Archive for the ‘hacking’ Category

Raise Windows privileges with physical access

There is several linux distributions that allows to crack windows operating system administrator passwords. BIOS password is important to prevent such attack as if the attacker have physical access to the host he will be able to have admin access to the system. Windows 7 privilege escalation is possible not by using any linux distribution [...]

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BART Police Database Hacked #OpBART

A database with information about the members of the police BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) has been hacked in the #OpBart operation. The database, published on Pastebin, contained information on names, addresses and accounts for more than 100 police officers. The Pastebin also contained a link to the campaign OpBart that is executed by Hacktivist [...]

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‘Anonymous’ Supports Student Protesters in Chile By #OpChile

Anonymous hacking current operation is called #OPCHILE and up to now they have successfully defaced Chile’s National Society of Agriculture page with a statement in support of the student protesters in Chile. According to local media (La Tercera, El Mercurio), they are also attacking the websites of the Caribineros and the Ministry of Education. The [...]

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Microsoft Brazil Website Hacked!

Microsoft.com.br domain was hacked as hackers managed to point the domain name which belongs to Microsoft Brazil to another webserver owned by hackers that display the message “Ms Brazil 0wn3d by TG”  

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Geek.com Spreading Malwares!

ZScaler informed about an attack on Geek.com a website that has been very popular for online technology resources since 1996. Hackers managed to redirects users to malicious sites and tried to install malicious software on all visitors machine. On Sunday zScaler reported that the main page of the site including the homepage and the About [...]

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Hacker Used SQL-injection to Get 675K Credit Card

A computer hacker from Georgia has pleaded guilty to fraud and identity theft after authorities found him with more than 675,000 stolen credit card accounts on his home computers, Credit card companies have traced more than $36 million in fraudulent transactions to the accounts that were breached by Rogelio Hackett. How he did it? Hacker [...]

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Baseband Apocalypse: New Way for Hacking Smartphones

At Black Hat DC 2011 Ralf-Philipp Weinmann a security researcher that discovered a new way for hacking GSM baseband systems. Attack scenarios against smartphones have concentrated on vulnerable software executed on the application processor. The idea of hacking these systems has been ignored because the operating systems running on these processors are getting hardened by [...]

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