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HBO Data Theft Traced to Iranian Military Hacker

Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against a hacker “mercenary” affiliated with the Iranian military, saying he broke into HBO’s computer network in the summer looking to extort millions of dollars from the pay cable channel. An indictment unsealed in New York on Tuesday said the suspect, Behzad Mesri, “had worked on behalf of the Iranian military to conduct computer network attacks that ... Read More »

Hacker allegedly stole logins from a US election agency

A Russian-speaking hacker has been found selling stolen login credentials for a U.S. agency that tests and certifies voting equipment, according to a security firm. The hacker was attempting to sell more than 100 allegedly compromised login credentials belonging to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), the security firm Record Future said in a Thursday blog post. The company said ... Read More »

Hacker shows how easy it is to take over a city’s public Wi-Fi network

A buffer overflow in a single router model could have endangered thousands of Wi-Fi users A sign advertises free WiFi at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Oct. 25, 2015. Credit: Martyn Williams 2COMMENTS Lucian Constantin IDG News Service Nov 10, 2016 1:18 PM In a perfect example of how public wireless networks can be dangerous for privacy and security, an ... Read More »

DNC hacker calls on brethren to monitor US election

Credit: Michael Kan COMMENTS Michael Kan IDG News Service Nov 4, 2016 5:16 PM The hacker who claims to have breached the Democratic National Committee isn’t done trying to influence this year’s election. On Friday, Guccifer 2.0 warned that Democrats might try to rig the vote next Tuesday. Guccifer 2.0 wrote the statement in a new blog post as U.S. federal ... Read More »

U.S. convicts Russian hacker in credit card theft scheme

Jurors in a U.S. federal court have convicted a Russian hacker of stealing and selling more than 2 million credit card numbers. On Thursday, the jury in Seattle found Roman Valerevich Seleznev guilty of charges related to his hacking of point-of-sale systems. Seleznev was arrested in 2014 after U.S. authorities accused him of installing malicious software on point-of-sale systems in ... Read More »

A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn consumer data

A hacker is attempting to promote a database dump containing account facts for 167 million LinkedInusers. The statement was posted on a dark market internet site referred to as TheRealDeal by using aconsumer who desires five bitcoins, or round $2,2 hundred, for the records set that supposedly carriesconsumer IDs, e mail addresses and SHA1 password hashes for 167,370,940 customers. in ... Read More »

A Russian hacker gave away hundreds of thousands of email credentials for social media votes

Tens of thousands and thousands of stolen credentials for Gmail, Microsoft and Yahoo email debts are being shared online by way of a young Russian hacker referred to as “the Collector” as part of a intended largetrove of one.17 billion data. it is consistent with preserve safety, which says it has looked at greater than 272 million specific credentialsto date, ... Read More »

Hacker: this is how I broke into Hacking crew

nearly a year after Italian surveillance software maker Hacking team had its inner emails and files leakedonline, the hacker responsible for the breach published a complete account of how he infiltrated thebusiness enterprise‘s community. The document posted Saturday by way of the hacker regarded on-line as Phineas Fisher is supposed as a guide for other hacktivists, but additionally shines a ... Read More »