Security firm Barracuda Networks and UC Berkeley have jointly researched cybercriminals’ behavior once they take over accounts, specifically focusing on the end-to-end lifecycle of a breached account.
This year, Lazarus, a hacker group associated with North Korea, has intensified its cyber attacks to steal cryptocurrencies, antivirus company Kaspersky Lab told the Russian publication Kommersant.
Analysts at blockchain and crypto analytics firm CipherTrace have tracked down Bitcoins (BTC) stolen in the course of the Twitter hack. The findings showed that the threat actors transferred the funds to various exchanges, mixers, and online casinos.
Prague-based Paralelní Polis will host the 7th Annual Hackers Congress (#HCPP20) from October 2 to October 4, 2020. HCPP is a major event gathering hackers, hacktivists, scientists and data experts, cypherpunks, crypto-anarchists, and others involved in the digital world.
On Friday Twitter’s team published a follow up on their investigation into the recent “Bitcoin scam” hack. The attack happened on Wednesday when a team of anonymous hackers gained access to many high profile accounts, including those of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Uber, Apple, and […]
Great Britain has claimed that the Russian government-backed hackers made an attempt to illegally obtain secret research on a coronavirus vaccine developed by Britain. Apart from the United Kingdom, the Russian intelligence allegedly targeted pharmaceutical research organizations in the United States and Canada as part of the attack.
Yesterday, anonymous attackers hacked Twitter accounts of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Uber, Apple, and many others. They used these accounts to post fraudulent messages promoting the distribution of 5,000 BTC on behalf of a rogue site Cryptoforhealth.
The German government has urged the European Union to sanction Russian citizens responsible for the largest cyber-attack ever against the Bundestag, which was carried out in 2015. If so, the move will mark the first real use case of the so-called “EU Cyber Diplomacy Toolbox” introduced in 2017 and designed to respond to malicious cyber […]
AT&T has been involved in a lawsuit alleging that its employees facilitated the hijacking of a client’s SIM card, which then allowed attackers to steal crypto the client’s cryptocurrency. The telecom giant is yet to defend in court over another similar lawsuit going back to 2018.
In May, North Korean hacker group Lazarus transferred 2,549 Bitcoins (BTC), or approximately $23.2 million, to two mixing services, ChipMixer and Wasabi, in a bid to cover their tracks. The team behind OXT Research, a company that conducts in-depth research and analysis of the Bitcoin network, de-anonymized the group through both mixers and set forth […]
On June 1, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) detected and subsequently stopped a cyber-attack, wherein threat actors obtained access to a part of the School of Medicine’s IT infrastructure. As part of the attack, the hackers encrypted a number of servers, making them temporarily inaccessible.
A United States district court has released an indictment alleging Julian Assange, the founder of the online archive containing thousands of classified documents from government and corporate entities, WikiLeaks, of an attempt to recruit hackers from the LulzSec and Anonymous hacker groups to obtain sensitive information from government systems. Once stolen, the documents would appear […]