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Turkish Hackers Are Giving Away Prizes For Participating In DDoS Attacks

Turkish Hackers Are Giving Away Prizes For Participating In DDoS Attacks

December 08, 2016Mohit Kumar
DDoS has become a game now that could knock any service offline. A Turkish hacking group is encouraging individuals to join its DDoS-for-Points platform that features points and prizes for carrying out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against a list of predetermined targets. The points earned can later be redeemed for various online click-fraud and hacking tools. Dubbed Sath-ı Müdafaa , translated as Surface Defense in English, this DDoS-for-Points platform is advertised via local Turkish hacking forums, including Turkhackteam and Root Developer. Surface Defense prompts other hackers in Turkey to sign up and asks them to attack political websites using a DDoS tool known as Balyoz , translated as Sledgehammer. According to Forcepoint security researchers, who discovered this program, Balyoz works via Tor and requires a username and password to log in. The tool then uses a DoS technique to flood targets with traffic. Here's How the Balyoz Tool Works On
Personal Data of 50 Million Turkish Citizens Leaked Online

Personal Data of 50 Million Turkish Citizens Leaked Online

April 05, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Personal details of nearly 50 Million Turkish citizens, including the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have been compromised and posted online in a massive security breach. A database, which contains 49,611,709 records , appeared on the website of an Icelandic group on Monday, offering download links to anyone interested. If confirmed, the data breach would be one of the biggest public breaches of its kind, effectively putting two-thirds of the Nation's population at risk of identity theft and fraud. However, The Associated Press (AP) reported on Monday that it was able to partially verify the authenticity of 8 out of 10 non-public Turkish ID numbers against the names in the data leak. 50 Million Turkish Citizens' Personal Data leaked Online The leaked database (about 6.6 GB file) contains the following information: First and last names National identifier numbers (TC Kimlik No) Gender City of birth Date of birth Full address ID
US releases Iranian Hacker as part of Prisoner Exchange Program

US releases Iranian Hacker as part of Prisoner Exchange Program

January 20, 2016Wang Wei
The United States has freed 4 Iranian nationals ( including one Hacker ) and reduced the sentences of 3 others in exchange for the release of 5 Americans formerly held by Iran as part of a prisoner swap or Prisoner Exchange Program. The Iranian citizens released from the United States custody through a side deal to the Iran nuclear agreement. Iran released five Americans, including: Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian Former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati Student Matthew Trevithick Christian pastor Saeed Abedini Pastor Nosratollah Khosravi-Roodsari The United States pardoned seven Iranian nationals, including: Nader Modanlou Bahram Mechanic Khosrow Afqahi Arash Ghahreman Touraj Faridi Nima Golestaneh (Hacker) Ali Sabounchi "These individuals weren't charged with terrorism or any violent offenses. They are civilians, and their release is a one-time gesture to Iran given the unique opportunity offered by this moment and the larger circumstance
26-Year-Old Hacker Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison

26-Year-Old Hacker Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison

January 11, 2016Wang Wei
A 26-year-old hacker has been sentenced to 334 years in prison for identity theft as well as mass bank fraud in Turkey, or in simple words, he has been sentenced to life in prison . Named Onur Kopçak , the hacker was arrested in 2013 for operating a phishing website that impersonated bank site, tricking victims into providing their bank details including credit card information. Kopçak's website was part of a big credit card fraud scheme in which he and other 11 operators were making use of the illegally obtained bank account details to carry out fraudulent operations. During his arrest in 2013, Turkish law authorities charged Kopçak with: Identity fraud Website forgery Access device fraud Wire fraud... ...and sentenced him to 199 years 7 months and 10 days in prison, following complaints from 43 bank customers. However, during the investigation, 11 other bank customers also filed complaints about their payment card fraud, thus triggering a new trial
Turkish Hacker Crashes Google Play Store Twice while testing vulnerability

Turkish Hacker Crashes Google Play Store Twice while testing vulnerability

March 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Last Weekend Google Play Store was crashed twice by a Turkish hacker when he tried to test vulnerability he discovered on the Android  apps  publishing system, known as Google's Developer Console . Turkish hacker ' Ibrahim Balic ' claimed responsibility for the Google Play Store attack and told ' The Hacker News ', he found a flaw in the Android operating system while working with Android tools i.e. Compiler, debugger on his Emulators, that was crashing again and again.  ' I successfully confirmed that it affects Android 4.2.2 , 4.3 and 2.3 ' he said. Then he created an Android app to exploit the vulnerability, ' causes a possible memory corruption '  and uploaded it to the Google's Developer Console. Unfortunately, OR Luckily the malformed Android app crashed whole Google's Developer Console, and he didn't expect that the app will knock everyone offline from Play Store. He was not sure about the outage caused by him or not,
Syrian Electronic Army's own website got hacked by Turkish hacker

Syrian Electronic Army's own website got hacked by Turkish hacker

January 14, 2014Wang Wei
Oops.. Hackers got Hacked! The Syrian Electronic Army , who has hacked hundreds of High Profile targets in 2013-14, today they got hacked by a Turkish hacker. Turkguvenligi , a Turkish hacker told The Hacker News that he hacked and defaced the official website of the hacking group SEA ( sea . sy  and  leaks . sea . sy ). SEA Group has taken down many serious targets like Microsoft, Obama & New York Times' twitter accounts & websites in the past, but today their own server got breached. The most common hacking technique used by the SEA Group is Phishing , but the Turkguvenligi hacked then using an exploit known for vulnerabilities in the server or website. At the time of writing this news, the whole website of SEA was down, but our readers can see the defacement mirror on Zone-H . Turkguvenligi tagged SEA in a  tweet , says " hi guys, you have been hacked ": The Syrian Electronic Army group has not commented anything about the hack, but We'll keep you upd
Russian hackers stole Personal details of 54 million Turkish Citizens

Russian hackers stole Personal details of 54 million Turkish Citizens

December 17, 2013Swati Khandelwal
The Publicized Hacks, Cyber attacks and Data breaches continue to increase, and the majority of attacks are from outsiders. Recently, Some unknown Russian hackers have reportedly stolen Personal details of nearly 54 million Turkish citizens, about 70% of the whole Turkish population. According to a report published by ' Hurriyet News ', Researchers from  KONDA  Security firm revealed that the hackers have stolen data from a political party's  vulnerable  system that include Name, ID numbers and address of 54 million voters across the Nation. Researchers claimed that the hacked system (being used for Database and website Management) did not have any antivirus product installed and voter information was also uploaded online on a vulnerable website. This was really a bad idea, and they mentioned that “ in two hours hackers downloaded all the information. ” In another statement, they mentioned that some government institutions share citizen’s personal data online with o
Vodafone Iceland hacked and exposed 70000 Users' Personal Information

Vodafone Iceland hacked and exposed 70000 Users' Personal Information

November 30, 2013Anonymous
Today Vodafone Iceland was hacked by the Turkish group of hackers Maxn3y (@AgentCoOfficial) who in the past has stolen data from airports' systems, electronic giants and fast food company. The hackers announced via Twitter  that he has successfully compromised Vodafone Iceland server and defaced the official website ( Vodafone . is ), including various other sub-domains including the company mobile site. The hackers disclosed a compressed 61.7MB rar file which is locked with password TURKISH and that contains a collection of files including one titled users.sql that appears to contain the 77,000 user accounts.  The file includes user names, social security numbers, encrypted passwords as many other encrypted information. The portal CyberWarNews posted the list of files disclosed and provided information on their content. Following the complete list of files leaked: v2.sql Multimedia database, nothing critical, 400K of user tracking and logging with user agents, refers etc.
Turkish Government websites hacked by Anonymous, declares #OpTurkey

Turkish Government websites hacked by Anonymous, declares #OpTurkey

June 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
Internet Activists and Collective Hacker group Anonymous carried out a series of cyber attacks on Turkish government websites in retaliation for violent police response to anti-government protests, launched #OpTurkey operation. There are several videos to be seen on YouTube about the protest of yesterday, one of the videos show one of the protesters wearing an Anonymous mask . “ You have censored social media and other communications of your people in order to suppress the knowledge of your crimes against them. Now Anonymous will shut you down and your own people will remove you from power, ” the group tells the Turkish administration. The Anonymous attack came after a series of brutal clashes between police and protesters that arose on Friday after Turkish police conducted a crackdown on a peaceful environmental demonstration in Istanbul’s Taksim Square. With #opTurkey , the hacktivist collective plans to “attack every Internet and communications asset of the Turkish g
Turkish hackers hack FC Spartak Moscow Soccer team

Turkish hackers hack FC Spartak Moscow Soccer team

August 24, 2012Mohit Kumar
Turkish hackers recently hacked the Web site of soccer team FC Spartak Moscow after the Russian team's fans burned Turkish flags and pictures of Atatürk during a Champions League playoff match against Turkish team Fenerbahce on August 21. A portrait of Atatürk next to a Turkish flag was also posted on the website. The group replaced the website's original content with a statement that called on the team to "immediately apologize." " You will immediately apologize to the Turkish Republic and the Turkish people. No crime goes without punishment, and FIFA may forgive you, but we won't ," The Spartak site was running again by Thursday afternoon after the club used its Twitter account to blame the incident on 'Turkish hackers. Spartak Moscow fans burned flags and posters of modern Turkey's founding father, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, during their team’s 2-1 victory over the Istanbul giants in the first leg of their Champions League playoff.
Hackers disclose secret Ankara police files password '123456'

Hackers disclose secret Ankara police files password '123456'

March 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hackers disclose secret Ankara police files password '123456' Hackers from the "RedHack" group who brought down the Ankara Police Department's website and acquired secret information last week said one of the passwords of the secret police files was "123456." A member of the hacking group named “ Radikal ” saying that " RedHack was founded after deliberating on how to utilize our skills for the oppressed peoples ." " The question is, how serious can a police force be if they save secret files with a password like '123456’? ” The group member said the reason for targeting the Ankara Police Department was that it was the center of applications such as "E-State" and "E-Police," and the fact that it was "much more special and better protected" than other police department websites. RedHack had downloaded police files that contained tips from "informant" citizens that told of suspicious activitie
Resellerclub and Directi Registrars Hacked

Resellerclub and Directi Registrars Hacked

February 21, 2012Mohit Kumar
Resellerclub and Directi Registrars Hacked Various Domains and Sudomains of two largest Reseller focused Registrars in the world got hacked by GrayHatz turkish Group of hackers. ResellerClub is one of the largest private label Web Solutions Providers globally. ResellerCLub's products represent an ongoing R&D effort of over 8 years and powers millions of websites. Hacked Domains and Mirrors : resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046730 tr.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046737 br.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046731 china.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046732 de.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046733 es.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046734 india.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046735 russia.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046736 uk.resellerclub.com http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/17046738 careers
Call of Duty, Spider-Man and other 7 Largest Video Game Sites Hacked

Call of Duty, Spider-Man and other 7 Largest Video Game Sites Hacked

February 03, 2012Mohit Kumar
Call of Duty , Spider-Man and other 7 Largest Video Game Sites Hacked Today Turkish Hackers from group " GrayHatz " hack and Deface Call of Duty, Spider-Man and other 7 Largest Video Game Sites. Hacked Sites Include: - Call of Duty® Official Video Game Site : Link and Mirror - X-Men Origins: Wolverine Official Video Game Site :  Link  and  Mirror - Spider-Man: Edge of Time Official Game Website - Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Official Video Game Site : Link and Mirror - Prototype 2 Official Video Game Site : Link and Mirror - Infinity Ward Developer of Call of Duty : Link and Mirror - The Quantum Of Solace Game Official Video Game : Link and Mirror - DJ Hero 2 | Available Now Official Site : Link and Mirror - Guitar Hero Official Site : Link and Mirror
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