkits on x64 ...

6/22/2017 Flaws in Microsoft PatchGuard create a means for hackers to plant rootkits on Windows 10, 64-bit OS devices. The newly discovered attack technique, dubbed ...

Russian hackers targeted election systems in 21 states: DHS

6/22/2017 The Trump administration acknowledged Wednesday that Russian hackers targeted election systems in nearly half the country during last year's presidential race, offering the largest on-the-record accounting yet with respect to the scope of Moscow's ...

Hungry hackers stole $3k worth of snacks from CIA vending machines over several months

6/22/2017 A newly declassified report reveals that hackers managed to steal more than $3,300 of chocolate bars, crisps and other snacks from CIA vending machines in 2013.

Hackers Leaked 'Orange Is the New Black' After Getting Ransom ...

6/22/2017 Hacking collective The Dark Overlord leaked new episodes of Netflix's 'Orange Is the New Black' despite receiving a $50000 ransom payment.

Smart-home gadgets could allow hackers to access your home network in just four days

6/22/2017 AN investigation into smart home gadgets has revealed that crooks can hack into your home network and connected appliances in just four days.

Why So Many Top Hackers Hail from Russia

6/22/2017 Conventional wisdom says one reason so many hackers seem to hail from Russia and parts of the former Soviet Union is that these countries have traditionally placed a much greater emphasis than educational institutions in the West on teaching ...

Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls, Stole Private Data, Officials Say

6/22/2017 The hacking of state and local election databases in 2016 was more extensive than previously reported, including at least one successful attempt to alter voter information, and the theft of thousands of voter records that contain private information ...

Seen At 11: Hackers Can Access Sensitive Data If They Get A Hold Of Your Old Phone

6/20/2017 Sikorski is paid to recover cell phone data for legitimate reasons, but hackers can do the same. CBS2 spent less than $2 a phone when buying through an online auction site.

Hackers Confirm Leaking 'Orange Is the New Black' Despite Ransom Payment

6/20/2017 The Dark Overlord, the hacker or hackers behind the recent leak of Netflix's “Orange Is the New Black,” confirmed Tuesday in an electronic conversation with Variety that they had leaked the show despite receiving a ransom payment of roughly $50,000 ...

Moroccan Hackers Infiltrate Miami School Networks, Attempt to Enter State Voting System

6/20/2017 Rabat - Moroccan hackers infiltrated computer systems of a Florida school district in an attempt to steal personal data and slip into the state voting system, reports the Miami Herald.

Skype accounts getting hacked - Are your gadgets safe?

6/20/2017 A botnet is a group of gadgets that hackers have taken over without the owner's knowledge. The hackers seize control of unwitting gadgets with a virus or malware and then use the network of infected computers to perform large-scale hacks or scams.

How An Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab for Cyberwar

6/20/2017 “The hackers don't want us to finish the movie,” Yasinsky's wife joked. She was referring to an event that had occurred a year earlier, a cyberattack that had cut electricity to nearly a quarter-million Ukrainians two days before Christmas in 2015 ...

Pro-Jihadi Turkish hackers target Indian Media Sites

6/20/2017 In a cyber attack targeting India, a Turkish group named Ayyildiz Tim, purportedly claiming to be the first Turkish cyber army and using imagery associated with jihadi ideology, hacked the sites of India Press Agency –IPA Newspack and Commentwise—and ...

South Korean Company Agrees to Pay Hackers $1 Million Bitcoin Ransom to Unlock Its Files

6/20/2017 In a letter published on his company's website, Chil-hong refused to pay the 550 Bitcoin ransom the hackers initially requested, saying essentially that it would ruin him anyway.

Watch Hackers Take Over the Mouse of a Power-Grid Computer

6/20/2017 The best work of hackers tends to remain invisible. But when sophisticated intruders broke into the computer networks of regional energy firms in Ukraine in 2015 and cut power to roughly a quarter million people, their tampering didn't go unnoticed.

Spear-phishing hackers turn to junior staff when execs master security basics

6/20/2017 So what's a spear-phishing hacker to do? Aim for smaller fish who nonetheless have key access. Infosec pros need to be aware of this tactic and protect junior staff as well as they do senior executives.

Florida voter-registration firm denies it got hacked

6/20/2017 DAVENPORT - The computer systems of a Florida-based, voter-registration software company were never compromised, the company's chief operating office said Monday, rebutting parts of a leaked U.S.

How Hollywood Got Hacked: Studio at Center of Netflix Leak Breaks Silence (EXCLUSIVE)

6/20/2017 When the hackers finally delivered proof, at the end of January, of what they'd stolen, including dozens of titles from major studios such as Netflix, ABC, CBS and Disney, Larson did two things: It filed an official police report, and it decided to pay ...

Elections officials outgunned in Russia's cyberwar against America

6/20/2017 A week before the election, the hackers sent emails using a VR Systems address to 122 state and local election officials across the country, inviting them to open an attachment wired with malicious software that spoofed “legitimate elections-related ...

Top Dem wants election systems hacking attempts made public

6/20/2017 “The good news is that these attempts were not successful in 2016. The bad news is that it is clear that these will not be the last attempts that we will see, and the next electoral cycle in 2018 will provide further targets for hackers,” wrote Warner ...

Worried About Hackers? Call a Girl Scout

6/20/2017 The Girl Scouts of the USA will soon offer badges in cybersecurity for girls in grades K-12 as part of a growing national effort to bring technological skill and digital savvy to America's school children.

Recruiting America's Future Hackers – On Chicago's West Side

6/20/2017 Students will also be exposed to “the world of hacking” through cybersecurity magazines, “replicas of materials used while developing real hacks and defenses” and visits to cybersecurity offices and “places where hackers and cybersecurity professionals ...

Anyone can be a target of hacking

6/20/2017 When one of Australia's richest people, mining billionaire Andrew Forrest, went public in 2015 with the admission that he had been cyber-hacked, it was a stark reminder that no one is safe, Despite the tycoon presumably having state-of-the-art cyber ...

Britany Spears' Instagram Targeted by Russian Hackers: ESET

6/20/2017 Watering hole attacks take their name from animals waiting by water for the perfect opportunity to attack unsuspecting prey, just as hackers use these URLs to pounce on unsuspecting users. ESET says Turla is known for using these generated links “to ...

Why hackers can remotely lock you out of your privacy

6/20/2017 Dr Bright Mawudor, Head of Information Gameli Security and Risk at Cellullant steps on stage at a cyber-security summit in Nairobi and for the next 20 minutes, pensive silence reigns over the room full of tech executives and administrators listening to ...

How Hackers Get Into Your Website And How To Stop Them

6/19/2017 Websites could be hacked for any number of reasons. It doesn't matter if you're big or small, anybody can get hacked. A large organisation may know exactly what threatens their site, but they take this for granted, never thinking it will dare to reach ...

Check for Russian hacking efforts find no NC targets

6/19/2017 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina officials say there's no evidence Russian hackers targeted state or local elections staffers by posing as a voting software supplier.

Elections officials outgunned in Russia's cyberwar against America

6/19/2017 A week before the election, the hackers sent emails using a VR Systems address to 122 state and local election officials across the country, inviting them to open an attachment wired with malicious software that spoofed “legitimate elections-related ...

Worried About Hackers? Call a Girl Scout

6/19/2017 The Girl Scouts of the USA will soon offer badges in cybersecurity for girls in grades K-12 as part of a growing national effort to bring technological skill and digital savvy to America's school children.

Elections officials outgunned in Russia's cyberwar against America

6/19/2017 A week before the election, the hackers sent emails using a VR Systems address to 122 state and local election officials across the country, inviting them to open an attachment wired with malicious software that spoofed “legitimate elections-related ...

Nigerian Hackers Lift Reams of Info from Global Industrial Targets

6/19/2017 A cadre of Nigerian hackers has successfully stolen sensitive commercial data from industrial firms around the world. Kaspersky Lab said that while there were indications last autumn and dating back to 2015 that there was an ongoing phishing campaign ...

Hackers Are Now Tapping into E-Cigarettes

6/19/2017 We live in a world where it seems everything can be hacked... And now e-cigarettes are being warned as a potential in-road for malware and ransomware into your computer.

EU agrees to use sanctions against cyber hackers

6/19/2017 U.S. intelligence agencies concluded last year that Russia hacked and leaked Democratic Party emails as part of an effort to tilt the presidential election in favor of President Donald Trump, which Russia denies.

Hackers Target Canada Miners, Casinos, Demanding Bitcoin Ransoms: FireEye

6/19/2017 FireEye said it believes that a single hacker or hacking group that it dubbed FIN10 is behind the breaches due to similarities in method: how they broke into corporate systems, stealing gigabytes of sensitive data and demanding ransom paid in Bitcoin ...

Moroccan Hackers Tried to Hack US Election: Report

6/19/2017 A Moroccan hacking group infiltrated the IT networks of at least four Miami school districts ahead of the US presidential election last year, with the hope of hacking voting systems, according to a new report. The group, known as MoRo, is said to have ...

Hackers May Have Access to Your Baby Camera, Says Government

6/19/2017 State broadcaster China Central Television also ran a story on Sunday about surveillance technology being vulnerable to hackers. With simple scanning software, cameras' internet protocol (IP) addresses can be easily cracked, CCTV reported, with hackers ...

Russian hackers have a terrifying new cyberweapon

6/19/2017 Russian hackers have developed a cyberweapon that can disrupt power grids, according to a report widely publicized this week.

EU Agrees to Use Sanctions Against Cyber Hackers

6/19/2017 LUXEMBOURG - The European Union can levy economic sanctions on anyone caught attacking EU states' computer networks, EU foreign ministers said on Monday, the bloc's latest step to deter more attacks following incidents in Britain and France.

China sets new record for quantum entanglement en route to build new communication network

6/19/2017 IN A bid to build an entirely new kind of internet - completely secure and impervious to hackers - China has pulled off a major feat in particle physics.

How An Artificial Brain Could Help Us Outsmart Hackers

6/19/2017 by Eli David, Co-founder and CTO, Deep Instinct, and 2017 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. During the past few years, deep learning has revolutionized nearly every field it has been applied to, resulting in the greatest leap in performance in ...

OUR VIEW: Russian hacking: They'll be back; will we be prepared?

6/18/2017 Let's put aside for a moment the question of whether anyone connected to President Donald Trump colluded with Russia in its attempts to hack the 2016 election.

How Steve Jobs And Steve Wozniak Started Their Career As Hackers

6/18/2017 One of their hacking works built in the 1970s known as a “Blue Box” device is at display at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

New WikiLeaks Docs Show The CIA Has Been Hacking WiFi Routers For Years

6/18/2017 Leaked documents from the CIA's elite Engineering Development Group suggest the agency has been helping itself to wireless internet routers as part of Company operations going back years.

Regulations Are Making it Harder For Security Experts to Use Bitcoin

6/18/2017 A major U.S. Bitcoin exchange, responding to regulations intended to stop criminals, appears to be suspending the accounts of "white hat" security consultants who use Bitcoin to help law-abiding clients.

Hackers stole credit card data from Buckle stores

6/18/2017 It's unclear exactly how many cardholders may have been affected, but credit cards used at the store between October 28, 2016 and April 14 of this year could have been hacked. Customers using a chip credit card are less likely to be impacted by the breach.

Behind the code: a conversation with an ethical hacker

6/18/2017 When most people think of hackers they think of movie tropes; hooded teens stood on street corners uttering "I'm in" in hushed tones before taking down the evil corporation.

How An Artificial Brain Could Help Us Outsmart Hackers

6/18/2017 by Eli David, Co-founder and CTO, Deep Instinct, and 2017 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. During the past few years, deep learning has revolutionized nearly every field it has been applied to, resulting in the greatest leap in performance in ...

Hackers attacked 4 Florida school districts, allegedly hoped to hack ...

6/18/2017 Hackers who targeted four Florida school districts also allegedly wanted to hack state voting systems.

Nigerian hackers steal $3b worldwide: Reports - Vanguard News

6/18/2017 Nigerian hackers and cyber criminals are being accused of masterminding a grand theft of information and money running into billions of dollars, worldwide.

Hackers stole credit card data from Buckle stores' cash registers

6/17/2017 If you shopped at Buckle in the past several months, you might want to check your financial statements -- the clothing store has confirmed a Krebs on Security report of a data breach.

Trump's silence on Russian hacking hands Democrats new weapon

6/17/2017 Democrats are uniting behind a simple message about Russian hacking during the 2016 election: Donald Trump doesn't care.

Warning! Hackers are selling access to your calls, texts and location on the Dark Web

6/17/2017 Your private information can be easily accessed by hackers. Security experts have been warning about vulnerabilities on SS7 for years.

PNP to deploy 'ethical' hackers to catch web intruders

6/17/2017 With the website of the Philippine National Police under constant intrusion, the police information technology management service (ITMS) has decided to deploy “ethical” hackers to thwart the intruders. “If you want to know how the hackers do it, you ...

Canada: Hackers targeted country's 2015 election, may try again

6/17/2017 By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Ottawa, Canada, Jun 16 - Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency warned Friday that hackers and foreign states may try to sway its elections in 2019, after so-called hacktivists tried but failed to influence the 2015 ballot ...

Indian hackers suspected behind ICT Division website hacking

6/17/2017 Unlike the hackers of the Tourism Board website, the perpetrators did not identify themselves this time. ICT Division's Public Relation Officer Abu Nasher said they were working to recover the website.

How To Tell If Your Vote Has Been Compromised By Hackers | NBC ...

6/17/2017 Officials said the Russian hack into the U.S. election is far more wide-spread than initially thought. Information first reported by Bloomberg Tuesday said U.S.

Canada: Hackers targeted country's 2015 election, may try again

6/17/2017 [OTTAWA] Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency warned Friday that hackers and foreign states may try to sway its elections in 2019, after so-called hacktivists tried but failed to influence the 2015 ballot that brought Justin Trudeau's Liberals to ...

How To Tell If Your Vote Has Been Compromised By Hackers

6/16/2017 Homeland Security said in California, a private contractor manging the election systems was hacked. Cyber security officials believe it was VR Systems, which makes an electronic voter identification system used by poll workers.

Canada: Hackers unsuccessfully targeted country's 2015 election, likely to try again in 2019

6/16/2017 Ottawa: Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency warned on Friday that hackers and foreign states may try to sway its elections in 2019, after so-called hacktivists tried but failed to influence the 2015 ballot that brought Justin Trudeau's Liberals to ...

What Congress is doing to stop Russian hackers next time

6/16/2017 Defense Secretary James Mattis also testified that the agency is on track to elevate the status of Cyber Command - the US military's top offensive hacking unit - to a unified combatant command, giving elite cyberwarriors a direct line to the Pentagon's ...

Hackers Silence Online Stream Of KQED Radio

6/16/2017 SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) - Bay Area radio station KQED was hit by hackers, who reportedly knocked out the station's online radio stream for hours.

Georgia voters fear their congressional election will be hacked

6/16/2017 Cybersecurity researcher Logan Lamb discovered last summer that a security hole leaves the state's online voter records accessible by hackers, who could plant malware and potentially rig the election, according to an interview with Politico. Even ...

Now doctors need to be hackers, too

6/16/2017 The conference combined talks with gritty (and sometimes bloody) live-action simulations where doctors were faced with with a new kind of medical crisis: Figuring out if a patient -- or more specifically, the technology that keeps them alive -- has ...

Hackers targeted country's 2015 election, may try again

6/16/2017 OTTAWA - Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency warned Friday that hackers and foreign states may try to sway its elections in 2019 after so-called hacktivists tried but failed to influence the 2015 ballot that brought Justin Trudeau's Liberals to power.

Why Girl Scouts Make Great Cybersecurity Hackers

6/16/2017 On Thursday, Girl Scouts of the USA announced a new partnership with Palo Alto Networks to create a series of cybersecurity badges.

Hackers Took Control of a Lorain Co. Printing Shop's Camera For Five Days

6/16/2017 The hackers harassing Joe and his employees knew their names and the name of the store they all worked in. One of the employees contacted authorities and when dialing 911, a voice from the camera said, “Go ahead, call the police.

Woman Says Government Hackers Took Over Her Facebook

6/16/2017 A woman in Minneapolis says that her Facebook account was taken over by government hackers. Jessica Jacobsen noticed she was locked out of her account a month ago and her profile was being changed.

Hackers Use E-Cigarettes To Transmit Malware

6/16/2017 The health risks of electronic cigarettes remain uncertain. But the digital risks have become crystal clear. Hackers are turning vape pens into clever tools to breach cyber security systems.

Millions of Samsung users exposed to hackers over expired domain

6/16/2017 Thankfully, it fell in the hands of security researcher João Gouveia, as opposed to some malicious hacker. But after doing some digging he found out this mistake could have been catastrophic.

Samsung devices are vulnerable to hacking thanks one domain issue

6/16/2017 Samsung left millions of devices to hackers after failing to review the domain of the app that came pre-installed on the devices, according to a security researcher.

Casinos, mining companies hit by criminal hackers

6/16/2017 A "financially motivated" and digitally-savvy criminal hacking group has spent at least three years infiltrating computers at several unnamed Canadian mining companies and casinos, stealing sensitive data and holding it for ransom.

'How foul-mouthed hackers messed up my life'

6/15/2017 As our "smart" homes fill up with internet-connected devices, the risk grows that hackers will find weak points in our networks, steal our data and hijack our lives.

How to safeguard your android phone from hackers

6/15/2017 OF all the operating systems currently in the market, Android operating system has a record of being the most purchased and sadly, the most hacked. Applying this to Nigeria, any smart phone that is not Nokia, Apple or Blackberry, is running an Android ...

3 ways hackers hide malware on Facebook

6/15/2017 Hackers are smart and clever. They're always one step ahead of their victims, like you. Just when it's becoming second nature for you to think twice about opening a link in an email, hackers have a new way to trick you. The problem is, it's so easy to ...

Georgia voter records found exposed to internet hackers

6/15/2017 The security failure left the state's 6.7 million voter records and other sensitive files exposed to hackers, and may have been left unpatched for seven months.

Russian Hackers Breach 39 States' Election Systems Excluding Md.

6/15/2017 In a cyberspace full of hackers, the Maryland State Board of Elections took no chances. If voting machines are tampered with “the whole democratic process could come falling down,” says Michael Greenberger, University of Maryland: Center for Homeland ...

'How foul-mouthed hackers messed up my life'

6/15/2017 As our "smart" homes fill up with internet-connected devices, the risk grows that hackers will find weak points in our networks, steal our data and hijack our lives.

Hackers break into Lorain Co. business security camera, screaming insults through camera speakers

6/15/2017 Video from a Lorain Co. business shows an outside party taking control of the company's security camera and the camera's speaker, screaming obscenities and threatening violence against the business owner and his family.

What Congress is doing to stop Russian hackers next time

6/15/2017 Defense Secretary James Mattis also testified that the agency is on track to elevate the status of Cyber Command - the US military's top offensive hacking unit - to a unified combatant command, giving elite cyberwarriors a direct line to the Pentagon's ...

Voter records still open to hackers

6/15/2017 The security failure left the state's 6.7 million voter records and other sensitive files exposed to hackers and may have been left unpatched for seven months.

Canadian hospitals vulnerable to hackers, warns health-care expert

6/15/2017 Building a primary perimeter involves things like helping staff spot phishing attempts and bringing in “white-hat” hackers to test computer systems and identify weaknesses, Tholl said. It also involves things as simple as keeping up with software ...

WannaCry hackers just getting started, former federal CISO says

6/15/2017 WannaCry hackers just getting started, former federal CISO says. More attacks are coming and they will be much worse, Greg Touhill and other security experts told a House Science subcommittee.

Russian hackers tried altering US election data. Now what?

6/15/2017 Washington (CNN) A new report from Bloomberg this week reveals that Russian cyberattackers were much more involved in the US presidential election than previously publicized.

Russian hackers tried to 'disrupt' presidential election in Dallas

6/15/2017 Russian hackers attempted to break into voter rolls in Dallas ahead of the presidential election but were unable to breach the computer system.

Canadian hospitals vulnerable to hackers, warns health-care expert

6/15/2017 Building a primary perimeter involves things like helping staff spot phishing attempts and bringing in “white-hat” hackers to test computer systems and identify weaknesses, Tholl said. It also involves things as simple as keeping up with software ...

UCL schooled by hackers as it's whacked by 'major' ransomware attack

6/15/2017 UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON (UCL) has been whacked by a "major" ransomware attack that has encrypted files belonging to its students.

Official: Russian hackers targeted Dallas voter registration

6/15/2017 A top Texas elections official says Russian hackers attempted to access voter registration rolls in Dallas County before November's presidential election.

Official: Russian hackers targeted Dallas voter registration

6/15/2017 A top Texas elections official says Russian hackers attempted to access voter registration rolls in Dallas County before November's presidential election.

Samsung forgets domain renewal, exposes millions to hackers

6/15/2017 Millions of users of older Samsung devices were left exposed to hackers because the company failed to renew a domain that was used to control an app, according to security researchers.

Russian hackers, Fort Worth murders, Collin County tolls: Your Thursday morning roundup

6/15/2017 If the hackers had been able to manipulate or delete the county's registered voter database -- which contains names, dates of birth and addresses for 1.3 million voters -- that could have caused chaos on Election Day, said Dallas County Commissioner ...

Russian hackers broke into voting systems in almost every US state, report claims

6/15/2017 The Intercept recently published a top-secret National Security Agency document detailing an attempted launch of a Russian spear-phishing campaign on local governments in advance of the US election.

Chandigarh cyber cell arrests 3 hackers for stealing credit, debit card details

6/15/2017 The cyber cell of Chandigarh Police has arrested three members of a gang of hackers involved in stealing people's debit and credit card details.

Russian Hackers Breached Voting Systems in 39 States: Report

6/15/2017 According to Bloomberg, Russian “incursions into voter databases and software systems” occurred in “almost twice as many states as previously reported.

Georgia's lax voting security exposed just in time for crucial special election

6/15/2017 To understand why many computer scientists and voting rights advocates don't trust the security of many US election systems, consider the experience of Georgia-based researcher Logan Lamb.

10 security tips to protect your wordpress website from hackers

6/14/2017 Having such an elevated status makes WordPress an easy target for hackers, DDoS and brute force attacks. Thankfully, the WP community works tirelessly to beef up security as best as it can.

Hackers Steal 6 Million User Accounts for Cash-for-Surveys Site

6/14/2017 In one of the more bizarre data breaches to surface recently, hackers made off with 6 million accounts for CashCrate, a site where users can be paid to complete online surveys, according to a database obtained by Motherboard.

3 ways hackers hide malware on Facebook

6/14/2017 Hackers are smart and clever. They're always one step ahead of their victims, like you. Just when it's becoming second nature for you to think twice about opening a link in an email, hackers have a new way to trick you. The problem is, it's so easy to ...

3 ways hackers hide malware on Facebook

6/14/2017 Hackers are smart and clever. They're always one step ahead of their victims, like you. Just when it's becoming second nature for you to think twice about opening a link in an email, hackers have a new way to trick you. The problem is, it's so easy to ...

Russian hackers targeted Dallas County servers before presidential election

6/14/2017 Russian hackers took aim at Dallas County's Web servers, possibly trying to access voter registration rolls, before the November presidential election, officials said Wednesday.

It's a hacker's world: Conference hosts a community of hackers and security buffs

6/14/2017 In the midst of the holiday shopping rush of 2013, Target, the nation's second-largest discount retail store, acknowledged that hackers had obtained customer's personal information. According to initial reports, approximately 40 million customers had ...