Monthly Archives: August 2014

Major cyber attacks hit 5 US banks including JPMorgan

US law enforcement and private security firms are investigating on a series of cyber attacks which hit JPMorgan and other financial institutions. The FBI announced that the Bureau is investigating media reports of cyber […]

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A dark wing of the intelligence supports the Tor Project

Experts working at US and UK Intelligence agencies on monthly base leak Tor vulnerabilities to the developers at the Tor Project. The BBC reported that the executive director of the Tor Project revealed that both US and UK intelligence agencies share bugs anonymously with […]

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900,000 Android Phones Hit by Ransomware in 30 days

You are guilty of child porn, child abuse, zoophilia or sending out bulk spam. You are a criminal. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has locked you out of your phone […]

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FBI warns healthcare industry on possible cyber attacks

FBI is warning businesses operating in the healthcare industry on possible cyber attacks. The FBI is alerting the healthcare industry companies on potential cyber attacks, the law enforcement are warning companies […]

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Operation Arachnophobia, targeted attacks from Pakistan

Operation Arachnophobia is a cyber espionage campaign originated in Pakistan descovered by experts from FireEye and ThreatConnect. Researchers from FireEye and ThreatConnect recently conducted a joint investigation on a series of […]

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Hackers have stolen credit card data from 51 UPS stores in the US

Hackers have compromised with a malware the system at 51 UPS Stores across the United States, customers’ credit card data may have been exposed. UPS is the last clamorous victim […]

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New malware based attacks hit opponents in Syria and all over the world

Security Experts at Kaspersky Global Research & Analysis Team have discovered several malware based attacks targeting opponents of the Regime in Syria. Malware is the most diffused cyber threat used by governments […]

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Microsoft confirmed that a faulty patch is causing BlueScreen

Microsoft is investigating on potentially faulty Windows security update that is causing some systems to crash with bluescreen error. Last Friday, Microsoft urged its users to uninstall the latest security updates […]

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HACIENDA, GCHQ Port Scanning Program on a wide-scale

New revelation on British GCHQ confirms the existence of the HACIENDA Port Scanning Program which is targeting systems in 27 countries. In the last years the British GCHQ has conducted numerous hacking operation against […]

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Grocery giants ALBERTSONS and SUPERVALU confirmed data breach

US Grocery giants ALBERTSONS and SUPERVALU have confirmed a data breach that could impact customers who acquired product in national stores. The Grocery giants Albertsons and SUPERVALU posted on Thursday […]

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NSA accidentally caused the 2012 Syrian Internet blackout

Edward Snowden revealed that NSA hacking elite team TAO accidentally caused Syria’s internet blackout in 2012 during a cyber espionage operation. Two years ago Syria suffered a huge Internet blackout, the […]

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The network of USIS compromised by a cyber attack

Internal network of USIS was compromised by a cyber attack which has exposed Government Employees’ Data. Investigators speculate on a state-sponsored attack The USIS (U.S. Investigations Services), which provides background […]

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F-Secure discovered Xiaomi handset spying on users’data

Experts at F-Secure security firm analyzing the new Xiaomi RedMi 1S discovered that it sends out to a server located in China a lot of user’s data. Xiaomi, one of the […]

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Malicious Facebook color changer App infected 10000 Users worldwide

Security Experts at Cheetah Mobile have uncovered a new scam based on a fake Facebook Color Changer App which infected 10000 users worldwide. Facebook  is a privileged target for cyber […]

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Russian crime ring amasses over a Billion credentials

Experts at Hold Security firm discovered a Russian group of hackers that collected 1.2B stolen credentials obtained in different data breaches worldwide. Experts at Hold Security revealed to have discovered […]

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China bans Symantec & Kaspersky from the list of antivirus suppliers

China has excluded Symantec Corp and Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved antivirus software suppliers to limit the use of foreign technology. Cyber espionage is the first concern of government, China and US exchanged […]

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Al-Qaeda usage of encryption after Snowden leaks (Part 2)

Web Intelligence experts at Recorded Future issued the second part of the analysis on the usage of encryption by Al-Qaeda after the Snowden leaks. In May 2014 web intelligence firm Recorded […]

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Zero-day flaws affect Symantec Endpoint Protection

Pen Testers at Offensive Security discovered Zero-day flaws in Symantec Endpoint Protection that could be exploited to gain full system access. Yesterday I reported the results of the study conducted by the […]

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