Compromised password allowed hackers to break into Colonial Pipeline
The hack that took down the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S. and led to shortages across the East Coast was the result of a single compromised password, according to a cybersecurity consultant who responded to the attack...
We did not attack South African banks - City of Joburg hackers
Shadow Kill Hackers, the group which has claimed responsibility for the attack on City of Joburg’s computer systems, has stated that it was not involved with the DDoS attack on South African banks.
The group also responded to...
Hackers cause disruption in several European countries
Several major corporations say they have been targeted in an international cyberattack which started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading to parts of Europe.
Stupidly easy for hackers to attack Eskom
It is ridiculously easy for hackers to attack Eskom’s central electricity distribution network, said Jacques van Heerden of Global Technology Security Provider.
NSA leak – Russian hackers attacked US voting system
Russian hackers attacked at least one US voting software supplier days before last year’s presidential election, according to a classified government intelligence report leaked on Monday that suggests election-related hacking penetrated...
Hackers demand ransom for 300 million compromised Apple accounts
A hacking group called “Turkish Crime Family” claims to have access to over 300 million iCloud and Apple accounts, and has demanded that the company pay a ransom, Motherboard reported.
A verbally abusive scammer calling up people shouting at them telling them he's calling from Microsoft and insisting that they are using pirated windows.
Says his name is John Brady, demands people to run commands in their command prompt or open his logmein link to "prove" that the windows is...
Hackers demand ransom after shutting down hotel room locks
A luxury hotel in Austria was forced to pay a ransom to hackers after its electronic key system was shut down.
According to a report by The Local, the 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt was hit with a ransomware attack last week –...