Tag: Hacker

Another baby monitor camera hacked

  Hacking IoT baby monitor cameras may not be high on the priority list for most attackers, but that doesn’t mean someone is not getting off on remotely spying on families. That is a lesson learned the hard way by …

VPN hacks can be lethal, warns security expert

Although not as well known as ransomware attacks, VPN hacks are often part of highly targeted cyber attacks, according to Ofer Shezaf, director of cyber security at Varonis Systems. “We seldom learn the technical means used in such attacks, but the attack on …

Famed hacker collective reunites on Hill today

International justice summit to discuss cybersecurity — What seized cybercriminal email accounts reveal. THE MORE THINGS CHANGE… — Congress today hosts an eventcommemorating the 20-year anniversary of the first ever cybersecurity hearing, where the witnesses from that day — members of the hacking …

Iranian hackers step to the forefront

Move over, Russia and China. Iran is making a bid for the United States’ chief cybersecurity rival. “For the first time in my career, I’m not convinced we’re responding more to Russia or China,” FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia said in …

US charges Iranian man with HBO hacking

The US has charged an Iran-based hacker with accessing HBO’s computer systems, stealing data and attempting to extort millions of dollars US authorities have charged Behzad Mesri in connection with the theft of 1.5TB of data from US television network HBO and …

Potential rift with China over hacking charges

The Justice Department tried and failed to get Beijing’s help with locating and apprehending three Chinese hackers who stole sensitive data from the manufacturing giant Siemens and two American companies, a DOJ spokesman told MC on Monday. The Trump administration …

Blockchain hype exploited by spammers and phishers

Hackers are exploiting the popularity of blockchain technologies in spamming and phishing campaigns, warns Kaspersky Lab Multiple blockchain-themed fraud schemes exploiting the hype around the technology have been spotted in recent months, according to security researchers. This proves cyber attackers are …