Russian hackers targeting US Senate email accounts since June 2017: Report

Cybersecurity firm has deemed the group a "Russian-based threat actor" with likely ties to Russian military intelligence.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

Russians Are Now Trying to Hack U.S. Senate Emails

Russian hackers have been trying to break into Senate email accounts as part of a broader influence campaign, cybersecurity experts reported Friday......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 12th, 2018

Russian hackers are laying the groundwork to spy on the US Senate, cybersecurity firm says

Thomson Reuters The cybersecurity firm Trend Micro found evidence that Russian hackers targeted the US Senate's internal email system in mid-2017. The phishing emails,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

T-Mobile website bug let hackers steal data with a phone number

Up until last week, a T-Mobile website had a serious security hole that let hackers access user's email addresses, accounts and a phone's IMSI network code, according to a report from Motherboard. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017

Facebook reportedly discovered it had been infiltrated by Russian government hackers months before the election

GettyMembers of a hacking group connected to Russia's military intelligence unit, the GRU, began creating fake Facebook accounts to amplify stolen emails as early as June 2016, people familiar with the company's investiga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 24th, 2017

Russia spent $100,000 targeting Americans on Facebook — here’s how far that cash and influence would go

Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesFacebook just disclosed that a Russian agency tied to the Kremlin spent over $100,000 on Facebook Ads between June 2015 and May 2017 to promote divisive issues such as LGB.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2017

Russian hackers targeting Macron, say cyber experts

French presidential frontrunner hit by group that hacked Clinton campaign, report says.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 25th, 2017

FBI: Russian hackers likely used a simple phishing email on a Yahoo employee to hack 500 million user accounts (YHOO, VZ)

APThe FBI says hackers used social engineering techniques on a "semi-privileged" Yahoo employee in order to break into the company's systems and access 500 million user accounts. In an interview with Ar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2017

Two Arrested For Hacking Email Accounts Of ECB"s Mario Draghi, Former Italian PM Renzi

It appears the Clinton campaign wasn't the only one targeted by malicious (Russian) hackers. Reuters reported that on Tuesday, Italian police arrested two people for hacking into thousands of email acc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 10th, 2017

Former Republican presidential candidate says Russia hacked his accounts, calls for "crippling sanctions" against Putin

Screenshot via CNNSen. Lindsey Graham accused Russian hackers of targeting his campaign accounts in an interview on CNN Wednesday. Graham, a former Republican presidential candidate, said the vendor that administered his campaign's accounts was hacked in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2016

Hackers Targeted Russian Central Bank In $45 Million Heist

In its 2016 annual report, the Russian Central Bank revealed a major attack on its accounts. Hackers infiltrated the Bank's systems and had their sights set on a $45 million payday. In its 2016 annual report, the Russian Central Bank revealed a majo.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 3rd, 2016

Russia’s Central Bank Says It Was the Victim of an Attempted Cyber Heist

The country has been on high alert after accusations made by U.S. officials. Hackers broke into accounts at the Russian central bank earlier this year by faking a client’s credentials and attempted to steal $45 million, the bank said in a report.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 2nd, 2016

Google Warns Russian Journalists About ‘Government-Backed Attackers’

Google has notified more than a dozen Russian journalists and activists that “government-backed attackers” may be targeting their email accounts. One journalist informed of the potential security breach was Aric Toler, a writer for the open-source in.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 12th, 2016

Report says North Korean hackers have been targeting South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges

Reuters/KCNA North Korean hackers have been linked to recent attacks on a South Korean cryptocurrency exchan.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2018

Senate in crosshairs of Fancy Bear hackers, security firm warns

Trend Micro says the group, often nicknamed Fancy Bear, whose hacking campaign scrambled the 2016 election, is still targeting U.S. organizations......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJan 12th, 2018

Hackers already targeting 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics: McAfee report

McAfee said the emails came in fact from an address in Singapore, and instructed the readers to open a text document in Korean.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 7th, 2018

Saudi Arabi"s Government Might Be Getting Help From Social Media Giants to Shut Down Dissent

Hackers are targeting the social media accounts of dissidents who speak out against the Saudi royal family, and viral hashtags are vanishing from Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 22nd, 2017

Valuation-based Factor Stocks Get Smoked, But The Times They Are A-Changin: BAML

As 2017 comes near to a close, and the stock market by many accounts outperformed analyst projections, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report on factors notes an interesting ch.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 15th, 2017

Boston"s MFA beholds exquisite returns on investments in 2017

The city's third most-visited museum grew its assets by $67 million in the fiscal year that ended in June, according to its recently published annual report......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2017

Hackers hit U.S., Russian banks in ATM robbery scam: report


Category: topSource: reutersDec 11th, 2017

Hackers hit major ATM network after US, Russian breaches

A previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly $10 million from at least 18 mostly U.S. and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2017