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Teenage Hacker Arrested For Disrupting 911 Service With DDoS Attack

Just last month, researchers explained how an attacker can knock the 911 service offline in an entire state by launching automated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks using a botnet of just 6000 smartphones. But, doing so, in reality, could not only land public in danger but the attacker as well. The same happened to an 18-year-old teen from Arizona, who was arrested this week …

Datum: 29. 10. 2016

Mirai Botnet Itself is Flawed; Hacking Back IoTs Could Mitigate DDoS Attacks

The infamous botnet that was used in the recent massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against the popular DNS provider Dyn, causing vast internet outage on last Friday, itself is flawed. Yes, Mirai malware, which has already enslaved millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices across 164 countries, contains several vulnerabilities that might be used against it in order to …

Datum: 29. 10. 2016

New Privacy Rules require ISPs to must Ask you before Sharing your Sensitive Data

Good News for privacy concerned people! Now, your online data will not be marketed for business; at least by your Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Yes, it's time for your ISPs to ask your permission in order to share your sensitive data for marketing or advertisement purposes, the FCC rules. On Thursday, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has imposed new privacy …

Datum: 28. 10. 2016

This Code Injection Technique can Potentially Attack All Versions of Windows

Guess what? If you own a Windows PC, which is fully-patched, attackers can still hack your computer. Isn't that scary? Well, definitely for most of you. Security researchers have discovered a new technique that could allow attackers to inject malicious code on every version of Microsoft's Windows operating system, even Windows 10, in a manner that no existing anti-malware tools can detect, …

Datum: 28. 10. 2016

'Celebgate' Hacker Gets 18 Months in Prison for Hacking Celebrity Nude Photos

The hacker who stole nude photographs of female celebrities two years ago in a massive data breach — famous as "The Fappening" or "Celebgate" scandal — has finally been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, authorities said on Thursday. 36-year-old Lancaster, Pennsylvania man Ryan Collins was arrested in March and charged with hacking into "at least 50 iCloud accounts and 72 Gmail …

Datum: 28. 10. 2016

You Can Hijack Nearly Any Drone Mid-flight Using This Tiny Gadget

Now you can hijack nearly any drone mid-flight just by using a tiny gadget. Security researcher Jonathan Andersson has devised a small hardware, dubbed Icarus, that can hijack a variety of popular drones mid-flight, allowing attackers to lock the owner out and give them complete control over the device. Andersson, who is the manager of Trend Micro's TippingPoint DVLab division, demonstrated …

Datum: 27. 10. 2016

Teen hackers linked to addiction

It's quite shocking to believe that there is a parallel connection between the youngsters turning into hackers and how they…

Datum: 27. 10. 2016

Chinese Hackers won $215,000 for Hacking iPhone and Google Nexus at Mobile Pwn2Own

The Tencent Keen Security Lab Team from China has won a total prize money of $215,000 in the 2016 Mobile Pwn2Own contest run by Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) in Tokyo, Japan. Despite the implementation of high-security measures in current devices, the famous Chinese hackers crew has successfully hacked both Apple's iPhone 6S as well as Google's Nexus 6P phones. Hacking iPhone 6S …

Datum: 27. 10. 2016

Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

Guess how many devices participated in last Friday's massive DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn that caused vast internet outage? Just 100,000 devices. I did not miss any zeros. Dyn disclosed on Wednesday that a botnet of an estimated 100,000 internet-connected devices was hijacked to flood its systems with unwanted requests and close down the Internet for millions of users. …

Datum: 27. 10. 2016

Leslie Jones Slams Hackers And Trolls in SNL Takedown

(pc-google images) American comedian Leslie Jones isn’t afraid of being what she is. The Ghostbusters star fired back at hackers…

Datum: 27. 10. 2016

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