Monthly Archives: August 2016

FBI flash alert says foreign hackers compromised state election systems

The FBI issued a “flash” alert to election officials across the country confirming that foreign hackers have compromised state election systems in two states. The FBI confirmed that foreign hackers […]

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Apple fixed Zero-Day flaws exploited by nation-state spyware

Apple issued emergency iOS updates to patch three Zero-Days exploited by a government spyware in an high-sophisticated attack. Apple has released the iOS 9.3.5 update for its mobile devices (iPhones and iPads). […]

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Cybersecurity Ventures 2016 Cybercrime Report – Hackerpocalypse: A Cybercrime Revelation

Hackerpocalypse: A Cybercrime Revelation FROM THE EDITORS AT CYBERSECURITY VENTURES 2016 Cybercrime Report Steve Morgan, Editor-In-Chief This special report on cybercrime is sponsored by Herjavec Group, a leading global information […]

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vBulletin vulnerabilities exposed more than 27 million users’ records

Security vulnerabilities in the vBulletin platform have exposed more than 27 million accounts, many of them belonging to gamers on mail.ru. The Data breach monitoring service LeakedSource has disclosed 11 new data […]

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Linux.Rex.1, a new Linux Trojan the creates a P2P Botnet

Security researchers discovered a new Linux Trojan dubbed Linux.Rex.1 that is capable of self-spreading and create a peer-to-peer botnet. A newly observed Linux Trojan is capable of self-spreading through infected […]

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3D models based on Facebook images can fool facial recognition systems

A group of researchers demonstrated that a number of existing facial recognition systems can be fooled by 3D facial models made from Facebook photos. Facial recognition systems still have a certain […]

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The US DoE has awarded $34 million in funding to secure the power grid

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $34 million in funding to projects aimed at the protection of power grid from cyber attacks. A cyber attack against a critical […]

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Emails among dumps published by Wikileaks includes 300+ malware

A malware researcher has analyzed the attachments of in the WikiLeaks email dumps and discovered more than 300 pieces of malware. WikiLeaks has published more than 300 pieces of malicious […]

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Snowden: NSA Equation Group hack may be a Russian warning

According to the popular whistleblower Edward Snowden the hack of the NSA Equation Group may be a Russian response to the US. The public auction of stolen NSA exploits and hacking […]

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Oracle MICROS hackers breached five more PoS system vendors

Hackers that breached Oracle MICROS systems have infected systems of other five PoS vendors that supply hundreds of thousands of companies in the US. Last week the systems of the Oracle […]

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Guccifer 2.0 leaks personal data of nearly 200 Congressional Democrats

Guccifer 2.0, the alleged hacker behind the DNC hack released another trove of documents about House Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi’s sensitive data. The hack to the US Presidential election is […]

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DiskFiltration stealing data from air-gapped networks via acoustic signals

A group of experts devised a technique dubbed DiskFiltration to exfiltrate data from air-gapped networks relying on acoustic signals emitted from HDDs We are aware that air-gapped networks aren’t totally […]

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Hackers could break into billion computers through their monitors

At the DEF CON conference, a group of three researchers from Red Balloon Security has demonstrated how to hack a computer through its monitor. It is a common error consider […]

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Cyberwar – The cyberspace is already a dangerous battlefield

The number of high-profile hacks demonstrates that a silent cyberwar is already ongoing among countries in the cyberspace. The recent hacks of the Democratic National Committee and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign and […]

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FireEye Report – 33 percent of ICS Flaws had no vendor fixes when reported

FireEye documented more than 1,500 vulnerabilities affecting ICS disclosed in the past 15 years, and some of them are still present. Security of critical infrastructure is a pillar of the […]

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WhatsApp does not properly and physically erase user’s deleted messages

WhatsApp doesn’t properly erase your deleted messages, researcher reveals Are you using WhatsApp? There is an interesting news for you, the popular instant messaging app doesn’t properly erase the user’s deleted […]

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Hackers have stolen 120,000 Bitcoin in Bitfinex security breach

Bitcoin plunged just over 20% on Tuesday after news of the security breach suffered by Bitfinex that led the theft of 120,000 Bitcoin. One of the world’s largest digital currency exchanges, the Asian Bitfinex, […]

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China 1937CN Team hackers attack airports in Vietnam

The group of hackers known as China 1937CN Team compromised the announcement screen systems at many major airports in Vietnam. According to the 2015 version of the ‘Transportation Systems Sector-Specific Plan’ the […]

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DCCC website redirected donors to a fake contribution page

Another attack hit the Democratic Party organization, this time, the Democratic Party’s congressional fundraising DCCC committee was hit by hackers. The Democratic Party organization continues to be under attack, this time, […]

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