Too many Websites hacked, ransom demanded

Today is a very sunny day, but cloudy online. After the hack of the webpage of the  Ukranian ministry of Energy as shown in figure 1 below. http://www.mev.gov.ua was displaying this ransomware message before, but later the site was taken down now displaying that it is running an Apache HTTP server on a CentOS serverContinue reading “Too many Websites hacked, ransom demanded”

Bitcoin Phishing Ring CoinHoarder

Cisco’s Talos Group has published their findings on a Bitcoin theft campaign they have been tracking in the Ukraine. By purchasing Google AdWords, the attackers were able to target specific search terms, such as “blockchain” or “bitcoin wallet”. Potential victims, searching for these terms, would see the cybercriminals’ links in the search results as aContinue reading “Bitcoin Phishing Ring CoinHoarder”

5000 websites hacked to serve cryptomining malware

Five thousand websites in the US, UK and Australia have been hacked to serve cryptomining malware. Cryptomining malware is when cybercriminals infect your computer to do the calculations needed to generate a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Monero or Euthereum. The crooks use your electricity and processing power but keeps any cryptocoins proceed for themselves. The infection  isContinue reading “5000 websites hacked to serve cryptomining malware”

Ordinypt the ransomware targetting German Human Resources.

Ordinypt is a new ransomware in Germany . It appears as a ransomware but destroys data. It seems to be targetting only people in Germany because of  its email delevering language only in German. The email arrives as a ”job advertisement submission” resume with 2 files attachments : – A JPG image of a woman submittingContinue reading “Ordinypt the ransomware targetting German Human Resources.”

CNET Hacked, Remote Servers accessed

CNET the most popular review technology websites has been hacked. A twitter user going by the name of worm and the handle @rev-priv8 posted a photo of a remote access to CNET.com server . The exploit was done through a vulnerability in the content management system probably WordPress or Joomla. CNET is not saying muchContinue reading “CNET Hacked, Remote Servers accessed”

French manufacturer LaCie admits data breah

LaCie is a french manufacturer of  hard drive. It was a victim of a security breach and obviously sent notifications to customers about the incident . The breach was detected by the FBI on March 19,2014 which forwarded the alarm. A malware was used to gain access to customer’s transactions made between March 27,2013 andContinue reading “French manufacturer LaCie admits data breah”

Ukraine , target of Snake or Uroburo malware

A dangerous cyber weapon has infected many computers in Ukraine in 2014. It is a spyware designed to steal sensitive secret information from high potential networks . Experts believe that this rootkit has been undetected for more than three years. Due to the complexity and the estimated high cost of this malware, G Data theContinue reading “Ukraine , target of Snake or Uroburo malware”

Hackers targeted Finland for years

Finland has been a target of a cyber espionage for years. The minister of foreign affairs Erkki Tuomioja has admitted : ”I can confirm there has been a severe and large hacking in the ministry’s data network.” The intrusion has not been discovered by the finns themselves, but by another agency reporting to CERT-FI . The maliciousContinue reading “Hackers targeted Finland for years”

Avira Antivirus Site hacked…

The German software company is experiencing an intrusion. The web page has been hacked by palestinian hackers called KDMS as seen in the picture below.  The two messages put by the attacker does still remain, the first message :” Long live Palestine” and the second message ” There is no full security”. Let see howContinue reading “Avira Antivirus Site hacked…”