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FBI issues alert over two new malware linked to Hidden Cobra hackers

FBI issues alert over two new malware linked to Hidden Cobra hackers
May 30, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The US-CERT has released a joint technical alert from the DHS and the FBI, warning about two newly identified malware being used by the p...

New Android Malware Secretly Records Phone Calls and Steals Private Data

New Android Malware Secretly Records Phone Calls and Steals Private Data
April 03, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Cisco Talos have uncovered variants of a new Android Trojan that are being distributed in the wild disguising as ...

(Unpatched) Adobe Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit Spotted in the Wild

(Unpatched) Adobe Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit Spotted in the Wild
February 01, 2018Mohit Kumar
Another reason to uninstall Adobe Flash Player—a new zero-day Flash Player exploit has reportedly been spotted in the wild by North Korea...

Watch Out for Malware If You're Interested in North Korean Missile Program

Watch Out for Malware If You're Interested in North Korean Missile Program
July 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you hold an interest in the North Korean Missile Program and are one of those curious to know capabilities of the recently tested Nort...

Web Hosting Company Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Hackers to Get Files Back

Web Hosting Company Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Hackers to Get Files Back
June 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
South Korean web hosting provider has agreed to pay $1 million in bitcoins to hackers after a Linux ransomware infected its 153 servers, ...

US Warns of 'DeltaCharlie' – A North Korean DDoS Botnet Malware

US Warns of 'DeltaCharlie' – A North Korean DDoS Botnet Malware
June 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The United States government has released a rare alert about an ongoing, eight-year-long North Korean state-sponsored hacking operation. ...

North Korean Hackers Steal thousands of Military files from S. Korea

North Korean Hackers Steal thousands of Military files from S. Korea
June 13, 2016Mohit Kumar
Hackers aligned with North Korea have always been accused of attacking and targeting South Korean organizations, financial institutions, ...

Philippines Bank hit by SWIFT Hacking Group allegedly linked to North Korea

Philippines Bank hit by SWIFT Hacking Group allegedly linked to North Korea
May 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
SWIFT Bank Hackers have attacked another bank in the Philippines using the same modus operandi as that in the $81 Million Bangladesh Bank he...

Duuzer Trojan: A New Backdoor Targeting South Korean Organizations

Duuzer Trojan: A New Backdoor Targeting South Korean Organizations
October 27, 2015Khyati Jain
Security researchers at Symantec have uncovered a new Backdoor Trojan that grants hackers remote access and some control over infected m...

South Korean Nuclear Power Plant Hacked

South Korean Nuclear Power Plant Hacked
December 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Koreans have once again gain media attention but this time not as an accused of any kind of hack attack, but as a victim of a severe att...

70% of South Korean Population Victimized In Online Gaming Heist

70% of South Korean Population Victimized In Online Gaming Heist
August 27, 2014Wang Wei
More than half of South Korea's 50 million population aged between 15 and 65 have been affected in a massive data breach, compromisi...

25 Million 'NAVER' Accounts Breached using Stolen Data

25 Million 'NAVER' Accounts Breached using Stolen Data
March 27, 2014Anonymous
A 31-year-old South Korean has been recently accused by the police for the allegation of infiltrating and hacking the accounts of 25 mil...

20 Million Credit Cards stolen in South Korea; 40% Population affected by the Data Leak

20 Million Credit Cards stolen in South Korea; 40% Population affected by the Data Leak
January 19, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Since all threats to data security and privacy often come from outside, but internal threats are comparatively more dangerous and a difficul...

Rogue software update cause Malware attack on Japanese Nuclear Power Plant

Rogue software update cause Malware attack on Japanese Nuclear Power Plant
January 09, 2014Wang Wei
The most critical and worst target of a State-sponsored cyber-attack s could be Hospitals, Dams, Dykes and Nuclear power stations and this m...

South Korea hit by Android Trojan, Malware in Gaming apps and DDoS attack

South Korea hit by Android Trojan, Malware in Gaming apps and DDoS attack
October 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
Last Tuesday, The National Police Agency of South Korea warned the people that many Malware infected video games being offered in the S...

South Korea defense bans Smartphones for data security

South Korea defense bans Smartphones for data security
July 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
South Korea ’s Ministry of National Defense is banning its employees from using the  smart phones inside of the ministry's building...