Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Researchers detail huge hack-for-hire campaigns against environmentalists

‘Dark Basin’ is said to have targeted nonprofit groups battling Exxon Mobil Hackers for hire have targeted thousands of individuals as part of campaigns against environmental advocacy groups, journalists,...
Indian hackers give befitting reply to Pakistan's agenda on Ram temple, Kashmir; hack over 80 Pakistani websites

Indian hackers give befitting reply to Pakistan’s agenda on Ram temple, Kashmir; hack over...

On August 15, when the country was celebrating the 74th anniversary of independence and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was warning Pakistan and China to not engage in anti-India activities, a group of...
Google Advises Android Developers to Encrypt App Data On Device

Google Advises Android Developers to Encrypt App Data On Device

Google today published a blog post recommending mobile app developers to encrypt data that their apps generate on the users' devices, especially when they use unprotected external storage that's prone...
Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: US to Require Energy Pipelines Report Hacks or Face Fines

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: US to Require Energy Pipelines Report Hacks or Face Fines

Google and Facebook were also fined over a failure to delete content that Moscow deems illegal. Energy pipeline companies will have to report cybersecurity incidents to the US government under...
Trojanized Tor Browser Steals Bitcoins From Dark Web Users

Trojanized Tor Browser Steals Bitcoins From Dark Web Users

This malicious Tor Browser has been distributed via two fake websites that claim to distribute the official Russian language version of the Tor Browser.Using this trojanized Tor Browser, attackers have...
Targeted Ransomware Attacks Hit Several Spanish Companies

Targeted Ransomware Attacks Hit Several Spanish Companies

Everis, one of the largest IT consulting companies in Spain, suffered a targeted ransomware attack on Monday, forcing the company to shut down all its computer systems until the issue...
Carnival Cruises hit with a costly ransomware attack

Carnival Cruises hit with a costly ransomware attack

The company says in SEC filing it is preparing for potential claims from guests, employees, and shareholders based on the data accessed. Ransomware attacks on high-profile companies are now...
Chinese Hackers Compromise Telecom Servers to Spy on SMS Messages

Chinese Hackers Compromise Telecom Servers to Spy on SMS Messages

A group of Chinese hackers carrying out political espionage for Beijing has been found targeting telecommunications companies with a new piece of malware designed to spy on text messages sent...
Air India cyber-attack: Data of millions of customers compromised

Air India cyber-attack: Data of millions of customers compromised

Personal data of about 4.5 million passengers of Air India was leaked in a cyber attack on the airline’s data processor but the compromised servers were later secured, the Indian state-run carrier...
9 Years of AMD Processors Vulnerable to 2 New Side-Channel Attacks

9 Years of AMD Processors Vulnerable to 2 New Side-Channel Attacks

AMD processors from as early as 2011 to 2019 carry previously undisclosed vulnerabilities that open them to two new different side-channel attacks, according to a freshly published research. Known as...

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