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Should we worry that the UK General Election is hacked?

Should we worry about UK election tampering? When Donald Trump won the 2016 US Election, political experts were shocked – most had failed to predict that he would go on to become the President. The UK’s decision to leave the European Union earlier in the year had been similarly surprising – again, most had expected a narrow win for the “Remain” campaign. Sin
Publish At:2017-06-08 08:30 | Read:246 | Comments:838 | Tags:Mobile News News Cybercrime cybersecurity Hackers

Corporate Cybersecurity: Keep Up, or Die

Companies are more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks, as their CIOs will be quick to explain to anyone who cares to ask. A third of them acknowledge that their company has suffered a major cyberattack in the last two years, an increase of 45% compared to 2013. And only one in five IT managers claims to be “very well prepared” to respond to cyb
Publish At:2017-06-06 19:40 | Read:192 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security companies cyberattacks Cybercrime gdpr

Experts shut down tens of thousands of subdomains set up with a domain shadowing campaign

Experts killed tens of thousands of subdomains used by crooks to host the RIG Exploit Kit that were set up with a domain shadowing campaign. GoDaddy and RSA Security, with the support of other security companies and researchers, have shut down tens of thousands of illegally established subdomains used by crooks to host the RIG Exploit Kit. The RIG exploit ki
Publish At:2017-06-06 09:55 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Domain Shadowin

Malvertising campaign in Google Search redirected users to tech support scam

Malicious ads in Google search results for the US retail giant Target redirected users to a tech support scam. The malvertising campaign was first reported last week by a US user who posted his observations to a StackExchange thread and was then reported by Bleepingcomputer.com. Just querying Google for the term “target,” users were displayed on
Publish At:2017-06-06 09:55 | Read:285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime Google malverti

Unsecure Hadoop Distributed File System installs 5 PB of Data

According to Shodan search, unprotected Hadoop Distributed File System installations expose 5 PB of data. Hadoop servers that are not securely configured expose vast amounts of data, according to an analysis conducted using the Internet search engine Shodan. A study conducted by Shodan revealed that nearly 4,500 servers with the Hadoop Distributed File Syste
Publish At:2017-06-04 02:20 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Cybercrime Elasticsearch Hadoop Distri

NSA Exploit EternalBlue is becoming even common in hacking tools and malware

Security Experts are observing a significant increase in the number of malware and hacking tools leveraging the ETERNALBLUE NSA exploit. ETERNALBLUE is the alleged NSA exploit that made the headlines with DOUBLEPULSAR in the WannaCry attack. ETERNALBLUE targets the SMBv1 protocol and is has become widely adopted in the community of malware developers. Invest
Publish At:2017-06-04 02:20 | Read:285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime ETERNAL

Jaff Ransomware campaigns linked to a black marketplace

Security researchers linked Jaff ransomware campaigns to the backend infrastructure used by operators behind a black market. Security researchers at Heimdal Security who are investigating a new strain of Jaff ransomware discovered that the malware is sharing the backend infrastructure with a black market offering for sale stolen card data and account informa
Publish At:2017-06-04 02:20 | Read:308 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Black marketplace

The Fireball malware already infected more than 250 million computers worldwide running both Windows and Mac OS

Check Point have discovered a massive malware campaign spreading the Fireball malware, it has already infected more than 250 million computers worldwide Security researchers at Check Point have discovered a massive malware campaign spreading the Fireball malware. The malicious code has already infected more than 250 million computers worldwide running both
Publish At:2017-06-02 06:55 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware adware Cybercrime Fireball

Dark Web users of a child porn website tracked after visiting file sharing site

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has identified dark web users after they downloaded media through a file sharing services. The DHS obtained the IP addresses of several suspects that visited a child porn site hosted in the Tor network. According to court filings, the suspects shared links to password-protected child pornography media on the  Zii
Publish At:2017-06-01 12:20 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Child porn Cybercrime Dar

You can take Shadow Brokers Zero Day Exploit Subscriptions for $21,000 per month

Shadow Brokers is going to launch a monthly subscription model for its data dumps, 0-Day Exploit Subscriptions goes for $21,000 per month. A couple of weeks ago, while security experts were debating about WannaCry ransomware and the NSA exploits it used, the Shadow Brokers group revealed its plan to sell off new exploits every month starting from June. Shado
Publish At:2017-05-30 23:35 | Read:307 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized Cybercrime Equation group Hacking malware Micr

The economic impact of cybercrime will reach $8 Trillion by 2022

According to a report published by Juniper Research, the economic impact of cybercrime is expected to reach $8 trillion price tag over the next five years. According to a report published by Juniper Research, the number of data records that will be compromised in security breaches in 2017 will reach 2.8 billion. The economic impact of cybercrime is expecte
Publish At:2017-05-30 23:35 | Read:329 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports Security Cybercrim

Flashpoint experts believe WannaCry authors speak Chinese after a linguistic analysis

Security experts at threat intelligence firm Flashpoint conducted a linguistic analysis of dozens of ransom notes displayed by the WannaCry ransomware. Malware researchers at threat intelligence firm Flashpoint conducted a linguistic analysis of 28 ransom notes displayed by the WannaCry ransomware. Flashpoint analyzed 28 WannaCry ransom notes written in vari
Publish At:2017-05-26 09:05 | Read:259 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking China Cybercrime linguistic analys

Master Keys for Crysis ransomware released on a forum

Researchers at ESET security firm have discovered that someone has released 200 master keys for the latest variants of the prominent Crysis ransomware. While security experts continue to investigate the WannaCry attack, someone has released 200 master keys for the latest variants of the prominent Crysis ransomware. The file encrypted by this version have the
Publish At:2017-05-25 14:40 | Read:414 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware CrySis ransomware Cybercri

Police dismantled the Cron gang that targeted Bank Accounts via Android Malware

Russian authorities with the support of the security firm Group-IB dismantled the operations of the Cron gang that infected more than 1 million smartphones. Russian authorities dismantled a major criminal ring that was targeting bank accounts by using an Android malware, dubbed ‘Cron,’ that compromised more than one million Android smartphones. A
Publish At:2017-05-24 01:50 | Read:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime banking Cron Gang Cybercrime Hacki

Cybercrime Has Become a Commodity

Today’s cybercriminals have new options that make their malicious efforts easier than ever. Cyberattacks can be purchased in several forms, including as-a-service packages and simple downloads to be installed in rogue servers. While these may not be the most cutting-edge techniques, they can be effective in infiltrating systems that have not been suff
Publish At:2017-05-24 00:45 | Read:276 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud Protection Network Advanced Threats Cybercrime Cybercr

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