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Meet the NSA's Best Friend in Spying On The Internet

Meet the NSA's Best Friend in Spying On The Internet
Aug 20, 2015
Fed up with the NSA-Snowden updates ? Wait a second...there's some more! Back in May 2013, when former NSA employee Edward Snowden leaked classified documents from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), we doubted the relationship between NSA and telecommunications giant AT&T. But, now their relationship has been revealed – NSA and AT&T are Best Friends . Yes, that's right, as recent revelations say that how desperately NSA relied on AT&T for its vast spying operations in the United States. NSA–AT&T's 30-Years-Old Friendship AT&T provided telecommunication interception facility to the United States' National Security Agency (NSA), and since 1985 they have been working hand in hand . AT&T cooperated in provided technical assistance in a manner that followed a secret court order which permitted the wiretapping of all Internet communications at the United Nations headquarters (also a customer of AT&T). Acc

Ubisoft's uPlay service hacked, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon Leaked

Ubisoft's uPlay service hacked, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon Leaked
Apr 10, 2013
Russian hackers have figured out a way to download free games from Ubisoft's servers, exploiting an existing vulnerability in Ubisoft's uPlay launcher. According to reports, the copies of Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon that are available on torrent sites are the result of a hack of Ubisoft's uPlay service. The hack has allowed users to download advance copies of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, a game which has yet to be officially released. Blood Dragon will be officially released on 1st May, for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. As a proof of the exploit, hackers even posted an 1 hour 30 mins long footage of the game. A Ubisoft spokesman said that the company was aware of the issue and was working to resolve it quickly.  An earlier tweet on their account attributed yesterday's outage to hackers as well, saying " Servers were attacked which limited service from 2:30PM to 9:00PM Paris time [8:30AM to 3:00PM EST]. " The hackers developed a piece of software which tricks
Webinar: Learn How to Stop Hackers from Exploiting Hidden Identity Weaknesses

Webinar: Learn How to Stop Hackers from Exploiting Hidden Identity Weaknesses

Apr 10, 2024Webinar / Identity Security
We all know passwords and firewalls are important, but what about the invisible threats lurking beneath the surface of your systems? Identity Threat Exposures (ITEs) are like secret tunnels for hackers – they make your security way more vulnerable than you think. Think of it like this: misconfigurations, forgotten accounts, and old settings are like cracks in your digital fortress walls. Hackers exploit these weaknesses to steal login information, gain sneaky access, and move around your systems unnoticed, whether they're in the cloud or on-site. This upcoming webinar,  " Today's Top 4 Identity Security Threat Exposures: Are You Vulnerable? "  isn't just for tech experts—it's about protecting your business.  We'll use real-world examples and insights from Silverfort's latest report to show you the hidden dangers of ITEs. You'll learn about: The Top 4 Identity Threats You Might Be Overlooking:  We'll name them and explain why they're

ImageShack Server and Symantec Database hacked and Dumped

ImageShack Server and Symantec Database hacked and Dumped
Nov 04, 2012
Hackers hack into ImageShack server and expose all the files online, moreover Antivirus Company Symantec's portal also hacked by them and complete database of all 1000's of researchers dumped in a pastebin File. One of the hacker behind this hack avilable on twitter at  @ Doxbin . Hacker expose content of few most important files of the server, like /etc/passwd ,  /etc/shadow , Content list of ImageShack Web directory (/home/image/www) and many more. Hacker claimed to use some zero day vulnerability in order to get into the server. Whereas in  Symantec case, hackers leak complete database from online portal. Database information includes Phone numbers, email, domain, password, Name, Username etc. According to Hackers write up that exploit unknown zero-day bug of ZPanel used by Symantec to get into server. In same operation, hackers target  CrytoCC website (https://kerpia.cryto.net/) also, which is a portal for independent developers. Its possibly a huge hack o

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Implementing What's New in NIST CSF 2.0

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Anonymous leaks VMware ESX Server Kernel source code

Anonymous leaks VMware ESX Server Kernel source code
Nov 04, 2012
Anonymous group member "Stun" announce the leak of VMware ESX Server Kernel source code via twitter today. The tweet reads,  " WILD LEAKY LEAK. FULL VMware ESX Server Kernel LEAKED LINK #Anonymous #AntiSec ". VMware ESX is an enterprise-level computer virtualization product offered by VMware. The reason behind this wild leak by anonymous is that, Vmware continue producing on same level again and again which is not a good practice for better Security. " Bullshitting people and selling crap. But it's time for Anonymous finally to deliver. Ofc VMware will try to make like this Kernel is old and isn't used in its recent products. But thanks god, there is still such as thing as reverse engineering that will prove it's true destiny. " Hacker said. A 1.89 MB uploaded on torrent and titled "VMware ESX Server Kernel LEAKED". I have download the archive and file inside archive as shown above. Dump seems to be produced by revers

GhostShell leaks 2.5 million Russian government accounts as #ProjectBlackstar

GhostShell leaks 2.5 million Russian government accounts as #ProjectBlackstar
Nov 03, 2012
Team GhostShell hackers group who was responsible for the recent leak of some millions of records from top universities around the world once again strike back. As the part of " Project Blackstar " Hacking group GhostShell Declares War On Russia and leaks 2.5 millions of accounts belong to  governmental, educational, academical, political, law enforcement, telecom, research institutes, medical facilities, large corporations in such fields as energy, petroleum, banks, dealerships and many more. This set of hacks is spread out across 301 links, many of which simply contain raw dump files uploaded to GitHub and mirrored on paste sites like Slexy.org and PasteSite.com. The files include IP addresses, names, logins, email addresses, passwords, phone numbers, and even addresses. " The average citizen is forced to live an isolated life from the rest of the world imposed by it's politicians and leaders. A way of thinking outdated for well over 100 years now, " Team GhostShell mem

Anonymous hackers threatened Zynga For Mistreating Employees

Anonymous hackers threatened Zynga For Mistreating Employees
Oct 29, 2012
Hacking Group Anonymous has threatened to target Zynga, according to a post on the group's official news channel and a since-deleted YouTube video (but it was removed because it was considered a "violation of YouTube's policy on depiction of harmful activities") which suggests that the social game company is planning further layoffs which threaten to bring about " the end of the US game market as we know it ". Zynga announced plans to lay off 150 employees last week and shut down a number of its offices, as it looks to make savings of between $15 and $20 million. The operation, dubbed maZYNGA, will consist of the shutting down of Facebook - the platform on which Zynga games are hosted - and the distribution of previously obtained Zynga game codes for free. " During the last few days anonymous has been targeting Zynga for the outrageous treatment of their employees and their actions against many developers. We have come to believe that this actions of Zynga will res
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