Syrian Electronic Army Hijack Sky News’s Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Syrian Electronic Army strike again! This time hacking group hijack Twitter accounts and a Facebook page of Sky News Arabia and also hack their Emails. The accounts affected were the channel’s main twitter handle @skynewsarabia and the @skynewsarabia account used for cultural and entertainment news, as well as the Facebook page facebook/skynewsarabia. Sky News regained control of the hacked accounts some how later. … Continue reading

Bamital botnet servers seized by Microsoft and Symantec

Microsoft teamed up with Symantec to take down a nasty malware affecting thousands upon thousands of PCs. Bamital botnet hijacked people’s search experiences and redirected victims to potentially dangerous sites that could leave them vulnerable to other online threats and steal their personal information. Experts from the organizations obtained a court order and shut down servers at … Continue reading

Former military adviser urged Obama to pardon Gary McKinnon

John Arquilla, a professor at the U.S. Naval Academy and former military adviser has urged President Barack Obama to pardon the British computer hacker Gary McKinnon and to recruit master hackers to US Cyber Command. Gary McKinnon faced extradition for hacking into Pentagon and Nasa systems, and but they believe that he could encourage other hackers to become government cyber warriors. ‘If the … Continue reading

Incapsula introduces ‘Backdoor Protect’ feature in Cloud-based Website Security

Incapsula announced this week that they’re offering an intriguing Backdoor Protection feature for sites using their cloud-based website security and performance services. What’s a Backdoor? A backdoor is a malicious function that enables hackers to remotely operate a site or server, even after whatever exploit they used for initial access has been patched. Installing a backdoor is … Continue reading

Anonymous hackers deface United States Sentencing Commission website

Anonymous hackers deface the official website of U.S. Sentencing Commission website (ussc.gov) on Friday under a new campaign called “Operation Last Resort” in memory of  Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz and also threatening to release a massive WikiLeaks-style exposure of sensitive U.S. government secrets. “The time has come to show the United States Department of Justice … Continue reading

I hack, reflection on the role of hacker

  The role of hacker is recognized as crucial today in cyber security, these specialists are the nightmare of security experts but their knowledge is fundamental to understand the vulnerabilities of our infrastructures … think like a hacker if you want really protect your system. But hacking is a culture, a way of life that is … Continue reading

Take down of fifth most widespread ‘Virut Botnet’

  NASK the domain registrar that operates the “.pl” Polish top-level domain registry has seized multiple domains used for cyber crime activities by spreading Waledac malware distributed by the Virut botnet. According to Poland’s Computer Emergency Response Team, Virut was first detected in 2006 and became a serious threat with an estimated size of more than 300,000 compromised … Continue reading

Team GhostShell Exposes 700k accounts from African universities and businesses

The Hacktivist group Team GhostShell today exposes data including 700,000 accounts / records from African universities and businesses during a campaign named ProjectSunRise. Hacker mention, “GhostShell’s new project focuses on Africa, mainly, for the time being, South Africa and to some extent other countries from the continent, such as Algeria, Nigeria, Kenya and Angola.“ In this new campaign hackers have … Continue reading

Security Flaws in UPnP protocol put 50 million devices at risk

A Security Flaw in Universal Plug & Play (UPnP) are exposing more than 50 millions of computers, printers and storage drives to attack by hackers remotely. Rapid7 said Tuesday in a research paper, that problem lies in routers and other networking equipment that use a commonly employed standard known as Universal Plug and Play or UPnP. UPnP allows … Continue reading

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