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Israel Neutralizes Cyber Attack by Blowing Up A Building With Hackers

Israel Neutralizes Cyber Attack by Blowing Up A Building With Hackers

May 06, 2019Mohit Kumar
The Israel Defense Force (IDF) claims to have neutralized an "attempted" cyber attack by launching airstrikes on a building in Gaza Strip from where it says the attack was originated. As shown in a video tweeted by IDF, the building in the Gaza Strip, which Israeli fighter drones have now destroyed, was reportedly the headquarters for Palestinian Hamas military intelligence, from where a cyber unit of hackers was allegedly trying to penetrate Israel's cyberspace. "We thwarted an attempted Hamas cyber offensive against Israeli targets. Following our successful cyber defensive operation, we targeted a building where the Hamas cyber operatives work. HamasCyberHQ.exe has been removed," said the Israeli Defence Forces on Twitter. However, the Israel Defense Force has not shared any information about the attempted cyber attack by the Hamas group, saying it would reveal the country's cyber capabilities. According to Judah Ari Gross of Times of Israel ,
Hackers Are Using Android Malware To Spy On Israeli Military Personnel

Hackers Are Using Android Malware To Spy On Israeli Military Personnel

February 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
A group of highly sophisticated state-sponsored hackers is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the personal Android phones of individual soldiers to monitor their activities and steal data. A newly released research by Lookout and Kaspersky suggests that more than 100 Israeli servicemen from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) are believed to have been targeted with spyware. Dubbed ViperRAT , the malware has specifically been designed to hijack Israeli soldiers’ Android-based smartphones and remotely exfiltrate data of high value, including photos and audio recordings, directly from the compromised devices. Modus Operandi Identified According to the security firms, IDF personnel had been compromised by social engineering techniques — where the soldiers were lured via Facebook Messenger and other social networks into entering communications with hackers who posed as attractive women from various countries like Canada, Germany, and Switzerland. The soldiers were th
Israeli Defense computer hacked in Spear Phishing Attack

Israeli Defense computer hacked in Spear Phishing Attack

January 27, 2014Anonymous
Hackers broke into an Israeli defense ministry computer via an email attachment tainted with malicious software. Reuters reported Israeli Defense is the latest illustrious victim of the Spear Phishing Attack , and hackers penetrated into an Israeli defense ministry computer using a malicious email as a vector. Aviv Raff , Chief Technology officer at Seculert , confirmed that an Email with a malicious attachment that looked like it had been sent by the country’s Shin Bet Secret Security Service. The attackers have penetrated into the network of Israeli Defense accessing to 15 computers, one of them managed by the Israel’s Civil Administration that monitors Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territory. The Civil Administration is a unit of Israel’s Defense Ministry that control the passage of goods between Israel and the West Bank and Gaza Strip. It is clear that the information contained in the infected system represents a precious target for someone that intend to examin
Antivirus firm ESET and BitDefender website Hijacked by Pro-Palestinian Hackers

Antivirus firm ESET and BitDefender website Hijacked by Pro-Palestinian Hackers

October 12, 2013Mohit Kumar
A pro-Palestinian hacktivist group ' KDMS Team ', who recently managed to briefly hijack the Metasploit website of security firm Rapid7 and become popular after Hacking World's largest Web Hosting Network Leaseweb website and antivirus vendors AVG, Avira as well as mobile messaging service WhatsApp's websites. Now even I have to say that - Security is just an Illusion, because just now the group aligned with Anonymous has successfully hijacked another two Antivirus firm website - ESET and Bitdefender . The KDMS Team successfully changed the DNS records of both sites to redirect people to a website playing the Palestinian national anthem and displaying a political message under the title " You Got Pwned ". Message posted on Bitdefender and Eset website says: Hello bitdefender Touched By KDMS team We was thinking about quitting hacking and disappear again ..! But we said : there is some sites must be hacked You are one of our targe
Whatsapp and AVG Antivirus Website defaced by Palestinian Hackers

Whatsapp and AVG Antivirus Website defaced by Palestinian Hackers

October 08, 2013Wang Wei
The Website of Word's most popular mobile messaging app and Antivirus Firm - AVG were hacked this morning and defaced by a new Palestinian Hacker group - KDMS Team, affiliated with Anonymous Group. The Defacement page titled 'You got Pwned', with Anonymous Logo and playing Palestinian national anthem in the page background, says:  we want to tell you that there is a land called Palestine on the earth this land has been stolen by Zionist do you know it ? Palestinian people has the right to live in peace Deserve to liberate their land and release all prisoners from israeli jails we want peace and " There Is No Full Security We Can Catch You ! " It seems that the hacker used DNS hijacking to point domains on a fake server with deface page. The  Whatsapp has resolved the issue, but at the time of writing AVG is still defaced. It is not clear that if any user data was compromised from AVG or Whatsapp. We have contacted WhatsApp and AVG
Web Hosting software WHMCS vulnerable to SQL Injection; emergency security update released

Web Hosting software WHMCS vulnerable to SQL Injection; emergency security update released

October 06, 2013Mohit Kumar
WHMCS, a popular client management, billing and support application for Web hosting providers, released an emergency security update for the 5.2 and 5.1 minor releases, to patch a critical vulnerability that was publicly disclosed. The vulnerability was publicly posted by a user named as ‘ localhost ’ on October 3rd, 2013 and also reported by several users on various Hosting related Forums . He also released a  proof-of-concept exploit code  for this SQL injection vulnerability in WHMCS. WHMCS says , as the updates have “ critical security impacts .”, enables attackers to execute SQL injection attacks against WHMCS deployments in order to extract or modify sensitive information from their databases i.e. Including information about existing accounts, their hashed passwords, which can result in the compromise of the administrator account. Yesterday a group of Palestinian hackers , named as KDMS Team  possibly used the same vulnerability against one of the largest Host
World's Largest Web Hosting company 'LeaseWeb' Hacked by KDMS Team

World's Largest Web Hosting company 'LeaseWeb' Hacked by KDMS Team

October 05, 2013Wang Wei
LeaseWeb , one of the World's largest hosting provider has been defaced by Palestinian hackers, named as KDMS Team . LeaseWeb was also hosting provider for one of the biggest file-sharing website Megaupload in the past. Later Megaupload Founder, Kim Dotcom claimed that  Leaseweb had deleted all Megaupload user data from 690 servers without warning. The hacker group replaced the Homepage of the website for just a few hours with an Anonymous Palestine , homepage titled " You Got Pwned " and the defacement message says: Hello Lease Web Who Are You ? Who is but the form following the function of what and what are you is a hosting company with no security KDMS Team : Well ,, We Can See That :P We noticed that Attacker has just changed the DNS server to point the Domain to another server at 67.23.254.6, owned by the attacker. At the time of writing, Leaseweb team resolved the issue and get their Domain back to the original server . But because the hac
Palestinian hacker, who hacked Zuckerberg’s Facebook account to be rewarded with $12,000

Palestinian hacker, who hacked Zuckerberg’s Facebook account to be rewarded with $12,000

August 22, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Palestinian hacker ' Khalil Shreateh ', who broke into the Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Timeline  to expose a security lapse will be awarded nearly $12,000 but not from Facebook, it will come from an online crowdsourced campaign. The hacker initially used Facebook's whitehat disclosure program, a service that rewards bug hunters for reporting vulnerabilities, to inform the company about the issue. Facebook refused to pay him for finding the bug since he used it to post on Mark Zuckerberg's wall, because Facebook had ignored his earlier warnings. The exploit allows users to post to other Facebook user's timeline while they are not in friend list. Marc Maiffret, CTO of BeyondTrust, has kicked off a crowd-sourced funding to come up with a reward for Khalil Shreateh, and the results have already been impressive. ' Khalil Shreateh found a vulnerability in Facebook.com and, due to miscommunication , was not awarded a bounty for his work,'
Palestinian Hacker posted vulnerability details on Mark Zuckerberg’s Timeline

Palestinian Hacker posted vulnerability details on Mark Zuckerberg’s Timeline

August 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Palestinian Web Developer and Hacker, ' Khalil Shreateh ' found an interesting  vulnerability in Facebook, that allows hacker to bypass the Privacy settings to make a post on anyone's Timeline / Wall. He was forced to post vulnerability details on Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook Founder) Timeline to prove his point, after the Facebook Security Team failed to recognize his critical vulnerability three times. The flaw even working for those victims, who is not included in the attacker friend list.  According to Facebook's Bug Bounty program, a researcher has to submit the flaw details via email to Facebook Security Team without disclosing the details in Public. In order to get the minimum reward of US$500, the flaw should be valid. The reported vulnerability is in " composer.php " file on Facebook mechanism. First Khalil made a post on the timeline of a girl, " Sarah Gooden " who studied at the same college as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbe
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