Category: Cyber

Andromeda Botnet Dismantled, PayPal Transaction Phishing Scam & Man Hacks Jail, Man Goes to Jail

  Andromeda Gone – One of the world’s largest botnets, consisting of around 2million machines has been taken down by law enforcement and the private sector. Also known as Gamarue or Wauchos, the takedown took place on Wednesday 29 November with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate in Germany,Read more »

Fifth Case of NSA Data Loss in Five Years, Russia May Build its Own DNS & Scientists Build Biggest Quantum Simulators

  Another Leaky Bucket – Another case of sensitive data on show from another unsecured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket was made public today with the information exposed belonging to the US Army’s Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). INSCOM are a component of the NSA and the database exposed was found to contain classified informationRead more »

MacOS High Sierra Root Password Flaw, Insecure Android Cryptocurrency Wallets & Uber Reveals 2.7M UK People Affected By Breach

  Change Root Password Now – Lemi Orhan Ergin disclosed via Twitter today a major flaw with the new macOS High Sierra that allows anyone with physical and remote access to your mac access. Anyone can login as “root” with an empty password after clicking on the login button several times. By accessing root, youRead more »

Apple Face ID Fooled Again, UK NHS Creating a SOC & Facebook Tool Reveals Russian Propaganda

  Artificial Twin – The Vietnamese hackers that posted a video earlier this month claiming to have fooled Apple’s Face ID with a mask costing less than $150 have returned to counter their naysayers. In their original video, they didn’t show the enrolment process or how long it took from that point to unlocking theRead more »