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Cyber Crime Gang Arrested for Infecting Over 1 Million Phones with Banking Trojan

Cyber Crime Gang Arrested for Infecting Over 1 Million Phones with Banking Trojan

May 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The Russian Interior Ministry announced on Monday the arrest of 20 individuals from a major cybercriminal gang that had stolen nearly $90...
US Court Sentences Russian Lawmaker's Son to 27 Years in Jail for Hacking

US Court Sentences Russian Lawmaker's Son to 27 Years in Jail for Hacking

April 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The son of a prominent Russian lawmaker was sentenced on Friday by a US federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of ste...
U.S. Takes Down Kelihos Botnet After Its Russian Operator Arrested in Spain

U.S. Takes Down Kelihos Botnet After Its Russian Operator Arrested in Spain

April 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
A Russian computer hacker arrested over the weekend in Barcelona was apparently detained for his role in a massive computer botnet, and n...
Suspected Kelihos Botnet Operator Arrested in Spain

Suspected Kelihos Botnet Operator Arrested in Spain

April 09, 2017Wang Wei
Update (Tuesday, April 11):  The arrest of a Russian man in Spain was apparently for his role in Kelihos botnet responsible for sending ...
WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Grasshopper Windows Hacking Framework

WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Grasshopper Windows Hacking Framework

April 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As part of its Vault 7 series of leaked documents, whistleblowing website WikiLeaks today released a new cache of 27 documents allegedl...
Hackers stole $800,000 from ATMs using Fileless Malware

Hackers stole $800,000 from ATMs using Fileless Malware

April 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Hackers targeted at least 8 ATMs in Russia and stole $800,000 in a single night, but the method used by the intruders remained a complete...
Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Developing and Distributing Citadel Trojan

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Developing and Distributing Citadel Trojan

March 22, 2017Wang Wei
A Russian man accused of developing and distributing the Citadel Banking Trojan , which infected nearly 11 Million computers globally and...
Yahoo! Hack! How It Took Just One-Click to Execute Biggest Data Breach in History

Yahoo! Hack! How It Took Just One-Click to Execute Biggest Data Breach in History

March 15, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In the digital world, it just takes one click to get the keys to the kingdom. Do you know spear-phishing was the only secret weapon behind...
US Charges Two Russian Spies & Two Hackers For Hacking 500 Million Yahoo Accounts

US Charges Two Russian Spies & Two Hackers For Hacking 500 Million Yahoo Accounts

March 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
The 2014 Yahoo hack disclosed late last year that compromised over 500 million Yahoo user accounts was believed to be carried out by a s...
New MacOS Malware linked to Russian Hackers Can Steal Passwords & iPhone Backups

New MacOS Malware linked to Russian Hackers Can Steal Passwords & iPhone Backups

February 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered a new Mac malware allegedly developed by APT28 Russian cyber espionage group who is believed to be r...
Russian Hacker behind 'NeverQuest' Malware, Wanted by FBI, Is Arrested in Spain

Russian Hacker behind 'NeverQuest' Malware, Wanted by FBI, Is Arrested in Spain

January 21, 2017Mohit Kumar
A Russian computer hacker wanted by the FBI on hacking allegations was arrested and jailed in Spain earlier this week, while a decision o...
Billion-Dollar Hacker Gang Now Using Google Services to Control Its Banking Malware

Billion-Dollar Hacker Gang Now Using Google Services to Control Its Banking Malware

January 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
Carbanak – One of the most successful cybercriminal gangs ever that's known for the theft of one billion dollars from over 100 banks ...
Hackers Suspected of Causing Second Power Outage in Ukraine

Hackers Suspected of Causing Second Power Outage in Ukraine

December 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The same group of hackers that caused the power outage across several regions in Ukraine last Christmas holidays might have once again s...
'MethBot' Ad Fraud Operators Making $5 Million Revenue Every Day

'MethBot' Ad Fraud Operators Making $5 Million Revenue Every Day

December 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The biggest advertising fraud ever! A group of hackers is making between $3 Million to $5 Million per day from United States brands and...
President Obama Orders 'Full Review' of Possible Russian hacking in US Election

President Obama Orders 'Full Review' of Possible Russian hacking in US Election

December 10, 2016Mohit Kumar
In his final month in office, President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a "full review" of pre-e...
Russia proposes 10 Year in Prison Sentence for Hackers and Malware Authors

Russia proposes 10 Year in Prison Sentence for Hackers and Malware Authors

December 08, 2016Mohit Kumar
The Russian government has introduced a draft bill that proposes prison sentences as punishment for hackers and cyber criminals creating ...
5 Major Russian Banks Hit With Powerful DDoS Attacks

5 Major Russian Banks Hit With Powerful DDoS Attacks

November 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have risen enormously in past few months and, mostly, they are coming from hacked and insecu...
Microsoft Patches Windows Zero-Day Flaw Disclosed by Google

Microsoft Patches Windows Zero-Day Flaw Disclosed by Google

November 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
Microsoft was very upset with Google last week when its Threat Analysis Group publically disclosed a critical Windows kernel vulnerabilit...
Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Using Unpatched Windows Bug Disclosed by Google

Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Using Unpatched Windows Bug Disclosed by Google

November 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Google's Threat Analysis Group publically disclosed on Monday a critical zero-day vulnerability in most versions of Windows just 10 ...
Russian Hacker Behind LinkedIn Breach also Charged with Hacking Dropbox and Formspring

Russian Hacker Behind LinkedIn Breach also Charged with Hacking Dropbox and Formspring

October 24, 2016Mohit Kumar
The alleged Russian hacker, who was arrested by the FBI in collaboration with the Czech police, was believed to be the one responsible ...
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