Archive for the ‘Hacks’ Category

Mailsploit: It’s 2017, and you can spoof the ‘from’ in email to fool filters

Penetration tester Sabri Haddouche has reintroduced the world to email source spoofing, bypassing spam filters and protections like Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC), thereby posing a risk to anyone running a vulnerable and unpatched mail client.What he’s found is that more than 30 mail clients including Apple Mail, Thunderbird, various Windows clients, Yahoo! […]

NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen

New submitter Chir breaks the news to us that the NiceHash crypto-mining marketplace has been hacked. The crypto mining pool broke the news on Reddit, where users suggest that as many as 4,736.42 BTC — an amount worth more than $62 million at current prices — has been stolen. The NiceHash team is urging users […]

The Underground Uber Networks Driven by Russian Hackers

Uber’s ride-sharing service has given birth to some of the most creative criminal scams to date, including using a GPS-spoofing app to rip off riders in Nigeria, and even ginning up fake drivers by using stolen identities.Add to those this nefariously genius operation: Cybercriminals, many working in Russia, have created their own illegitimate taxi services […]

PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen in Breach at Canadian Subsidiary

PayPal says that one of the companies it recently acquired suffered a security incident during which an attacker appears to have accessed servers that stored information for 1.6 million customers.The victim of the security breach is TIO Networks, a Canadian company that runs a network of over 60,000 utility and bills payment kiosks across North […]

Prison hacker who tried to free friend now likely to join him inside

In a sustained campaign, Voits managed to get the login details and passwords for 1,600 county employees, including for the Xjail computer system that is used to track inmates. By March he had the logins to the prison management system and tried to amend the records of one inmate to arrange their early release. His […]

Pawnbroker pwnd: Cash Converters says hacker slurped customer data

Pawnbroking and secondhand goods outlet Cash Converters has suffered a data breach. Customers were notified of the leak on Thursday by email, samples of which have been posted on social media. Cash Converters said it had discovered that a third party gained unauthorised access to customer data within the company’s UK webshop. Credit card data […]

Uber loses personal info on 600K drivers and 57M users in 2016. Pays hackers $100K in hope they delete it. Forgets to mention this in apology.

the individuals were able to download files containing a significant amount of other information, including: The names and driver’s license numbers of around 600,000 drivers in the United States. Drivers can learn more here. Some personal information of 57 million Uber users around the world, including the drivers described above. This information included names, email […]

Introducing GoCrack: A Managed distributed Password Cracking Tool

FireEye’s Innovation and Custom Engineering (ICE) team released a tool today called GoCrack that allows red teams to efficiently manage password cracking tasks across multiple GPU servers by providing an easy-to-use, web-based real-time UI (Figure 1 shows the dashboard) to create, view, and manage tasks. Simply deploy a GoCrack server along with a worker on […]

Hackers Compromised the Trump Organization 4 Years Ago—and the Company Never Noticed

In 2013, a hacker (or hackers) apparently obtained access to the Trump Organization’s domain registration account and created at least 250 website subdomains that cybersecurity experts refer to as “shadow” subdomains. Each one of these shadow Trump subdomains pointed to a Russian IP address, meaning that they were hosted at these Russian addresses. (Every website domain […]

Turns out that dating apps can give away your location, show who you like and who and where you are

It seems just about everyone has written about the dangers of online dating, from psychology magazines to crime chronicles. But there is one less obvious threat not related to hooking up with strangers – and that is the mobile apps used to facilitate the process. We’re talking here about intercepting and stealing personal information and […]

Equifax hackers targeted 15.2 million UK records – a lot more than the 400k they originally said

Equifax has admitted that almost double the number of UK customers had their information stolen in a major data breach earlier this year than it originally thought, and that millions more could have had their details compromised. The credit rating firm said it is contacting nearly 700,000 customers in the UK to alert them that […]

Equifax breach included 10 million US driving licenses

10.9 million US driver’s licenses were stolen in the massive breach that Equifax suffered in mid-May, according to a new report by The Wall Street Journal. In addition, WSJ has revealed that the attackers got a hold of 15.2 million UK customers’ records, though only 693,665 among them had enough info in the system for […]

Hackers nick $60m from Taiwanese bank in tailored SWIFT attack

Hackers managed to pinch $60m from the Far Eastern International Bank in Taiwan by infiltrating its computers last week. Now, most of the money has been recovered, and two arrests have been made in connection with the cyber-heist. On Friday, the bank admitted the cyber-crooks planted malware on its PCs and servers in order to […]

4 TOR marketplaces being DDOSed

Four of the world’s key illicit marketplaces—Dream, Tochka, Trade Route, and Wall Street—went down suddenly on Friday. And no one seems to know why. Now, someone is trying to take the four largest drug marketplaces offline, seemingly by flooding them with a torrent of traffic. These sites offer a mail-order service for pretty much any […]

KRACK attacks WPA2 – ie all the WiFis

We discovered serious weaknesses in WPA2, a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. An attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs). Concretely, attackers can use this novel attack technique to read information that was previously assumed to be safely encrypted. This can be abused to […]

Equifax breach: 2.5m US citizens larger than thought. A timeline.

Equifax said late Monday that an outside review determined about 2.5 million additional U.S. consumers were potentially impacted, for a revised total of 145.5 million. The company said the review also found that just 8,000 Canadian citizens were impacted, rather than up to 100,000 Canadians, as previously announced. Equifax was alerted to the breach by […]

Broadcom SoC allow remote code execution in many wifi equiped phones, routers

Broadcom produces Wi-Fi HardMAC SoCs which are used to handle the PHY and MAC layer processing. These chips are present in both mobile devices and Wi-Fi routers, and are capable of handling many Wi-Fi related events without delegating to the host OS. […] However, since the “Channel Number” field is not validated, an attacker can […]

Ccleaner infection: what happened? Turns out it was targeting companies & had been running for longer than thought

Ccleaner v5.33, software that allows you to clean up the cruft that comes with use and with newly installed machines, was infected with Floxif malware which installed itself on peoples machines together with the ccleaner. Floxif is a malware downloader that gathers information about infected systems and sends it back to its Command & Control […]

SEC’s EDGAR database hacked, hackers use data for insider trading.

In August 2017, the Commission learned that an incident previously detected in 2016 may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading. Specifically, a software vulnerability in the test filing component of the Commission’s EDGAR system, which was patched promptly after discovery, was exploited and resulted in access to nonpublic information. It is believed […]

DolphinAttack allows control of voice activated devices without you knowing it

Using a technique called the DolphinAttack, a team from Zhejiang University translated typical vocal commands into ultrasonic frequencies that are too high for the human ear to hear, but perfectly decipherable by the microphones and software powering our always-on voice assistants. This relatively simple translation process lets them take control of gadgets with just a […]

3 Etherium heists in as many weeks: $7m, $32m and $85m!

Hacker Allegedly Steals $7.4 Million in Ethereum with Incredibly Simple Trick Someone tricked would be investors during an ethereum ICO into sending their cryptocurrency to the wrong address. A hacker has allegedly just stolen around $7.4 million dollars worth of ether, the cryptocurrency that underpins the app platform ethereum, by tricking victims into sending money […]

CIA Vault 7 tools steal active SSH sessions on Linux and Windows

BothanSpy is an implant that targets the SSH client program Xshell on the Microsoft Windows platform and steals user credentials for all active SSH sessions. These credentials are either username and password in case of password-authenticated SSH sessions or username, filename of private SSH key and key password if public key authentication is used. BothanSpy […]

CIA airgaps using Brutal Kangaroo software

The documents describe how a CIA operation can infiltrate a closed network (or a single air-gapped computer) within an organization or enterprise without direct access. It first infects a Internet-connected computer within the organization (referred to as “primary host”) and installs the BrutalKangaroo malware on it. When a user is using the primary host and […]

Mazda Getinfo allows you to use the USB port to edit the 2014+ Mazda Car’s infotainment system

mazda_getInfo – A PoC that the USB port is an attack surface for a Mazda car’s infotainment system and how Mazda hacks are made

Ex-Admin Deletes All Customer Data and Wipes Servers of Dutch Hosting Provider

Verelox, a provider of dedicated KVM and VPS servers based in The Hague, Netherlands, suffered a catastrophic outage after a former administrator deleted all customer data and wiped most of the company’s servers. Source: Ex-Admin Deletes All Customer Data and Wipes Servers of Dutch Hosting Provider

 
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