Category: Technobabble

Argentine Registry Data Theft: Twitter Suspends The Accounts Hackers Involved

Posted on October 20, 2021 at 1:44 PM The Argentine database that holds the information and IDs of its 45 million citizens was attacked by threat actors recently. However, in a swift move to prevent the promotion and distribution of...

/ October 20, 2021

Ethical hacker shares top tips to protect your attack surface

The underrated threat of domain takeover and hacking a firm’s internal and external attack surface can enable malicious actors to circumvent many advanced website protection mechanisms. However, Detectify Crowdsource hacker Jasmin Landry says that deploying an external attack surface management...

/ October 19, 2021

Desorden Hacking Group Hacks Acer, 60GB worth of Customer Data Stolen

Posted on October 18, 2021 at 12:14 PM Desorden, a renowned hacking group, has announced that it has successfully hacked Acer, a leading multinational hardware and electronics firm based in Taiwan. The hacking group announced the breach through a popular...

/ October 18, 2021

Hackers Exploiting Malware to Steal Millions worth of Cryptocurrencies

Posted on October 16, 2021 at 11:23 AM A recent report has revealed the existence of the MyKings malware that threat actors have used to make over $24.7 million. The malware, which is still operational, uses compromised devices to mine...

/ October 16, 2021

Microsoft Defends against 2.4 Tbps DDoS Attack on Azure Cloud Services

Posted on October 15, 2021 at 3:42 PM Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been rising, and their intensity is becoming even bigger. Microsoft has been the latest victim of a major DDoS attack, but it managed to thwart...

/ October 15, 2021

Vulnerability in OpenSea could have allowed Hackers to Steal Cryptocurrencies from User Wallets

Posted on October 14, 2021 at 11:46 AM OpenSea, the largest non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, suffered a vulnerability that threat actors could have exploited to steal from user wallets. According to researchers, the threat actors could drain these funds using...

/ October 14, 2021

Microsoft issues Report on Iranian Hackers Targeting Office 365 Accounts

Posted on October 13, 2021 at 8:06 AM Government agencies have of late been major targets of state-sponsored threat actors. A recent report from Microsoft states that Iranian hackers could be using a password guessing technique to attack military and...

/ October 13, 2021

DDoS Botnet Operator arrested in Ukraine with 100,000 Compromised Devices

Posted on October 12, 2021 at 7:55 AM Law enforcement authorities in Ukraine arrested a threat actor believed to be behind the creation and operation of a “powerful botnet.” The authorities stated that the hacker had developed the botnet using...

/ October 12, 2021

Researchers detect Sneaky FontOnMalware on Linux Systems

Posted on October 11, 2021 at 2:55 PM Researchers have identified a malware family that uses custom and highly sophisticated modules to target Linux systems. According to researchers, this malware family was previously unknown and is now dubbed FontOnLake. The...

/ October 11, 2021

Report shows that Cryptocurrencies could prevent threats on Autonomous Vehicles

Posted on October 10, 2021 at 4:55 PM The automotive sector has rapidly evolved, and new technologies are bringing in more efficiency and user-friendliness. The most popular innovation in this sector is electric vehicles that have become highly popular due...

/ October 10, 2021

Around 200,000 BrewDog Shareholder Data exposed to Threat Actors

Posted on October 9, 2021 at 4:47 PM Recent research has stated that BrewDog has exposed the personal identifiable information (PII) of around 200,000 shareholders. This data was exposed for a period of one and a half years. This breach...

/ October 9, 2021

Threat Actors Heighten Attacks on Tech Companies, creating Fear

Posted on October 9, 2021 at 8:30 AM The rise in hacking attacks has shown the strained relationship between tech companies and anonymous hackers. A rise in attacks on tech firms has created worry that the negative effect will move...

/ October 9, 2021