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  • 101,000 US taxpayers affected by automated attack on IRS app

    10.02.2016

    The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has revealed more details about an attack it suffered last month, mounted by unknown individuals with the aim to file fraudulent tax returns and funnel the returned money to their own bank accounts.

  • Info on 20,000 FBI and 9,000 DHS employees leaked following alleged DoJ hack

    09.02.2016

    On Sunday, Motherboard reported that a hacker contacted them and claimed to have hacked into a US Department of Justice (DoJ) computer, exfiltrated 200GB of files, as well as several databases supposedly containing names, job titles, email addresses and phone numbers of over 20,000 US FBI employees and over 9,000 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees from the DOJ intranet.

  • Hackers claim to have hacked NASA, hijacked one of its drones

    02.02.2016

    AnonSec hackers claim that they have breached a number of NASA's systems, and they have published a data trove containing video recordings made by the agency's aircrafts and drones, the drone's flight logs, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of some 2,400 agency employees.

  • UK activists dumps 2.5 GB of data stolen from US police union

    01.02.2016

    Last Thursday, UK-based researcher and activist Thomas White has made available for download 2.5 GB of data stolen in a recent hack of the computer systems of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the biggest police union in the United States.

  • 13 million MacKeeper users exposed in data breach

    15.12.2015

    The company pushing MacKeeper, the security and utility software suite for Macs many consider to be scareware, has confirmed that the database containing passwords and personal information of its 13 million users was accessible to anyone who knew what to look for.




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Critical bug found in Cisco ASA products, attackers are scanning for affected devices

Several Cisco ASA products - appliances, firewalls, switches, routers, and security modules - have been found sporting a flaw that can ultimately lead to remote code execution by attackers.


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