image
By Waqas It’s a whopping 87GB data – Find out if you are affected by the massive data breach. Security researcher and founder of Have I Been Pwned, Troy Hunt, has revealed that around 773 million ‘unique’ email IDs and 22 million ‘unique’ passwords were available on MEGA cloud service. Later on, the same data was later found […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: 773 million records with emails & plain text passwords leaked online

Source

image
By Waqas Trend Micro Researchers Prove How Easy it is Hackers to Hack a Construction Crane and Cause Destruction. Hacking a crane at a construction site might seem to you like an impossible act from cybercriminals. It just appears so unbelievable. After all, what would they get by hacking a crane? However, researchers at Trend Micro, a […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Watch as hackers take over a construction crane

Source

Ukrainian Police have this week busted out two separate groups of hackers involved in carrying out DDoS attacks against news agencies and stealing money from Ukrainian citizens, respectively.

According to the authorities, the four suspected hackers they arrested last week, all aged from 26 to 30 years, stole more than 5 million Hryvnia (around 178,380 USD) from the bank accounts of Ukrainian

Source

A massive government data belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities (ODS) was left unsecured on a storage server for at least a week, exposing a whopping 3 terabytes of data containing millions of sensitive files.

The unsecured storage server, discovered by Greg Pollock, a researcher with cybersecurity firm UpGuard, also contained decades worth of confidential case files from the

Source

Our reader poll showed overwhelming support for 2FA even in the wake of a bypass tool being released — although lingering concerns remain.

Source

The storage server was left open for about a week and exposed everything from sensitive FBI investigations to data related to patients with AIDS.

Source

Magecart strikes again, one of the most notorious hacking groups specializes in stealing credit card details from poorly-secured e-commerce websites.

According to security researchers from RiskIQ and Trend Micro, cybercriminals of a new subgroup of Magecart, labeled as “Magecart Group 12,” recently successfully compromised nearly 277 e-commerce websites by using supply-chain attacks.

Magecart

Source

The two were able to hack into the SEC’s computer systems due to phishing attacks that stole credentials and spread malware.

Source

image
By Waqas Enterprise security vendor ForeScout’s operational technology research unit has developed a PoC (Proof-of-Concept) malware that exposed the vulnerabilities in building automation systems (BAS) by compromising them due to the presence of two very critical bugs in the BAS’s PLC (programmable logic controller). ForeScout researchers claim that the first of the two bugs use a hard-coded secret when the […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Malware can fully compromise building control systems

Source