An abandoned Tweet counter that was still being loaded by 800+ sites was hijacked with a malicious script that caused visitors to be redirected to scam sites.
Ever since exploit code for CVE-2018-14847 became publicly available, miscreants have launched attacks against MikroTik routers. Thousands of unpatched devices are mining for cryptocurrency at the moment.
Attackers are targeting DLink DSL modem routers in Brazil and exploiting them to change the DNS settings to a DNS server under the attacker's control. This then allows them to redirect users attempting to connect to their online banks to fake banking websites that steal the user's account information.
According to a new report, three United States payment processing service providers were targeted by BGP hijacking attacks on their DNS servers. These Internet routing attacks were designed to redirect traffic directed at the payment processors to servers controlled by malicious actors who would then attempt to steal the data.
Hackers have breached the website of VSDC, a popular company that provides free audio and video conversion and editing software.
Several Internet transit providers —companies that route global Internet traffic between local ISPs, end users, and data centers— have banded together to ban a fellow transit provider that has carried out at least 130 Internet route (BGP) hijacks in the past few years, most of which, experts say, were with malicious intent.
The team behind the Trezor multi-cryptocurrency wallet service has discovered a phishing attack against some of its users that took place over the weekend.
Russian police have arrested two teenage hackers for breaching, hijacking, and selling access to over 700,000 online accounts at Russian-based online stores, payment systems, and bookmaking/betting portals.
An Iowa man will go to prison for the next 20 years after he attempted to hijack an Internet domain at gunpoint, tased and shot the victim, and got shot back himself.
A malware campaign spreading a clipboard hijacker has infected over 300,000 computers, according to Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 Total Security. The campaign has been raging for the past week and has spread a malware which Qihoo researchers have named ClipboardWalletHijacker.
Hackers have come up with a never-before-seen method of installing backdoored plugins on websites running the open-source WordPress CMS, and this new technique relies on using weakly protected WordPress.com accounts and the Jetpack plugin.
A hacker (or group of hackers) has hijacked the DNS servers of MyEtherWallet.com, a web-based Ether wallet service.
Security experts from MindPoint Group, an information security firm, have hijacked over 2,000 subdomains from legitimate websites while researching possible security flaws in Amazon's CloudFront CDN service.
We are barely two weeks into 2018, and security researchers have already spotted the first new Mac malware strain this year. Called OSX/MaMi, all evidence points that this is still a work in progress, but one that comes with some pretty intrusive features, if ever completed and activated.
Cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, announced it suffered a security breach in a series of tweets posted online last night. The exchange said it believed hackers managed to take over control over its DNS server and redirected the etherdelta.com domain to a malicious server hosting a copy of their website.
Two US government agencies have united forces to coordinate the creation of a new set of standards aimed at securing the process of routing of information between major Internet entities, such as Internet Service Providers, hosting providers, cloud providers, educational, research, and national networks.
Hackers disrupted the Etherparty ICO (Initial Coin Offering) after they hijacked the platform's website on Sunday and displayed their own Ethereum address, tricking some ICO participants into sending funds to the wrong wallets.
For the past two and a half months, a WordPress plugin named Display Widgets has been used to install a backdoor on WordPress sites across the Internet.
Ransom attacks on MongoDB databases rekindled last week and over the weekend with the emergence of three new groups that hijacked over 26,000 servers, with one group hijacking 22,000.