Tag Archives: Hack

Microsoft hacked by Russian Midnight Blizzard; emails exfiltrated since Nov. 2023

[German]Microsoft has been successfully hacked by the Russian state hacker group Midnight Blizzard, also known as Nobelium. This was noticed on January 12, 2024, but the hackers were probably in the systems for months and were able to view and … Continue reading

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SolarWinds hack in 2020: US Department of Justice knew 6 months in advance

[German]Does anyone remember the supply chain attack on SolarWinds' Orion software in 2020? That sent shockwaves through the IT landscape as masses of IT systems were hacked. Now it comes out that the US Department of Justice noticed the incident … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Lapsus$ allegedly publishes source code of Microsoft Azure, Bing and Cortana

[German]The hacker group Lapsuss$ claims to have hacked the repositories with the source codes of the Microsoft products Azure, Bing, Bing Maps and Cortana and to have extracted source code. Hours ago, it was said that Microsoft was investigating whether … Continue reading

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Anonymous hacked German subsidery of russian energy gigant Rosneft, 20 terabytes of data extracted

[German]Activists of the hacker collective Anonymous have announced actions against Russian companies after the Russian army invaded Ukraine. According to media reports and an article on Anonleaks, members of Anonymous successfully hacked the German branch of the Russian energy giant … Continue reading

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Tianfu Cup 2021: Exchange 2019 and iPhone hacked

[German]I think the developers at Apple and Microsoft – as well as some other software companies – will have their work cut out for them. At the Chinese Tianfu Cup 2021, which is currently (Oct. 16./17. 2021) underway, there was … Continue reading

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Wave of attacks, almost 2,000 Exchange servers hacked via ProxyShell

[German]I have been waiting for this for a long time, but now the feared has happened. Since Friday, there has been a massive wave of attacks on unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers via the ProxyShell vulnerability. Huntres has already discovered over … Continue reading

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USA, EU, NATO, Microsoft & Co. Blame China for Hafnium Exchange Hack

[German]At the end of February, beginning of March 2021, there was a massive attack on Microsoft Exchange Server (see Exchange server 0-day exploits are actively exploited), in which many thousands of instances were hacked worldwide. Even then, the attacks were … Continue reading

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Passwordstate password manager hacked via supply chain attack (April 2021)

[German]Unpleasant news for users of the password manager Passwordstate. Click Studios, the Australian provider behind the password manager has announced to have become a victim of a supply chain attack. People should assume that their passwords stored via Passwordstate password … Continue reading

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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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