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Syrian Electronic Army posts hacking message on several news sites

Articles: 35 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 6:37:00 PM | Start: Nov 27, 2014 2:06:00 PM | Sources: 31

Syrian Electronic Army hijacks analytics External link

Source country techeye.net Friday, November 28, 2014 12:12:00 PM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats;

Online users visiting some websites are being shown popups and being redirected to the Syrian Electronic Army’s website as the hacker group has managed to hijack an online analytics system. News websites such as The Independent and The Telegraph were the first to show signs of hijacking when popups started to appear for visitors....

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Airport Raids Target Fraudsters

Articles: 14 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 6:55:00 PM | Start: Nov 28, 2014 12:04:00 PM | Sources: 14

Law enforcement, airlines and credit card companies swoop on 118 fraudsters External link

Source country ITSecurityGuru Friday, November 28, 2014 6:14:00 PM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Cyber Crime;

Global law enforcement agencies and the airline, travel and credit card industries have joined forces in a major concerted action to combat online fraud. In the operation, organised via three coordination centres at Europol in The Hague, Interpol in Singapore and Ameripol in Bogota and involving over 60 airlines and 45 countries at more (....

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Fin24.com | Syrian hackers disrupt several US websites

Articles: 10 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 6:55:00 PM | Start: Nov 27, 2014 10:39:00 PM | Sources: 9

Fin24.com | Syrian hackers disrupt several US websites External link

Source country News24Technology Friday, November 28, 2014 9:23:00 AM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats;

A US firm that connects over 700 companies with customers through social media says the group hacked the company's web address to upload messages to other websites....

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Australian government reviews cybersecurity

Articles: 15 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 9:17:00 AM | Start: Nov 27, 2014 1:46:00 AM | Sources: 13

Fed gov cyber security review overdue: KPMG and AISA External link

Source country cyberYahooNewsSearchResults Friday, November 28, 2014 5:55:00 AM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Cyber Crime;

The federal government’s review of its cyber security strategy is long overdue and reviews need to be conducted more regularly, according to KPMG Australia forensic technology director Stan Gallo....

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Sony Pictures network reportedly hit by hackers (Update)

Articles: 72 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 6:22:00 PM | Start: Nov 24, 2014 10:24:00 PM | Sources: 56

Staff At Sony Pictures Are Being Forced To Use Pens And Paper After A Massive Hack External link

Source country SAITools Friday, November 28, 2014 5:32:00 PM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats;

Staff in every office of movie studio Sony Pictures have been left to try and do their jobs using just pen and paper after hackers broke into the company's computer system. A new report in the Times reveals that staff have been banned from using computers ....

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Over 23,000 Web servers infected with CryptoPHP backdoor

Articles: 13 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 6:20:00 PM | Start: Nov 26, 2014 6:20:00 PM | Sources: 13

Over 23,000 Web Servers Infected with CryptoPHP Backdoor External link

Source country wwwcomputerworldin Friday, November 28, 2014 6:15:00 AM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Cyber Crime;

The backdoor script is distributed through pirated plug-ins and themes for WorPress, Joomla, and Drupal....

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Canada’s CBC Websites Hacked by Pro-Syrian Group

Articles: 7 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 1:37:00 AM | Start: Nov 27, 2014 5:01:00 PM | Sources: 7

Canada's CBC hacked by pro-Syrian group External link

Source country BusinessSpectator Friday, November 28, 2014 1:37:00 AM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Cyber Crime;

Users on CBC's English website met with a pop-up window that stated, "You've been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)."...

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AV Firms Defend Regin Alert Timing

Articles: 59 | Last update: Nov 28, 2014 3:13:00 AM | Start: Nov 24, 2014 8:48:00 PM | Sources: 41

Malware in EU attack linked to British and US intelligence agencies External link

Source country buzzmalware Thursday, November 27, 2014 7:42:00 PM CET | info [other]

“Complex malware known as Regin is the suspected technology behind sophisticated cyberattacks conducted by U.S. and British intelligence agencies on the European Union and a Belgian telecommunications company, according to security industry ......

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UN committee calls on countries to protect right to privacy

Articles: 16 | Last update: Nov 27, 2014 1:46:00 PM | Start: Nov 26, 2014 12:08:00 AM | Sources: 16

The United Nations Just Came Out Strong Against Mass Surveillance External link

Source country VICERSSFeed Thursday, November 27, 2014 1:46:00 PM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Strategic;

The United Nations has drawn a line in the sand when it comes to governments spying on their own citizens. On Tuesday, the general assembly ​adopted a resolution that underscores the right to privacy and condemns unlawful mass surveillance in the name of security, calling it a violation of human rights....

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