$32 million worth of Ethereum Stolen By Hackers

An unknown hacker has just stolen nearly $32 million worth of Ethereum – one of the most popular and increasingly valuable cryptocurrencies – from Ethereum wallet accounts linked to at least three companies that seem to have been hacked. Reports indicate that this is about the third attack on Ethereum cryptocurrency. CoinDash trading platform was […]

Ashley Madison Offers $11.2 Million in Data Breach Settlement

Ruby Life Inc., the owner and operator of the online adultery service Ashley Madison, has offered to pay $11.2 million to individuals affected by the 2015 data breach. Ashley Madison was breached in July 2015 by hackers who had threatened to leak the personal details of the website’s customers unless its owners shut down the service. […]

UAE Hacked Qatar Government News And Social Media Sites

The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in late May that sparked the ongoing upheaval between Qatar and its neighbors, according to U.S. intelligence officials. Officials became aware last week that […]

Russian Hacker Living in U.S. Sentenced to Prison

A Russian-born U.S. citizen has been sentenced to 110 months in prison for running a sophisticated cybercrime operation that involved botnets, stolen financial data and money laundering. Read more about Russian Hacker Living in U.S. Sentenced to Prison

WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s Air-Gapped Network Hacking Tool

WikiLeaks has published online  top-secret documents it has obtained from the CIA describing the agency’s hacking tools. This details in the software codenamed Brutal Kangaroo shows that agents can use the software to infect targets’ air-gapped computers with malware. Dubbed “Brutal Kangaroo,” it has been described by its developer as a tool suite designed for […]

Hacker exposed bank loophole to buy luxury cars

A UK hacker who stole £100,000 from his bank after spotting a loophole in its systems has been jailed for 16 months. Unemployed James Ejankowski, 24, of Bridlington, squandered his ill-gotten gains by splurging on a BMW and a Range Rover, and getting his face tattooed . He lied to some members of his family, […]