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Hackers steal personal and financial data from 4,600 websites

Hackers steal personal and financial data from 4,600 websites

A group of hackers has compromised the security of 4,600 active websites in the network to collect and extract personal and banking data from users. The breach occurred through the Picreel systems, used for behavioral and interaction analysis, and Alpaca Forms, an open source platform for forms creation. The discovery was …

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Hacker steals projects on GitHub and requires redemption

Hacker steals projects on GitHub and requires redemption

Developers and users of GitHub are being overwhelmed by a wave of code hijackings with a hacker, or a group of them, requiring redemption to return works that were originally published in the repository. The affected pages no longer display the projects to show everyone a small text in which the …

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Hacker installs original Xbox emulator on a Nintendo Switch

Hacker installs original Xbox emulator on a Nintendo Switch

It does not contain Nintendo, but the hacker and Xbox enthusiast known as “Voxel9” has published in his YouTube account a video showing that he was able to install and run the first Xbox emulator on a Switch. The emulation is far from perfect, there are some gags, but it was possible to initialize the …

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Russian hackers invade computers from several US embassies

Russian hackers invade computers from several US embassies

Russian hackers have carried out a series of attacks on different US embassies on Monday (22). According to Check Point Research, a company specializing in electronic security, the attacks were carried out in the US embassies of Italy, Bermuda, and Kenya. According to information provided by Check Point, intruders sent malicious …

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Swiss government invites hackers to pen-test its e-voting system

Swiss government invites hackers to pen-test its e-voting system

The Swiss government will make available its future electronic voting system for public penetration tests, and now invites companies and security researchers to participate in it. “Interested hackers from all over the world can attack the system,” the government said. “At the same time, they will contribute to improving the …

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Hackers appears to have stolen $28,200 from users’ accounts

LocalBitcoins

Yesterday, on Saturday, January 26, LocalBitcoins, a cryptocurrency exchange portal, announced a security breach. The rape occurred at around 10:00 UTC (05:00 EST) and lasted almost five hours before the company stepped in to stop the attack. During this time, users reported that when they access the LocalBictoins forum, they …

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More than 5 million passports have been stolen in hotel invasion

More than 5 million passports have been stolen in hotel invasion

After a few months of careful investigation, the Marriott hotel chain reduced the number of users affected by data leakage that occurred on hotel servers in November. While the initial number of affected clients disclosed was 500 million, after the investigations the hotel believes that the hackers had access to data …

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