Hackers Steal and Sell Private Messages of Over 81,000 Facebook User Accounts

A BBC investigation has revealed that hackers stole the private messages belonging to over 81,000 Facebook accounts to then sell them for 10 cents per account. The investigation began when the BBC spotted an ad on a web forum, offering to sell access to Facebook…

Hackers Target Ukraine with Phishing Campaign During BadRabbit Attack

The head of Ukraine’s state cyber police has revealed hackers tried to access confidential data with sophisticated phishing attacks in tandem with the recent ransomware strike with BadRabbit. The recent BadRabbit ransomware attack made headlines after hitting the likes of Russia and Ukraine. The latter,…

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…

Zero-Day Used to Hack the NATO, Ukraine, and Others

A Russian group of hackers is reported to have used a zero-day vulnerability within Windows operating system to spy on such targets as NATO, the Ukrainian and Polish governments, the European Union, and other targets. The vulnerability was named the Sandworm (CVE-2014-4114) by the authors of…