Poly Network, the crypto platform that was recently hacked and had millions in cryptocurrencies stolen, has confirmed that it has received all the money back from the hacker and is restoring service.
According to a report, a latest breach has exposed personal details of around 100 million T-Mobile customers. Some of this data is being sold at an underground forum for six Bitcoins.
The week brought us Ignite news, Exchange on-prem vulnerability news, and even some expected Insider build news. Make sure to catch up with everything that happened via our handy overview.
The security firm, Malwarebytes, is the latest entity to reveal it was targeted by state-sponsored hackers implicated in the SolarWinds breach. The hackers gained access to a limited set of emails.
According to a report, dozens of journalists - mostly from Al Jazeera - had their iPhones hacked via an Israeli firm's spyware. Four attackers have been linked to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
In a stint that lasted for 30 minutes, hackers swapped out the 'Coalitions' tab of President Trump's campaign website, threatening to release sensitive information in exchange for cryptocurrency.
According to former employees, more than a thousand people had access to internal tools that could hand control of Twitter accounts to others. This includes the firm's employees and contractors.
Twitter has revealed what information hackers were able to access during the breach earlier this week. The firm has also clarified the actions it will take going forward to regain users' trust.
The social media website has responded to last night's hack stating that the attack was socially engineered and targeted some Twitter employees with access to internal tools and systems.
Twitter accounts of prominent personalities and Bitcoin exchange companies were compromised earlier today. The hackers linked to a phishing website that siphoned off close to $25,000 already.
'Thunderspy' affects devices Thunderbolt-enabled devices manufactured before 2019. Within five minutes, a locked and encrypted device can be hacked into, and then the data can be accessed.
In a recent update, Microsoft Teams has fixed a vulnerability that could have allowed cybercriminals to obtain access to the target PC by sending a GIF that exploited the authtoken cookie.
The firm believes that it was the target of a smearing campaign attributing the app to the hacking of bank accounts and other profiles, and will give $1M to the first person who will prove the same.
Mexico's economy ministry detected a cyber attack on Sunday. It has since increased its security measures, the company said in a statement. It believes that no sensitive information was compromised.
Twitter has revealed that hackers attempted to match phone numbers to Twitter usernames. It said the hack may have been state-backed, possibly being linked to Iran, Israel, or Malaysia.
NordVPN has acknowledged that there was a breach of one of its datacenters back in March 2018 and that it has only known about the issue for a few months. Most users were unaffected by the breach.
A subset of users with sudo access could have run commands restricted to root users by leveraging a discovered exploit in a function return call that changes the user ID in Linux and Unix systems.
Between August and September, the Iranian hacker group Phosphorus made more than 2,700 attempts to hack accounts linked to U.S. government officials and the 2020 presidential campaign.
A paper released by the cybersecurity firm Dragos theorizes that the Russian hackers exploited a key safety component thereby endangering the lives of the people present on the transmission station.
The top ten passwords used by Dutch netizens has been revealed. They're not too dissimilar from the type of passwords we've seen before but some of the entries have a unique Dutch spin.
The names, addresses and phone numbers of over 100 million Americans and Canadians have been compromised as a result of a breach into Capital One's systems. The hacker has been arrested.
The Bitpoint exhange in Japan has suspended its services, following a security breach in which $32m in digital currencies got stolen. Most of the funds that are lost belong to customers.
The breach, which remained undetected for more than a year, allowed hackers to infect archived installers with malware. The developers recommend that users run a virus scan on their systems.
British watchdog Information Commissioner's Office has issued UK's flag carrier with a penalty of £183m. The record fine has been charged over the breach of data suffered by British Airways last year.
It has been revealed that Yandex was attacked in October and November last year with Regin malware that is thought to be developed by Five Eyes nations including the United Kingdom and United States.
Reports are pouring in about an alleged malware attack being carried out on the government of Baltimore, Maryland. It is believed that the culprits are using a hacking tool leaked from within the NSA.
Millions of Instagram accounts held by popular influencers, brands and celebrities had their private data such as contact information exposed. The leak has been traced back to Chtrbox in Mumbai.
The official Twitter account for Google's G Suite of productivity apps has been hijacked to promote a Bitcoin scam that also targeted the Target Twitter account. The tweet has now been taken down.
British Airways has said today that the recent cyber attack that potentially compromised the personal and payment information of its customers could be bigger than initially reported.
Facebook has updated us on the situation regarding the View As attack that came to light a few weeks ago. Those affected are fewer than thought and those who were will be contacted soon.
Facebook has said that it is temporarily disabling the View As feature after it discovered an exploit in the feature which led to attacks against 50 million user accounts. It notified all affected.
ProtonMail has confirmed that it worked with law enforcement to help apprehend George Duke-Cohan, one of the members involved with Apophis Squad that has been attacking ProtonMail this summer.
In the latest update from the Ministry of Health, Singapore, it was revealed that medical information belonging to 1.5 million people was stolen by hackers in a planned attack on MoH servers.
At the end of June the GitHub repository belonging to those who develop Gentoo Linux was hacked. Now an incident report has been published detailing events, causes and actions for improvement.
An ambitious smartphone hack described by researchers would allow an attacker to accurately recreate what you're doing on the phone by taking into account how much battery power each action consumes.
Dixons Carphone, the firm behind PC World, Currys and Carphone Warehouse, admits that it was hacked in the summer last year but that it has only found out about the hack over the last week.
Coinrail, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, has confirmed that it got hacked with around one third of its token reserves being compromised. Consequently, the price of bitcoin has taken a tumble.
According to reports, Chinese government hackers compromised a U.S. Navy contractor, managing to secure a huge amount of data on submarine warfare. The breaches took place earlier this year.
Ticketfly has confirmed that the hacker stole customer information including names, home, and email addresses, and phone numbers. Also, the ticket distribution service's website remains offline.
It has been discovered that a specially crafted message containing invisible formatting characters can cause WhatsApp to become unresponsive or even take down the operating system on mobile devices.