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Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry arrested in U.S.

Security Researcher Stopped WannaCry arrested

SAN FRANCISCO/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – A cyber security researcher widely credited with helping to neutralize the global “WannaCry” ransomware attack earlier this year has been arrested on unrelated hacking charges, according to court documents unsealed on Thursday – Security Researcher Stopped WannaCry arrested. The ransomware impacted computers in more than …

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PTI website hacked by Pakistani hacker group Death adders crew

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Pakistani hackers group hacked into insaf.pk and defaced the site with a screenshot of news bulletin about MNA Ayesha Gulalai’s allegations against Imran Khan and a short message criticising PTI – Pti Website Hacked . The group criticized the party for disrespecting and defaming women. As a footnote, the hackers asked …

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NadraGate Part 2 – PaperPk 200,000 Users Data At Risk

PaperPk 200,000 Users Data At Risk

PaperPk.com is an online Jobs Searching platform like Rozee.pk where the users can find jobs from all newspapers ads. All latest jobs are mostly advertised in newspapers like Jang , Dawn and Express Daily so people would likely have to buy a newspaper else if they are unable to buy a newspaper, they …

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Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack

Al Jazeera media cyberattack

According to the news released by Al Jazeera Media (Qatar), the website and other digital platforms of entire Doha-based network are undergoing ‘systematic and continual hacking attempts’. The attacks are gaining intensity but the network systems are not yet compromised by the hackers. Last month, Qatar‘s official news agency was hacked and false …

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Building a smarter Hacker News

Building a smarter Hacker News

With only 24 hours to build an app, it’s never easy to come up with a viable idea, nevermind build one that involves training a machine learning algorithm. Yet that’s exactly what a team of four friends accomplished this weekend at the annual TechCrunch Disrupt New York Hackathon. The news post …

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Hackers leak emails from UAE ambassador to US

Hackers leak emails

Hackers have released the first series of emails taken from the inbox of the UAE’s ambassador to the United States, Yousef al-Otaiba. Hackers leak emails from UAS ambassader to US. The Intercept reported on Saturday that the emails, released by a group called “Global Leaks”, show a close relationship between al-Otaiba …

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US helping Qatar probe website hacking

Qatar website hacking

DOHA/WASHINGTON: US investigators are in Qatar to help Doha probe the alleged hacking of the Gulf Arab state’s news agency website, a Qatari and a US law enforcement official said, after an attack that had soured ties between Western-allied Gulf states. Qatar said last week that hackers had posted fake …

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Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

Hackers hit Russian bank customers

Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters. Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime standards – more than 50 …

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WannaCry — The largest ransom-ware infection in History

WannaCry

On Friday 12th May 2017, a ransom-ware called WannaCry infected machines in 70+ countries — including telco companies like Telefonica in Spain, or healthcare authority like the NHS in England — and the number of infected machines keeps growing. This ransom-ware supports 28 different languages, encrypts 179 different type of files and requires victims …

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Microsoft issues WannaCry patch for unsupported operating systems

Microsoft issues WannaCry patch

Microsoft has taken the rare step of issuing a fix for versions of Windows it had previously “retired”, in an attempt to halt the global spread of the malware that hit the UK’s National Health Service on Friday. Though technically no longer supported by the company, the software — including …

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Global hacking attack infects 57,000 computers

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A global cyber-attack using hacking tools believed to have been created by the US National Security Agency (NSA) has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries. By late Friday the attacks had spread to more than 74 countries, according to security firms tracking the spread. Kaspersky Lab, …

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Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

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President Donald Trump said China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks. (The post was originally published by Reuters) In an interview transcript published on Sunday, Trump gave …

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Russian man gets longest-ever US hacking sentence, 27 years in prison

Russian hacker

Russian hacker Roman Seleznev was sentenced to 27 years in prison today. He was convicted of causing more than $169 million in damage by hacking into point-of-sale computers. Seleznev, aka “Track2,” would hack into computers belonging to both small businesses and large financial institutions, according to prosecutors. He was arrested in the Maldives in 2014 with …

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Russian Cyberspies Hacked Danish Defense For Two Years

Russian Cyberspies Hacked Danish Defense

Russia has hacked the Danish defence and gained access to employees’ emails in 2015 and 2016, NATO member Denmark’s defence minister told newspaper Berlingske on Sunday – Russian Cyberspies Hacked Danish Defense. “It is linked to the intelligence services or central elements in the Russian government, and it is a …

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CIA cyber-spying toolkit now in hands of hackers worldwide: WikiLeaks

CIA cyber-spying toolkit now in hands of hackers worldwide

Amid a trove of documents released by WikiLeaks that allegedly contains “the entire hacking capacity of the CIA” is chilling evidence that everyday devices like smart TVs and cell phones have potentially become critical tools in the effort to spy on American citizens – CIA cyber-spying. Documents released in the …

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