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New Jersey mayor arrested for hacking recall website

New Jersey mayor arrested for hacking recall website

May 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
New Jersey mayor arrested for hacking recall website The FBI last week arrested the mayor of the northern New Jersey town of West New York, together with his son, on charges of hacking into a website and a related email account that called for the mayor's recall. Felix Roque, 55, the mayor of West New York, N.J., was arrested with his son, Joseph Roque, 22. They were released on $100,000 personal bond after neither entered a plea. According to the criminal complaint filed against Felix Roque and his son, on 2 February 2012 the two men began to conspire to hack into and disable a website called www.recallroque.com. Joseph Roque then allegedly performed a password reset for the Go Daddy account used to administer recallroque.com. This allowed him to cancel the domain name and effectively disable the website, the FBI agent said in the affidavit. The conspiracy and unauthorised computer access charges each carry a maximum possible sentence of five years in prison and a fine of u
#Flame Malware - 21st Century Massive cyber attack on Iran

#Flame Malware - 21st Century Massive cyber attack on Iran

May 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
Flame Malware - 21st Century Massive cyber attack on Iran A massive, highly sophisticated piece of malware has been newly found infecting systems in Iran and elsewhere and is believed to be part of a well-coordinated, ongoing, state-run cyber-espionage operation. The Flame computer virus not only stole large quantities of information from various Iranian government agencies, but apparently even disrupted its oil exports by shutting down oil terminals, information security firm Symantec Israel said yesterday. The Flame virus recently found in Iran could be used to infect other countries, according to the International Telecommunications Union. As the United Nations agency charged with helping members protect their data networks, the ITU plans to issue a warning about the danger of Flame. Iran's National Computer Emergency Response Team (Maher) said in a statement that the detection and clean-up tool was finished in early May and is now ready for distribution to organisations a
NASA SSL Digital Certificate hacked by Iranian Hackers

NASA SSL Digital Certificate hacked by Iranian Hackers

May 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
NASA SSL Digital Certificate hacked by Iranian Hackers Iranian hackers ' Cyber Warriors Team ' announced in an online post that it compromised an SSL certificate belonging to NASA and subsequently accessed information on thousands of NASA researchers. A space agency representative revealed that they're currently investigating the incident. The group said the certificate was compromised by exploiting an existing vulnerability within the portal's login system, but they didn't outline the entire attack. Once they had control over the certificate, they claim to have used it to "obtain User information for thousands of NASA researcher With Emails and Accounts of other users [sic]." " These incidents spanned a wide continuum from individuals testing their skill to break into NASA systems, to well-organized criminal enterprises hacking for profit, to intrusions that may have been sponsored by foreign intelligence services seeking to further their countries' objectives, " Paul K.
Anonymous hacks Bureau of Justice and leaks 1.7GB of data

Anonymous hacks Bureau of Justice and leaks 1.7GB of data

May 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
Anonymous hacks Bureau of Justice and leaks 1.7GB of data Anonymous has apparently hacked the United States Bureau of Justice Statistics and posted 1.7GB of data belonging to the agency on The Pirate Bay . This is a Monday Mail Mayhem release. Online statements attributed to Anonymous said they were responsible for the security breach and that the files they obtained include emails. " Today we are releasing 1.7GB of data that used to belong to the United States Bureau of Justice, until now, said Anonymous in a statement. The Department of Justice acknowledged that their webservers had indeed been breached, adding that their website as well as justive.gov had remained operational throughout the security breach. Department of Justice has been attacked multiple times since becoming a target for the hacking group after the shutdown of Megaupload. "  Within the booty you may find lots of shiny things such as internal emails, and the entire database dump. We Lulzed as they
IBM Research domain hacked and defaced

IBM Research domain hacked and defaced

May 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
IBM Research domain hacked and defaced Hacker collective group dubbed Kosova Hacker Security or in other word KHS targeted IT giant & multinational technology and consulting corporation IBM. In this attack KHS successfully hacked into the official site of IBM Researcher ( https://researcher.ibm.com ). Hackers claims that, site had a SQL injection & remote code execution vulnerability using which they deface the website. At the time of writing the hacked url not working and Mirror of Hack can be seen here . Hackers said," we hack that why we dont like they computers :/ k ".
Quebec Liberal Party and Education Ministry websites take down in massive Cyber Attack

Quebec Liberal Party and Education Ministry websites take down in massive Cyber Attack

May 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Quebec Liberal Party and Education Ministry websites take down in massive Cyber Attack Two provincial government websites as well as Quebec Liberal Party and Education Ministry websites went down early Saturday morning and remained inaccessible for most of the day. No one has claimed responsibility for the downed sites but Twitter was full of rumours on Saturday pointing to Anonymous, the loose group of cyber activists. The cyber troubles began just hours after a new law, Bill 78, passed in the National Assembly. It requires any group of 50 or more people holding a demonstration in the province to inform police eight hours in advance of their planned route and other pertinent details such as the start and end times. One of Anonymous' Twitter accounts tweeted on Friday: " Quebec Considers Draconian Anti-Protest Law ... Expect us ." Anonymous also threatened the website belonging to the province's National Assembly. While some reported that the legislature's website had been ta
North Las Vegas Police Department hacked by ZHC

North Las Vegas Police Department hacked by ZHC

May 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
North Las Vegas Police Department hacked by ZHC The official website of North Las Vegas Police Department (NLVPD) -  https://www.joinnlvpd.com/  defaced today by ZHC BlackOne HaXor - ZCompany Hacking Crew - [ZHC] and above shown black deface page with message displayed on Homepage.  Page indicates the cause of Hack  " Stop Nato Attacks on Pakistan! " ZHC is a Pakistani Hacking group defaced thousands of websites before against India and also this is second time that Las Vegas Police Department  website got hacked. Mirror of hack can be seen here .
The Hulk Gets Hacked, Need Help from The Avengers

The Hulk Gets Hacked, Need Help from The Avengers

May 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Hulk Gets Hacked, Need Help from The Avengers The actor who plays Bruce Banner in smash hit The Avengers had his account taken over and even changed his username from @MRuff221 to @Mark_Ruffalo and proceeded to add some peculiar posts. Sunday the scene-stealing-actor's Twitter was hacked by a horny nerd. His/her first tweet:  " The women of hollywood sure have some great boobs. Here are the top 15! " Marvel's The Avengers took $207.4M at the North American box office over the weekend, higher than the $200,329,000 estimated Sunday morning. The film crossed the $600 million mark globally in just 12 days. Its worldwide cumulative count is now $654.8 million. Another tweet by Hacker ,  " Your account hacked because passwords set very stupid LOL =)) ". Ruffalo is now using @Mark_Ruffalo and told one follower that Twitter will verify the account on Monday. "They have lumped both accounts together. It's one account both names. It has a poe
Anonymous Hackers Targeting Russian government websites for Putin Inauguration

Anonymous Hackers Targeting Russian government websites for Putin Inauguration

May 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
Anonymous Hackers Targeting Russian government websites for Putin Inauguration Anonymous hackers to launch cyber attacks on the websites of the Russian state agencies to support the opposition. In a YouTube video , Hackers said that the Russian government website will be subjected to DDOS attack on May 6, and on May 7 the same will happen with the prime minister's site. " Join us! All it takes is a few simple actions to bring this rotten and corrupt system to its logical end. " The hackers then posted instructions for everyone who would like to participate in attacks. Putin convincingly won a six-year presidential term in March despite a wave of protests following a December parliamentary poll the opposition said was tarnished by large-scale voting fraud in support of his party. It said it would launch attacks on the Russian government website Government.ru at 1200 GMT on May 6 and on the prime minister's website Premier.gov.ru on May 7 at 0900 GMT. Anonymous demanded that
Sixth Lulzsec Hacker charged for loss of 60,000 credit card from Stratfor

Sixth Lulzsec Hacker charged for loss of 60,000 credit card from Stratfor

May 04, 2012Mohit Kumar
Sixth Lulzsec Hacker charged for loss of 60,000 credit card from Stratfor Jeremy Hammond, the former LulzSec member alleged to have been at the center of the hacking of private intelligence company Stratfor, Hammond is believed to have been the driving force behind the group's breach of intelligence firm Stratfor which lead to the loss of some 60,000 credit card numbers from company servers. Stratfor is dubbed a "shadow CIA" because it gathers non-classified intelligence on international crises. Hammond's arrest was announced on March 6 along with charges against the four suspected "AntiSec" members, Donncha O'Cearrbhail and Darren Martyn of Ireland, and Jake Davis and Ryan Ackroyd of Britain. Sabu and Hammond are the only Americans involved in the case, as the other four defendants live in the United Kingdom. The data included sensitive law enforcement documents, approximately 60,000 credit card numbers from Stratfor's servers, and the personal
UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency's website taken offline after DDoS attack

UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency's website taken offline after DDoS attack

May 03, 2012Mohit Kumar
UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency 's website taken offline after DDoS attack The Serious Organised Crime Agency's website was temporarily shut down today after a cyber attack.It was the victim of a scam known as distributed denial of service (DDOS) whereby an internet address is flooded with bogus traffic, effectively making it unreachable. It is the second time in a year that the website has fallen victim to hackers." We elected to take the website offline temporarily at about 10:00 pm (2100 GMT) last night ," a SOCA spokesman said. SOCA was the first target of the AntiSec campaign launched back in June by Anonymous and LulzSec. Soon after, 19-year-old Ryan Cleary was arrested and charged with allegedly playing a role in the DDoS attack that took down the SOCA Web site. Since then, the site was seemingly operating as expected. A Twitter news feed that claims links to the Anonymous hacking collective publicised the DDoS on Thursday, but did not claim respon
Fake Google Iranian domain defaced by Algerian Script Kiddies

Fake Google Iranian domain defaced by Algerian Script Kiddies

May 03, 2012Mohit Kumar
Google got Pwned ? NO Few  Algerian Script Kiddies  try to spread fake rumours that they Hack and Deface the Giant Search engine " Google Iranian " domain  https://www.google.co.ir/  . As the above screenshot shown a Algerian flag on it  and Page Titles : " H4Ck3D By vaga-hacker dz and DR.KIM". As mentioned by hacker, the team include hackers named : " V4Ga-Dz,Dz0ne,DR-KIM King-Dz,BroX0 aghilass elite jrojan password kha&mix wasim -dz " . It is not confirmed that, either these are member from some Anonymous Hackers but they try to use Anonymous Hackers Tag line :  We Dont Forget ,  We Dont Forgive,  Expect Us!   to get some publicity. According to further investigation by " The Hacker News " Technical Team, we found that " google.co.ir " possibly not belongs to GOOGLE because site rank is " 3141379 "  , that means the site should have less than 100 Visitors/Day approx. Also we check  WHO.IS  records of this domain an
Hacker claims to hack European Space Agency, NASA, US Air Force and  Military, French Ministry of Defence

Hacker claims to hack European Space Agency, NASA, US Air Force and Military, French Ministry of Defence

May 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacker claims to hack  European Space Agency , NASA, US Air Force and  Military , French Ministry of Defence Hackers with group name " The Unknowns " claimed to Hack European Space Agency, NASA, US military, US Air Force, Harvard.Renault Company, French Ministry of Defence, Bahrain Ministry of Defecene and Thai Royal Navy and Many more. Lots of Data, Screenshot and Login Credentials exposed via a Pastebin Notes : Part 1 and Part 2 . Hackers comment on these hacks " We have hacked this with a reason.The security of those important sites are low.It was very easy to infiltrated the sites.We hope the sites will improve their defence. " Full Message Posted by Hackers: We are The Unknowns; Our Knowledge Talsk and Wisdom Listens... Victims, we have released some of your documents and data, we probably harmed you a bit but that's not really our goal because if it was then all of your websites would be completely defaced but we know that within a week or two, the
International Police Association website defaced by Anonymous Hackers

International Police Association website defaced by Anonymous Hackers

April 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
Anonymous hackers deface International Police Association https://ipa-iac.org (IPA) on Friday afternoon and  Anonymous hackers responsible left an angry message on the website's homepage, stating that they defaced the page " for the lulz " (for fun) but also warned that they might have stolen some " sensitive data. " A message posted at the top of the page reads, " oHai [hello]... International Police Association (International Admin Center) you will see we haz [had] some #LULZ at your expense maybe you will fix your security issues and of course... we always recommend you NOT store admin passwords in PLAINTEXT For a site like International Police Association... w3 [we] really expected moar [more]... #LULZ the thin... " The International Police Association is the largest organization for police officers in the world according to Wikipedia, and is not connected to Interpol https://www.interpol.int/ . The IPA was founded by English police sergeant Arth
Afghan Taliban website hacked 3rd time by hackers

Afghan Taliban website hacked 3rd time by hackers

April 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hackers have for the third time in less than a year attacked the main website of the Afghan Taliban. Images of pigeons and Taliban executions of women were combined with various messages in English, Pashto, and Arabic that support the Afghan government, replacing the Taliban's usual pabulum of exaggerated battlefield claims and anti-government commentaries, by early afternoon. The Taliban has blamed western intelligence agencies amid an intensifying cyberwar with the insurgents. One of the statements posted in English read: " Any kind of violence is condemnable, especially killing of innocent people. It is the responsibility of Afghan security forces to provide security for the country after the withdrawal of foreign troops ," " It was hacked again by enemies and foreign intelligence services," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. " The enemy tries to push its propaganda. The enemy is worried by what gets published in our webpage. It's confusin
36 Web domains seized tied to online financial fraud

36 Web domains seized tied to online financial fraud

April 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Thirty-six websites used to sell stolen bank account details have been taken down following an investigation by the Serious Organised Crime Agency ( SOCA ). The arrest of two men in the UK and another in Macedonia is the result of an international operation in which 36 web domains, used to trade compromised banking data, were taken offline. SOCA has been tracking the development of AVCs and monitoring their use by cyber criminals, who support payment card and online banking fraud on a global scale. Working with the FBI, the BKA in Germany, the KLPD in the Netherlands, the Ukraine Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Australian Federal Police, and the Romanian National Police, SOCA has recovered over 2.5 million items of compromised personal and financial information over the past 2 years. Lee Miles, head of cyber operations for SOCA, said: " Our activities have saved business, online retailers and financial institutions potential fraud losses estimated at more than half a billion pounds
10 Lebanese government websites taken down by Hacktivist group

10 Lebanese government websites taken down by Hacktivist group

April 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Several Lebanese ministry websites were the target of a hack attack Thursday by the group Raise Your Voice, in the second such attack on government-related portals this month. " We are RYV, short for Raise Your Voice, and we are simply a group of people who could not bare (sic) sitting in silence, watching all the crimes and injustice going on in Lebanon. We will not be silenced and brainwashed by your media. We will not stop until the Lebanese people mobilize, demand their rights, and earn them ," said the group's message posted on the hacked websites. It is unclear whether Lebanon Anonymous is affiliated with the hacktivist group #Anonymous, renowned for its attacks on websites of governments and corporations it considers corrupt or seeking to limit free speech on the web. Last month, they took down the Interpol's website as a response to the arrest of 25 of their members, as well as the United Nations' official site. Below is the list of the websites that were hacked on
Chinese Hackers continued to attack the Philippine government

Chinese Hackers continued to attack the Philippine government

April 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hackers continued to attack the Philippine government's online presence, with at least one agency on Thursday reporting a denial-of-service attack the night before. The official website of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) yesterday became the latest victim of a cyber attack by suspected Chinese hackers.The DBM website was defaced at around 2 pm Wednesday and will remain offline until the repairs are complete, according to Budget Secretary Florencio Abad. In a press statement, Abad said the DBM's official website, www.dbm.gov.ph , is currently undergoing a security audit and "may be inaccessible until critical issues are resolved." The hackers placed a Chinese flag on the DBM website along with a caption announcing it was " Hacked! Owned by Chinese Hackers?! " The webpage also contained a message: " How come a small bitch border country are overconfident? And Challenged to Our Chinese Super Hacker? " A warning was also displayed: " Don't Trouble Chine
VMWare Source Code leaked by Anonymous Hackers

VMWare Source Code leaked by Anonymous Hackers

April 24, 2012Mohit Kumar
VMware on Tuesday announced that a single file from its ESX server hypervisor source code has been posted online, and it held out the possibility that more proprietary files could be leaked in the future.  " The fact that the source code may have been publicly shared does not necessarily mean that there is any increased risk to VMware customers ," VMware said in a statement. " Hardcore Charlie " - who claims to have downloaded some 300 Megabytes of VMWare source code. Anonymous tweeted: @AnonymousIRC: Oops, VMWare source leaked? Not good https://pastebin.com/JGxdK6vw to Anonymous contributors. May the Pirate Bay always sail strong! The leaked documents include what appear to be internal VMWare communications, pasted onto CEIEC letterhead and with official looking stamps. One email exchange, dated June 5, 2003 is from Jeffrey Sheldon to an internal VMWare listserv and has the subject "code review:untruncating segments. Given the large number of service pr
Hacker deface T&T Parliament website to warn about security holes

Hacker deface T&T Parliament website to warn about security holes

April 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacker deface T&T Parliament website to warn about security holes The Government's parliamentary website, www.ttparliament.org, was taken offline yesterday after a computer software hacker apparently breached the security codes of the site and left a mischievous message announcing the security break. Under the name "CoD3X", the hacker reassured the parliamentary site administrator that all the files and the system's database remained intact. " Greatz to admin your website hacked due to security vulnerabilities, patch your website, keep it updated. Don't worry all your files and your database are still here. This is a warning, what other hackers can do to your website. Keep it in mind...CoD3X ." Minister of Government Business and Acting Attorney General Dr Roodal Moonilal, though, was not concerned with the breach and in fact denied that the Parliament site was taken offline to deal with that specific issue. Corporate communications manager, Jason Elcock, yester
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