Local #company’s #system #hacked; employee #info #stolen

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 Green Bay Police say they are investigating the hacking of a local corporation’s computer network, resulting in the theft of “significant amounts of money” from victims in the organization. Police did not immediately identify the company that was attacked. Action 2 News will work to find that out. Officers say…


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How #Hackers Can Use #BitTorrent to #Control Your #Computer?

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Are you frequent BitTorrents downloader? Then your privacy and security are at risk too. Yes, you are reading it right because it is now proven that hackers can use BitTorrents files downloaded by yourself to control your computer sitting at their home. So if you have downloaded BitTorrents ever, then…


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How #fraudsters managed to #hack my #bank account without me even #realising

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GETTING a text message from your bank about a suspicious transaction is never a good way to start the week. An SMS alerted me that some fool in a boutique hotel in downtown Washington attempted to make a purchase on my behalf on Sunday evening US time — so, Monday…


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Man, 30, held over #hacking attacks on two #Hong Kong #travel #agencies

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Officers raid IT worker’s flat on Cheung Chau and also seize two desktop computers, two laptops, one tablet, three hard disks and five mobile phones A 30-year-old Hong Kong man was arrested in connection with cyberattacks in which the computers of two travel agencies in the city were hacked and…


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Intel #confirms reports of #hacking #vulnerability in its #chips, promises to #fix asap

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The world’s top chip maker Intel Corp on Wednesday confirmed a report about a potential security flaw in its Chips that is vulnerable to hacking and promised to fix the bug as soon as possible. Security researchers at Google said they discovered serious security flaws in Intel chips and other…


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Opera web #browser prevents #hackers from #secretly using your #computer for #bitcoin #mining

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Internet browser Opera has created a new feature that prevents computers being used to secretly help people “mine” for bitcoin. The cryptocurrency’s rapid rise in value is making ordinary computer users more vulnerable to hackers, security experts have warned. This is due to an increase in so-called “crypto-jacking” incidents, in…


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Windows 10 “Hello” Facial #Reco Is Easily #Hacked & #Fooled

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In response to the news that hackers have fooled the Windows 10 facial recognition with a mere photo, VASCO Data Security, leaders in multifactor authentication commented below. “That hackers found a way to spoof Windows 10 Hello facial recognition as they did with the iPhone X Face ID isn’t surprising…


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How to #Create the #Unhackable #Computer

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Everything can be infiltrated, locked, or stolen. That thought has long steered battling cybersecurity experts and black-hat hackers alike, one side building walls and the other tunneling beneath them. But what if it’s bogus? University of Michigan researchers said a computer can be designed to be “unhackable,” according to a…


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Chicago #man #charged with #hacking company’s #servers after #termination

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A Chicago man was charged with damaging the servers of a north suburban industrial supply company after his employment was terminated in February 2016. Edward Soybel, 34, was charged with 10 counts of intentionally damaging protection computers, one count of attempting to cause damage to protected computers and one count…


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Two #Women #Charged With #Hacking Bucks #Computer #Systems

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A Bucks student and her cohort were arrested and charged with hacking the college’s computer system to alter her grades and the grades of other students in a microbiology course. The two women arrested were Aleisha Morosco, a 30-year-old part-time student, and Kelly Margaret Marryott, a 37-year-old employed at a…


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Computer #Hackers are #Trying to Get Into Your #Wallet

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A warning for when you open that next email, it could be hackers trying to get into your wallet. One Bowling Green woman didn’t want to take any chances when she received an email demanding thousands of dollars from someone she’s never met. WNKY News’ Cecilia Herrell found out what…


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Don’t Let #Hackers #Ruin Your #Holidays

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If you’re like me, shopping is increasingly becoming an online experience. Don’t get me wrong, I still love going into stores and browsing. But like most shoppers nowadays, I also visit stores online. A recent UPS survey found that 52 percent of purchases are now made online, up from 47…


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Hackers Obtained #Access to #NSA Employee’s Home #Computer, #Kaspersky Lab Reveals

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Kaspersky Lab has updated its investigation on the hacking of a home computer used by an NSA employee. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Kaspersky IT security company has announced that access to information on the home computer of the employee of the US National Security Agency (NSA) could have been obtained by an unknown number of hackers. According to the…


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Ukrainian #hackers blamed for #computer problems that crashed #multimillion #dollar art #sale

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An auction house is blaming a paid, deliberate attack that originated from Ukraine for a computer meltdown that shelved a multimillion dollar sale of artwork on Tuesday night. Scores of people had gathered at Chifley Tower in Sydney’s CBD for an art auction hosted by online start-up Fine Art Bourse, created by…


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#Russian Hackers #Target British #Energy Industry

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Russian hackers have attacked targets from the British energy industry over the last 12 months, the head of the country’s National Cyber Security Center, Ciaran Martin said. The warning, according to the New York Times, suggests that the number of attacks coming from Russia has been much greater than previously…


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#Pip is like a #Nintendo #Switch for child #hackers

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As every child hacker knows, even if you can convince your parents to buy you a Switch, and you can find one in stock, the prospect of homebrew software on a Switch is still a ways off. A new Kickstarter project called Pip appears to be an interesting alternative. It…


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Hacker #Mines Data from #South American, #South East #Asian #Diplomatic Targets

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Hacking group Sowbug is accessing sensitive data from foreign policy and diplomatic targets in South America and South East Asia, according to Symantec researchers. The group, which is believed to have been active since 2015, was found to be extracting data from institutions in those regions. “While cyber espionage attacks…


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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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This #stealthy cat-and-mouse #hacking campaign #aims to steal #diplomatic #secrets

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A previously unknown hacking and espionage operation is using malware to infiltrate governments in an attempt to steal sensitive data in a series of highly targeted attacks. Dubbed Sowbug, the group behind the attacks is apparently focused on foreign policy institutions and diplomatic targets in South America and South East…


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Computer #hackers managed to #hack into #Dundee council #IT system three times

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Figures obtained by the Tele revealed the local authority’s systems were hit by malicious software in May and June 2015 and in September 2016. All three attacks took the form of “ransomware”, which encrypts computer files and demands a financial payment in order to retrieve the files affected. The attacks…


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