Amazon hit with a Data Breach right before Black Friday

Amazon hit with a Data Breach right before Black Friday

EXCERPTS:“Our website inadvertently disclosed your email address or name and email address due to a technical error. The issue has been fixed. This is not a result of anything you have done, and there is no need for you to change your password or take…

A Fistful of Dollars Gained by Hacking American Citizens, Enterprises and the US Government

What is a cost for Hackers for Hire? Hackers marketplace has its own rules and pricing depending on geographical region, criminal cyber group. $300 is the online price to have an average citizen hacked. This is where your digital death starts.   $3,000 of botnets can execute a DDoS attack on an enterprise resulting in 5 million dollars…

LIFARS CEO Ondrej Krehel Gives A Cyber Attack Demo - Monday 10/31 at 5:00 PM ET at ABC NY

Unsecured WiFI is never safe. It is much easier to compromise you and your data when you are using them. Ondrej Krehel, CEO & Founder of LIFARS will show you just how vulnerable you are! Tune in tonight at 5:00 pm for LIFARS’ first interview with…

Canadian University Pays $20,000 to Ransomware Cybercriminals

The University of Calgary has revealed that it paid a $20,000 ransom in bitcoins to cybercriminals who targeted the institution in a comprehensive cyberattack. On May 28, the University of Calgary was attacked by ransomware hackers, with 100 systems reportedly affected in the attack. Linda…

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…

Kaspersky Provides More Information on the Sandworm APT Team

The Kaspersky team has recently provided more information on the (presumably) Russian APT group named Sandworm, the hackers behind the attacks on NATO and Ukraine. According to the original post by Kaspersky researchers, the Sandworm hackers have customized and utilized a well-known BlackEnergy crimeware. BlackEnergy…

APT28: Russia's Cyber Espionage Group

FireEye recently released another Advanced Persistent Threat report. This time examining a Russian group of attackers named APT28. The report is named “APT28: A Window Into Russia’s Cyber Espionage Operations” and provides evidence of “long-standing, focused operations that indicate a government sponsor.” According to the…