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The forum of the popular Albion Online game was hacked

Albion Online game maker discloses a data breach, hackers gained access to the company forum database by exploiting a known vulnerability. Albion Online (AO) is a free medieval fantasy MMORPG developed by Sandbox Interactive, a studio based in Berlin, Germany A threat actor has breached the forum of Albion Online and stole usernames and password hashes
Publish At:2020-10-19 13:53 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Albion Online hacking news

Alexander Vinnik, the popular cyber criminal goes on trial in Paris

The Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik goes on trial in Paris for having defrauded nearly 200 victims across the world of 135 million euros using ransomware. The Russian man Alexander Vinnik goes on trial in Paris for having defrauded nearly 200 victims across the world of 135M euros using ransomware. Alexander Vinnik allegedly headed the&
Publish At:2020-10-19 13:53 | Read:73 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Alexander Vinnik Cybercrime Hackin

New Emotet campaign uses a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment

After a short pause, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts on October 14th, crooks began using a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment. After a short interruption, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts in October. Threat actors began using new Windows Update attachments in a spam campaign aimed at users worldwid
Publish At:2020-10-19 06:05 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet hacking new

Hackers claim to have compromised 50,000 home cameras and posted footage online

A hacker collective claims to have hacked over 50,000 home security cameras and published their footage online, some of them on adult sites. A group of hackers claims to have compromised over 50,000 home security cameras and published their private footage online. Some footages were published on adult sites, experts reported that crooks are offering li
Publish At:2020-10-19 04:50 | Read:97 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Mobile hacking news

Fooling self-driving cars by displaying virtual objects

Researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev demonstrated how to fool self-driving cars by displaying virtual objects. A group of researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev demonstrated that it is possible to fool self-driving cars by displaying virtual objects (phantoms). The experts define as phantom a depthless visual object
Publish At:2020-10-19 04:50 | Read:47 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking car self-driving cars

FIN11 gang started deploying ransomware to monetize its operations

The financially-motivated hacker group FIN11 has started spreading ransomware to monetize its cyber criminal activities. The financially-motivated hacker group FIN11 has switched tactics starting using ransomware as the main monetization method. The group carried out multiple high-volume operations targeting companies across the world, most of them in
Publish At:2020-10-18 18:23 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware FIN11 hacking news

Microsoft released out-of-band Windows fixes for 2 RCE issues

Microsoft released two out-of-band security updates to address remote code execution (RCE) bugs in the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library and Visual Studio Code. Microsoft has released two out-of-band security updates to address two remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities that affect the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library and Visual Studio Code. The tw
Publish At:2020-10-18 11:06 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Hacking hacking news information secu

Iran-linked Silent Librarian APT targets universities again

Iran-linked cyberespionage group Silent Librarian has launched a new phishing campaign aimed at universities around the world. Iran-linked APT group Silent Librarian has launched another phishing campaign targeting universities around the world. The Silent Librarian, also tracked as Cobalt Dickens and TA407, targeted tens of universities in four contin
Publish At:2020-10-18 10:35 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security

QQAAZZ crime gang charged for laundering money stolen by malware gangs

Multiple members of QQAAZZ multinational cybercriminal gang were charged for providing money-laundering services to high-profile malware operations. 20 members of the multinational cybercriminal group QQAAZZ were charged this week in the US, Portugal, Spain, and the UK for providing money-laundering services. The arrests are the result of an unpreceden
Publish At:2020-10-18 06:41 | Read:172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking hacking

Security Affairs newsletter Round 286

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. Hackers targeted the US Census Bureau network, DHS report warnsTyler Technologies finally paid the ransom to receive the decryption keyUnderestimating the FONIX – Ransomware as a Service could be an erro
Publish At:2020-10-18 06:41 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

TikTok launched a public bug bounty program

Chinese video-sharing social networking service TikTok announced this week the launch of a public bug bounty program in collaboration with HackerOne. The popular Chinese video-sharing social networking service TikTok has launched this week a public bug bounty program through the HackerOne platform. White hat hackers are invited to report security flaws
Publish At:2020-10-17 18:59 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security bug bounty program hacking ne

Four npm packages found opening shells and collecting info on Linux, Windows systems

On Thursday, four JavaScript packages have been removed from the npm portal because they have been found containing malicious code. NPM staff removed four JavaScript packages from the npm portal because were containing malicious code. Npm is the largest package repository for any programming language. The four packages, which had a total of one thousan
Publish At:2020-10-17 13:50 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware hacking news information secur

UK NCSC recommends organizations to fix CVE-2020-16952 SharePoint RCE flaw asap

The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued an alert to urge organizations to patch CVE-2020-16952 RCE vulnerability in MS SharePoint Server. The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued an alert to warn of the risks of the exploitation for the CVE-2020-16952 remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server and u
Publish At:2020-10-17 11:11 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security CVE-2020-16952 hacking news i

Google warned users of 33,015 nation-state attacks since January

Google delivered over 33,000 alerts to its users during the first three quarters of 2020 to warn them of attacks from nation-state actors. Google delivered 33,015 alerts to its users during the first three quarters of 2020 to warn them of phishing attacks, launched by nation-state actors, targeting their accounts. Google sent 11,856 government-backed
Publish At:2020-10-17 11:11 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking hacking news information

Google mitigated a 2.54 Tbps DDoS attack in 2017, the largest DDoS ever seen

The Google Cloud team revealed that in September 2017 it has mitigated DDoS attack that reached 2.54 Tbps, the largest DDoS attack of ever. The Google Cloud team revealed that back in September 2017 it has mitigated a powerful DDoS attack that clocked at 2.54 Tbps. This attack is the largest distributed denial of service attack recorded to date. &#
Publish At:2020-10-16 18:20 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DDoS hacking news inform

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