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InvestBank UAE hacked: credit cards and passports leaked | 2016-05-09 13:00:00
Over 15 GB worth of data has been leaked from InvestBank roughly a week after 1.4GB worth of sensitive financial and spy information was published online by a whistleblowing website called Cryptome.

Qatar National Bank data leak contains financials, spy data | 2016-04-27 13:32:00
1.4GB worth of internal documents, financial data, spy documents and other files was leaked on a website called Cryptome.

Hundreds of porn clicker trojans infiltrate Google Play | 2016-02-29 13:58:00
On average 10 new porn clickers bypassed Google Play's security checks a week. They did not just made it to the store, they sucessfully infiltrated user devices.

Upgraded version of CTB Locker encrypts WordPress sites | 2016-02-29 13:33:00
It seems that the new version of CTB Locker ransomware encrypts WordPress websites demanding 0.5 BTC to release files.

OWASP Meetup at FOI - bits and bytes | 2016-02-28 23:55:00
We bring you a short recap of the OWASP meetup that was held at FOI - Varadzin, Croatia this past Friday (Feb 26th 2016).

Apple TV can hack your house | 2016-02-26 15:08:00
Apple has recently patched 33 bugs from 58 CVE vulnerabilities out of which 10 allow malicious attackers to execute arbitrary code and 6 of them run it with system privileges.

Baidu's browser sends everything back home | 2016-02-25 21:44:00
China's top search engine Baidu is now providing it's own web browser and it collects a lot of personal data which it then transmits back home.

Nissan Leaf EV doesnt require authentication | 2016-02-25 21:03:00
An attendee of a computer security workshop discovered that Nissan Leaf's API doesn't require authentication to control certain features of this electric vehicle.

Joomla now a target of Admedia ransomware | 2016-02-22 16:28:00
ISC posted that the group behind the WordPress admedia ransomware campaign is now attacking Joomla-based websites.

Utah gets 300m hack attemps per day | 2016-02-22 14:00:00
According to available stats and a statement from Commissioner Keith Squires, Utah state computer systems get up to 300m security incidents per day.

US DoJ files motion to force Apple to fulfill FBI iPhone crack order | 2016-02-21 13:34:00
The US Department of Justice has filed a motion compelling Apple to comply with a court order to help the FBI get access of the San Bernardino murderer's iPhone.

glibc patched for critical vulnerability | 2016-02-21 12:37:00
Most Linux Vendors have posted updates of their glibc packages with a critical glibc vulnerability patched. This bug can be exploited to excute remote code. It's Identified as CVE-2015-7547 and titled "getaddrinfo stack-based-buffer overflow".

Linux Mint hacked and ISOs backdoored | 2016-02-21 12:20:00
One of the web servers hosting Linux Mint ISOs was compromised and hackers uploaded modified ISOs of 17.3 Cinnamon edition with a backdoor included.

OWASP Croatia Meetup | 2016-02-20 20:28:00
Open Web Application Security Project or OWASP is a worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software.

Xbot Banking Trojan for Android steals bank login info | 2016-02-20 09:26:00
Miscreants have created a new attack designed to steal banking credentials and CC information using phishing pages crafted to look like Google Play's payment interface.

US taxpayers under massive phishing attacks says IRS | 2016-02-20 07:41:00
A massive increase of phishing and malware attacks against US taxpayers has been reported. US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said in an advisory that so far this year a 400% increase can be seen.

Hollywood Presbyterian hospital paid $17,000 to hackers | 2016-02-19 18:48:00
An LA hospital has paid $17,000 in bitcoins to hackers in order to get access to their computers which have been infected with ransomware for more than a week.

Instagram activates 2-factor authentication | 2016-02-19 13:29:00
Instagram added two-factor authentication to its service, a security measure that is becoming a de facto standard. The method works by requiring a code generated on a second device to be entered alongside the user's password.

Zero Days, the Story of Stuxnet | 2016-02-19 13:17:00
In the new documentary by Alex Gibney, an Oscar-winning filmmaker the phenomenon of Stuxnet is explored. A super worm discovered in 2010 by security researchers had one goal - to infect Iran's nuclear program. However, the worm ended up spreading uncontrollably.

Americans more likely to pay data ransom, Brits pay higher amounts | 2016-02-18 19:00:00
In the United States alone more than 50% of ransomware victims have paid the extortionists according to a study conducted by Bitdefender in November 2015. Half of victims are willing to pay up to $500 to recover their data.

Critical hospital machines held for $3.6M ransom | 2016-02-15 10:00:00
An unidentified group of hackers is holding critical computers at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center for a hefty $3.6M ransom. These machines are used for medical treatments and diagnosis.

Huawei 4G modem remote code execution | 2015-10-05 09:00:00
Timur Yunusov and Kirill Nesterov from Positive Technologies found a remote code execution and DoS vulnerabilities in the popular Huawei E3272 4G USB modem.

YiSpecter iOS malware | 2015-10-05 08:00:00
The first iOS malware capable of infecting stock and jailbroken iOS devices has been identified. It's target are users running iOS 8.

Household Appliances Sending Spam, opening backdoors | 2014-01-19 23:18:43
Proofpoint published research of never seen but heavily theorized Internet-of-Things cyber attack. They believe this is an industry first - standard household appliances such as smart TVs and Refrigerators used to send malicious and junk email accross the globe.

Assange and Wikileaks Team at CCC Conference | 2013-12-29 22:10:00
Wikileaks team and the World's most famous activist whistleblower are holding a talk in Saal 1 at Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg, Germany.

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