KeyPoint Hacked: Personal Data of 45,000 US Federal Workers Compromised.

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Hackers have breached the computers of a company licensed to perform background checks for US federal workers, according to a report from the Reuters. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) alerted federal workers across the country about the KeyPoint Government Solutions (www.keypoint.us.com) hack through an email from Donna Seymour, Chief Information Officer at the OPM. […]

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE.ORG) Sub-Domains Hacked.

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A pro-Palestinian hacker going with the handle of HolaKo today hacked and defaced two sub-domains from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE.ORG) website. The targeted domains belong to IEEE Life Sciences technologies, information & activities and IEEE’s Entity Web Hosting. Hacker also defaced IEEE Sudan main website. All domains were left a deface page along […]

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Chinese Malware Found Targeting Visitors on Afghan Govt. Websites.

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All eyes are now open on the possible future wars and their tactics since 2014 has made public several cyber-attacks on both governmental and private entities. The most recent of these attacks is a major hacking that took place on several Afghan governmental sites including several ministries; (“gov.af“) namely: Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign […]

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ISIS Deploys Malware To Hunt Its Critics.

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ISIS (ISIL, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) is targeting its critics, primarily the “Raqqa is being Slaughtered Silently” (RSS) through a Windows malware, according to The Citizen Lab, a cyber-security human rights group. Although it cannot be said conclusively that the malware is from ISIS, its target and what it achieves indicate the handiwork […]

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Staples Store Hacked: 1.16 Million Payment Cards Stolen.

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While the FBI is blaming North Korea for hacking Sony, the world’s largest office supply chain store Staples has announced that unknown hackers got access to some 1.16 million customers’ payment cards due to a malware deployed by cyber criminals to some point-of-sale systems at 115 of its more than 1,400 U.S. retail stores.  This news might […]

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FBI formally blames North Korea for massive Sony hack.

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The Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI) has formally blamed North Korea for hacking and damaging reputation of Sony pictures, claiming that the agency has “enough information to conclude,” that North Korea is behind one of the world’s biggest cyber attack.  Sony was hacked in November where hackers asked the company to pay ransom or data will be leaked. […]

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Global Internet Authority ICANN Hacked Due To Phishing Scam.

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ICANN —  The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers as in IP addresses and domain names got been hacked by unknown hackers last November, but the attack was discovered in December. The US-controlled non-profit organization said in a statement that its internal computer networks were breached as a result of a sophisticated phishing attack. […]

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