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Cyber ​​criminals have stolen 491000 dollars of an American town

Cyber ​​criminals have stolen 491000 dollars of an American town in Florida via infected e-mail which were send to multiple officials. The infection started when an officer opened the first infected email. Similar messages were then sent to other officials, who also opened the attachment. “They thought they received a file that they had to […]

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The Carbanak cybergang: Experts in stealing millions from banks

The security company Kaspersky has revealed that the Carbanak cybergang has stolen at least 300 million dollar from international banks and financial institutions. The New York Times has published an article which provides information about the methods that were used by the Carbanak cybergang. The New York Times post explains that the Carbanak cybercriminals had […]

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Cybercrime Cybersecurity Hacking

Once again criminals hacked ATMs with knowledge of default settings

Two individuals exploited knowledge of the default passcode to hack ATMs and steal more than $400,000 in 18 months from the targeted machines. Another story of ATM hacking is circulating on the web, once again criminals exploited the knowledge of the default configuration of the machine, factory-set passcodes. The hackers haven’t run a brute-force attack against […]

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Cybersecurity

JPMorgan – 76 million households and 7 million small businesses account exposed

The cyberattack that compromised systems at JPMorgan Chase exposed accounts of 76 million households and seven million small businesses. Data related nearly 76 million households and seven million small business accounts were exposed in the recent hack of the JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) systems occurred during the summer, making it one of the biggest data breaches in history. […]

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Cybersecurity Cyberwar

Chinese hackers violated systems at the Office of Personnel Management

The New York Times revealed that in March Chinese hackers hacked systems at Office of Personnel Management stealing files of thousands of  Federal employees According to the New York Times, senior American officials revealed that a group of Chinese hackers violated the computer networks of the United States government agency in March. The Chinese bad actors hacked US government systems earlier this […]