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Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack

For the second time in just over a year, the city of Baltimore has been hit by a ransomware attack, affecting its computer network and forcing officials to shut down a majority of its computer servers as a precaution. Ransomware works by encryption files and locking them up so users can't access them. The attackers then demand a ransom amount, typically in Bitcoin digital currency, in…

Datum: 8. 5. 2019

Binance Hacked — Hackers Stole Over $40 Million Worth Of Bitcoin

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, confirmed today that the company lost nearly $41 million in Bitcoin in what appears to be its largest hack to date. In a statement, Binance's CEO Changpeng Zhao said the company discovered a "large scale security breach" earlier on May 7, as a result of which hackers were able to steal roughly 7000 bitcoins, which worth 40.6…

Datum: 8. 5. 2019

Cynet's Free Incident Response Tool — Stop Active Attacks With Greater Visibility

The saying that there are two types of organizations, those that have gotten breached and those who have but just don't know it yet, has never been more relevant, making the sound incident response a required capability in any organization’s security stack. To assist in this critical mission, Cynet is launching a free IR tool offering, applicable to both IR service providers in need of a…

Datum: 7. 5. 2019

Microsoft Windows 10 will get a full built-in Linux Kernel for WSL 2

Yes, you heard me right. Microsoft is taking another step forward to show its love for Linux and open source community by shipping a full Linux kernel in Windows 10 this summer. No, that doesn't mean Microsoft is making its Windows 10 a Linux distro, but the company will begin to ship an in-house custom built Linux kernel later this year starting with the Windows 10 Insider builds. !--…

Datum: 7. 5. 2019

Chinese Hackers Used NSA Hacking Tools Before Shadow Brokers Leaked Them

In a shocking revelation, it turns out that a hacking group believed to be sponsored by Chinese intelligence had been using some of the zero-day exploits linked to the NSA's Equation Group almost a year before the mysterious Shadow Brokers group leaked them. According to a new report published by cybersecurity firm Symantec, a Chinese-linked group, which it calls Buckeye, was using the…

Datum: 7. 5. 2019

Popular Online Tutoring Marketplace 'Wyzant' Suffers Data Breach

Wyzant—an online marketplace that makes it easy for parents and students to connect with private tutors, in-person and online, in over 250 different subjects—has suffered a data breach exposing "certain personal identification information" for its customers. The Hacker News received a copy of an email notification Wyzant recently sent to its affected customers, which reveals an unknown…

Datum: 6. 5. 2019

Israel Neutralizes Cyber Attack by Blowing Up Building with Jihadist Hackers

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) claims to have neutralized an "attempted" cyber attack by launching airstrikes on a building in Gaza Strip from where it says the attack was originated. As shown in a video tweeted by IDF, the building in the Gaza Strip, which Israeli fighter drones have now destroyed, was reportedly the headquarters for Palestinian Hamas military intelligence, from where a cyber…

Datum: 6. 5. 2019

Europol Shuts Down Two Major Illegal 'Dark Web' Trading Platforms

Europol announced the shut down of two prolific dark web marketplaces—Wall Street Market and Silkkitie (also known as Valhalla)—in simultaneous global operations against underground websites for trading drugs, stolen credit card numbers, malicious software, and other illegal goods. Police in western Germany has also arrested three men who were allegedly running Wall Street Market, the world's…

Datum: 3. 5. 2019

Pre-Installed Software Flaw Exposes Most Dell Computers to Remote Hacking

If you use a Dell computer, then beware — hackers could compromise your system remotely. Bill Demirkapi, a 17-year-old independent security researcher, has discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Dell SupportAssist utility that comes pre-installed on most Dell computers. Dell SupportAssist, formerly known as Dell System Detect, checks the health of your computer…

Datum: 2. 5. 2019

Google Adds New Option to 'Auto-Delete' Your Location History and Activity Data

Google is giving you more control over how long you want the tech company to hold on to your location history and web activity data. Google has introduced a new, easier, privacy-focused auto-delete feature for your Google account that will allow you to automatically delete your Location History and Web and App Activity data after a set period of time. Google's Location History feature, if…

Datum: 2. 5. 2019

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