Today we are going to take a quick look at a new ransomware called RSAUtil that was discovered by Emsisoft malware researcher xXToffeeXx. RSAUtil is distributed by the developer hacking into remote desktop services and uploading a package of files.
There is an insane amount of industrial robots connected to the Internet, and even worse, thousands are left with no form of user authentication whatsoever, open to attack from anyone skilled enough to know how to sabotage their mode of operation.
Yapizon, a South Korean Bitcoin exchange, announced last week it lost 3816.2028 Bitcoin (over $5.5 million) after an unknown hacker breached its system and stole funds from its server.
A hacker, or group of hackers, has set off all 156 tornado sirens in the city of Dallas, Texas, on the night between Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8.
A former sysadmin is facing up to ten years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 after he used a backdoor account and sabotaged his former employer on the day he was fired.
An Oregon sportswear company is suing its former IT administrator, alleging he left backdoor accounts on their network and used them more than 700 times to search for information for the benefit of its new employer.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced she'll forgo her annual bonus ($2 million) and equity grant ($14 million), which she'll be redistributing to Yahoo employees instead.
A hacking crew that goes by the name of National Hackers Agency (NHA) has defaced 605 websites in one go after they managed to get access to a server from UK hosting firm DomainMonster.
David W. Kent pleaded guilty last week of hacking his former company to boost his current business, which he then tried to sell back to his former firm, together with the stolen data.
Security firm IOActive published research yesterday detailing security flaws in the in-flight entertainment systems developed by Panasonic Avionics, used by multiple airlines such as United, Emirates, Virgin, KLM, Etihad, Scandinavian, Air France, and many other more.
Administrators of the Ethereum Project have announced today a data breach that affected over 16,500 users of the platform's community forums. The breach took place last Friday, on December 16. The database backup the attacker managed to get his hands on was taken on April 2016.
FriendFinder Networks, the company behind 49,000 adult-themed websites, has been hacked and data for 412,214,295 users has been changing hands in hacking netherworlds for the past month.