Category Archives Cyber Criminals

Recently a Dark Web vendor Double Flag was reported selling more than 1 Billion accounts stolen from Chinese Internet companies. As per the reports, the data compromised belongs to companies such as NetEase Inc and its subsidiaries like 126.com and Yeah.net. In the last few months, DoubleFlag uploaded databases for sale which included Brazzers, Epic Games, ClixSense, uTorrent Forum, Mail.ru,…

Hacking, when done ethically is not a crime, just like some of the personalities mentioned here who have contributed significantly to cyber security around the globe. White hat hackers use their cyber security skills to break into protected systems and networks to assess and test the cyber security level and bring out the vulnerabilities before a malicious attacker, or black…

As per the reports of the local German media, Different hacking groups conduct on an average of 20 cyber-attacks against the Germany's government networks every day. With their attacks getting more consolidated and sophisticated by the time, hackers are aiming at weakening the system, steal information and cause damage by breaching into the computer systems of the German institutions and…

On the grounds of the latest findings by the cyber security firm FireEye claimed that South Korean entities had been compromised online. These entities, as the investigation suggests, have been targeted by a group of hackers backed by Chinese state. The events comes in the lights of the Chinese government constantly raising concerns against the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude…

On the 28th of April, Wikileaks released details for Scribbles, also known as “Snowden Stopper”. It is alleged to be the whistleblower tracking tool that was devised by the CIA. It could embed the web beacon tags to the confidential documents, thus allowing the government agency to look into foreign spies as well as whistleblowers. What is a web beacon?…

In this era, we people have very much inclined towards the technology. Even, the banking system has not left untouched. Almost, all the banks have been digitalized, and everything has gone on just one just click of a mouse. But, with all these technologies, there are hackers out there, who are trying to get benefitted by this system. One, such…

With about 74 percent of the world to be attacked each year and the economic losses by such cyber-attacks to reach $3 trillion by 2030, Microsoft has called on the governments around the globe to create a digital Geneva Convention just like the war weary nations in 1949 came together and drew up Geneva Conventions which now binds 196 countries.…

Phishing is a form of cyber-attack in which an individual receives an email which appears to be from a trusted source. This deceptive mail can be dangerous in multiple ways as they can ask for money or take the individual to an equal deceptive website that can cause him to install malware onto his computer or fill in sensitive information.…

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