Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records had been patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from releasing that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Elagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once held such an easily exploitable flaw that hackers managed to grab 5.4 million user details. Now, according to … Read more

The FBI Is Investigating a Cyberattack on Continental Tire

The FBI Is Investigating a Cyberattack on Continental Tire

Continental AG’s headquarters in Hannover, Germany Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance (Getty Images) Earlier this month, tire manufacturer Continental revealed that it was the target of a cyberattack in August. The German company also announced that it was investigating the data breach. However, Continental has refused to comment on reports that the data is being sold … Read more

Researchers Devise Wi-Peep Drone That Can ‘See Through Walls’

Researchers Devise Wi-Peep Drone That Can ‘See Through Walls’

screenshot: Lucas Ropek/Ali Abedi and Deepak Vasisht Using a $20 off-the-shelf drone, researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario have created what is effectively an airborne scanning device that can triangulate the location of every WiFi-connected device in your house. Yikes. Researchers Ali Abedi and Deepak Vasisht, who recently presented their findings at the … Read more

New Unpatched Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day Under Active Exploitation

New Unpatched Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day Under Active Exploitation

Security researchers are warning of previously undisclosed flaws in fully patched Microsoft Exchange servers being exploited by malicious actors in real-world attacks to achieve remote code execution on affected systems. That’s according to Vietnamese cybersecurity company GTSC, which discovered the shortcomings as part of its security monitoring and incident response efforts in August 2022. The … Read more

London Police Arrested 17-Year-Old Hacker Suspected of Uber and GTA 6 Breaches

London Police Arrested 17-Year-Old Hacker Suspected of Uber and GTA 6 Breaches

The City of London Police on Friday revealed that he has arrested a 17-year-old teenager from Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking. “On the evening of Thursday 22 September 2022, the City of London Police arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking,” the agency saidadding “he remains in police custody.” The department said the … Read more

Will the Rockstar Hack Delay Grand Theft Auto 6?

Will the Rockstar Hack Delay Grand Theft Auto 6?

Photo: Luca Lorenzelli (Shutterstock) What, if any, is the impact of a severe hack earlier this week going to be on Rockstar Games’ business? The game publisher’s systems were breached just days ago in what some are calling the biggest hack of its kind in recent memory. Known for popular franchises like Red Dead tea … Read more

Uber Says It Was Likely Hacked by Teenage Hacker Gang LAPSUS$

Uber Says It Was Likely Hacked by Teenage Hacker Gang LAPSUS$

Photo: Matthew Horwood (Getty Images) Uber has published additional information about how it was hackedclaiming that it was targeted by LAPSUS$, a cybercriminal gang with a hefty track record that is thought to be composed largely of teenagers. Last week, someone broke into Uber’s network and used the access to cause all sorts of chaos. … Read more

Microsoft Links Raspberry Robin USB Worm to Russian Evil Corp Hackers

Microsoft Links Raspberry Robin USB Worm to Russian Evil Corp Hackers

Microsoft on Friday disclosed a potential connection between the Raspberry Robin USB-based worm and an infamous Russian cybercrime group tracked as Evil Corp. The tech giant said it observed the FakeUpdates (aka SocGholish) malware being delivered via existing Raspberry Robin infections on July 26, 2022. Raspberry Robin, also called QNAP Worm, is known to spread … Read more

Researchers Warn of Raspberry Robin’s Worm Targeting Windows Users

Researchers Warn of Raspberry Robin’s Worm Targeting Windows Users

Cybersecurity researchers are drawing attention to an ongoing wave of attacks linked to a threat cluster tracked as Raspberry Robin that’s behind a Windows malware with worm-like capabilities. Describing it as a “persistent” and “spreading” threat, Cybereason said it observed a number of victims in Europe. The infections involve a worm that propagates over removable … Read more