Microsoft said Tuesday that its Exchange email server had been hacked by the "Hafnium" group, with the Chinese state's support.
Scammers hacked dozens of prominent Twitter accounts, including former President Barack Obama and billionaires such as Bill Gates and Elon Musk, and fooled many into thinking rich and powerful Americans were donating Bitcoin to some kind of coronavirus relief effort. The social media company disabled many verified accounts, but not […]
23 towns in Texas had their computer systems hacked and their data held hostage in a large-scale coordinated ransomware attack August 16, the Texas Department of Information Resources said. The attack was launched by a “single threat actor” and is the largest ransomware attack so far based on the number […]
A Florida city agreed to pay $US600,000 worth of bitcoin to hackers who took its computer systems offline with a cyberattack. Riviera Beach’s city council voted to pay the money after an attack in May affected the city’s online services, including email and 911 dispatches. The attack is part of […]
Stolen credit card numbers are openly advertised for sale on Facebook. Facebook’s Community Standards prohibit such pages and takes them down if they are reported, but they still appear in abundance. The profusion of such pages illustrates Facebook’s struggle policing its 2-billion member social network. For most people, Facebook is […]
Hackers emptied the entire contents of a digital wallet belonging to NiceHash, a cryptocurrency company. NiceHash didn’t say how much was stolen, but customers speculate that it could total around $US63 million in bitcoin. Many of the funds belonged to the company’s customers, who use the site to exchange their […]