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Spying on satellite internet comms with a $300 listening station

An attacker could use $300 worth of off-the-shelf equipment to eavesdrop and intercept signals from satellite internet communications. The academic researcher James Pavur, speaking at Black Hat 2020 hacking conference, explained that satellite internet communications are susceptible to eavesdropping and signal interception. Attackers could use cheap equip
Publish At:2020-08-10 06:18 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Black hat 2020 eavesdropping hacking n

INTERNET BLOCKING IN MYANMAR – SECRET BLOCK LIST AND NO MEANS TO APPEAL

The list of sites blocked in MYANMAR includes many websites that did not fall under the categories adult content or fake news Original post at: https://www.qurium.org/alerts/myanmar/internet-blocking-in-myanmar-secret-block-list-and-no-means-to-appeal In March 2020, The Ministry of Telecommunications (MoTC) issued a directive to all operators
Publish At:2020-08-10 06:18 | Read:29 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Censorship Hacking hacking news inf

NCSC Director warns of interference on elections tied to Russia, China, Iran

The Director of the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) shared info on attempts of influence 2020 U.S. elections. The Director of the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) William Evanina shared information on ongoing operations aimed at influencing the 2020 U.S. elections. “Many foreign actors have
Publish At:2020-08-10 06:18 | Read:49 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence hacking new

Security Affairs newsletter Round 276

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. A critical flaw in wpDiscuz WordPress plugin lets hackers take over hosting accountFBI issued a flash alert about Netwalker ransomware attacksGarmin allegedly paid for a decryptor for WastedLocker ransom
Publish At:2020-08-09 15:20 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

US OCC imposed an $80 Million fine to Capital One for 2019 hack

US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regulator has fined the credit card provider Capital One Financial Corp with $80 million over 2019 data breach. The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has imposed an $80 million fine to the credit card provider Capital One Financial Corp over 2019 data breach. Capital One, one of the large
Publish At:2020-08-09 11:56 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Capital One Hacking hacking news i

Homoglyph attacks used in phishing campaign and Magecart attacks

Researchers detailed a new evasive phishing technique that leverages modified favicons to inject e-skimmers and steal payment card data covertly. Researchers from cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes have analyzed a new evasive phishing technique used by attackers in the wild in Magecart attacks. The hackers targeted visitors of several sites using typo-squatt
Publish At:2020-08-09 07:37 | Read:73 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking e-skimmer Homoglyph attacks informatio

Remotely hack a Mercedes-Benz E-Class is possible, experts demonstrated

Chinese researchers discovered tens of vulnerabilities in a Mercedes-Benz E-Class, including issues that can be exploited to remotely hack it. A team of Chinese experts from Sky-Go, the Qihoo 360 division focused on car hacking, discovered 19 vulnerabilities in a Mercedes-Benz E-Class, including some issues that can be exploited by attackers to remotely h
Publish At:2020-08-09 03:45 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Black hat 2020 Car hacking Mercedes

FBI warns of Iran-linked hackers attempting to exploit F5 BIG-IP flaw

According to the FBI, Iranian hackers are actively attempting to exploit an unauthenticated RCE flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-5902, in F5 Big-IP ADC devices. The FBI is warning of Iranian hackers actively attempting to exploit an unauthenticated remote code execution flaw (CVE-2020-5902) affecting F5 Big-IP application delivery controller (ADC) devices. Ea
Publish At:2020-08-08 12:19 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking BIG-IP F5 Networks BIG-IP exploit

Qualcomm and MediaTek Wi-Fi chips impacted by Kr00k-Like attacks

Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Qualcomm and MediaTek are impacted by vulnerabilities similar to the Kr00k issue disclosed early this year. Earlier this year, experts from ESET disclosed the Kr00k, a new high-severity hardware vulnerability, that affects Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress. The Kr00k vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-15126,
Publish At:2020-08-08 04:35 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Kr00k Wi-Fi

Reddit massive hack: hackers defaced channels with pro-Trump messages

Reddit suffered a massive hack, threat actors compromised tens of Reddit channels and defaced them showing messages in support of Donald Trump’s campaign. Reddit suffered a massive hack, threat actors defaced tens of channel to display messages in support of Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. At the time of writing, the massive hack is sti
Publish At:2020-08-07 20:50 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks hacking news informati

Did Maze ransomware operators steal 10 GB of data from Canon?

An internal memo confirms that the prolonged outage suffered by Canon last week was caused by a ransomware infection, Maze operators took credit for it. According to an internal memo obtained by ZDNet, the recent outage of Canon was caused by a ransomware attack, while Maze ransomware operators are taking the credit for the incident. The memo also reve
Publish At:2020-08-07 12:25 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Canon Hacking malware Maze ransomw

Google Threat Analysis Group took down ten influence operations in Q2 2020

Google published its second Threat Analysis Group (TAG) report which reveals the company has taken down ten coordinated operations in Q2 2020. Google has published its second Threat Analysis Group (TAG) report, a bulletin that includes coordinated influence operation campaigns tracked in Q2 of 2020. Google revealed to have taken down ten coordinated o
Publish At:2020-08-07 05:26 | Read:85 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking disinformation campa

Intel investigates security breach after the leak of 20GB of internal documents

Intel is investigating reports of an alleged hack that resulted in the theft and leak of 20GB of data coming from the chip giant. Intel is investigating reports that an alleged hacker has leaked 20GB of exfiltrated from its systems. The stolen data includes source code and developer documents and tools, some documents are labeled as “confidential
Publish At:2020-08-07 05:26 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data breach data leak Hacking info

Netwalker ransomware operators claim to have stolen data from Forsee Power

Netwalker ransomware operators breached the networks of Forsee Power, a well-known player in the electromobility market. A new company has been added to the list of the victims of the Netwalker ransomware operators, it is Forsee Power, which provides advanced lithium-ion battery systems for any mobility application. The industrial group is based in Fra
Publish At:2020-08-06 10:07 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Forsee Power hacki

Hackers can abuse Microsoft Teams updater to deliver malicious payloads

Threat actors can abuse Microsoft Teams updater to retrieve and execute malicious code from a remote location. Security experts from Trustwave detailed the  Living Off the Land technique that could allow a threat actor to abuse the MS Teams Updater to download any binary or malicious payload from a remote server. The bad news is that the issue could n
Publish At:2020-08-06 02:24 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware malware Teams

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