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HBO Offered Hackers $250,000 As Ransom to Prevent More Leaks

Hackers who recently hacked into HBO network and stole scripts, shows, and employee information documents, have now provided an email in which the United States cable channel offered them $250,000. The company offered the payment as a "bounty payment" reward in which companies reward white-hat hackers for discovering cyber security vulnerabilities in their computer networks. Late last month, …

Datum: 12. 8. 2017

Cyberspies Are Using Leaked NSA Hacking Tools to Spy On Hotels Guests

An infamous Russian-linked cyber-espionage group has been found re-using the same leaked NSA hacking tool that was deployed in the WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks—this time to target Wi-Fi networks to spy on hotel guests in several European countries. Security researchers at FireEye have uncovered an ongoing campaign that remotely steals credentials from high-value guests using Wi-Fi networks …

Datum: 11. 8. 2017

More than 1,000 Spyware Apps Found On Android App Stores

If you think you are downloading apps from Google Play Store and you are secure, then watch out! Someone has managed to flood third-party app stores and Google Play Store with more than a thousand malicious apps, which can monitor almost anything a user does on their mobile device from silently recording calls to make outbound calls without the user’s interaction. Dubbed SonicSpy, the …

Datum: 11. 8. 2017

Ukrainian Video-Blogger Arrested For Spreading Petya (NotPetya) Ransomware

Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotPetya) — the same computer virus that massively hit numerous businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different parts of Europe around 45 days ago. However, the story is not as simple as it seems, which portrayed this man as a criminal. I …

Datum: 10. 8. 2017

CouchPotato: CIA Hacking Tool to Remotely Spy On Video Streams in Real-Time

After disclosing CIA's strategies to hijack and manipulate webcams and microphones to corrupt or delete recordings, WikiLeaks has now published another Vault 7 leak, revealing CIA's ability to spy on video streams remotely in real-time. Dubbed 'CouchPotato,' document leaked from the CIA details how the CIA agents use a remote tool to stealthy collect RTSP/H.264 video streams. …

Datum: 10. 8. 2017

Chinese Quantum Satellite Sends First ‘Unhackable’ Data to Earth

In what appears to be the world's first quantum satellite transmission, China has successfully sent an "unbreakable" code over a long distance from an orbiting satellite to the Earth, achieving a milestone in the next generation encryption based on "quantum cryptography." In August last year, China launched the world's first quantum communication satellite into the Earth’s orbit aboard a Long …

Datum: 10. 8. 2017

Malware Encoded Into DNA Hacks the Computer that Reads It

Do you know — 1 Gram of DNA Can Store 1,000,000,000 Terabyte of Data for 1000+ Years? Even in March this year, a team of researchers successfully stored digital data — an entire operating system, a movie, an Amazon gift card, a study and a computer virus — in the strands of DNA. But what if someone stores a malicious program into the DNA, just like an infected USB storage, to hijack the …

Datum: 10. 8. 2017

How Top Companies Accidentally Leaking Terabytes of Sensitive Data Online

An anti-malware detection service provider and premium security firm has been accused of leaking terabytes of confidential data from several Fortune 1000 companies, including customer credentials, financial records, network intelligence and other sensitive data. However, in response to the accusations, the security firm confirmed that they are not pulling sensitive files from its customers; …

Datum: 9. 8. 2017

Self-Driving Cars Can Be Hacked By Just Putting Stickers On Street Signs

Car Hacking is a hot topic, though it's not new for researchers to hack cars. Previously they had demonstrated how to hijack a car remotely, how to disable car's crucial functions like airbags, and even how to steal cars. But the latest car hacking trick doesn't require any extra ordinary skills to accomplished. All it takes is a simple sticker onto a sign board to confuse any self-driving …

Datum: 9. 8. 2017

Companies Could Face $22 Million Fine If They Fail to Protect Against Hackers

Over the past few years, massive data breaches have become more frequent and so common that pretty much every week we heard about some organisation being hacked or hacker dumping tens of millions of users records. But even after this wide range of data breach incidents, many organisations fail to grasp the importance of data protection, leaving its users' sensitive data vulnerable to hackers …

Datum: 9. 8. 2017

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