Category: Technobabble

Mozilla Firefox Hacked Within 8 Seconds At The Vancouver Hacking Event

Posted on May 22, 2022 at 7:55 PM The Pwn2own hacking event in Vancouver has proven that companies need to do a lot more to make their software safe. The event exposed flaws in Ubuntu Desktop, Microsoft Teams, Windows 11,...

/ May 22, 2022

Top Hackers Tussle To Scoop Tesla’s $600,000 Reward At Pwn2Own Event

Posted on May 21, 2022 at 9:02 PM A hacking competition in Vancouver, Canada, has attracted some of the world’s best hackers in the industry. Their goal is to break into highly secured technology, including Tesla car, Apple’s Safari browser,...

/ May 21, 2022

Windows 11 And Teams Among Hacked Software On The First Day Of Pwn2Ow

Posted on May 21, 2022 at 7:24 AM Microsoft’s latest iteration of its software is another example of how the tech giant is taking a massive security-based stance to protect against future software infiltrations. In the latest Pwn2Own hacking competition,...

/ May 21, 2022

Hackers Use Built-In Utility To Target Vulnerable Microsoft SQL Servers

Posted on May 19, 2022 at 4:49 PM Tech giant Microsoft has warned about a brute-force attack that targets poorly secured and Internet-exposed Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) database servers with frail passwords. This is not the first time Microsoft SQL...

/ May 19, 2022

Hackers Are Inserting Malicious PHP Code to Steal credit card data

Posted on May 18, 2022 at 7:19 PM The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has issued a warning that some hackers are creating a backdoor into victims’ systems and accessing their credit card data. The agency stated that the attackers...

/ May 18, 2022

Gartner’s top security threat and pentesting vs continuous scans – what you missed from Hack Yourself Stockholm 2021

TL/DR: Detectify’s Hack Yourself event in Stockholm is 24 hours away, which means that it’s time to catch up on what happened at our last event in late 2021. From Gartner including External Attack Surface Management (EASM) as the top...

/ May 18, 2022

Killnet Pro-Russian Group Vows To Launch Cyber Attacks On Ten Countries

Posted on May 17, 2022 at 7:03 PM The Killnet pro-Russian hacking group that targeted the Eurovision song contest in Italy has declared “war” against Italy and ten other countries. Earlier this week, Italian authorities stopped an attack on the...

/ May 17, 2022

Italy Stops Pro-Russian Groups From Disrupting The Eurovision Contest

Posted on May 16, 2022 at 12:11 PM The Italian police have prevented a pro-Russian hacking group from disrupting the May 14 semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin. The police stated it mitigated several cyberattacks during contestants’ performance...

/ May 16, 2022

Researchers Discover Known WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Exploited By Hackers

Posted on May 15, 2022 at 12:04 PM Researchers at GoDaddy’s security firm Sucuri have revealed that thousands of websites were hacked over the past few months due to known vulnerabilities. According to the researchers, the threat actors behind the...

/ May 15, 2022

Bitter APT Hacking Group Now Turn Their Attention To Bangladesh

Posted on May 13, 2022 at 7:14 AM A hacking campaign focused on several countries in South Asia has decided to include Bangladeshi government organizations as one of its targets. The espionage-focused threat began in August 2021 and has spread...

/ May 13, 2022

Russia Hit By Waves Of Cyber Attacks By Pro-Ukrainian Threat Actors

Posted on May 11, 2022 at 8:40 PM For a long time, Russia has been considered a force to reckon with when it comes to cybersecurity threats and cyber espionage. But since the country invaded Ukraine, it has been on...

/ May 11, 2022

National Cyber Force to combat the use of stolen credit card details

Posted on May 11, 2022 at 4:13 PM The Ministry of Defence teamed up with the GCHQ intelligence agency in a joint operation to combat the use of sensitive details stolen by cybercriminals. The joint operation focused on the computer...

/ May 11, 2022