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Chinese Man Jailed For Selling VPNs that Bypass Great Firewall

Image source: goldenfrog In an effort to continue its crackdown on VPNs, Chinese authorities have arrested a 26-year-old man for selling VPN software on the Internet. China's Supreme Court has sentenced Deng Jiewei from Dongguan in Guangdong province, close to Hong Kong, to nine months in prison for selling virtual private network (VPN) software through his own small independent website. !- …

Datum: 5. 9. 2017

China Bans Fundraising Through Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

China's central bank today announced an immediate ban on all ICO—Initial Coin Offering—fundraising, to prevent fraud and illegal fundraising. ICO is the hottest new thing in the blockchain world, which is an alternative to crowdfunding that lets a firm raise funding from multiple sources. The People's Bank of China (PBoC), the country's central bank and financial regulator, has issued an …

Datum: 4. 9. 2017

Taringa: Over 28 Million Users' Data Exposed in Massive Data Breach

Exclusive — If you have an account on Taringa, also known as "The Latin American Reddit," your account details may have compromised in a massive data breach that leaked login details of almost all of its over 28 million users. Taringa is a popluar social network geared toward Latin American users, who create and share thousands of posts every day on general interest topics like life hacks, …

Datum: 4. 9. 2017

Instagram Hacker Puts 6 Million Celebrities Personal Data Up For Sale On DoxaGram

It's now official, Instagram has suffered a massive data breach, and reportedly an unknown hacker has stolen personal details of more than 6 million Instagram accounts. Just yesterday, we reported that Instagram had patched a critical API vulnerability that allowed the attacker to access phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile verified accounts. However, Instagram hack now appears …

Datum: 1. 9. 2017

FDA Recalls Nearly Half a Million Pacemakers Over Hacking Fears

Almost half a million people in the United States are highly recommended to get their pacemakers updated, as they are vulnerable to hacking. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled 465,000 pacemakers after discovering security flaws that could allow hackers to reprogram the devices to run the batteries down or even modify the patient's heartbeat, potentially putting half a million …

Datum: 1. 9. 2017

Massive Email Campaign Sends Locky Ransomware to Over 23 Million Users

Whenever we feel like the Locky ransomware is dead, the notorious threat returns with a bang. Recently, researchers from two security firms have independently spotted two mass email campaigns, spreading two different, but new variants of the Locky ransomware. Lukitus Campaign Sends 23 Million Emails in 24 Hours The campaign spotted by researchers at AppRiver sent out more than 23 million …

Datum: 31. 8. 2017

AngelFire: CIA Malware Infects System Boot Sector to Hack Windows PCs

A team of hackers at the CIA, the Central Intelligence Agency, allegedly used a Windows hacking tool against its targets to gain persistent remote access. As part of its Vault 7 leaks, WikiLeaks today revealed details about a new implant developed by the CIA, dubbed AngelFire, to target computers running Windows operating system. AngelFire framework implants a persistent backdoor on the …

Datum: 31. 8. 2017

Instagram Suffers Data Breach! Hacker Stole Contact Info of High-Profile Users

Instagram has recently suffered a possibly serious data breach with hackers gaining access to the phone numbers and email addresses for many "high-profile" users. The 700 million-user-strong, Facebook-owned photo sharing service has currently notified all of its verified users that an unknown hacker has accessed some of their profile data, including email addresses and phone numbers, using a bug …

Datum: 31. 8. 2017

Oops! WikiLeaks Website Defaced By OurMine

OurMine is in headlines once again—this time for defacing WikiLeaks website. The notorious hacking group, OurMine, is known for breaching into high-profile figures and companies' social media accounts, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, HBO, Game of Thrones and Sony's PlayStation Network (PSN). According to screenshots …

Datum: 31. 8. 2017

Gazer: A New Backdoor Targets Ministries and Embassies Worldwide

Security researchers at ESET have discovered a new malware campaign targeting consulates, ministries and embassies worldwide to spy on governments and diplomats. Active since 2016, the malware campaign is leveraging a new backdoor, dubbed Gazer, and is believed to be carried out by Turla advanced persistent threat (APT) hacking group that's been previously linked to Russian intelligence. !-- …

Datum: 30. 8. 2017

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