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IT-systems of European companies invite hackers

The history of spectacular hacker attacks has a notable new chapter: The hotel chain Marriott recently had to admit that hackers successfully attacked the guest database of their subsidiary Starwood. The perpetrators stole personal data such as birth dates, addresses, passport numbers and even credit card information from 327 million guests. The attackers had been active since 2014 and were only discovered at the beginning of November 2018. The Marriott …Read More

Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold. Though I hadn’t touched the dashboard, the vents in the Jeep Cherokee started blasting cold air at the maximum setting, chilling the sweat on my back through the in-seat climate control system. Next the radio switched to the local hip hop station and began blaring Skee-lo at full volume. I spun …Read More

Hacker ring stole $1B from banks in 30 countries, says report

A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday. The hackers have been active since at least the end of 2013 and infiltrated more than 100 banks in 30 countries, including four in Canada, according to Russian security company Kaspersky Lab. After …Read More

Sony Pictures Scarier Hack — Hackers Leak Scripts, Celebrity Phone Numbers and Aliases

The massive hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment has reached a more scarier phase following another huge leak of sensitive, confidential documents revealing celebrity contact details and upcoming film scripts. The so-called Guardians of Peace (GoP) group taking responsibility for the massive hack attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment claimed to have released a new trove of more confidential data including private information of its employees, celebrity phone numbers and their …Read More

Serbia – Hackers claimed to have stolen the entire national database

Hackers claim to have data about all citizens in Serbia, if the news is confirmed this is another clamorous data breach that could have serious repercussion on the Government. It seems that cyber criminals hacked the Serbian State’s network, accessed to the identities of almost all Serbians, which are now exposed to risks of frauds and identity theft. Five hackers have claimed they hacked the internet backbone of the Serbian Identity …Read More

World Governments, Spies And Hackers Continue High Tech Cat And Mouse Game

When news broke last year that the US National Security Agency had snooped on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone calls, Germans were outraged. Then Germany’s BND intelligence service was caught having spied on US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton. By the time it emerged in September that the two agencies were sharing information each had collected about the other country’s leaders, the convoluted spy-versus-spy game between …Read More