Posts Tagged ‘Cybercrime & Hacking’

Heartbleed used for Spam message

Heartbleed vulnerability is one of the latest hot topics that are constantly updated on the infosec media. TrendMicro is alerting about a spam message that is using heartbled with a suspicious link claiming to be a CNN report related to the openssl vulnerability. The message includes the following: Hi I just want to let you know [...]

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Anonymous Operating System Shipped with Backdoors

Anonymous the hack activist group has released an operating system designed for their activities that include tools for breaching systems and hacking online services to create the usual shout on internet and bring attention to their act. The operating system is based on Ubuntu Linux image added to it some hacking application such as ParolaPass [...]

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LulzSec Sabu is an FBI Informant

Sabu leader of the infamous computer hacking group LulzSec have been uncovered over this week. After a whole year of following his account on twitter and other social media it seems that he was captured by FBI on June last year to make him as an agent for getting information about Anonymous network. Now identity [...]

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ZeuS Botnet with Excellent Customer Care

On some hacking forums user of ZeuS expressed disappointment as they are not finding improvement in the malware program. The problem that they need to update source code to find new bugs allows having more income. According to Brian Krebs article malware writer will not just sell you the product but they provide customers with [...]

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Infosec Weekly Roundup, December 19 – 25, 2011

This week have been full with new security vulnerabilities and attacks, here is a summary of the news: Anonymous takes down Egyptian Websites Anonymous are still active even in holidays , in what appears to be a massive and carefully orchestrated DDoS attack, a dozen Egyptian government websites have been taken down. Sites ranging from [...]

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UK Household Botnet Infestation

An international study has revealed a staggering 6% of household computers are harbouring malicious botnets. This equates to over one million households in the UK alone being in regular connection to the criminal networks. The botnets attack websites, send spam, and pass on personal information (such as bank details) to criminals. The Dutch researchers who [...]

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Coca-Cola Norway Website Hacked

Hundreds of websites are hacked on daily bases but when it comes to multinational company with big budgets and investment this will be the first topic on news. Today a Greek hacker defaced first soft drink company Coca cola in Norway. Announcing the attack with the cause have been published by anonymous user on Pastbin [...]

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