Cyber Attack News, Articles and Updates
Cyber criminals made off with the equivalent of $2 million in Bitcoin and Ethere from Gatecoin.
Researchers spot threat actors flocking to CryptXXX after TeslaCrypt authors close shop.
Researchers spotted Petya and Mischa ransomware bundled together in a single malicious payload.
Information on patients in New Mexico's San Juan County DWI treatment program may have been compromised.
Cyber-attacks against web applications are increasing, yet security budgets for developers remain low.
A 23-year-old British man appeared in a U.K. court to face charges for allegedly launching Denial of Service attacks against British Airways, two police websites and a game retailer.
A click-fraud botnet dubbed "Redirector.Paco Trojan" has infected 900,000 IPs worldwide.
Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered a new and improved version of the ATM malware dubbed "Skimmer" that turns ATMs into payment card skimmers.
A Japanese teenager was charged May 11 for allegedly launching a DoS attack which shut down 444 school websites.
Researchers spotted a spike in phishing attacks, email scams and spam messages that mimic branding from the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.
Tumblr announced Thursday that a third party accessed a set of Tumblr user email addresses with salted and hashed passwords.
A scammer syndicate has been caught impersonating the services of cyber-security companies and charging high fees for doing very little.
Half of this months Patch Tuesday releases are critical, many addressing privilege escalation.
A data file of 10GB holding sensitive financial data compromised from an InvestBank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been leaked online. The file contains information on tens of thousands of customers from a bank based in Sharjah.
The man who hacked into celebrity emails to steal personal information pleaded guilty in a federal court Monday.
Microsoft noted a 9.4 percent increase in vulnerability disclosures to just above 3,300 disclosures in its latest study.
Tribune Media's ProSportsDaily notified the California Attorney General's Office Wednesday of a data breach that compromised login credentials and likely other user information.
Anonymous launched an attack against the Bank of Greece as part of a 30-day campaign targeting central banks across the world.
Automakers, Uber, Google form Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets as GAO releases vehicle cybersecurity reportApril 27, 2016
Automakers form join forces in the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets coalition one day after the GAO released auto cybersecurity report.
Filipino authorities Thursday confirmed the arrest one of three people believed to be responsible for breaching the COMELEC website.
The terror attacks that struck Belgium and France also kicked off a period of increased cyber attack activity in both countries, according to a report by Cytegic.
Newark's police department was hit with cyberattack that that shut down key systems for three days.
An attacker used a phishing attack to obtain personal identifiable information (PII) on thousands of employees of the Olympia School District.
In this latest roundup, a state agency, two educational institutions, and a grocery chain fell victim to separate data breaches.
Cybercriminals have put a new spin on the infamous 419 phishing scam offering "winners" a 2016 BMW X6M, a $1.5 million check and an Apple laptop in exchange for personal info.
Imperva researchers spotted an unusually large DDoS attack that used a unique method which bypasses standard hybrid DDoS protections.
Georgetown University confirmed it was hit with a cyber attack last week but school officials said no data was compromised.
Every fourth company risks losing access to business-critical systems that result in financial losses and reputational damage, all since there is no anti-DDoS protection in place.
The leaking of 11.5 million documents has underscored the vulnerability of data on electronic systems and raised the intriguing question of who did it?
SC Magazine Articles
- GCHQ infosec group disclosed kernel privilege exploit to Apple
- 77% of organisations unprepared for cyber-security incidents
- 117 million LinkedIn email credentials found for sale on the dark web
- Furtim malware can run AND it can hide
- Ubiquiti warns of worm using known exploit on outdated AirOS firmware
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Spearphishing attack nets $495K from investment firm
- Updated: Gmail, Yahoo email credentials among millions found on the dark web
- Report: Ransomware feeds off poor endpoint security
- Organizations need formal vendor risk management programs, study
- 2.5K Twitter accounts hacked to spread links to adult content
- Study: Federal agencies still lack strong cyber hygiene practices
- Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)
- Bad guys update ransomware DMA Locker with version 4.0
- Lieu, Hurd urge colleagues to use encryption, improve cyber hygiene