Tag: hackers

The Quantum Internet Is Emerging; What Is It and What Can We Expect?
In July 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) and then Under Secretary for Science, Paul Dabbar, announced America’s Blueprint for the Quantum Internet detailing how the US is tackling this emerging technology that promises...
An out of service bag covers a pump handle at a gas station May 12, 2021 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Colonial Paid DarkSide 75 Bitcoin to recover its data.
Colonial Pays DarkSide 75 Bitcoin Ransom to Recover Data
The United States’ largest oil pipeline, Colonial Pipeline Co., reportedly paid hacker group DarkSide $4 to $5 million USD in cryptocurrency to remove the ransomware installed in its systems that led to a crippling of...
An IT researcher shows on a giant screen a computer infected by ransomware at the LHS (High Security Laboratory) of the INRIA (National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation) in Rennes, France on November 3, 2016. Ransomware attacks on high value U.S. targets is becoming increasingly more common according to cybersecurity analysts.
Ransomware Group Holds DC Police Informant Data Hostage After Security Breach
Hackers breached the computer systems of Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), obtaining sensitive data on some of the department’s police informants. According to April 26 reports, the group responsible threatened to release the information if...
A vulnerability in Apple’s AirDrop file transfer system may result in contact information such as email addresses and phone numbers being easily attained by hackers, experts warn.
Apple’s AirDrop Vulnerable to Leak Personal Information Easily Attained by Any Nearby Hackers
A vulnerability in Apple’s AirDrop file transfer system may result in contact information such as email addresses and phone numbers being easily attained by hackers, experts warn.  Academics from the Technical University of Darmstadt in...
An international hacker collective broke into the network of cloud-based surveillance firm Verkada and accessed live footage of 150,000 surveillance cameras of several clients.
Hackers Access Thousands of Security Camera Data Collected by American Startup
An international hacker collective broke into the network of cloud-based surveillance firm Verkada and accessed live footage of 150,000 surveillance cameras of several clients. The hackers also gained access to entire archive videos of the...
A new report by cyberintelligence firm Cyfirma reveals that Chinese state-backed hackers have attacked the networks of Indian vaccine makers, Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech.
Chinese Hackers Attack Indian Vaccine Makers
A new report by cyber intelligence firm Cyfirma reveals that Chinese state-backed hackers have attacked the networks of Indian vaccine makers, Serum Institute of India (SII), and Bharat Biotech. Under leadership, the Singapore-based cyber firm,...
Prince, a member of the hacking group Red Hacker Alliance who refused to give his real name, claims to show a website that monitors global cyberattacks on his computer at their office in Dongguan, China's southern Guangdong province. Chinese communist state hackers have been using a zero-day exploit on Microsoft Exchange Server email servers since January
Chinese Communist Hackers Using Zero Day Exploits on Microsoft Exchange Email Servers Since January
Microsoft Exchange Server email servers are being targeted with multiple “zero-day exploits” to steal email and install backdoors allowing future access by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) sponsored hacking team HAFNIUM, according to a Microsoft blog...
30,000 Macs Infected with Mysterious Malware
Security researchers from Red Canary and Malwarebytes discovered that 30,000 Apple Macs were infected by a mysterious malware piece cunningly hidden in the systems. The malware ‘Silver Sparrow’ was aimed at delivering an unknown payload....