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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Massive Twitter hacking carried out with fraudulent SIM swaps

    Massive Twitter hacking carried out with fraudulent SIM swaps A British man has admitted to his involvement in one of the most high-profile social media hacks, a plot that included the hijacking of top US political and business leaders’ Twitter accounts. Joseph James O’Connor pleaded guilty in...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Customer names and partial credit card details exposed in Western Digital hacking incident

    Customer names and partial credit card details exposed in Western Digital hacking incident Western Digital Corp. said hackers got access to an internal database for its online store which contained personal information such as names, addresses and partial credit card details of customers. The...
  3. E

    Gadgetsworld.com - they hack you when you make an internet payment

    Hi All Please be careful as you get an email from [email protected] saying you have won and just complete a survey. The moment you enter your banking details you get hacked and whacked by Gadgetsworld.com. They took and estimated 20 USD from my bank account. I was in this screen which...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    US wants hardware and software manufacturers held responsible for cyberattacks due to vulnerabilities

    US wants hardware and software manufacturers held responsible for cyberattacks due to vulnerabilities The Biden administration is set to release an aggressive new national cybersecurity strategy on Thursday that seeks to shift the blame from companies that get hacked to software manufacturers...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    2022 could be record year for crypto hackers

    2022 could be record year for crypto hackers Cryptocurrencies may have crashed this year but they remain a digital cash-machine for one potent constituency: hackers. At least $718 million has been stolen so far in October alone, taking the gross tally for the year past $3 billion (R54.9...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    Teenager suspected to be behind Uber hack charged

    Teenager suspected to be behind Uber hack charged A 17-year-old teenager in England was charged with computer misuse and breaches of bail, according to a statement from City of London Police. The unidentified suspect was apprehended in Oxfordshire, southeast England, Thursday on suspicion of...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Uber says Lapsus$ is behind hacking of internal systems

    Uber says Lapsus$ is behind hacking of internal systems Uber Technologies Inc. said the hacker responsible for a data breach reported last week is affiliated with a notorious extortion group named Lapsus$, which also targeted technology companies including Microsoft Corp., Cisco Systems Inc...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Uber probing suspected hack of internal systems

    Uber probing suspected hack of internal systems Uber Technologies Inc. has shut down internal Slack messaging as it investigates a cybersecurity breach by a hacker claiming to have accessed the company’s data. Employees on Thursday received a Slack message from an unknown person claiming “I am...
  9. Hanno Labuschagne

    Cisco employee's compromised Google account lets hacker into company's network

    Cisco employee's compromised Google account lets hacker into company's network Cisco Systems Inc. said it was the victim of a cyberattack in which a hacker repeatedly attempted to gain access to the Silicon Valley firm’s corporate network. Cisco said it became aware of a potential compromise...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    UK emergency services system taken down by hackers

    UK emergency services system taken down by hackers A major cyber attack is delaying response times on the NHS 111 telephone service in the UK that’s used for medical emergencies, the Telegraph reported. The target of the breach was Advanced, which is owned by private equity companies. It...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    US court system suffered big hack in 2020

    US court system suffered big hack in 2020 Three hostile foreign actors breached the federal courts document management system via “an incredibly significant and sophisticated” cyberattack more than 18 months ago, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said on Thursday. Representative...
  12. Hanno Labuschagne

    Bing and Cortana source code stolen in latest Microsoft hack

    Bing and Cortana source code stolen in latest Microsoft hack Microsoft Corp. said that the hacker group Lapsus$ gained “limited access” to its systems, following a claim by the group that it obtained source code for the Bing search engine and Cortana voice assistant. The software giant had...
  13. Hanno Labuschagne

    TransUnion staring down R10-million fine over data breach

    TransUnion staring down R10-million fine over data breach Credit bureau TransUnion could be slapped with a R10-million fine after it suffered a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of South Africans, the Information Regulator of South Africa has said. The company...
  14. K

    It looks like Russia is targeting open routers....

    Hi all, So, it appears that Russia (or maybe just some script kiddies) are targeting broadband routers. Got a call from a colleague that his home internet is broken and asked for some help. He kept on getting certificate errors, and that pointed me to A DNS issue. Looking at his router his...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    US companies prepare for cyberattacks from Russia

    US companies prepare for cyberattacks from Russia A swath of major American businesses — from major banks to utility companies — is preparing for possible cyberattacks against their computer networks as Russia on Thursday threatened “consequences” for nations that interfere with its invasion of...
  16. Hanno Labuschagne

    Hackers steal R100 million from SA University, but lost most of it

    Hackers stole R100 million from SA University, but lost most of it The University of Mpumalanga almost lost R100 million after a forged email convinced senior staff that its asset manager's banking details had changed from Standard Bank to FNB, City Press reported. Citing sources within the...
  17. J

    If you get hacked, it's your own fault

    If you get hacked, it's your own fault People around the world have their Internet credentials compromised every day, and Internet users in South Africa are no different. You could even argue that consumers in South Africa are more at risk to hackers due to our government's less-than-stellar...
  18. D

    Linux Kali | USB Wifi dongles compatibility 2018 (monitor & packet injection)

    Hi all Could someone please advise me on a compatible Wifi USB dongle for Linux Kali? when i am saying compatible i mean with functions such as monitor mode and packet injection. I have seen a few threads on this but they are very old and none of the information can be used at present. The...
  19. RedViking

    What SMMEs can learn from SA’s biggest data leak

    Read ful larticle here: http://www.htxt.co.za/2017/11/03/what-smmes-can-learn-from-sas-biggest-data-leak/
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Russian hacking had no effect on vote – Trump

    Russian hacking had no effect on vote – Trump US President-elect Donald Trump has said that hacking by foreign powers did not affect the final outcome of the November presidential election, after being briefed on an intelligence report blaming Russia’s Vladimir Putin for a cyber campaign to...
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