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Spanish Police Arrest 2 Nuclear Power Workers for Cyberattacking the Radiation Alert System

Spanish Police Arrest 2 Nuclear Power Workers for Cyberattacking the Radiation Alert System

Jul 29, 2022
Spanish law enforcement officials have announced the arrest of two individuals in connection with a cyberattack on the country's radioactivity alert network (RAR), which took place between March and June 2021. The act of sabotage is said to have disabled more than one-third of the sensors that are maintained by the Directorate-General for Civil Protection and Emergencies ( DGPCE ) and used to monitor excessive radiation levels across the country. The reason for the attacks is unknown as yet. "The two detainees, former workers, attacked the computer system and caused the connection of the sensors to fail, reducing their detection capacity even in the environment of nuclear power plants," the PolicĂ­a Nacional  said . The law enforcement probe, dubbed Operation GAMMA, commenced in June 2021 in the immediate aftermath of the attack perpetrated against the RAR network, which is a mesh of 800 gamma radiation detection sensors deployed in various parts of the country to de
XSS Vulnerability in Apple website

XSS Vulnerability in Apple website

Nov 13, 2012
A 16 years old Spanish Whitehat hacker going by name " The Pr0ph3t " found XSS Vulnerability on Apple website. The Vulnerability reported in Apple subdomain -  https://locate.apple.com , where users can choose a service center location. About Cross site scripting : Cross-Site Scripting attacks are a type of injection problem, in which malicious scripts are injected into the otherwise benign and trusted web sites. The malicious script can access any cookies, session tokens, or other sensitive information retained by your browser. This vulnerability may be used by attackers to bypass access controls such as the same origin policy. After capturing HTTP headers, hacker found that there is a parameter called "location" which is actually not filtered for malicious inputs. Hacker. For proof of concept , he inject a JavaScript code - as shown in image.  Vulnerability existence verified by The Hacker News team and its still vulnerable.
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