Google Reveals Italian Spyware Used for Hacking Apple, Android Smartphones

An Italian company’s hacking tools were used to spy on Apple and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet’s Google said in a report on Thursday. Milan-based RCS Lab, whose website claims European law enforcement agencies as clients, developed tools to spy on private messages and contacts of the targeted devices, the report said. Google‘s […]

Anti-Crypto Hacking Hotline Established by Chainalysis, Details Here

In a bid to mitigate risks from crypto hacking attempts, blockchain research firm Chainalysis has launched a hotline to accept reports of such events. If entities are approached with suspicious crypto payment requests from strangers, they can call up this hotline and register their alerts. The phoneline will be functional 24×7 and user- grievances around […]

Nagpur’s Institute of Science’s Website Targeted by Malaysian Hackers

The website of the Institute of Science, Nagpur was found hacked on Sunday with the hackers identifying themselves as ‘DragonForce Malaysia’ whose message on its home page read that “it is a special operation on the insult of our Prophet Mohammad”, police said. The restoration work of the website is going on, they said. The […]

FBI Director Claims Iranian Hackers Attempted to Target Boston Hospital

Hackers sponsored by the Iranian government last year attempted a “despicable” cyber attack against Boston Children’s Hospital that threatened to disrupt services to patients, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Wednesday. Wray, in a speech delivered at a conference hosted by Boston College, detailed the incident as he warned about the rising threat cyber attacks […]

How Effectively Does ‘Zero Trust System’ Guard Our Digital Identities?

We use internet-connected devices to access our bank accounts, keep our transport systems moving, communicate with our colleagues, listen to music, undertake commercially sensitive tasks – and order pizza. Digital security is integral to our lives, every day. And as our IT systems become more complex, the potential for vulnerabilities increases. More and more organisations […]

Phishing Attack Strikes ‘Moonbirds’ NFT Project, Details Here

Moonbirds NFT project has been struck by hackers, who have already stolen 29 digital collectibles worth ETH 750 (roughly Rs. 11 crore). The project was launched just one month ago in April and shortly after, it garnered popularity among members of the crypto community. Launched by PROOF Collective, Moonbirds is an Ethereum blockchain-based NFT collection […]

Axie Infinity’s Discord Bot Targetted in Fresh Hacking Attempt

Axie Infinity, a major play-to-earn (P2E) blockchain game, has posted a tweet to alert gamers of a fresh hacking attempt involving its Discord bot MEE6. The MEE6 bot is a commonly used Discord bot by several projects to automate various roles and messages. As mentioned in Axie Infinity’s tweets, the attackers took control of the […]

India Foils China’s Hacking Attempt to Disrupt Ladakh’s Power Grid

Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy R. K. Singh on Thursday said that the attempts made by Chinese hackers to target electricity distribution centres near Ladakh were successfully blocked. As many as two attempts of cyberattack targeting the electricity distribution in the Union Territory were made by the hackers. Reacting to media […]

FBI Warns of Threat From Russian Hackers Scanning US Energy Systems

Russian hackers have been scanning the systems of energy companies and other critical infrastructure in the United States, and state-sponsored hacking by Russia presents a “current” threat to American national security, a top FBI official told lawmakers on Tuesday. “The threat from Russia in a criminal sense, in the nation state sense, is very, very […]

Russian Company Websites Hit by Increased Hacking in March, Says Cyber Firm

Russian government entities and state-owned companies have been targeted over events in Ukraine, with the websites of the Kremlin, flagship carrier Aeroflot and major lender Sberbank among those to have seen outages or temporary access issues. Rostelecom-Solar, the cybersecurity arm of telecoms company Rostelecom, on Friday said it had noted increased activity on hacker forums […]

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