The same group of hackers that caused the power outage across several regions in Ukraine last Christmas holidays might have once again shut down power supply in northern Ukraine during the weekend.
According to Ukrainian energy provider Ukrenergo, a cyber attack on Kyiv’s power grid may have caused the power outages in the country on Saturday, December 17, near midnight.
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A group of hackers is making between $3 Million to $5 Million per day from United States brands and media companies in the biggest digital ad fraud ever discovered.
Online fraud-prevention firm White Ops uncovered this new Ad fraud campaign, dubbed “Methbot,” that automatically generates more than 300 Million fraudulent video ad impressions every day.
In his final month in office, President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a “full review” of pre-election cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations that many believe affected the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
The United States intelligence agencies have attributed those series of cyber-attacks to Russia that shook the US election season.
The Russian government has introduced a draft bill that proposes prison sentences as punishment for hackers and cyber criminals creating malicious software used in targeting critical Russian infrastructure, even if they have no part in actual cyber attacks.
The bill, published on the Russian government’s website on Wednesday, proposes amendments to the Russian Criminal Code and Criminal
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have risen enormously in past few months and, mostly, they are coming from hacked and insecure internet-connected devices, most commonly known as Internet of Things (IoT).
Recent DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn that brought down a large chunk of the Internet came from hacked and vulnerable IoT devices such as DVRs, security cameras, and smart
Microsoft was very upset with Google last week when its Threat Analysis Group publically disclosed a critical Windows kernel vulnerability (CVE-2016-7255) that had yet to be patched.
The company criticized Google’s move, claiming that the disclosure of the vulnerability, which was being exploited in the wild, put its customers “at potential risk.”
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Google’s Threat Analysis Group publically disclosed on Monday a critical zero-day vulnerability in most versions of Windows just 10 days after privately disclosed both zero days to Microsoft and Adobe.
While Adobe rushed an emergency patch for its Flash Player software on October 26, Microsoft had yet to release a fix.
Microsoft criticized Google’s move, saying that the public disclosure of
The alleged Russian hacker, who was arrested by the FBI in collaboration with the Czech police, was believed to be the one responsible for massive 2012 data breach at LinkedIn, according to a statement released by LinkedIn.
Now, United States authorities have officially indicted Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin, 29-years-old Russian national, for hacking not just LinkedIn, but also the online
The alleged Russian hacker arrested by the FBI in collaboration with the Czech police is none other than the hacker who was allegedly responsible for massive 2012 data breach at LinkedIn, which affected nearly 117 Million user accounts.
Yevgeniy N, 29-year-old Russian hacker was arrested in Prague on October 5 suspected of participating in conducting cyber-attacks against the United States,
Czech police, in cooperation with the FBI, has arrested a Russian citizen in Prague suspected of participating in conducting cyber-attacks against the United States.
Czech police announced the arrest on its official website Tuesday evening, without giving any further details about the man and for what he is wanted for.
Alleged Russian Hacker, whose name has not yet been disclosed, was