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Hackers Take Over Prominent Crypto Twitter Accounts in Simultaneous Attack – CoinDesk

Hackers Take Over Prominent Crypto Twitter Accounts in Simultaneous Attack – CoinDesk

Jul 15, 2020 at 19:59 UTCUpdated Jul 15, 2020 at 20:36 UTCCompromised Twitter accounts shilled a sketchy link. (Twitter.com)Hackers pumping a crypto giveaway scam appear to have compromised the Twitter accounts of leading exchanges, individuals and at least one news organization. The unknown attackers tweeted identical messages promising that they were "giving back 5000 BTC…
Hackers Are Exploiting a 5-Alarm Bug in Networking Equipment

Hackers Are Exploiting a 5-Alarm Bug in Networking Equipment

Any company that uses a certain piece of networking equipment from Seattle-based F5 Networks had a rude interruption to their July 4 weekend, as a critical vulnerability turned the holiday into a race to implement a fix. Those who haven't done so by now may now have a much larger problem on their hands. Late…
Hackers are hiding virtual credit card skimmers in image file metadata

Hackers are hiding virtual credit card skimmers in image file metadata

Lots of people know to check ATMs and gas station credit card readers for skimmers, but it’s harder to tell when virtual ones are hidden them in websites’ payment portals. According to research from Malwarebytes, hackers put Magecart JavaScript code into the EXIF metadata of image files, which is then loaded and executed by compromised…
How Hackers Use An Ordinary Light Bulb To Spy On Conversations 80 Feet Away – Forbes

How Hackers Use An Ordinary Light Bulb To Spy On Conversations 80 Feet Away...

An ordinary light bulb has been used by hackers to spy on private conversations from afar AFP via Getty Images What if a hacker could use an ordinary, dumb, old-fashioned light bulb to spy on your conversations from afar? Here's the bad news. What's the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about how…
Nintendo Game Boy Hackers Are Building a Better Retro Console

Nintendo Game Boy Hackers Are Building a Better Retro Console

The Nintendo Game Boy lived a long life. From its launch in 1989 until its discontinuation in 2008, the handheld gaming device sold hundreds of millions of units. It went through seven different design iterations, six of which were sold in the United States. And because the system was propped up by Nintendo's thousands-deep library…
Hackers for hire targeted hundreds of institutions, says report

Hackers for hire targeted hundreds of institutions, says report

Choose your subscription Not sure which package to choose?Try full access for 4 weeks For 4 weeks receive unlimited Premium digital access to the FT's trusted, award-winning business news Read more Be informed with the essentialnews and opinion MyFT – track the topics most important to you FT Weekend – full access to the weekend…
Hackers Claim to Have ‘Dirty Laundry’ About Donald Trump

Hackers Claim to Have ‘Dirty Laundry’ About Donald Trump

We'll get to the rest of this week's security news in just a second, but before all that you need to carve out a little chunk of your day to read WIRED senior writer Andy Greenberg's profile of Marcus Hutchins, the hacker who stopped the berserking WannaCry ransomware three years ago. No spoilers! But you'll…
The US Says Chinese Hackers Went Too Far During the Covid-19 Crisis

The US Says Chinese Hackers Went Too Far During the Covid-19 Crisis

It's no secret that the Covid-19 pandemic has created prime conditions for nation state hacking. Working from home often means less strict security, which in turn invites digital espionage. But on Wednesday, the United States called out China-backed hackers specifically, accusing them of not just spying but endangering Covid-19 vaccine research.As the world rushes to…
Hackers demand $21 million ransom from lawyer to the stars

Hackers demand $21 million ransom from lawyer to the stars

A group of cybercriminals is demanding a $21 million ransom from a New York-based law firm representing megastars like Lady Gaga, Madonna and Elton John, according to The New York Post. The infiltrators, which are believed to be part of a group called REvil or Sodinokibi, claim to have stolen 756 gigabytes of data from…
Hackers are impersonating Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet for phishing scams

Hackers are impersonating Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet for phishing scams

Hackers have registered domains posing as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet-related URLs, according to a new report from Check Point Research. As significantly more people are using these videoconferencing services during the COVID-19 pandemic, the domains could be used to pose as official links, potentially tricking people into downloading malware or accidentally giving a…

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This Badass Old Van Is Actually A Modern Ford F-150 –...

Truck YeahThe trucks are good!I paw through a lot of Facebook groups and forums looking at modified vehicles belonging to people I don’t know. (If you also think this is fun, we could probably be friends.) But a modern chassis, drivetrain, and dashboard swap over to a classic body project always piques my interest. In…

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