The United States launched the first cyber operation against Russia

According to the New York Times, employees of the US cyber command are identifying the Russians who interfere in the elections and are trying to dissuade them from doing so. The targets are "hackers" and "intelligence officers". The US Cyber ​​Command is intimidating individual "Russian operatives" in an attempt to dissuade them from ...

Scammers have access to personal data of tens of thousands of Obamacare clients

Earlier this month, hackers compromised the government's computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov, compromising the personal data of about 75 people, officials said Friday. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid made an announcement late in the evening before the weekend, Voice of America writes, ...

Hackers stole 30 data of millions of Facebook users

Hackers gained access to the contact details of 30 million Facebook users through a vulnerability discovered in September. They could get the names, phone numbers and email addresses of 15 million social network users. The company announced this in a blog post, writes Currently. Hackers took advantage of the vulnerability ...

Your Facebook access can be bought for only $ 2: a new scandal on the social network

Hackers sell Facebook logins on the black online marketplace for as little as $ 2,60, according to a new study by Money Guru. This information was made public just a couple of hours after the Facebook administration announced a large-scale attack, as a result of which ...

California adopts cyber defense law for smart technology

California will be the first state to be required by manufacturers of devices that connect to the Internet to set a unique password on them or have a password generation system built into them starting January 1, 2020. The corresponding law was signed by the governor of the state Jerry Brown, writes N + 1, with reference ...

In the US, arrested three hackers from Ukraine

Three Ukrainian citizens - 44-year-old Dmitry Fedorov, 33-year-old Fedor Gladyr and 30-year-old Andrey Kopakov - were detained in the United States on charges of cyber attacks against more than 100 companies. In the documents of the US Department of Justice, they are called members of an "experienced international cybercriminal group," writes ...

Russian hackers intimidate families of American military under the guise of ISIS

Russian hackers from the Fancy Bear group, which is responsible for stealing the correspondence of US Democratic Party leaders ahead of the 2016 elections, also intimidated the families of US military personnel on behalf of the "cyber caliphate" - alleged hackers associated with the terrorist group. The victims of intimidation were 5 ...

Check your accounts: in the United States there was the largest theft of credit data of customers of retail chains

The card account data of customers of Saks and Lord & Taylor stores in North America fell into the hands of hackers. The Canadian retail company said that the specialists were able to identify the problem and they took action, adding that "there are no notifications yet" that the data breach somehow ...

Hackers learned how to steal money through Word documents

Cybersecurity experts have discovered that the attackers have adapted the infected Word files for the extraction of cryptocurrency, writes Lenta.ru with reference to the VOTIRO Secured company. Documents are infected by embedding specialized JavaScript code containing the miner. After sending seemingly harmless Word files, recipients connect to the system ...

In the US, two Russians received a term for cybercrime

The District Court of Camden, New Jersey, sentenced Russian citizens Vladimir Drinkman and Dmitry Smilyants, who were accused of committing the largest hacker attack in US history. According to TASS, 37-year-old Drinkman was sentenced to 12 years in prison. After that he in ...

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