Posts Tagged ‘hackers’

Report: Chinese Hackers Stole Trillions in Intellectual Property from Multinational Companies

Boston-based security firm Cybereason released a report Wednesday which chronicled a “massive Chinese intellectual property theft operation” dubbed “Operation CuckooBees.” 

FBI: Hackers Develop Tools to Access Computer Systems of Energy Facilities

Hackers developed software that could access computer systems used in energy facilities, officials said Wednesday, but did not specify a hacking organization.

Hackers Successfully Penetrated 21 U.S. LNG Producers Just Before Ukraine Invasion

Two-week blitz. Twenty-one major energy companies. State-sponsored hackers. “Pre-positioning.”  This is clearly a warning shot to tell the U.S. “We know where you live and we have a key to your house.” Expect the next great event to be a massive cyber-attack to cripple American infrastructure. ⁃ TN Editor In mid-February, hackers gained access to […]

CAROLYN, BIDEN, PARTIES, POPULATION, HACKERS, PEARL HARBOUR, SYRIA

‘Carolyn told the jury that she would go on to visit Epstein’s house ‘over 100’ times more from the ages of 14 to 18, with some kind of sexual activity happening every single time. ‘Carolyn admitted to Maxwell – and later Epstein – that her mother was an alcoholic and that she had been abused […]

Hackers Minutes Away From Crippling Australian Electrical Grid

Up to three million Australian homes were minutes away from losing power after a major energy network was hit by a ransomware attack from hackers in November. Queensland’s CS Energy was subjected to a sustained ransomware attack on Nov. 27, in what the chief executive officer has described as a worryingly accelerating trend. The attack […]

Hackers leak data of Israel LGBTQ community after ransom demand not met

A hacker group calling itself Black Shadow has leaked the profile data of hundreds of Israeli members of the LGBTQ community after an Israeli firm refused to pay a $1 million ransom, the Jerusalem Post reported yesterday. The hackers broke into web hosting company Cyberserve’s servers, seized data from gay chat and dating app Atraf, Dan bus company and tour […]

Ukrainian Hackers Instead of North Korean Hackers

On October 15, 2021, the Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) reported that four members of an unnamed money laundering organization, including its leader, were detained in a joint investigation that involved Ukrainian police, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Interpol. Three Ukrainians and another foreigner are accused of distributing the Clop ransomware that paralyzed […]

Hackers To Unleash Killware — And It’s as Bad as It Sounds

(USA Today) — Even as most Americans are still learning about the hacking-for-cash crime of ransomware, the nation’s top homeland security official is worried about an even more dire digital danger: killware, or cyberattacks that can literally end lives. The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack in April galvanized the public’s attention because of its consumer-related complications, […]

‘The regime is bleeding brains’: Meet the hackers trying to bring down Belarus’ disputed president

The crackdown on dissent in Belarus has been ruthless, methodical and, at times, relentless. Most of Europe had been largely oblivious until the diversion of a Ryanair flight to Minsk and the arrest of a dissident journalist caught people’s imagination in May. But while the authorities may have tried to crush public opposition to long-time […]

Kimsuky or New Adventures of “North Korean Hackers”

There is a lot of writing about North Korean hackers, and every six months or a year the author makes a kind of summary, pointing out how the stories about the Pyongyang trail have become a self-replicating myth, and the expression “Hackers believed to be linked to North Korea” – a proof. Moreover, spring-summer 2021 […]

Smart IoT Devices Can Be Weaponized By Hackers To Launch Even Larger DDoS Attacks

The internet of things (IoT) has increased the prevalence of intelligent objects at home. These devices can be anything from smart light bulbs to televisions, appliances to cameras, and even water heaters – can be hacked and weaponized to create an army of smart devices to scale up attacks against corporations and governments, according to Bloomberg.  Researchers […]

How Did FBI Get Private Key to Bitcoin Wallet Used by Pipeline Hackers?

Via: Bloomberg: In the digital world, though, it’s a simple matter to then transfer those Bitcoins to another address. And another. And another. This is done to obscure a trail and mask the flow of funds, kind of like money laundering. By May 27, the FBI had identified at least two dozen different Bitcoin addresses used […]

Hacked American Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers $5 Million In Ransom To Restore Operations

The hacked American Colonial Pipeline Co. paid nearly $5 million to Eastern European hackers to help restore the country’s largest fuel pipeline, according to two people familiar with the transaction. The largest gasoline pipeline in the U.S. is returning to service following a cyberattack that took the fuel artery offline for five days. The company paid […]

Feds Issue Emergency Declaration for 17 States, D.C. After Hackers Attack Largest U.S. Pipeline

The cyberattack on the largest pipeline in the United States resulted in the federal government issuing a state of emergency for 17 states and the District of Columbia.  The emergency declaration covers Alabama, Arkansas, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, Axios […]

Report: DarkSide Hackers Committed ‘Double Extortion,’ Stealing Data

Hackers stole data during the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack Thursday ahead of the pipeline operator shutting down from the apparent attack, according to news reports. The hackers of the 5,500 miles pipeline reportedly started their attack Thursday, “stealing a large amount of data before locking computers with ransomware and demanding payment,” according to people familiar with the matter who spoke […]

Hackers Unlock Files From 2020 Breach, Exposing Personal Info of Nearly All Israeli Voters

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Kacper Pempel / Illustration. JNS.org – The personal information of nearly all Israeli voters was exposed online on Monday, a day before the country’s general election, financial daily Calcalist reported Tuesday. […]

North Korean Hackers Tried To Steal COVID Vaccine Technology: Report

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean hackers attempted to steal information about coronavirus vaccines and treatments, South Korea’s intelligence service said Tuesday, but it denied a lawmaker’s claim that vaccine maker Pfizer Inc. was targeted. Earlier Tuesday, Ha Tae-keung, a member of parliament’s intelligence committee, told reporters that the National Intelligence Service told him […]

Cyberpunk hackers ‘sell off’ CD Projekt Red’s stolen source code after ransomware attack

Hackers have reportedly sold off the source code of CD Projekt’s ‘The Witcher 3’ and ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ titles, after attempting to hold the Polish video game developer and publisher to ransom. Fresh from a public outcry over the shambolic release of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ before Christmas, CD Projekt Red (CDPR) was in the news again this […]

Europol detains 10 hackers over $100 million cryptocurrency theft from celebrities

8 criminals were arrested by Europol on Tuesday following an international investigation into the theft of $100 million of cryptocurrencies through sim swapping attacks that targeted celebrities and high-profile figures. The eight individuals were detained in the United States, after two others were arrested in Malta and Belgium, all part of the same network of […]

Hackers try to contaminate Tampa, Florida town’s water supply

Hackers broke into the computer system of a facility that treats water for about 15,000 people near Tampa, Florida and sought to add a dangerous level of additive to the water supply, the Pinellas County Sheriff said on Monday. The attempt on Friday was thwarted. The hackers remotely gained access to a software program, named […]

Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on US payroll agency

Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a flaw in software made by SolarWinds Corp to help break into US government computers last year, five people familiar with the matter told Reuters, marking a new twist in a sprawling cybersecurity breach that US lawmakers have labeled a national security emergency. Two people briefed on the case said FBI […]

Hackers shut down synagogue website during MLK weekend sermon by Warnock

Hackers shut down an Atlanta synagogue’s live stream of Senator-Elect Raphael Warnock delivering a sermon to honor Martin Luther King, whose church he leads. Kent Alexander, The Temple’s president, said in a letter sent Saturday to congregants that the website’s service provider said “malicious user agents … continuously loaded the Temple website with the objective […]

Iranian cyberattack claims new victim – and Israeli hackers vow revenge

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Hackers leak documents revealing China’s coronavirus censorship

China’s efforts to influence online opinion during the coronavirus pandemic has been brought to light through secret government directives and other documents that have been discovered and reviewed by The New York Times and ProPublica. It is no secret that China rigidly controls internet content, however the discovered documents, which were shared with the Times […]

Hackers’ Broad Attack Sets Cyber Experts Worldwide Scrambling to Defend Networks

The SolarWinds logo is seen outside its headquarters in Austin, Texas, US, December 18, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Flores Suspected Russian hackers who broke into US government agencies also spied on less high-profile organizations, including groups in Britain, a US internet provider and a county government in Arizona, according to web records and a security source. […]

Hackers say they sold batch of information stolen from Israeli insurance firm

Hackers who stole a vast trove of information from an Israeli insurance company said on Tuesday they had finished selling an initial batch of documents and threatened to sell additional information on the dark web. A hacking group calling itself Black Shadow broke into the Shirbit insurance firm at the beginning of the month and […]

Suspected Russian hackers spied on US Treasury emails – sources

Hackers believed to be working for Russia have been monitoring internal email traffic at the US Treasury and Commerce departments, according to people familiar with the matter, adding they feared the hacks uncovered so far may be the tip of the iceberg.The hack is so serious it led to a National Security Council meeting at […]

Palestinian hackers launch advanced cyberspying operation, Israeli firm says

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North Korean Hackers Target Virus Vaccine Makers as IBM Warns of Cyber Attack on Supply Chain

North Korean hackers have reportedly launched coordinated cyberattacks against at least six drug makers working on developing coronavirus vaccines and therapeutics in America, the United Kingdom, and South Korea. In mid-September, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned U.S. lawmakers that foreign hackers, particularly from China and Russia, are trying to steal U.S. coronavirus vaccine research and […]

‘Ideological cyber terror’: Israeli firm refuses to pay hackers’ ransom

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