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Cybercriminals target WhatsApp app users in a number of ways so that they can hack into their accounts. Here is one that is particularly shocking. A Verification Code Scam has been unleashed on WhatsApp and it is being used to dupe unsuspecting users in such a shocking manner that they even give up control of […] The post On WhatsApp, don’t fall for this hack; check blow-by-blow account and what you must not do appeared first on tahav.
Leading Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid has been hit by hackers, with almost $100m (£73m) estimated to have been stolen. The company announced that some of its digital currency wallets have been “compromised.” It is the second major theft of cryptocurrencies to take place in recent days. Last week, digital token platform Poly Network was at […] The post Hackers steal nearly $100m in Japan crypto heist appeared first on tahav.
Past, present and prospective customers have been affected by the cyberattack. T-Mobile said in an update on its latest data breach, issued Wednesday, that the personal data of more than 40 million customers was stolen by hackers. The data, which belonged to former and prospective customers, included names, dates of birth, driver’s license details and […] The post T-Mobile confirms hackers stole details of 48 million people in data breach appeared first on tahav.
Poly Network tweeted that even after the returns, an amount $353 million (roughly Rs. 2,620 crores) was still outstanding. Hackers behind one of the biggest ever cryptocurrency heists have returned more than a third of $613 million (roughly Rs. 4,550 crores) in digital coins they stole, the company at the centre of the hack said on […] The post Cryptocurrency Heist: Poly Network Says Hackers Returned $260 Million After Record Theft appeared first on tahav.
A computer key that can unlock the files of hundreds of companies which were hacked in a large-scale cyber-attack has been obtained. US IT firm Kaseya – which was the first to be targeted earlier this month – said it got the key from a “trusted third party”. Ransomware is malicious software that steals computer […] The post Ransomware key to unlock customer data from REvil attack appeared first on tahav.
The world’s most valuable oil producer Saudi Aramco has confirmed to the BBC that company data has leaked from one of its contractors. The files are now reportedly being used in an attempt to extort $50m (£36.5m) from the company. The global oil and gas industry has long been criticised for failing to invest in […] The post Hackers reportedly demand $50m from Saudi Aramco over data leak appeared first on tahav.
The Wi-Fi network name bug that was found to completely disable an iPhone’s networking functionality had remote code execution capabilities and was silently fixed by Apple earlier this year, according to new research. The denial-of-service vulnerability, which came to light last month, stemmed from the way iOS handled string formats associated with the SSID input, […] The post Turns Out That Low-Risk iOS Wi-Fi Naming Bug Can Hack iPhones Remotely appeared first on tahav.
A threat group likely based in Romania and active since at least 2020 has been behind an active cryptojacking campaign targeting Linux-based machines with a previously undocumented SSH brute-forcer written in Golang. Dubbed “Diicot brute,” the password cracking tool is alleged to be distributed via a software-as-a-service model, with each threat actor furnishing their own […] The post Researchers Warn of Linux Cryptojacking Attackers Operating from Romania appeared first on tah
Rights activists, journalists and lawyers around the world have been targeted with phone malware sold to authoritarian governments by an Israeli surveillance firm, media reports say. They are on a list of some 50,000 phone numbers of people believed to be of interest to clients of the company, NSO Group, leaked to major news outlets. […] The post Pegasus: Spyware sold to governments ‘targets activists’ appeared first on tahav.
Websites for a Russian-linked ransomware gang blamed for attacks on hundreds of businesses worldwide have gone offline. Monitors say a payment website and a blog run by the REvil group became suddenly unreachable on Tuesday. The reason behind the disappearance is unknown, but has sparked speculation that the group may have been targeted deliberately by […] The post REvil:Ransomware gang websites disappear from internet appeared first on tahav.
The hackers posted messages such as “long delayed because of cyberattack” or “cancelled” on the boards. Iran’s rail road system came under cyberattack on Friday, a semi-official news agency reported, with hackers posting fake messages about train delays or cancellations on display boards at stations across the country. The hackers posted messages such as “long […] The post Hackers Disrupt Iran’s Rail Service With Fake Delay Messages appeared first
SBI account holders are being targetted online by sophisticated Chinese hackers who have launched phishing attacks to steal money. If you are an SBI account holder, then beware! You are being targetted online by Chinese hackers and you could even lose your money. Phishing scams have been increasing and in the last couple of months, […] The post SBI account holder? Hackers are targetting you online, just don’t make this big mistake appeared first on tahav.
It’s not known what data the hackers viewed or stole, if anything. The Republican National Committee (RNC) has repeatedly denied that it was hacked. Russian government hackers breached computers of the Republican National Committee last week, around the time a Russia-linked criminal group unleashed a massive ransomware attack, according to two people familiar with the […] The post Russia’s ‘Cozy Bear’ has breached computers of the Republican National Committee appeared first on tahav
Among the accounts reportedly breached was the personal account of the prime minister’s top aide Michal Dworczyk. The email accounts of about a dozen members of parliament were hacked recently, Polish counter-intelligence said on Friday, disclosing further details of one of the biggest cyberattacks on the country in recent years. The revelations come two weeks […] The post Hackers Breached Several MPs’ Email Accounts, Poland Says appeared first on tahav.
Some 500 Coop supermarket stores in Sweden have been forced to close due to an ongoing “colossal” cyber-attack affecting organisations around the world. Coop Sweden says it closed more than half of its 800 stores on Friday after point-of-sale tills and self-service checkouts stopped working. The supermarket was not itself targeted by hackers – but […] The post Swedish Coop supermarkets shut due to US ransomware cyber-attack appeared first on tahav.
The attackers changed a Kaseya tool called VSA, used by companies that manage technology at smaller businesses. Hundreds of American businesses were hit Friday by an unusually sophisticated ransomware attack that hijacked widely used technology management software from a Miami-based supplier called Kaseya. The attackers changed a Kaseya tool called VSA, used by companies that […] The post Ransomware Breach at Florida IT Firm Kaseya Hits 200 Businesses appeared first on tahav.
Microsoft identifies the group that was also behind SolarWinds breach as Nobelium. Microsoft said on Friday an attacker had won access to one of its customer-service agents and then used information from that to launch hacking attempts against customers. The company said it had found the compromise during its response to hacks by a team […] The post Microsoft Tells Affected Users SolarWinds Hacker Had Gained Access to Its Customer Service Tools appeared first on tahav.
The renowned hacker group has claimed that the Tesla CEO’s quest to save the world is more rooted in a superiority and saviour complex than actual concern for humanity. Hacker group Anonymous has called out Elon Musk for several of his cryptocurrency-related decisions in the recent past. The group claims that Musk destroyed the lives […] The post Elon Musk threatened by hacker group Anonymous in a new video appeared first on tahav.
Google and Facebook were also fined over a failure to delete content that Moscow deems illegal. Energy pipeline companies will have to report cybersecurity incidents to the US government under a new directive that will be announced by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Thursday, senior government officials said. The officials, who asked to remain unidentified, […] The post Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: US to Require Energy Pipelines Report Hacks or Face Fines appear
Personal data of about 4.5 million passengers of Air India was leaked in a cyber attack on the airline’s data processor but the compromised servers were later secured, the Indian state-run carrier said in a statement. The debt-laden airline, a member of global airlines consortium Star Alliance, said the breach involved personal data, such as […] The post Air India cyber-attack: Data of millions of customers compromised appeared first on tahav.
The Biden administration has tried to keep a tight lid on the scope of the SolarWinds attack as it weighs retaliatory measures against Russia. Suspected Russian hackers gained access to email accounts belonging to the Trump administration’s head of the Department of Homeland Security and members of the department’s cybersecurity staff whose jobs included hunting […] The post SolarWinds hack got emails of top DHS officials appeared first on tahav.
A recent hack that affected thousands of servers exploited unknown flaws in the way those servers handled web versions of Microsoft Outlook email. Microsoft stands to receive nearly a quarter of Covid relief funds destined for US cybersecurity defenders, sources told Reuters, angering some lawmakers who don’t want to increase funding for a company whose […] The post Microsoft Could Reap Over $150 Million in New US Cybersecurity Spending Despite Recent Hacks appeared first on tahav.
More than 3,000 UK email servers remain at risk from the global Microsoft Exchange email flaw, officials believe. The National Cyber Security Centre said it estimated 7,000 servers had been affected by the flaw in the UK and only half had been secured. It said malicious software had been detected on 2,300 machines but it […] The post Microsoft hack: 3,000 UK email servers remain unsecured appeared first on tahav.
Tensions between Microsoft and Google have been simmering for a while but the rivalry has become unusually public in recent days. Google and Microsoft are at knives drawn. Driven in part by pressure from lawmakers and regulators over the extraordinary power the two technology companies wield over American life, the California-based search engine giant and […] The post Microsoft and Google Openly Feuding Amid Hacks, Competition Inquiries appeared first on tahav.
In comparison, cyber-security was demoted as a policy field under the Trump administration. President Joe Biden is hiring a group of national security veterans with deep cyber expertise, drawing praise from former defense officials and investigators as the US government works to recover from one of the biggest hacks of its agencies attributed to Russian […] The post US President Joe Biden Enlists ‘World Class’ Cyber-Security Team Following SolarWinds Hack appeared first on tahav.