Suspected Russian hackers target U.S. think tanks after election

That malware is designed to examine and control whatever system it infects. It can also secretly download additional malicious files and evade detection from antivirus products. Volexity is blaming the attack on the Cozy Bear group partly because of the malware used; it contains coding that’s been found in other hacking techniques tied to the … Read more

FBI arrests hackers who allegedly leaked info on government agents

U.S. authorities have arrested two suspects allegedly involved in dumping details on 29,000 officials with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security. Andrew Otto Boggs and Justin Gray Liverman have been charged with hacking into the internet accounts of senior U.S. government officials and breaking into government computer systems. ADVERTISING Both suspects were arrested … Read more

All about your ‘fullz’ and how hackers turn your non-public statistics into bucks

If cyber criminals have a Holy Grail, it’s your fullz, or your complete set of private information. and they’llvisit exquisite lengths to get it. since 2005, more than 6,000 groups and companies have reported breaches. Judging from priordevelopments, approximately half of of those breaches likely concerned the publicity of sensitiveinformation, where customers’ names are paired … Read more