A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know

 Posted by on 2016-08-23 at 16:48  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security  Comments Off on A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know
Aug 232016
 

Hackers known as the Shadow Brokers unleashed a new security scare this month by publishing exploits stolen from the NSA. The exploits came in the form of software code that was designed to do things like break into Cisco, Fortinent and other firewalls.

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Who Hacked The NSA?

 Posted by on 2016-08-22 at 15:58  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, infosec, nsa, privacy, Reblog, russia, security, tech  Comments Off on Who Hacked The NSA?
Aug 222016
 

Who are the Shadow Brokers? Last week, a group called the “Shadow Brokers” stole 234 megabytes of data from the National Security Agency (NSA).

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Yeah, The NSA Was Probably Hacked

 Posted by on 2016-08-16 at 12:24  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, edward snowden, Hacking, infosec, malware, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, snowden, tech  Comments Off on Yeah, The NSA Was Probably Hacked
Aug 162016
 

New context from National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden makes the case that files dumped online over the weekend probably came from the NSA.

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Kaspersky Lab offers free anti-ransomware tool for Windows

 Posted by on 2016-08-09 at 15:11  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, infosec, kaspersky, malware, ransomware, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Kaspersky Lab offers free anti-ransomware tool for Windows
Aug 092016
 

There’s been a surge in hackers targeting organizations with ransomware, keen to squeeze cash or bitcoins out of infected targets who often feel they have no chance but to cooperate with fraudsters’ demands. For smaller businesses in particular, a ransomware attack can be a huge headache.

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Over 1000 Wendy’s restaurants hacked – customers’ credit card details stolen

 Posted by on 2016-07-07 at 21:34  cyber crime, hack, Hacking, infosec, malware, Reblog, security, tech, wendys  Comments Off on Over 1000 Wendy’s restaurants hacked – customers’ credit card details stolen
Jul 072016
 

Fast food giant Wendy’s says that it now believes that more than 1000 of its restaurants across the United States have fallen victim to a hacking gang, who used malware to steal customers’ credit and debit card information.

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GoToMyPC accounts hacked, all customer passwords reset

 Posted by on 2016-06-19 at 13:43  cyber crime, cyber security, hack, infosec, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on GoToMyPC accounts hacked, all customer passwords reset
Jun 192016
 

Experiencing a problem logging into GoToMyPC? There’s a reason for that. Your password has been reset by Citrix, the company which runs GoToMyPC.com, after hackers reportedly attacked the service. Unfortunately, the GoToMYPC service has been targeted by a very sophisticated password attack.

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Hackers stole $80 million from a central bank because it had $10 routers and no firewall

 Posted by on 2016-04-22 at 17:43  banking, cyber crime, cyber security, economics, Economy, finance, money, Reblog  Comments Off on Hackers stole $80 million from a central bank because it had $10 routers and no firewall
Apr 222016
 

Thomson ReutersDHAKA (Reuters) — Bangladesh’s central bank was vulnerable to hackers because it did not have a firewall and used second-hand, $10 switches to network computers connected to the SWIFT global payment network, an investigator into one of the world’s biggest cyber heists said.

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