Tag Archives: Data Security

Hackers Demonstration for SQL Injection – In-Flight Entertainment System Can Hacked

Hackers demonstrate SQL injection vulnerability in a in-flight entertainment system. It is being used by the leading airlines, including Emirates, United, American Airlines, Virgin, and Qatar, could let hackers hijack several flight systems and even take control of the plane. Security researchers explained in IOActive, the security vulnerabilities resides in the Panasonic Avionics In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system used… Read More »

Data Breach on Datadog Servers, Asked to Change Passwords

The software-as-a-service monitoring and analytics platform company Datadog has faced a massive attack on their servers. Due to this attack, Hackers breached their servers and a user credential database. Datadog has high profile clients including Facebook, Spotify, Citrix and others has strongly suggested that customers initiate password resets in efforts to err on the side… Read More »

20 Million Irancell Customers Data Leaked via Telegram Bot : Hacker Arrested

19-year-old IT graduate  hacker has been arrested by Law enforcers team in Iran. They charged him for leaking personal data belonging to 20m ‘MTN Irancell‘ customers in an elaborate scheme orchestrated with the help of the smartphone application Telegram. Fars news agency reported the incident took place on Telegram message app when a @MTNProBot appeared on… Read More »

Data Leak : 154 Million US Voter Records Exposed Online

A security researcher working with MacKeeper exposed a database containing 154 million voter profiles for US citizens.  The database was available online without username or password protection, it has been revealed. The information, compiled by a US-based data brokerage firm called L2 that builds and sells profiles on US citizens, was left exposed online by a client and… Read More »

DDoS Attack on Central Banks of South Korea and Indonesia By Hacktivists

DDoS attack reported on Central banks of Indonesia and South Korea. Banks reported bulk security attack and distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) disturbances linked to notorious hacking collective Anonymous. According to the statement of Ronald Waas, deputy governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) In response to the attempted hacks, Bank Indonesia (BI) has blocked 149 regions that don’t usually access its… Read More »

Massive Data Breach – 45 Million Records Stolen by Hackers

Hackers have stolen around 45 million accounts data from VerticalScope. It is a Canadian media company that runs over 1,100 support forums and community websites on home, tech and sports. It put millions of data on risk. According to LeakedSource Verticalscope.com and all of their domains were hacked in February of 2016 but it is… Read More »

Is Twitter hacked? Over 32 Million Twitter Passwords Leaked on Dark Web

In the series of Data Breach  at social media platforms after Myspace, Tumblr and LinkedIn. It appears that Twitter users could be the latest victims of hacking when an unknown Russian hacker published the 32 million credentials data dumps for sale on the underground black marketplace. Login credentials of more than 32 Million Twitter users are now being sold… Read More »

GhostShell has Leaked 36 Million User Accounts From 110 Connected Servers

Twenty four year Romanian hacker GhostShell has leaked around 36 million user accounts and personal information. The hacker reportedly downloaded a collection of databases from numerous connected servers. The leaked personal information contains Full names Email address Date of Birth Usernames Passwords Gender Geolocations Social media information Browser data. Many of the passwords were hashed and salted, but… Read More »

Pakisatni Hacking Group Sends Phishing Emails to Indian Govt Officials

US cybersecurity firm FireEye Labs observed that a suspected Pakistan-based APT group sending spear phishing emails to Indian government officials. This threat actor has been active for several years and conducting suspected intelligence collection operations against South Asian political and military targets. According to FireEye Labs The hacker group has deployed spear-phishing emails in efforts… Read More »

Russian Ransomware Making $90,000 Per Year

According to security researchers, Ransomware campaigns is becoming an increasingly lucrative business for cybercriminals on the Dark Web. Fraudsters are Holding victim’s data for money through ransomware campaigns. According to a report by cybersecurity intelligence firm Flashpoint, in recent days ransomeware have been increased. In the report, Following a five-month study of an organised ransomware operation… Read More »