Hackers Steal $400,000 of Cryptocurrency in DNS Hijack

Unknown hackers have hijacked the DNS server for web-based wallet application BlackWallet, an online storage service that stores Stellar Lumen (XLM) a major cryptocurrency. Early on Saturday, January 13, attackers hijacked the DNS entry of the domain BlackWallet.co before redirecting requests to their own server.…

Hackers Can Breach a Facebook Account with a Phone Number

Security researchers have proven that a Facebook account can be compromised with an unauthorized individual taking control by merely using a phone number coupled with some basic hacking skills. An outdated technology still used within core telecommunications infrastructure has proven vulnerable, with researchers taking control…

Russian Authorities Nab Hacker Gang Behind $25m Cyber-Theft

 A hacker gang consisting of at least 50 individuals have been apprehended, many of them arrested after allegedly using malware to steal over 1.7 billion roubles ($25 million USD). A cybercriminal hacker gang from Russia that allegedly infected websites with Trojan malware to gain access…

Secret Manuals for an Advanced Government Spyware Created by the Hacking Team Released

Italian company Hacking Team sells spyware to a number of oppressive governments to spy on their citizens and even Americans. Should we be concerned?

The Pirate Bay Founder Gets 3.5 Year Sentence for Hacking Denmark

Founder of The Pirate Bay gets 3.5 year prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking many Danish and European agencies in 2012.

A New Linux Distribution Announced...by The Syrian Electronic Army!

The Syrian Electronic Army, an infamous group of Syrian hackers in support of the Bashar al-Assad government regime, announced via twitter that their own distribution of Linux, named SEANux, will be coming your way “soon.” The tweet started a number of discussions around the web regarding the security,…