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Cyber thieves move $760 million stolen in the 2016 Bitfinex heist

Over $760 million worth of Bitcoin that were stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 were moved to new accounts. More than $760 million worth of Bitcoin, stolen from Asian cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016, were moved on Wednesday to new accounts. On August 2016, the Asian Bitfinex suffered a security breach that resulted in the the
Publish At:2021-04-15 13:14 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Bitfinex information securi

30 Docker images downloaded 20M times in cryptojacking attacks

Experts discovered that 30 malicious Docker images with a total number of 20 million pulls were involved in cryptomining operations. Palo Alto Network researcher Aviv Sasson discovered 30 malicious Docker images, which were downloaded 20 million times, that were involved in cryptojacking operations. The expert determined the number of cryptocurrencies
Publish At:2021-03-30 06:34 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Malware cryptoj

Millions of People Can Lose Sensitive Data through Travel Apps, Privacysavvy reports

According to a report published by researchers at PrivacySavvy, many travel companies expose users’ data through their booking apps. In a report published on the 16th of March by PrivacySavvy, many travel companies expose users’ data through their booking apps. PrivacySavvy is a digital security company on a mission to educate internet users o
Publish At:2021-03-19 05:12 | Read:242 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking hacking news information se

ByteDance agreed to pay $92M in US privacy Settlement for TikTok data collection

ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, agreed to pay $92 million in a settlement to U.S. users for illegal data collection. ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, agreed to pay $92 million in a settlement to U.S. users. The settlement has yet to be approved by a federal judge. The Chinese firm was accused to have failed to get the users’ consent to co
Publish At:2021-03-01 08:12 | Read:350 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking hacking news information se

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia hacked again

The New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia suffered a new cyber heist while it is in liquidation due to a 2019 security breach. In 2019, the New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia discloses a cyber attack that took place on January 14th. At the time of the first attack, the threat actors stole approximately USD 30 million worth o
Publish At:2021-02-28 12:42 | Read:396 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking cryptocurrency Cryptopia in

A Cryptomining botnet abuses Bitcoin blockchain transactions as C2 backup mechanism

Crooks are exploiting BTC blockchain transactions to hide backup command-and-control (C2) server addresses for a cryptomining botnet. Security experts from Akamai have spotted a new botnet used for illicit cryptocurrency mining activities that are abusing Bitcoin (BTC) transactions to implement a backup mechanism for C2.  This technique allows bot
Publish At:2021-02-24 19:00 | Read:318 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Malware Cryptocurrency

Twitter removes 100 accounts linked to Russia disseminating disinformation

Twitter removed dozens of accounts allegedly used by Russia-linked threat actors to disseminate disinformation and target western countries. Twitter has removed dozens of accounts used by Russia-linked threat actors that were used to disseminate disinformation and to target the European Union, the United States, and the NATO alliance. Experts believe t
Publish At:2021-02-23 18:20 | Read:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Digital ID Social Networks disin

An attacker was able to siphon audio feeds from multiple Clubhouse rooms

An attacker demonstrated this week that Clubhouse chats are not secure, he was able to siphon audio feeds from “multiple rooms” into its own website While the popularity of the audio chatroom app Clubhouse continues to increase experts are questioning the security and privacy level it offers to its users. Recently the company announced it is working to
Publish At:2021-02-22 09:01 | Read:373 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile Social Networks Clubhouse Ha

Privacy bug in the Brave browser exposes Tor addresses to user’s DNS provider

A privacy bug in the Brave Browser caused the leak of the Tor onion URL addresses visited in the Tor mode by the users. A bug in the Private Window with Tor implemented in the Brave web browser could reveal the onion sites visited by the users. The Tor mode implemented in the Brave web browser allows users to access .onion sites inside Brave private br
Publish At:2021-02-19 19:25 | Read:373 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Digital ID Security Brave Browser pri

The “P” in Telegram stands for Privacy

Security expert Dhiraj Mishra analyzed the popular instant messaging app Telegram and identified some failures in terms of handling the users’ data. Summary: While understanding the implementation of various security and privacy measures in Telegram, I identified that telegram fails again in terms of handling the users data. My initial study started
Publish At:2021-02-12 07:13 | Read:444 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking hacking news information se

Experts explain how to bypass recent improvement of China’s Great Firewall

Experts from Great Firewall Report analyzed recent upgrades to China’s Great Firewall and revealed that it can be circumvented. Members of the Great Firewall Report group have analyzed the recent improvement implemented for China’s Great Firewall censorship system and revealed that it is possible to bypass it. Last year, the group publishe
Publish At:2021-01-31 13:54 | Read:547 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Censorship China Hacking h

New Pro-Ocean crypto-miner targets Apache ActiveMQ, Oracle WebLogic, and Redis installs

The Rocke group is using a new piece of cryptojacking malware dubbed Pro-Ocean to target Apache ActiveMQ, Oracle WebLogic, and Redis installs. The cybercrime group Rocke is using a new piece of cryptojacking malware called Pro-Ocean to target vulnerable Apache ActiveMQ, Oracle WebLogic, and Redis intalls. The malware is an evolution of a Monero cryptoc
Publish At:2021-01-31 10:00 | Read:474 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Malware Cloud cryptocur

Cryptocurrency exchange BuyUcoin hacked, data of 325K+ users leaked

Indian cryptocurrency exchange Buyucoin suffered a security incident, threat actors leaked sensitive data of 325K users. A new incident involving a cryptocurrency exchange made the headlines, the India-based cryptocurrency exchange suffered a security incident, threat actors leaked sensitive data of 325K users on the Dark Web. Leaked data includes nam
Publish At:2021-01-25 05:48 | Read:458 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Digital ID BuyUcoin Darkw

ADT employee pleads guilty for accessing cameras installed by the company

A former ADT employee pleads guilty for accessing the cameras he installed at the home of the company’s customers in the Dallas area. Telesforo Aviles (35) is a former ADT employee that pleaded for accessing the cameras he installed at the home of the company’s customers. Every time the man worked at the home of a customer in the Dallas are
Publish At:2021-01-23 18:42 | Read:482 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID ADT Hacking hacking new

Livecoin halted operations after the December attack

The Russian cryptocurrency exchange Livecoin has announced it is terminating its operation following the December cyberattack.  The Russian cryptocurrency exchange was hacked on Christmas Eve, it published a message on its website warning customers to stop using its services. “Dear clients, we ask you to stop using our service in all meanings: don
Publish At:2021-01-20 12:42 | Read:425 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking information security news I