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Report: Hackers can steal Windows credentials via links in Zoom chat

Report: Hackers can steal Windows credentials via links in Zoom chat

Update: After this story and others went live April 1, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan addressed Zoom security and other issues in a blog post. Part of the blog post detailed a bug fix to be released, which would

Thousands of Microsoft Servers Infected by Crypto-Mining Botnet Since 2018, Says Report

The attackers have apparently been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years.

Ex-NSA hacker drops new zero-day doom for Zoom

Zoom’s troubled year just got worse. Now that a large portion of the world is working from home to ride out the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom’s popularity has rocketed, but also has led to an increased
Ah, Looks Like It's Already That Time of Year When Marriott Gets Hacked Again

Ah, Looks Like It's Already That Time of Year When Marriott Gets Hacked Again

It’s been a bad month for hotel chain Marriott International. Last week, it furloughed tens of thousands of workers as travel plummeted in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, and its stock price has
FBI Issues Warning, NY Attorney General Makes Inquiry After Wave of Zoom Hijackings

FBI Issues Warning, NY Attorney General Makes Inquiry After Wave of Zoom Hijackings

The FBI has issued a warning about video messaging service Zoom, and New York Attorney General’s office has made an inquiry into its cybersecurity practices, after a string of disturbing incidents
Houseparty app is offering $1 million bounty to clear hacking claims

Houseparty app is offering $1 million bounty to clear hacking claims

Video chat app Houseparty is combating rumors that their service has been hacked, offering $1 million dollars to clear their name.
Online Credit Card Skimmers Are Thriving During the Pandemic

Online Credit Card Skimmers Are Thriving During the Pandemic

As brick and mortars close due to the novel coronavirus, thieves have increasingly targeted digital checkout.

Houseparty offers $1 million for evidence hacking rumors were a smear campaign

The app has said there isn't evidence it is linked to people's other accounts that were hacked. The post Houseparty offers $1 million for evidence hacking rumors were a smear campaign appeared first
Memento Labs, the Reborn Hacking Team, Is Struggling

Memento Labs, the Reborn Hacking Team, Is Struggling

Current and ex-employees describe the situation inside Memento Labs, which formed after a vigilante hacker targeted Hacking Team.
Pay what you want to become a white hat hacker

Pay what you want to become a white hat hacker

Get started as a white hat hacker for as little as $1. You can name your price to grab seven beginner-friendly modules.

Russia busts card fraud ring that included an infamous hacker

Russia tends to turn a blind eye to some fraudsters and hackers, but it just clamped down on a particularly large group. Investigators have charged at least 25 people involved in a credit card fraud
Chinese Hacking Surges Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Chinese Hacking Surges Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Plus: A Windows zero day, an iOS watering hole, and more of the week's top security news.
An Elite Spy Group Used 5 Zero-Days to Hack North Koreans

An Elite Spy Group Used 5 Zero-Days to Hack North Koreans

South Korea is a prime suspect for exploiting the secret software vulnerabilities in a sophisticated espionage campaign.
Google sent users 40,000 warnings of nation-state hack attacks in 2019

Google sent users 40,000 warnings of nation-state hack attacks in 2019

Government-backed hackers target journalists, dissidents, gov't officials, and others.
Phineas Fisher Says They Paid $10,000 Bounty to Person Who Hacked Chilean Military

Phineas Fisher Says They Paid $10,000 Bounty to Person Who Hacked Chilean Military

The notorious hacktivist announces they have given out a bounty to a hacker who breached the Chilean military.
Attacks from Chinese hacking group have spiked, U.S. firm says

Attacks from Chinese hacking group have spiked, U.S. firm says

It is unclear whether the increase in activity is related to the pandemic

Chinese digital spying is becoming more aggressive, researchers say

FireEye, a US cybersecurity firm, says that it has seen a concerning spike in activity from what appears to be a Chinese hacking group called APT41. The attacks are being deployed against companies in
Never-before-seen attackers are targeting Mideast industrial organizations

Never-before-seen attackers are targeting Mideast industrial organizations

WildPressure uses malware and targets organizations not seen in other campaigns.
Hackers Are Taking Over Twitter Accounts to Advertise Face Masks

Hackers Are Taking Over Twitter Accounts to Advertise Face Masks

Accounts pushed hundreds of tweets advertising a sketchy mask website on Tuesday.
Microsoft Says Critical Vulnerability in Windows Is Already Being Used in 'Limited Targeted Attacks'

Microsoft Says Critical Vulnerability in Windows Is Already Being Used in 'Limited Targeted Attacks'

Microsoft said on Monday that it has discovered a flaw in Windows 10 and other versions of the operating system that has already resulted in “limited targeted attacks.” There is as of yet no patch for