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News in the fight against SUNBURST infection, domain seized

[German]The knowledge about the cyber attack against US authorities and companies via the SUNBURST backdoor is growing. The U.S. State Department and other government agencies may have been hacked as well. Meanwhile, Microsoft and other industry partners have seized the … Continue reading

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US Treasury and US NTIA hacked

[German]According to a report, the U.S. Treasury Department and another U.S. agency responsible for Internet and telecommunications have fallen victim to a sophisticated cyber attack. Suspected government hackers were able to pull documents. Addendum: It seems, that a backdoor in … Continue reading

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More than 300,000 Spotify accounts hacked?

[German]Customers of the music streaming service Spotify may have a problem. Hackers have used a database of 380 million records with credentials and personal information from various sources to crack Spotify accounts and have been successful with over 300,000 users. … Continue reading

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Tianfu Cup Competition: Windows 10, iOS, Chrome, Firefox hacked

[German]On the weekend (7th/8th November 2020) the TMC 2020 took place in China. It is a hacker competition (TifanCup 2020), in which the best hacker teams in China compete against each other in the Chinese city of Chengdu. Once again … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Wallet hacked? 1 Billion US $ withdrawn

[German]Has a hacker managed to crack a so-called Bitcoin wallet that stores credit balances of a crypto-money account? It is certain that a Bitcoin wallet that has been passed around in hacker circles since 2015 has been emptied. The account … Continue reading

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Hackers publish stolen security information from Swedish security provider Gunnebo

[German]Hackers have managed to penetrate the IT network of the Swedish security company Gunnebo Groups and capture data. This data has now probably been published in underground forums. Advertising

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Visa EMV cards: PIN authorization for NFC payment bypassed

[German]Paying with a Visa credit card via NFC is usually PIN-secured above certain limit. However, researchers have now succeeded in cracking Visa EMC cards via NFC connections, making it possible to make payments without PIN authorization. Here is a brief … Continue reading

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Zero-Day in Autodesk 3ds Max used for industrial espionage

[German]Security analysts at Bitdefender have discovered a new case of industrial espionage by an APT hacker group in a recent analysis. A plugin for Autodesk 3ds Max was used to smuggle malware into companies for industrial espionage purposes. The case … Continue reading

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Twitter hack of July 2020: First arrests

In the blog post Twitter accounts hacked (July 15, 2020) I had reported about a successful hack of Twitter accounts. The hackers had captured Bitcoins in the six-digit dollar range from their victims. Now there have been first arrests – … Continue reading

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Save.tv/UseNeXT.de online again after hack, Data leaked

[German]The provider SAVE.TV is back online with his service since a few days – and after a hack. The same applies to the UseNeXT.de service. I had the topic with me on resubmission in order to add or disclose information. … Continue reading

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