When I received my first warning from Google that “state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise” my Gmail account, I was relieved.
It was a few days after The New York Times acknowledged that the Chinese government was attempting to hack the emails of the paper’s reporters. The Wall Street Journal and other big news outlets followed with similar disclosures. To be real, I felt left out.
Anonymous Venezuela hacked and defaced two National Guard and the Governor of Tachira website.
In a messageon defaced web, the hackers claim that "as Venezuelans demand to know what's really going on with the health of President Chavez.'s Time to clear the country speak bluntly and without apology ".
Also exposed a quote from Simon Bolivar: "Damn the soldier to lift arms against their own people."
A few months ago the European aerospace company EADS was on the receiving end of “a significant” attack, according to company sources. Officially the company acknowledged the attack, but did not say it was serious and kept quiet about possible damages.
The incident was so serious, however, that the company reported it to the German government, the magazine reported.
Zendesk a U.S. customer service software provider published on its blog post a hacker accessed their system this week.
According Zendesk about 65 million people around the world receive support from Zendesk-powered customer service departments and help desks.
We believe that the hacker downloaded email addresses of users who contacted those three customers for support, as well as support email subject lines.(blog post)
Apple has said its computers were attacked by the same hackers who targeted Facebook.
The iPhone-maker said a small number of its machines were affected, but added there was "no evidence" of data theft.
Last week Facebook said it had traced a cyber attack back to China which had infiltrated employees' laptops.
Apple said it would release a software update to protect customers against the malicious software used in the attack.
Hackers will try anything to obtain your information. They will create fake identities or use people to gain your trust. The video below shows how cyber scammers work to gain your trust, blackmail you and then steal your money.
The English used in the video is very simple so it is easy for everyone to understand.
This video shows how a hacker uses Facebook to get victims.
Today Algerian Hackers achieved to obtain access to the domain controllers and took down multiple domains like Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Kaspersky and Facebook. The NIC's that were affected:
- San Marino NIC
- Kyrgyzstan NIC
The defacement that had been posted reads that the Algerian Hackers Team MCA-CRB are going after the big players in the internet world and that they are not going to spend their time hunting the small ones.
After Diginotar breach a study by experts ( DongIT) shows that %20 of Dutch municipalities websites are vulnerable.
The study included a total of 4729 different municipal areas. 19 percent of the investigated systems proved critical vulnerability by using outdated software.