Wake Up for Law Firms – Chinese Hackers Steal Sensitive Data

  • December 28, 2016

A new way to get insider information…hack it! The WSJ reported this week that three Chinese hackers (traders) earned more than $4 million in illegal profits after they hacked into the computer systems of prominent U.S. law firms and stole nonpublic information on mergers and…

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Dyn’s Statement about Friday’s Historic DDoS attack

  • October 23, 2016

A bit more information about the massive and sustained Internet DDoS attack that has caused outages and network congestion on Friday for a large number of Web sites.  The attack, launched with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as CCTV video cameras and…

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Odinaff: another threat to SWIFT, banking system

  • October 16, 2016

Odinaff - the latest and newest threat. Symantec Corp announced that a second hacking group has sought to rob banks using fraudulent SWIFT messages, the same approach that yielded $81 million in the high-profile February attack on Bangladesh's central bank. The cyber-security firm reported that…

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How to hack America’s 911 emergency phone system

  • September 13, 2016

The 911 emergency phone system was first implemented in 1968 and saves thousands of lives through its ability to quickly route calls to emergency responders closest to a caller. A group of researchers say they’ve found a way to effectively disable the 911 emergency system across an entire…

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A new SWIFT heist – Hackers take $10m from Ukrainian Bank

  • June 30, 2016

A new SWIFT heist! Hackers have reportedly stolen $10m from a bank in Ukraine by exploiting the Swift messaging system, according to reports emerging from the region citing an independent IT monitoring organization called the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). The Kyiv Post…

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