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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

Someone Hacked Selena Gomez Instagram, Shared Nude Justin Bieber Photos

The highest followers account on Instagram owned by Selena Gomez has recently been hacked with unknown hackers posting a bunch of nude photographs of her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber on her account. The latest hack is not part of the ongoing Fappening events affecting a majority of celebrities by targeting their iCloud accounts, rather in the case of Selena, some hacker managed to breach her …

Datum: 30. 8. 2017

Over 711 Million Email Addresses Exposed From SpamBot Server

A massive database of 630 million email addresses used by a spambot to send large amounts of spam to has been published online in what appears to be one of the biggest data dumps of its kind. A French security researcher, who uses online handle Benkow, has spotted the database on an "open and accessible" server containing a vast amount of email addresses, along with millions of SMTP …

Datum: 30. 8. 2017

Using LabVIEW? Unpatched Flaw Allows Hackers to Hijack Your Computer

If you're an engineer and use LabVIEW software to design machines or industrial equipments, you should be very suspicious while opening any VI (virtual instrument) file. LabVIEW, developed by American company National Instruments, is a visual programming language and powerful system-design tool that is being used worldwide in hundreds of fields and provides engineers with a simple environment …

Datum: 29. 8. 2017

China Enforces Real-Name Policy to Regulate Online Comments

If you reside in China, your Internet life within the borders will soon be even more challenging. Last Friday, China's top Internet regulator announced a new set of rules that would force citizens to post comments using their real-world identities on Internet forums and other web platforms. Yes, you heard that right. Anonymity is about to die in the country. The Cyberspace Administration of …

Datum: 29. 8. 2017

WireX DDoS Botnet: An Army of Thousands of Hacked Android SmartPhones

Do you believe that just because you have downloaded an app from the official app store, you're safe from malware? Think twice before believing it. A team of security researchers from several security firms have uncovered a new, widespread botnet that consists of tens of thousands of hacked Android smartphones. Dubbed WireX, detected as "Android Clicker," the botnet network primarily …

Datum: 28. 8. 2017

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