Neowin News Feed for: Hijack https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/hijack/ Neowin News Feed for: Hijack en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Anime streaming service Crunchyroll hijacked to distribute malware [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/anime-streaming-service-crunchyroll-hijacked-to-distribute-malware/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/11/1509856400_crunchyroll_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Crunchyroll, a popular online streaming service for watching anime, was recently the victim of a DNS hijack which saw a malicious payload delivered to otherwise unsuspecting users. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/anime-streaming-service-crunchyroll-hijacked-to-distribute-malware">Read more...</a> justin.luna@neowin.net (Justin Luna) Sun, 05 Nov 2017 05:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/anime-streaming-service-crunchyroll-hijacked-to-distribute-malware Twitter CFO just got his own Twitter account hacked https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-cfo-just-got-his-own-twitter-account-hacked/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/10/1_pg-38-twitter-timeline_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Despite Twitter&#039;s promotion of the two-factor authentication system to improve security over accounts, Twitter&#039;s CFO himself got hacked yesterday, with the account posting over 300 spam tweets. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-cfo-just-got-his-own-twitter-account-hacked">Read more...</a> justin.luna@neowin.net (Justin Luna) Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-cfo-just-got-his-own-twitter-account-hacked Microsoft fixes Skype account hijack issue https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-fixes-skype-account-hijack-issue/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/561490779news-logo-skype-logo-flat.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced it has now fixed a reported issue in its Skype service, which briefly allowed anyone to hijack a Skype account using a simple email method. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-fixes-skype-account-hijack-issue">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:34:08 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-fixes-skype-account-hijack-issue Any Skype account can be hijacked with just an email address, Microsoft already on the case https://www.neowin.net/news/any-skype-account-can-be-hijacked-with-just-an-email-address/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/351678396news-logo-skype-logo-glossy.png" alt="" /></div>Using a simple method it was possible to hijack any Skype account with just the email address of the account holder, causing serious security concerns. The Skype team are currently on the case. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/any-skype-account-can-be-hijacked-with-just-an-email-address">Read more...</a> tim.schiesser@neowin.net (Tim Schiesser) Wed, 14 Nov 2012 10:35:31 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/any-skype-account-can-be-hijacked-with-just-an-email-address Cookie hijacking vulnerability discovered in Internet Explorer https://www.neowin.net/news/cookie-hijacking-vulnerability-discovered-in-internet-explorer/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/20056040191433010274Win_IE_v_print.jpg" alt="" /></div>A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in all versions of Internet Explorer, including IE9, on all versions of Windows. This vulnerability allows hackers to steal login information for any sites requiring passwords. The theft... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cookie-hijacking-vulnerability-discovered-in-internet-explorer">Read more...</a> denis.wong@neowin.net (Denis Wong) Fri, 27 May 2011 07:06:03 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cookie-hijacking-vulnerability-discovered-in-internet-explorer Hotmail in Israel defaced by Turksec [Updated] https://www.neowin.net/news/hotmail-in-israel-hacked-by-turksec/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/hotmailisraeldeface_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>The popular email service Hotmail has been defaced in Israel by a Turkish hacker going by the name of TurkGuvenligi of Turksec. It appears the site has been subject to a DNS hijack, the practice of... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hotmail-in-israel-hacked-by-turksec">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:47:50 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hotmail-in-israel-hacked-by-turksec TalkTalk stages file-sharing wi-fi stunt https://www.neowin.net/news/talktalk-stages-file-sharing-wi-fi-stunt/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>British ISP TalkTalk has staged a stunt aimed at proving to Lord Mandelson that his plans to cut-off file-sharers without due process is &quot;naive&quot;. The company's stunt demonstrates how innocent parties could easily be disconnected... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/talktalk-stages-file-sharing-wi-fi-stunt">Read more...</a> matthew.hopson@neowin.net (Matthew Hopson) Fri, 16 Oct 2009 10:23:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/talktalk-stages-file-sharing-wi-fi-stunt iPhone bug to hijack phone by SMS will be revealed tomorrow https://www.neowin.net/news/iphone-bug-to-hijack-phone-by-sms-will-be-revealed-tomorrow/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/630383334ag.jpg" alt="" /></div>Forbes is reporting that two researchers plan to reveal an un-patched iPhone bug that could virally infect phones via SMS. The hijack was discovered by iPhone hacker Charlie Miller. Miller is a well known security... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/iphone-bug-to-hijack-phone-by-sms-will-be-revealed-tomorrow">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Wed, 29 Jul 2009 11:27:18 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/iphone-bug-to-hijack-phone-by-sms-will-be-revealed-tomorrow Gaza propaganda war takes place online https://www.neowin.net/news/gaza-propaganda-war-takes-place-online/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>Branded by some as &quot;hacktivism&quot;, the conflict between Israel and Palestine has spilled onto the web, with activists from both sides defacing websites, taking over computers and shutting down Facebook groups, according to a report... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/gaza-propaganda-war-takes-place-online">Read more...</a> matthew.hopson@neowin.net (Matthew Hopson) Thu, 15 Jan 2009 13:49:32 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/gaza-propaganda-war-takes-place-online Hackers hijack Windows Update's downloader https://www.neowin.net/news/hackers-hijack-windows-updates-downloader/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Background Intelligent Transfer Service used by Microsoft Corporation's operating systems to deliver patches via Windows Update, is being used by hackers to sneak malware past firewalls, according to Symantec researchers. BITS, which debuted in... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hackers-hijack-windows-updates-downloader">Read more...</a> () Thu, 10 May 2007 22:01:08 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hackers-hijack-windows-updates-downloader Hackers hijack satellite TV in Southern China https://www.neowin.net/news/hackers-hijack-satellite-tv-in-southern-china/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hackers allegedly hijacked satellite TV signals in southern China to broadcast anti-government messages, news reports said Thursday. Viewers complained that their TV screens went blank for nearly two hours or showed anti-government messages for 30... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hackers-hijack-satellite-tv-in-southern-china">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Fri, 04 May 2007 06:51:03 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hackers-hijack-satellite-tv-in-southern-china Computer Routers face Hijack Risk https://www.neowin.net/news/computer-routers-face-hijack-risk/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Researchers at the University of Indiana and Symantec are warning that about half of internet users with a home router are vulnerable to having the hardware hijacked. The researchers found that home router users are... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/computer-routers-face-hijack-risk">Read more...</a> () Sun, 18 Feb 2007 23:24:49 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/computer-routers-face-hijack-risk Google Plugs Account Hijack Holes https://www.neowin.net/news/google-plugs-account-hijack-holes/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Had Google left the the cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability unpatched, hackers could have modified third-party Google documents and spreadsheets as well as had access to e-mail subjects and search history. According to Philipp Lenssen,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/google-plugs-account-hijack-holes">Read more...</a> () Wed, 17 Jan 2007 00:33:00 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/google-plugs-account-hijack-holes Exploit Released for Critical PC Hijack Flaw https://www.neowin.net/news/exploit-released-for-critical-pc-hijack-flaw/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A fully working exploit for a high-risk vulnerability fixed by Microsoft two days ago has been put into limited release, prompting new &quot;patch now&quot; warnings from computer security experts. The exploit, which allows PC takeover... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/exploit-released-for-critical-pc-hijack-flaw">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 12 Jan 2007 09:59:28 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/exploit-released-for-critical-pc-hijack-flaw Thieves hijack truck with lots of Xbox 360s https://www.neowin.net/news/thieves-hijack-truck-with-lots-of-xbox-360s/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Back in September, Xbox Europe launched a new TV and cinema advertising campaign called 'Cops and Robbers'. The ad, features three 'robbers' wearing ski masks running away from 'cops', holding what looks like a bag... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/thieves-hijack-truck-with-lots-of-xbox-360s">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Mon, 27 Nov 2006 21:14:50 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/thieves-hijack-truck-with-lots-of-xbox-360s RealPlayer Flaws Trigger PC Hijack Alert https://www.neowin.net/news/realplayer-flaws-trigger-pc-hijack-alert/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Digital-media delivery company RealNetworks on Thursday rolled out patches for four high-risk vulnerabilities in its flagship RealPlayer software, warning that the flaws put millions of users at risk of PC hijack attacks. The Seattle, Wash.-based... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/realplayer-flaws-trigger-pc-hijack-alert">Read more...</a> () Fri, 24 Jun 2005 14:56:10 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/realplayer-flaws-trigger-pc-hijack-alert GTA to hijack GBA in October https://www.neowin.net/news/gta-to-hijack-gba-in-october/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After much rumour-mongering, Rockstar finally confirmed to us today that the GBA incarnation of epic crime fest Grand Theft Auto will release in Europe on October 22 - the same day as the PS2 launch... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/gta-to-hijack-gba-in-october">Read more...</a> () Sun, 05 Sep 2004 02:30:57 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/gta-to-hijack-gba-in-october 'Critical' Windows Hijack Flaw Reported https://www.neowin.net/news/critical-windows-hijack-flaw-reported/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Security researchers have discovered a serious boundary error vulnerability in multiple versions of Microsoft's Windows platform and warned that attackers could hijack systems via Windows Explorer and Internet Explorer (IE). Rodrigo Gutierrez, a... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/critical-windows-hijack-flaw-reported">Read more...</a> () Tue, 27 Apr 2004 14:30:47 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/critical-windows-hijack-flaw-reported Web hijack riles Belkin router users https://www.neowin.net/news/web-hijack-riles-belkin-router-users/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Belkin is trying to defuse a potentially embarrassing situation that arose after network administrators learned the company's routers can periodically hijack users' Web connection and display an advertisement for parental control software. Every eight hours,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/web-hijack-riles-belkin-router-users">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 10 Nov 2003 20:20:44 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/web-hijack-riles-belkin-router-users DVLA fails in reverse domain name hijack https://www.neowin.net/news/dvla-fails-in-reverse-domain-name-hijack/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), the government body responsible for administering and issuing driving licences in the UK, has been heavily censured in a rejection of its bid to acquire the domain DVLA.com.... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/dvla-fails-in-reverse-domain-name-hijack">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 01 Jan 2003 09:41:48 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/dvla-fails-in-reverse-domain-name-hijack IE bug allows full MSN Messenger hijack https://www.neowin.net/news/ie-bug-allows-full-msn-messenger-hijack/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The recent privacy stuff-up in Messenger &quot;pales in comparison to what can be done if you use MSN Messenger through unpatched IE vulnerabilities,&quot; security researchers Tom Gilder and Thor Larholm have discovered. ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ie-bug-allows-full-msn-messenger-hijack">Read more...</a> () Sun, 10 Feb 2002 07:29:33 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ie-bug-allows-full-msn-messenger-hijack