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Personal data of thousands of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore exposed in bitcoin scam

Group-IB discovered thousands of personal records of users from multiple countries exposed in a targeted multi-stage bitcoin scam. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, has discovered thousands of personal records of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore, Spain, Malaysia and oth
Publish At:2020-06-30 09:55 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Bitcoin scam Cy

CryptoCore hacker group stole over $200M from cryptocurrency exchanges

The CryptoCore hacker group that is believed to be operating out of Eastern Europe has stolen around $200 million from online cryptocurrency exchanges. Experts from ClearSky states that a hacker group tracked as CryptoCore, which is believed to be operating out of Eastern Europe, has stolen around $200 million from cryptocurrency exchanges. The Crypto
Publish At:2020-06-24 15:10 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking CryptoCore cryp

Norway suspends its COVID-19 contact tracing app due to privacy concerns

Norway’s health authorities announced the suspension of the design of a COVID-19 contact tracing app due to privacy concerns. In April, Norway launched its contact tracing app dubbed Smittestopp (“Infection stop”) to trace the diffusion of the COVID-19 in the country. A contact tracing app is a tool that could be used to contain new d
Publish At:2020-06-16 14:09 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile contact tracing coronavirus

Tech firms suspend use of ‘biased’ facial recognition technology

Amazon, IBM and now Microsoft ban the sale of facial recognition technology to police departments and are urging for federal laws to regulate its use. Microsoft has joined Amazon and IBM in banning the sale of facial recognition technology to police departments, the tech giants are also urging for federal laws to regulate the use of these solutions. Mi
Publish At:2020-06-14 15:48 | Read:259 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Amazon IBM information security new

Microsoft discovers cryptomining campaign targeting Kubeflow tool for Kubernetes clusters

Microsoft’s Azure Security Center (ASC) is warning of a hacking campaign that targets Kubeflow, a machine learning toolkit for Kubernetes. Hackers are targeting Kubeflow servers with administration panel exposed online, Microsoft warns. The tech giant has released a report today detailing a novel series of attacks against Kubeflow, a toolkit for deploy
Publish At:2020-06-11 14:27 | Read:171 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Kubernetes Pier

Google is indexing the phone numbers of WhatsApp users raising privacy concerns

A researcher is warning that Google is indexing the phone numbers of WhatsApp users raising serious privacy concerns. Google is indexing the phone numbers of WhatsApp users that could be abused by threat actors for malicious activities. Even if Google Search only revealed the phone numbers and not the identities of associated users, ill-intentioned at
Publish At:2020-06-08 08:30 | Read:341 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Security Google privacy

Hackers hijacked Coincheck ‘s domain registrar account and targeted some users

Hackers hijacked one of the domains of the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck and used it for spear-phishing attacks. The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck announced that threat actors have accessed their account at the Oname.com domain registrar and hijacked one of its domain names. Then the attackers used the hijacked domain to launch s
Publish At:2020-06-04 07:05 | Read:288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Coincheck crypt

Tor Browser 9.5 is available for download, with new interesting features

Tor Browser 9.5 includes important security updates to Firefox, users on desktop will be able to opt-in for using onion sites automatically whenever the website makes them available.  Starting with the release of Tor Browser 9.5, new features will make accessing onion addresses easier.  Now, there is also an opt-in mechanism available for websites tha
Publish At:2020-06-03 21:08 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Digital ID Dark Web Hacking Informati

Hangzhou could permanently adopt COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The City of Hangzhou is planning to make a contact tracing system developed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic permanent for its citizens. Hangzhou, one of the major tech hubs in China, is planning to permanently use the tracking system developed to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. The city’s health commission declared that the permanent version of the c
Publish At:2020-05-26 08:31 | Read:389 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile China contact tracing system

Proposed government Coronavirus contact tracing app leaked data

A contact tracking app for the Coronavirus proposed to the government of the Netherlands is affected by security issues that could expose user data. Technologies play a crucial role in the containment of the Coronavirus outbreak, especially contact tracing applications that could pose a threat to user privacy. The app, called Covid19 Alert, was one of sev
Publish At:2020-04-20 08:55 | Read:592 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Hacking Mobile contact

Tor Project cut a third of its staff due to the Coronavirus

The Tor Project cut a third of its staff due to the economic impact of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, 13 staffers out of 35 left the team. The ongoing Coronavirus outbreak has a significant impact on the Tor Project that was forced to cut a third of its staff due to the economic impact of the pandemic. The only proceeds to the organization are user don
Publish At:2020-04-19 20:13 | Read:494 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID coronavirus COVID-19 hacking news i

Google removed 49 Chrome Extensions that were hijacking cryptocurrency wallets

Google has removed 49 new Chrome browser extensions from its official Web Store that hide the code to hijack cryptocurrency wallets. Google has removed 49 new Chrome browser extensions from its official Web Store that contain the code to steal sensitive information and hijack cryptocurrency wallets. The Chrome browser extensions were discovered by rese
Publish At:2020-04-15 12:27 | Read:516 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Malware Chrome

Apple and Google join forces to develop Contact Tracing app against Coronavirus

Google and Apple recently announced a joint project for the development of a Coronavirus ‘contact tracing’ tool for mobile devices. A contact tracing app is a tool that could be used to contain new diseases, like Coronavirus, by tracking down and quarantining everyone that gets infected and localize any person that has been in contact with hi
Publish At:2020-04-13 14:34 | Read:736 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Bluetooth contact tracing

Hacker stole $250K from decentralized Bitcoin exchange Bisq

Cryptocurrency exchange Bisq stopped trading activities due to a cyberattack, crooks have stolen $250,000 worth of virtual currency from the company. The decentralized exchange (DEX) Bisq rang stopped trading activities late Tuesday night after it uncovered a critical security vulnerability that was exploited by a hacker to steal more than $250,000 worth
Publish At:2020-04-10 10:08 | Read:561 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Bisq Bitcoin in

Tails OS version 4.5 supports the Secure Boot

The popular privacy-focused Tails OS has released version 4.5 this, for the first time it supports the security feature named UEFI Secure Boot. Tails, the popular privacy-focused OS, now supports the UEFI Secure Boot, this means that it could boot on systems where the UEFI Secure Boot is enabled. Tails is a live operating system that users can start o
Publish At:2020-04-10 05:51 | Read:525 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security hacking news information s

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