Qatar 2022: Cybercriminals targeting high-profile critics of the World Cup

A joint investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and the Sunday Times found that an Indian computer hacking group allegedly targeted dozens of British government officials, businessmen, and journalists critical of Qatar ahead of the FIFA World Cup this month. The investigation found that criminal activity began in 2019, and was allegedly commissioned by “one particular client,” … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Cybercriminals targeting high-profile critics of the World Cup

Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used software distributed by a small Canadian customer service company, another example of a “supply chain compromise” made infamous by the hack on U.S. networking company SolarWinds. U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike will say in an upcoming blog post seen by Reuters that it had discovered malicious software being distributed … Continue reading Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

CRYPTO HACK: Solano users to lose over US$8 million

Hackers have targeted the blockchain Solana’s ecosystem, draining approximately 8,000 digital wallets. The value of the assets stolen is not clear but analysts estimate the losses are worth as much as $8 million (€7.8 million) in digital coins. The popular blockchain Solana confirmed the attack in a tweet on Wednesday, saying approximately 8,000 (up from 7,767 … Continue reading CRYPTO HACK: Solano users to lose over US$8 million

Hackers attack Russian radio station to play Ukrainian and anti-war songs

Photo by Andri on Pexels.com Midday listeners tuning in to Russian radio station Kommersant FM received a shock Wednesday when the station began broadcasting Ukrainian patriotic and anti-war songs. According to BBC Monitoring reporter Francis Scarr, a Kommersant news bulletin was unexpectedly cut off by the Ukrainian patriotic song, “Oh, red viburnum in the meadow.” The station was … Continue reading Hackers attack Russian radio station to play Ukrainian and anti-war songs

US offering $10m reward for information on Russian hackers

Man without identity programing in technology enviroment with cyber icons and symbols The US State Department has said it will pay up to $10 million for information leading to the capture of a group of Russian cybercriminals. In its Tuesday press release, the State Department said it's seeking information on six individuals who were allegedly involved in a … Continue reading US offering $10m reward for information on Russian hackers

US: Russians have hacked American military-industrial complex

Man without identity programing in technology enviroment with cyber icons and symbols Russian government-backed hackers have been stealing "sensitive" information from American weapons companies for several years, a recent announcement by US security agencies has claimed. The purported cyber attacks are said to date back at least two years, RF.com reports. The FBI, National Security … Continue reading US: Russians have hacked American military-industrial complex

Amnesty International confirms Polish senator and other politicians were hacked

Amnesty International said Thursday it has independently confirmed that powerful spyware from the Israeli surveillance software maker NSO Group was used to hack a Polish senator multiple times in 2019 when he was running the opposition’s parliamentary election campaign. Polish Senator Krzysztof Brejza in Warsaw, on the night of parliamentary elections, Oct. 13, 2019. The Associated Press … Continue reading Amnesty International confirms Polish senator and other politicians were hacked

Safety tips for WhatsApp group managers

Hackers are not only hacking peoples lines but now they also hack a whole group page completely. Once they succeed in doing that, they will immediately remove all the Admins and thereby become the only Admin of the page. In such situation, it is either you remain with their fraudulent posts or you start the process … Continue reading Safety tips for WhatsApp group managers

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How to keep your social media and banking apps safe from hackers

Hackers are a menace to data privacy and personal security of netizens, so you need this knowledge to stay safe on social media. Follow these steps to protect your bank, Facebook and Whatsapp accounts: 1. FACEBOOK GO TO YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT SETTINGS, CLICK ON IT, SCROLL DOWN TO SECURITY, CLICK ON IT, SCROLL TO SECURITY … Continue reading How to keep your social media and banking apps safe from hackers

EasyJet: Hackers accessed over 9 million customers’ details

Britain's data watchdog is investigating after the breach which saw 2,200 customers' credit card details accessed by hackers. Easyjet has revealed that the personal details of nine million customers have been accessed by "highly sophisticated" hackers. The discount airline - currently mired by the grounding of flights because of the coronavirus crisis and a leadership tussle led … Continue reading EasyJet: Hackers accessed over 9 million customers’ details

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US taxpayers protest paying hackers in ransomware attacks with public funds

Security announced results of a new study that explores taxpayers' point-of-view on ransomware in the wake of growing attacks against cities. The survey, conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of IBM, highlights that nearly 80% of citizens surveyed across the United States are increasingly worried about ransomware attacks on cities - yet more than half are still … Continue reading US taxpayers protest paying hackers in ransomware attacks with public funds

Latest Facebook hack to affect millions of subscribers

 If you start receiving more telemarketing calls, you can blame Facebook. Recently, a security researcher named Bob Diachenko found a database of user account info including their name and phone numbers for 267 million Facebook users. It was available in an unprotected format and copied to other hacker forums, Forbes reports. Reports indicate that this presents a treasure … Continue reading Latest Facebook hack to affect millions of subscribers