Tag Archives: Hack

German Gigaset Android Update Server probably delivers malware

[German]A German blog reader just informed me, that German smartphone manufacturer Gigaset seems to be affected by a hack. At least one of the Android update servers is probably delivering malware. Here’s the information I have so far. Advertising

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PHP Git server hacked – RCE backdoors injected into code

[German]There seems to have been a successful supply chain attack on the official Git server of the PHP project. The attackers managed to upload an unauthorized update to insert a secret backdoor into the source code. Advertising

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Exchange hack: new patches and new findings

[German]Microsoft issued more out-of-band updates for older Microsoft Exchange Server CUs (which have already fallen out of support) last night. In addition, it is now clear, when the attack waves started and what could have protected against the hack, although … Continue reading

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Sita hack affects passenger data from Star Alliance

[German]Unpleasant story – the servers of the service provider for airlines, SITA (cooperates with IATA), were hacked. Customer data of air travelers of Star Allicance (among others United) got into the hands of hackers. Singapore Airlines and other airlines  have … Continue reading

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IOBit hacked again and victim of ransomware

[German]Windows tool developer IOBit became a victim of a ransomware attack again last weekend, after the IOBit forum was already hacked and ransomware was spread to forum users a week ago. Here are some information what’s known so far. Advertising

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IOBit forum hacked, spreaded DeroHE ransomware

[German]The forum of Windows tool developer IOBit was hacked over the weekend. The aim of the hack was to distribute the DeroHE ransomware to forum visitors. Advertising

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OpenWRT Forum hacked: user data stolen

[German]The OpenWRT forum of the community behind the open-source project for a router firmware has been hacked during last weekend. User data was stolen in this hack. This has just been announced by the OpenWRT forum operator. Advertising

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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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