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Newly Uncovered 'MoneyTaker' Hacker Group Stole Millions from U.S. & Russian Banks

Newly Uncovered 'MoneyTaker' Hacker Group Stole Millions from U.S. & Russian Banks

December 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have uncovered a previously undetected group of Russian-speaking hackers that has silently been targeting Banks, fin...
Android Flaw Lets Hackers Inject Malware Into Apps Without Altering Signatures

Android Flaw Lets Hackers Inject Malware Into Apps Without Altering Signatures

December 08, 2017Mohit Kumar
Millions of Android devices are at serious risk of a newly disclosed critical vulnerability that allows attackers to secretly overwrite l...
Largest Crypto-Mining Exchange Hacked; Over $70 Million in Bitcoin Stolen

Largest Crypto-Mining Exchange Hacked; Over $70 Million in Bitcoin Stolen

December 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Bitcoin is breaking every record—after gaining 20% jump last week, Bitcoin price just crossed the $14,800 mark in less than 24 hours—and ...
Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Hacker $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret

Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Hacker $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret

December 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Last year, Uber received an email from an anonymous person demanding money in exchange for the stolen user database. It turns out that ...
Young Hacker, Who Took Over Jail Network to Get Friend Released Early, Faces Prison

Young Hacker, Who Took Over Jail Network to Get Friend Released Early, Faces Prison

December 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Well, " a friend in need is a friend indeed " goes a long way, but in this case, this phrase hardly makes any sense. A 27-yea...
Here's the NSA Employee Who Kept Top Secret Documents at Home

Here's the NSA Employee Who Kept Top Secret Documents at Home

December 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A former employee—who worked for an elite hacking group operated by the U.S. National Security Agency—pleaded guilty on Friday to illegal...
Hackers Exploit Recently Disclosed Microsoft Office Bug to Backdoor PCs

Hackers Exploit Recently Disclosed Microsoft Office Bug to Backdoor PCs

November 28, 2017Mohit Kumar
A recently disclosed severe 17-year-old vulnerability in Microsoft Office that lets hackers install malware on targeted computers withou...
22-Year-Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to 2014 Yahoo Hack, Admits Helping Russian Intelligence

22-Year-Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to 2014 Yahoo Hack, Admits Helping Russian Intelligence

November 28, 2017Wang Wei
Karim Baratov , a 22-year-old Kazakhstan-born Canadian citizen, has pleaded guilty to hacking charges over his involvement in massive 201...
U.S. Charges Three Chinese Hackers for Hacking Siemens, Trimble & Moody

U.S. Charges Three Chinese Hackers for Hacking Siemens, Trimble & Moody

November 27, 2017Wang Wei
The United States Justice Department has charged three Chinese nationals for allegedly hacking Moody's Analytics economist, German el...
MS Office Built-In Feature Could be Exploited to Create Self-Replicating Malware

MS Office Built-In Feature Could be Exploited to Create Self-Replicating Malware

November 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Earlier this month a cybersecurity researcher shared details of a security loophole with The Hacker News that affects all versions of Mic...
Tether Hacked — Attacker Steals $31 Million of Digital Tokens

Tether Hacked — Attacker Steals $31 Million of Digital Tokens

November 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Again some bad news for cryptocurrency users. Tether, a Santa Monica-based start-up that provides a dollar-backed cryptocurrency tokens...
BankBot Returns On Play Store – A Never Ending Android Malware Story

BankBot Returns On Play Store – A Never Ending Android Malware Story

November 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
Even after so many efforts by Google for making its Play Store away from malware, shady apps somehow managed to fool its anti-malware pro...
Forever 21 Warns Shoppers of Payment Card Breach at Some Stores

Forever 21 Warns Shoppers of Payment Card Breach at Some Stores

November 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
Another day, another data breach. This time a fast-fashion retailer has fallen victim to payment card breach. American clothes retailer...
Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit

Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit

November 08, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Cybercriminals, including state-sponsored hackers, have started actively exploiting a newly discovered Microsoft Office vulnerability th...
Newly Uncovered 'SowBug' Cyber-Espionage Group Stealing Diplomatic Secrets Since 2015

Newly Uncovered 'SowBug' Cyber-Espionage Group Stealing Diplomatic Secrets Since 2015

November 07, 2017Mohit Kumar
A previously unknown hacking and cyber-espionage group that has been in operation since at least 2015 have conducted a series of highly t...
US Identifies 6 Russian Government Officials Involved In DNC Hack

US Identifies 6 Russian Government Officials Involved In DNC Hack

November 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The United States Department of Justice has reportedly gathered enough evidence to charge at least six Russian government officials for a...
'LeakTheAnalyst' Hacker Who Claimed to Have Hacked FireEye Arrested

'LeakTheAnalyst' Hacker Who Claimed to Have Hacked FireEye Arrested

November 02, 2017Wang Wei
Remember the hacker who claimed to have breached FireEye late July this year? That alleged hacker has been arrested and taken into custod...
Bad Rabbit: New Ransomware Attack Rapidly Spreading Across Europe

Bad Rabbit: New Ransomware Attack Rapidly Spreading Across Europe

October 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
A new widespread ransomware attack is spreading like wildfire around Europe and has already affected over 200 major organisations, primar...
DUHK Attack Lets Hackers Recover Encryption Key Used in VPNs & Web Sessions

DUHK Attack Lets Hackers Recover Encryption Key Used in VPNs & Web Sessions

October 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
DUHK — Don't Use Hard-coded Keys — is a new 'non-trivial' cryptographic implementation vulnerability that could allow attacke...
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