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Hacker Exposes former US President Bush Family Photos and Emails

Hacker Exposes former US President Bush Family Photos and Emails

Feb 08, 2013
The hacker, known as Guccifer , targeted several e-mail accounts and exposed personal photos and sensitive correspondence from members of the former US President Bush family, including both former U.S. presidents. Hacked Emails includes the AOL account of his daughter Dorothy Bush Koch; family friends Willard Hemingway and Jim Nantz; former First Lady Barbara Bush's brother; and George H W Bush's sister-in-law. Some of the e-mails contain catty comments about another former president, Bill Clinton. The photos and e-mails were uploaded yesterday to an online account that appears to have been hacked for the purpose of hosting the material including confidential October 2012 list of home addresses, cell phone numbers, and e-mails for dozens of Bush family members, including both former presidents, their siblings, and their children. The hacker also intercepted photos that George W. Bush e-mailed two months ago to his sister showing paintings that he was working on
PokerAgent botnet stole over 16,000 Facebook credentials

PokerAgent botnet stole over 16,000 Facebook credentials

Jan 29, 2013
PokerAgent botnet was discovered in 2012 by ESET Security Research Lab, which is a Trojan horse designed to harvest Facebook log-on credentials, also collecting information on credit card details linked to the Facebook account and Zynga Poker player stats. According to  latest report , the botnet is still active mostly in Israel and 800 computers were infected, where over 16194 Facebook credentials stolen. The Trojan is active with many variants and belongs to MSIL/Agent.NKY family. ESET reveal that, the Trojan is coded in C# language and easy to decompile. After deep analyse, team found that the bot connects to the C&C server. On command, Trojan access the Facebook account of victim and collects the Zynga Poker stats and number of payment methods (i.e. credit cards) saved in the Facebook account. Once collected, information sent back to the C&C server. The Trojan is downloaded onto the system by another downloader component. This downloader component was seen on the
How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

Feb 15, 2024SaaS Security / Risk Management
With many of the highly publicized 2023 cyber attacks revolving around one or more SaaS applications, SaaS has become a cause for genuine concern in many boardroom discussions. More so than ever, considering that GenAI applications are, in fact, SaaS applications. Wing Security (Wing), a SaaS security company, conducted an analysis of 493 SaaS-using companies in Q4 of 2023.  Their study reveals  how companies use SaaS today, and the wide variety of threats that result from that usage. This unique analysis provides rare and important insights into the breadth and depth of SaaS-related risks, but also provides practical tips to mitigate them and ensure SaaS can be widely used without compromising security posture.  The TL;DR Version Of SaaS Security 2023 brought some now infamous examples of malicious players leveraging or directly targeting SaaS, including the North Korean group UNC4899, 0ktapus ransomware group, and Russian Midnight Blizzard APT, which targeted well-known organizat
Alert : Phishing scam targeting CloudFlare Customers

Alert : Phishing scam targeting CloudFlare Customers

Nov 12, 2012
From Yesterday CloudFlare Security team receiving various reports of a Phishing Scam, which is targeting customers by saying that " you have exceeded bandwidth ". In a blog post , CloudFlare said, " Some CloudFlare customers are currently being targeted with a phishing email that was not sent by CloudFlare. Please do not click on the links in the email. " Scammer asking users to visit a phishing link (removed from sample for readers security). In case you open the URL, we request you to do not enter your username and password in the URL. Please choose a strong password for CloudFlare to save your Domains.
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Are You Vulnerable to Third-Party Breaches Through Interconnected SaaS Apps?

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Protect against cascading risks by identifying and mitigating app2app and third-party SaaS vulnerabilities.
Anonymous hacks 20 million accounts to promote Operation Jubilee

Anonymous hacks 20 million accounts to promote Operation Jubilee

Oct 26, 2012
Anonymous hackers claimed that they compromise over 20 million user accounts worldwide this year to promote Operation Jubilee . Large community web sites were targeted to gain access to users' contact information. Many administrators denied that their databases were at risk while all their data was being downloaded. The reason for one of the largest hacking campaigns in history is to rally people to cancel debt and end the economic crisis. Earlier this month Operation Jubilee came into public view after defacing several popular police forums. Members of the police forums received e-mail inviting them to join the Operation. News of the defaces spread quickly with the help of social media platforms. Until these events, Operation Jubilee was virtually unknown to the general population. Unbeknownst to the public, large web sites were already being attacked for months. Operation Jubilee is a peaceful protest to take place on the 5th of November in front of Parliament in L
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