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Pakistan Government servers messed up after security breach

Pakistan Government servers messed up after security breach

March 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
Today a cyber attack on Pakistan Government servers crash many Government departments's official websites including Ministry of Information Technology, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Economic Affairs & Statistics, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment and many more. Indian Hacker ' Godzilla ' continue to strike Pakistan Government because of their support to terrorism activities. Hacker said," all network owned including switches because they deserve it, I have not touched any innocent website because target is only Government " While Pakistani official are already aware about the risk from the newest viruses, worms and cyber attacks, so they having their servers running through a proxy server located at  https://202.83.164.6/ , but flawed cyber security practices once again results to messed up whole setup and hacker successfully breach into centralized local server locat
Unofficial Pakistan Intelligence website hacked

Unofficial Pakistan Intelligence website hacked

March 05, 2013Wang Wei
While the rest of the world engaged in cyber security conferences and Anonymous operations, an Indian patriotic hacker used the time to attack Unofficial Pakistan Intelligence agency ISI. Hacker going by name " Godzilla " today claimed to hack into one of the server belongs to ISI website ( https://isi.org.pk ) and claimed steal possible information from website database. According to the information shared by hacker with ' The Hacker News ', he claims to have access to Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) of the server located at 173.193.110.72. He disclose that System installed with Windows 2008 server standard edition and having three derives i.e C,D,E with operating system in C and Hostname ' AHCORP ' He also claimed to hack into MSSQL server containing 3 databases, with 9 users and located at https://mssql.isi.org.pk, as shown in screenshot taken by him. Some partial tables of the database ' msdb ' as listed below: bakupfile bakup
Hacker leaks Bangladesh Intelligence classified Emails

Hacker leaks Bangladesh Intelligence classified Emails

January 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
Indian hacker, Godzilla once again hit Bangladesh government server . Hacker told us about his latest cyber attack on  Directorate General of Forces Intelligence Bangladesh (DGFI -  www.dgfi.gov.bd ) server . He claimed to back up all confidential mails in the server and list of all their agents around the globe. Hacker taunt Bangladesh govt , " To all stupid Intelligence people of Bangladesh do you know what is security??,  Iam really felling pitty for you." Through a paste  note, hacker leak one sample mail (funny one), which is the conversation between Dewan Mamoon and DGFI Director. Some words from email are, " I love the CIA. I love the DGFI. I love the Bangladesh armed forces. I love America and I love Bangladesh. " and " I know that you are the ones to thank for sponsoring me in Bangladesh and the CIA for sponsoring me in America. " Compromised Intelligence server claimed to be full of sensitive information. In past year, Godzilla h
Hackers release Windows Phone 8 Malware - to be showcased at MalCon

Hackers release Windows Phone 8 Malware - to be showcased at MalCon

November 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
It's be Just hours Windows Phone 8 has been released - and hackers have already dished out a malware prototype for the platform. Windows Phone 8 is the second generation of the Windows Phone mobile operating system. Windows Phone 8 Microsoft's latest in mobile OS technology - comes in as a direct competition to rivals Apple and Google. The research firm Gartner indicates that by 2016 the increase in Windows Phone users will slightly fall below Apple`s iOS users. To be showcased at the International Malware Conference, MalCon - on 24th November in India, the prototype has been created by Shantanu Gawde, who has previously created a malware that utilized the famed Xbox Kinect. Windows Phone 8 replaces its previously Windows CE-based architecture with one based on the Windows NT kernel with many components shared with Windows 8, allowing applications to be easily ported between the two platforms. While no further details of the malware are available at this point of time, it will
Bangladesh military Server and internal network Compromised

Bangladesh military Server and internal network Compromised

November 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
Indian Hacker  Godzilla aka G.O.D hacked into Bangladesh Army servers, belongs to domain  www.army.mil.bd and leak Internal Network Information via a note . Hacker also publicly posted their Cisco Router passwords and Mac-Address of all machines within the network. We talked with the hacker to know reason of hacking , and he reply, " Its Parade time for you, Bangladesh Army ! ! ! Even a municipal school website has better security than your website. You have time till December, secure it if u can.. Stop supporting terrorist organizations.. Put your best men at work now, we will come back in December. see you soon.. ./Peace is just what we want.. ./live and let others live. ." In his statement hacker threat to hack Bangladesh sites again by December, if they will not stop supporting terrorism. At the time of reporting this news, the official website of Bangladesh military is down because of cyber attack by Godzilla and Hacker advice that officials need to restart their se
Indian Security Agencies taking offensive mode for Cyber Security

Indian Security Agencies taking offensive mode for Cyber Security

November 04, 2012Mohit Kumar
India is set to take steps to protect its cyber infrastructure and designate agencies for carrying out offensive cyber attacks on other countries. Indian Government announce the appointment of   first coordinator for The National cyber security agency. Mr. Gulshan Rai , who presently heads the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN), will be the first coordinator. The move comes at a time when proof shows countries launching cyber attacks not only for intelligence gathering and many nations describing the attacks as an act of war. " The plan is in final stages with certain legal issues being clarified. Among the issues are some objections to the legal powers of the proposed National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre (NCIPC), a command-and-control centre for monitoring the critical infrastructure. NCIPC is to be managed by the technical intelligence agency NTRO (National Technical Research Organisation), and could have all the powers th
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

October 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
Yesterday, we report about the security breach in US Government computers belongs to NASA  restricted area website and Hacker dump out the complete source code and files from server of the website. Today another hacker claim a quick XSS (Cross site scripting) Vulnerability in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory website (https://onearth.jpl.nasa.gov/) via a pastebin note. Hacker is going by name " Antraxt Hacker " and said about vulnerability exposure that,"I just want to proof that NASA is and never will be secured as human kind thinks they are". The xss vulnerable link is disclosed in pastebin note. I feel this not a offensive hack by hacker, even NASA should take advantage of free of cost Penetration testing services from individual like , who even not looking for Bug Bounties.
Bharatiya Janata Party website defaced by Anonymous Hackers

Bharatiya Janata Party website defaced by Anonymous Hackers

September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hackers from Indian Anonymous Group hacked Bharatiya Janata Party's website, BJP.org , last night, and defaced it. They post a set of messages with pictures, reflecting the group's condemnation of recent events including the government's approval of 51% FDI in multi-brand retail, diesel price hike, corruption, the cartoon controversy, and the Kudankulam Power Project, among others. Hackers also asked people to stand up and participate in the #OccupyIndiaground protest, which according to the message starts 23rd September 2012 (this Sunday) 3pm at India Gate, Delhi, Freedom Park, Bangalore, Marine Beach, Chennai, Park Street Crossing, Kolkata, MG Road, Pune and Subhash Park, Kochi. Defaced domains are: https://bjp.org https://bjpmp.org.in/ The group also posted a YouTube video with a message from anonymous: Video Saying that the group's been observing the deteriorating condition of free speech in India, and the government's attempts to block social media. Last month, Anonymous
Reliance Net Connect website Defaced by Hackers

Reliance Net Connect website Defaced by Hackers

September 13, 2012Mohit Kumar
Reliance Net Connect , a venture of Reliance Communications , one of the leading CDMA & GSM Service providers in India website was Defaced by Hackers two days back. No reason mentioned by hackers but on deface page, Hackers wrote " Hacked by Dr-FreaK and Napsters Cr3w ". Defaced site link -  https://reliancenetconnect.co.in , but at the time of writing this post, site has been successfully  restored by company. But you can see mirror of hack on Zone-H . In june 2012 due to Internet Censorship in India Reliance Communications blocks various sites, against to which Anonymous Hackers hacked their servers Reliance Communications in such a way that users trying to access Facebook, Twitter, Google, Gmail and Yahoo were greeted messages. Also in July 2012  Reliance Communications was successfully breached by another hacker with just information disclosure bug.
Ankit Fadia site again Hacked and Suspended by Hosting provider

Ankit Fadia site again Hacked and Suspended by Hosting provider

September 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Another Funny news, today India's most popular but Self Claimed Hacker - Ankit Fadia's website just got hacked by a 17 Year old kid Kul Verma. His official Website https://ankitfadia.in/ got hacked and seems like his Hosting Provider has suspended his website on noticing something not correct with his site. Hacker hacked by a kid, this Questions the capability of Mr. Ankit Fadia once again. We all know that, its not the 1st time Fadia's Website got hacked. In past several young hackers claim to hack and deface his Website. Hacker claim the responsibility on the Facebook Fanpage , says " 17 years old.Love to Hack " and statement " Come Catch if You Can ". If you want to see deface page, please have a look to the Mirror link .
Android Hackers will demonstrate Fully loaded Spying Applications & Mobile Botnet

Android Hackers will demonstrate Fully loaded Spying Applications & Mobile Botnet

July 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
This Sunday, The Capital , New Delhi plays host to an International The Hackers Conference where blackhat hackers will discuss the challenges of cyber safety with security agencies. Your Smartphone is an always-on and always-connected digital extension of your life which will be used by attackers to covertly steal your sensitive data and spy on you. Mahesh , An Independent Security Researcher and Android Developer/Hacker will demonstrate " Android Spy Agent ". This application allows us to remotely access the entire victim's personal information and even though the confidential data available in the android cell phone. The type of personal information includes the victim's contacts, call logs, messages, browser's history, GPS location and much more information directly available on the victim's cell phone.  Many-a-times we think that is there any way by which we can read the private sms of anyone. So here is the solution Mr. Mahesh will present in The Hack
17 years old hacker will demonstrate Linux ELF Virus at 'The Hackers Conference 2012'

17 years old hacker will demonstrate Linux ELF Virus at 'The Hackers Conference 2012'

July 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Biggest Hacking Mania has arrived - ' The Hackers Conference 2012 '.  In this first of its kind conference in India, Blackhat hackers drawn from around the world will demonstrate how they access a victim's personal information, and even confidential data available on the Android cell phone. The conference will be held on July 29 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. The use of Linux as an operating system is increasing rapidly, thanks partly topopular distributions such as 'RedHat' and 'Suse'. So far, there are very few Linuxfile infectors and they do not pose a big threat yet. However, with more desktopsrunning Linux, and probably more Linux viruses, the Linux virus situation couldbecome a bigger problem. 17 years old hacker, Aneesh Dogra will talk on " How to make a Linux ELF Virus (That works on your latest linux distribution) " at ' The Hackers Conference 2012 ' . Linux or Unix has the reputation of being "not so buggy", and of be
Reliance Communications Server Compromised with Information disclosure Vulnerability

Reliance Communications Server Compromised with Information disclosure Vulnerability

July 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacker with nickname " mr.hack3r420 " has successfully compromise the web server of Reliance Communications ( rcom.co.in ) as shown in image ( screenshot taken by THN team and we make link hidden to save site from further misuse of damage ). Hacker most probably get this access because of Information disclosure Vulnerability in Reliance website.Most of the Folders on website are visible to everyone publicly and there is a interesting file called "Upload_AppId_VId.php" available , using which hacker may be able to upload his own php shell on the server to get access to FTP and Linux User account. This is not the first time Reliance become the victim, a few months back, hacker named "ISAC" was able to access  Reliance Communications ISP  server, and he release the list of all blocked sites by Reliance to Protest against Internet Censorship.
Hacker wanted by FBI held in India For Carding Crimes

Hacker wanted by FBI held in India For Carding Crimes

July 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
Nikhil Kolbekar, aka HellsAngel, was arrested on July 11 in Mumbai, India. Eric Bogle, known as Swat Runs Train, and Justin Mills, or xTGxKAKAROT, were taken into custody in Canada, respectively Colorado, US.  HellsAngel and  Bogle is suspected of selling complete credit card details, including names, addresses, social security numbers, birth dates, and bank account information. He also sold remote desktop protocol (RDP) access data that could be utilized to breach computers in countries such as Turkey, India, Czech Republic, Brazil, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and others. The suspect, Nikhil Kolbekar, was produced before the Esplanade Court on Thursday and has been remanded in judicial custody. He will be produced before the Patiala House court in Delhi on July 25, with the US pressing for his extradition through the Interpol. Carding refers to various criminal activities associated with stealing personal identification information and financial information belonging to
Indian Officials Get Training from Hackers who cracked CERN's IT system

Indian Officials Get Training from Hackers who cracked CERN's IT system

July 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Two Argentina-based cyber security experts -   Chris Russo  and Fernando Viacanel , who claimed to have cracked the security code of IT systems involved in the discovery of 'God Particle', today conducted training sessions for Indian government officials. Both the hackers are partners of IT security firm E2 Labs and their company in arrangement with industry chamber Assocham has plans to conduct series of technology exchange programmes on cyber security. Russo said that three times he has been able to find vulnerability in IT system of European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) that has been involved in discovery of 'God Particle' or Higgs Boson. Programme was attended by officials from Cabinet secretariat, National Technical Research Organisation, Airforce, C-DAC, Income Tax Department, Assam's AMTRON along with representatives from private sector entities, Aircel and Cisco. "Talents required to be cyber security experts are mostly available in peo
Indian ISPs get court relief, Torrent Sites Unblocked

Indian ISPs get court relief, Torrent Sites Unblocked

June 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Indian ISPs get court relief, Torrent Sites Unblocked After weeks of confusion and frustration with blocked websites, the mess finally looks to be clearing. Indians are all heaving a sigh of relief because their ISPs have unblocked the access to the file-sharing, video-streaming BitTorrent sites that include The Pirate Bay, Torrentz.eu, Vimeo among others. It was in news last month that following Reliance, Airtel had also blocked torrent services and video sites after they received the 'John Doe' court order. Thousands of users from various states of India found the access to torrents blocked. India's Medianama is reporting today that the Madras High Court recently limited a badly drafted April ruling on the subject. The court said in its updated ruling, according to Medianama, which obtained a copy of it, that " the interim injunction is granted only in respect of a particular URL where the infringing movie is kept and not in respect of the entire website. Further, the a
Critical Sqli Vulnerability in channel [V] Website

Critical Sqli Vulnerability in channel [V] Website

June 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
Critical Sqli Vulnerability in channel [V] Website A 16 years old White Hat Hacker " Arjun Siyag " from India discover a Critical Sqli Vulnerability in channel [V] Website ( https://www.channelv.in ). Proof of the hack is as shown in above image. Hacker disclose only the admin username and password, which will not effect the admin panel directly,because for login Email ID is required.  SQL Injection is one of the many web attack mechanisms used by hackers to steal data from organisations. It is perhaps one of the most common application layer attack techniques used today. Through SQL Injection, the hacker may input specifically crafted SQL commands with the intent of bypassing the login form barrier and seeing what lies behind it. This is only possible if the inputs are not properly sanitised (i.e., made invulnerable) and sent directly with the SQL query to the database. SQL Injection vulnerabilities provide the means for a hacker to communicate directly to the database.
Serious Tumblr Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability can be used to Spread Worms

Serious Tumblr Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability can be used to Spread Worms

June 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
Serious Tumblr Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability can be used to Spread Worms Two Indian Security Researchers Aditya Gupta ( @adi1391 ) and Subho Halder ( @sunnyrockzzs ) have found a serious Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in one of the most famous social networking websites Tumblr. This could be used to steal the cookies of the authenticated user, as well as could be used to make a worm, like the one seen in MySpace (Samy Worm) and Orkut (Bom Sabado) earlier. " We have also tried to contact them via Twitter and mail earlier, but no response from their side. So we have decided to release it. Well, not exactly, where the vulnerability is, but just to let them know that it is vulnerable ." Tumblr is the one of the most popular social networking websites worldwide, and is ranked 37th by Alexa.
Anonymous takes down MTNL website

Anonymous takes down MTNL website

June 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Anonymous India takes down MTNL website The hacker-group Anonymous has struck again in India. This time the victim is the MTNL website. The group posted on their website, saying, " We are against Internet Cencorship. Instead of blocking few URLs the ISP blocked the whole domain of various file sharing websites. The HC Madras, DoT didn't isssue any list of websites to be blocked still ISP supported internet censorship. " MTNL's corporate website could not be accessed, following the attack since afternoon and officials said efforts were underway to restore it. MTNL Delhi, Deputy - GM (Internet), Deepak Sharma said it was not hacking but 'denial of service attack' under which the server is unable to provide services to the customers. Anonymous has called for non-violent protests across several cities in India on June 9 to protest against what it alleges as 'censorship' of the internet. It accused the department of telecom of instructing the Internet Service Providers (I
The Revolution from Cyber Terrorist attack to Indian Cyber Security

The Revolution from Cyber Terrorist attack to Indian Cyber Security

May 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Revolution from Cyber Terrorist attack to Indian Cyber Security Cyber attack has put our lives in danger every second. The cyber attacks are becoming the root cause of the mishappenings around us every other day. As the next generation wars are increasing depending on robust and secure information systems networks, it is imperative for a country to invest in building a reliable infrastructure. As the next generation wars are increasing depending on robust and secure information systems networks, it is imperative for a country to invest in building a reliable infrastructure. Increasing attacks on cyberspace in India has brought several professionals and experts from the Industry, in support with the last week, India's Defense Minister, AK Antony,   announced   an additional $1.3 Billion will be invested in the project making the grand total to a $3.1 Billion.  It is observed that many Electronic Notification is usually sent before a major terrorist attack, followed by defacement
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