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North Korea's hacker army "raking in billions"

Ed Caesar charts the rise of North Korea's hacking army, amassing billions of dollars for the regime through various plainly unprosecutable criminal enterprises. Around 8 a.m., having completed a total of thirty-eight withdrawals at several A.T.M.s in the area, he headed home, waddling because of his bulging pockets: 3.8 million yen is a lot of cash. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Crime, News, North Korea, Hackers, Dprk, Ed Caesar

Hackers scraped data from 500 million LinkedIn users - about two-thirds of the platform's userbase - and have posted it for sale online

Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Personal data from 500 million LinkedIn users has been scraped and is reportedly for sale on a hacking forum. LinkedIn said it's investigating and confirmed that the dataset includes scraped data from its site. The news comes after personal data from 533 million Facebook users was found to be exposed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Data from 500 million LinkedIn users has been scraped and is for sale online, acc...
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Linkedin, Data, Hackers, Prudhomme, Paul Prudhomme, Tech Insider, IntSights, Katie Canales, Aaron Holmes, Miguel Candela, Getty Images Personal, Cyber News A LinkedIn

Watch this hacker desperately try to shut his computer off during a police raid

Police in Brazil raided a suspected hacker's apartment. When the cops took him into the room with his computer, he tried to shut it off but a quick-moving officer blocked him.
Tags: Video, News, Brazil, Hackers, Raids

Some ethical hackers are making huge amounts of cash

Some ethical hackers are using their skills to make huge amounts of money as they help companies big and small to find vulnerabilities in their computer systems.
Tags: News, Trends, Hack, Computing, Hackers, Bug Bounty Program, HackerOne, Ethical Hacker

Tesla factories’ security cameras caught up in wider hack

A Silicon Valley startup offering cloud-based security camera services has had its systems breached in a major hack that accessed numerous live feeds.
Tags: Security, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Web, Hack, Computing, Hackers, Silicon Valley, Online Security, Security Cameras, Verkada

iOS 14.5 to Make Zero-Click Attacks 'Significantly Harder' (mac rumors)

Apple's impending iOS and iPadOS 14.5 update will make zero-click attacks considerably more difficult by extending PAC security provisions, according to Motherboard. Apple has made a change to the way in which it secures its code in the latest betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to make zero-click attacks much harder. The change, spotted by security researchers, has now been confirmed by Apple and is slated to be included in the final update. Zero-click attacks allow hackers to break int...
Tags: Apple, News, PAC, Hackers, Zimperium, Hartley Charlton, Motherboard Apple, Adam Donenfeld

iOS 14.5 to Make Zero-Click Attacks 'Significantly Harder'

Apple's impending iOS and iPadOS 14.5 update will make zero-click attacks considerably more difficult by extending PAC security provisions, according to Motherboard. Apple has made a change to the way in which it secures its code in the latest betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to make zero-click attacks much harder. The change, spotted by security researchers, has now been confirmed by Apple and is slated to be included in the final update. Zero-click attacks allow hackers to break into a ta...
Tags: Apple, PAC, Hackers, Zimperium, Ios 14, Motherboard Apple, Adam Donenfeld

Apple's latest computers are being targeted by a new type of malware - and 30,000 machines are already infected

Apple's M1 chip is the target of a new type of malware. Apple Apple's latest line of computers are the target of a new type of malware. The malware, nicknamed "Silver Sparrow," specifically targets Apple computers with new M1 chips. Nearly 30,000 infections were detected by security firm Red Canary, primarily in the US and UK. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In November 2020, Apple unveiled a sleight of new computers that were powered by the company's first-ever...
Tags: Apple, UK, News, Mac, Germany, US, Trends, Malware, Software, Macbook, Hacking, Hackers, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, M1, Mac Mini

A hacker claims to have breached a law firm used by Trump and dumped legal files on the dark web, report says

The law firm of Jones Day is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., August 30, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Hackers posted images of documents stolen from a top law firm on the dark web,per The Wall Street Journal.  The documents marked "confidential" are said to be from law firm Jones Day.  Donald Trump's administration is among its clients.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Hackers claim to have stolen files from prominent law firm Jones Day and dumped some of them on the d...
Tags: News, Washington, Trends, Bloomberg, News UK, Hackers, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Trump, FTA, Tom Porter, Jones Day, REUTERS Andrew Kelly Hackers, Jones Day Donald Trump

CD Projekt Red Hit With Cyber Attack

As if the humiliation of Cyberpunk 2077 weren’t enough, developer CD Projekt Red has now been hit with a cyber attack, the hacker threatening to sell/leak company data if their demands aren’t met. CD Projekt Red informed fans that the hijacker gained access to their internal network, stealing data from their games and business – […]
Tags: Business, Games, Crime, Privacy, Internet, Hacking, Hackers, Anime, CD Projekt Red

The water in a Tampa Bay plant was hacked remotely, raising the lye to dangerous levels

Hackers managed to break into a Tampa Bay water plant and momentarily poison the water, remotely, on Friday. Fortunately, a plant operator noticed his mouse moving across his computer screen. Although he thought it was nothing at first, minutes later he noticed the levels of sodium hydroxide – or lye, used in liquid drain cleaners – shoot up from 100 parts per million to more than 11,100 parts per million, "a hazardous level that could sicken residents and corrode pipes," according to The Washin...
Tags: Post, News, Hackers, Tampa Bay, US Infrastructure, The Washington Post Read

The game studio behind 'Cyberpunk 2077' and 'The Witcher 3' has been hacked, and the attackers are threatening to release the source code to both games

Keanu Reeves as Johnny Silverhand in "Cyberpunk 2077." CD Projekt Red The game studio behind "Cyberpunk 2077" and "The Witcher 3" has been hacked, it said on Tuesday. Moreover, the hackers took the source code for both games. Access to source code allows software pirates to remove anti-piracy tools and distribute games. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Less than two months after the disastrous launch of 2020's most hotly-anticipated game, the studio behind "Cyberpunk...
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Cyberpunk, Hacking, Hackers, Keanu Reeves, Source Code, Witcher, Gwent, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, CD Projekt Red, The Witcher 3, The Witcher

Internet-based chastity belts hijacked by malicious hackers

Oh man. A bluetooth-controlled chastity belt was the recent victim of a hacker attack. The Cellmate Chastity Cage, made by Chinese company Qiui, was designed so that users are able to lock and unlock their sex partner's penis prison remotely. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Hackers, Chastity Belt, Ransoms, Qiui

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes was hacked by 'Dark Halo,' the same group that breached SolarWinds last year

Nicolas Armer/picture alliance via Getty Images SolarWinds hackers attacked cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes, ZDNet reported.  The company's software remains "safe to use," the CEO said. Malwarebytes adds to a growing list of firms attacked by the SolarWinds hackers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The same group that breached IT software company SolarWinds last year has hacked cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes, adding to the growing list of major security firms targeted ...
Tags: News, US, Trends, Cyber Security, Hackers, Malwarebytes, Solarwinds, Zdnet, Marcin Kleczynski, Tech Insider, Microsoft Security Response Center, Nicolas Armer, Natasha Dailey, Malwarebytes ZDNet, SolarWinds Malwarebytes, SolarWinds FireEye Microsoft

Hacker Hijacks Electronic Chastity Cage: “Your C*** Is Mine Now”

The obsession of companies digitizing everything has already started to backfire as one individual wearing an electronic chastity cage had their device hijacked by a random hacker. Goading innocent people by remarking “your c*** is mine now”, the delinquent forced captives into forking up Bitcoin to regain control. It was learned back in December that […]
Tags: Comedy, Technology, Sex, Theft, International, Hacking, Hackers, Contraception, Anime

Hacker Marcus Hutchins and the massive cyberattack he thwarted

Earth's Deadliest [Computer] Virus is a great overview of the 2017 Wannacry ransomware attack, and Marcus Hutchins' efforts to halt its progress. The Disrupt video is based on the terrific Wired article by Andy Greenberg, which describes Hutchins' arrest and questioning about the Kronos banking malware he had written as a teen: For those minutes, Hutchins allowed himself to believe that perhaps the agents wanted only to learn more about his work on WannaCry, that this was just ...
Tags: Video, News, Hackers, Wired, Andy Greenberg, Hutchins, Wannacry, Marcus Hutchins

US intelligence agencies have issued a rare public statement claiming that the Solarwinds hack was 'likely Russian in nature'

SolarWinds Corp banner hangs at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on the IPO day of the company in New York, U.S., October 19, 2018 REUTERS/Brendan McDermid A joint US intelligence task force issued an urgent and initial public reaction to the Solarwinds hack, alleging that the campaign was likely the work of Russian hackers. The statement claimed that the hack was "a serious compromise that will require a sustained and dedicated effort to remediate." The task force also confirmed that th...
Tags: New York, White House, Ipo, Russia, US, Trends, Fbi, Apt, Treasury, Hackers, Fireeye, Intelligence Community, National Security Agency, Cisa, Nyse, Solarwinds

CISA, FBI, NSA, ODNI: The 'likely Russian in origin' attack on USA was for 'intelligence-gathering'

A joint statement "on the recent significant cyber incident involving federal government networks" was just released by @CISA, @FBI, @ODNI, and @NSA — and their phrasing suggests the attack is still ongoing. "This work indicates that an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actor, likely Russian in origin, is responsible for most or all of the recently discovered, ongoing cyber compromises of both government and non-governmental networks," reads the statement. — Read the rest
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Nintendo Allegedly Stalked Daily Life of Nintendo 3DS Hacker

Nintendo’s infamous reputation when it comes to protecting their IPs and copyright has taken a disastrous turn for the worse as leaked documents allege that Nintendo took to stalking one particular 3DS hacker to idol otaku-like levels. Various Twitter accounts were sharing documents said to have been leaked from Nintendo that outlined plans regarding one […]
Tags: Games, Crime, Privacy, Copyright, Bizarre, Hacking, Nintendo, Hackers, Anime, Nintendo Allegedly Stalked Daily Life of Nintendo

Russian hackers used Microsoft vendors to breach customers: Report

"The suspected Russian hackers behind the worst U.S. cyber attack in years leveraged reseller access to Microsoft Corp services to penetrate targets that had no compromised network software from SolarWinds," Joseph Menn and Raphael Satter at Reuters report: While updates to SolarWinds' Orion software was previously the only known point of entry, security company CrowdStrike Holdings Inc said Thursday hackers had won access to the vendor that sold it Office licenses and used that to try to rea...
Tags: Security, Post, Technology, News, Microsoft, Hack, Tech News, Internet Security, Hacked, Hacks, Hackers, Solarwinds, Reuters, Microsoft Corp, Joseph Menn, Raphael Satter

Report: Chinese Hack of Federal Employment Database, Disclosed in 2015, Was a Disaster for the CIA

China’s efforts to purge its government of CIA moles has been aided significantly by a massive database of personnel information stolen from the U.S. government nearly a decade ago, as well as other hacked or leaked data sets, Foreign Policy reported on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Big Data, China, Cybersecurity, Spying, Surveillance, Data Breach, Hacking, Hackers, Espionage, Cia, Central Intelligence Agency, Cyberattacks, Opm, Office of Personnel Management

Scammers set up fake websites posing as COVID-19 treatments to trick people into sharing personal information, US officials warn

Medical syringes are seen with Moderna company logo displayed on a screen in the background i Nur Photo/Getty Images US Justice Department officials took down two scam websites posing as pharmaceutical companies making COVID-19 treatments, officials said Friday. The sites purported to be created by the healthcare companies Moderna and Regeneron in order to trick people into handing over their personal information. COVID-19-related fraud has proliferated in the past year, with Americans los...
Tags: Maryland, Microsoft, US, Trends, Tech, Cybersecurity, Scams, Hacks, Hackers, World Health Organization, Doj, Justice Department, Don, US Department of Justice, Regeneron, Tech Insider

Hackers are sending customers fake shipping messages appearing to come from Amazon and UPS as a 'shipageddon' is expected during a hectic shopping season

A package in an Amazon warehouse on December 8, 2020. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images Hackers are sending fake shipping messages that look like they're from Amazon, UPS, and others to unsuspecting customers, prompting them to share personal information or launching malware, per a CNBC report. One customer told the outlet that he received a message appearing to come from UPS that informed him he was hacked and demanded he send 150 bitcoins, or $66,000. The IRS later told ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, US, Trends, E-commerce, UPS, Shipping, Retail, Hackers, Irs, Cnbc, Check Point Software Technologies, Amazon UPS, Tech Insider, Rolf Vennenbernd

Here's a list of the US agencies and companies that were reportedly hacked in the suspected Russian cyberattack

The full extent of the attack is not yet known. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Thousands of companies and US government agencies were at risk of being spied on for months following a sweeping cyberattack reportedly carried out by Russian hackers. The full extent of the attack is not yet known, but the list of victims is said to include the Department of Homeland Security and the Pentagon, among others.  Read below for a list of the government agencies and firms that have repor...
Tags: Microsoft, Washington Post, Defense, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Bloomberg, Cybersecurity, Hacked, Hackers, National Institutes of Health, Pentagon, The New York Times, State Department, Department Of Homeland Security, Solarwinds

Trump's Twitter password was 'maga2020!' and a hacker guessed it on his fifth try, say Dutch prosecutors

President Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Georgia. Jonathan Ernst/Reutes Dutch prosecutors this week confirmed that an "ethical hacker" guessed President Donald Trump's Twitter password in October, although the company has not confirmed the hack.  "After the successful login, the Dutchman tried to contact the American authorities to report the vulnerability identified," wrote prosecutors in The Netherlands in a blog post originally written in Dutch.  A Twitter spokesperson on Frid...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Technology, White House, US, Trends, Tech, Pennsylvania, United States, Netherlands, Hackers, Donald Trump, The Netherlands, Trump, Tech Insider, Maga

SolarWinds Hackers Broke Into the Federal Agency That Oversees the Nation's Nukes

The federal agency that controls the safety, security, and effectiveness of the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile was also breached in the massive SolarWinds hack suspected to have been perpetrated by Russian operatives, Politico reported.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Russia, Cybersecurity, Hacking, Hackers, Espionage, Department Of Energy, Solarwinds, Yikes, Energy Department, NNSA, SolarWinds Hackers Broke Into the Federal Agency

Hackers targeted the US government agency tasked with securing the nuclear weapons stockpile

The Department of Energy building is shown in Washington, Friday, May 1, 2015 AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Hackers hit the Department of Energy, including the National Nuclear Security Administration responsible for overseeing the nuclear weapons stockpile, Politico reported Thursday. In a statement on the hack, DOE said that "mission essential national security functions of the department," to include those carried out by the NNSA, had not been affected and that the hack appears to have b...
Tags: Technology, News, Washington, White House, Politico, Russia, US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Hackers, Nebraska, Associated Press, Donald Trump, DOE

Facebook and Twitter have been removing military troll networks, including Russian and French campaigns that were sparring over politics in Africa

Facebook's security team said its investigation found links associated with French military. Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters Facebook said it removed hundreds of accounts from Russian and French troll networks focused on influencing opinion and politics throughout Africa.  At least one network also had a presence on Twitter, which took action on "a small number of accounts based on close coordination with our peers," a Twitter spokesperson said on Wednesday. In Central African Republic, netwo...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Social Networks, France, Russia, Africa, Trends, Tech, Syria, Middle East, Mali, Equatorial Guinea, Hackers, Central African Republic, Internet Research Agency

Resident Evil Village Build Allegedly Leaked Online

The suffering of Capcom at the hands of the damaging hack that hit them last month has yet to subside as now it is alleged that a development build of Resident Evil Village has been leaked, exposing significant story details, information on characters such as Chris Redfield, and even the ending. For those not familiar, […]
Tags: Games, Horror, Hacking, Leak, Hackers, Anime, Capcom, Resident Evil, Chris Redfield