Hackers #target Office as #Microsoft warns of new #vulnerability being #exploited by Russia-linked #hackers

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Cyber crooks are taking advantage of a recently discovered vulnerability in Microsoft Office to hide malicious code in Word documents, the software giant has warned. Furthermore, the flaws are being taken advantage of by a Russia-linked hacking group called APT28, who are expoiting a vulnerability in the Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) component…


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Unthinkable! #Hackers Loot #Charity’s Funds #Right Before #Christmas Season

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Hackers have done the unthinkable by making off with a charity’s funds right before the start of the 2017 Christmas season. The Utah Association for Intellectual Disabilities (UAID) first noticed something was wrong when it had not received any new email applications for help since 22 October. Typically, the charity…


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Google #says #hackers #steal almost 250,000 web #logins each #week

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Google is digging into the dark corners of the web to better secure people’s accounts. Looking at cybercriminal black markets and public forums, the company found millions of usernames and passwords stolen directly through hacking. It also uncovered billions usernames and passwords indirectly exposed in third-party data breaches. For one year,…


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5 Ways To #Improve Your #Small #Business #Cybersecurity

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Do you think your small business is at risk of being hacked? An overwhelming 87% of small business owners don’t think so. But, your business might be at risk more than you realize. About half of small businesses experience a cyber attack. Small businesses are appealing to hackers. Small businesses…


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Utah #charity’s #funds #wiped out by #hacker

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Utah Association for Intellectual Disabilities said Wednesday a hacker had locked them out of most of their systems and drained their bank accounts. This comes right as the group was gearing up for holiday giving season. UAID gives Christmas gifts to adults who are intellectually disabled, often don’t have family, and…


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Businesses #leaders need to take the #reins with #cyber security

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Recent high-profile incidents are yet again highlighting the damage that cyber-attacks can make to a company’s reputation, customer relationships and, of course, bottom line. It tells us one thing – businesses are still not doing enough to combat these threats. Findings from our Advanced Trends Report 2017reinforces this worrying state of…


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How To Look #Back To The #Future Of #Cybersecurity

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As if to cap off an already eventful National Cybersecurity Awareness Month—and perhaps proving that there is no honor among thieves—a hacker breached a forum for hackers last week, and is ransoming fellow cyber-attackers’ user data for $50,000. And there certainly seems to be plenty of occasions to increase our awareness…


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Pay #boom for #cybersecurity and #IT staff in #skills #shortage pinch #point

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Cybersecurity workers won pay rises of more than 10pc on average last year as the growing sector suffers from a severe shortage of skilled workers. Information analysts in the sector saw salaries rise by 10.5pc, according to recruitment group Hays, while cybersecurity engineers’ pay rose by 8.4pc. A series of…


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180 #million #smartphones face #risk of #hacking due to #apps #coding #errors

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Up to 180 million smart phone owners are at risk of having some of their text messages and calls intercepted by hackers because of a simple coding error in at least 685 mobile apps, cyber-security firm Appthority warned on Thursday. Developers mistakenly coded credentials for accessing services provided by Twilio…


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Ex-U.S. #Intel Chiefs #Criticize #CIA For #Entertaining Russian #Hack #Conspiracy

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A report that President Trump asked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to meet with a former NSA employee who denies Russian interference in the U.S. election has drawn fire from two ex-intelligence chiefs. The claim that emails were “leaked” rather than “hacked” is at odds with the assessment of the U.S….


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HE #PERFECTED A #PASSWORD-HACKING #TOOL—THEN THE #RUSSIANS CAME #CALLING

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FIVE YEARS AGO, Benjamin Delpy walked into his room at the President Hotel in Moscow, and found a man dressed in a dark suit with his hands on Delpy’s laptop. Just a few minutes earlier, the then 25-year-old French programmer had made a quick trip to the front desk to complain…


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Ukrainian #President #signs #law on #cyber security

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Ukraine is sprucing its cybersecurity forte by mandating several basic principles for ensuring a secure cyber haven in the country. President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law which “creates the foundations of a national system of cybersecurity as a combination of political, social, economic and information relations, along with organizational,…


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Day trader #accused of #online #brokerage #hacking is indicted in #Brooklyn

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A self-described day trader who ran a “cyber boiler room” scheme to trade illegally through more than 50 hacked online brokerage accounts, causing over $2 million of losses for brokerage firms servicing those accounts, was indicted on Wednesday, U.S. prosecutors in Brooklyn said. Joseph Willner, 42, of Ambler, Pennsylvania, was…


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FBI #hackers #targeted #users in 120 countries, incl. #Russia, #China & #Iran

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During the largest known law enforcement hacking campaign, the FBI reportedly hacked into thousands of computers around the world and implanted malware that allowed them to gather personal data, according to court documents. The FBI’s international hacking efforts stem from an investigation called “Operation Pacifier.” Launched in 2014, the FBI conducted…


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Pro-ISIS #Group Takes #Responsibility For #Hacking 800 U.S. #School #Websites

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The FBI is investigating the source of a hack that left school websites across the country linked to Islamic State propaganda. The federal agency is currently looking into the incident after up to 800 schools reported their websites being re-directed to a pro-ISIS webpage earlier this week. The page included…


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Regina #Police Service #site subject to #occasional #hacking #attempts

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The Regina Police Service is not immune to attempts to hack its website, similar to what happened to the RPS’s Prince Albert counterpart. On Wednesday, the Prince Albert Police Service’s site temporarily displayed a pro-ISIS message after an apparent hack by a group that has claimed responsibility for a variety…


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The #Wall of #Lava #Lamps That #Protects the #Internet From #Hackers

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With hackers hitting everyone from Equifax to HBO, you’d imagine something more advanced than lava lamps is protecting your information—but you’d be wrong. With high-profile hackers stealing headlines, credit card numbers, and Game of Thrones scripts in the last six months, there’s no doubt been very important meetings called across the world to figure out…


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Hackers can #crash your #unpatched #printers

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Security researchers have said they’ve uncovered a new way for hackers to crash Brother printers. More specifically, they’ve put out an advisory saying a vulnerability in the web front-end of Brother printers (the Debut embedded http server) allows an attacker to launch a Denial of Service attack. The attack might…


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To thwart #North Korean #hackers, hold #China and #Russia #accountable

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As President Trump travels to five Asian nations this week and seeks ways to contain North Korea, the administration should consider a strategy that would hold accountable those countries that are enabling North Korean cyberthievery operations. Cybergangs with code names like Hidden Cobra and the Lazarus Group are widely believed…


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Crafty #Hackers Are #Stealing #Millions From #Art Galleries And #Buyers

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Cyber criminals looking to make a quick buck have increasingly turned to ransomware in recent years. More patient types are working a more elaborate scheme that’s yielding paydays of tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars per victim. It all centers around works of art. The first step for…


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