Ifax: Russian security service says hackers attacked major banks in 2016

Reuters.com | Fri Jan 27, 2017

Russia’s major commercial banks came under cyber attacks in November last year, the country’s Federal Security Service said on Friday, Interfax news agency reported. Baca lebih lanjut

Hacked Yahoo Data Is for Sale on Dark Web

SAN FRANCISCO — Some time around August 2013, hackers penetrated the email system of Yahoo, one of the world’s largest and oldest providers of free email services. The attackers quietly scooped up the records of more than 1 billion users, including names, birth dates, phone numbers and passwords that were encrypted with an easily broken form of security.

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Hackers break into Telegram, revealing 15 million users’ phone numbers

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 REUTERS | venturebeat.com | AUGUST 2, 2016 10:15 AM

(Reuters) — Iranian hackers have compromised more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service and identified the phone numbers of 15 million Iranian users, the largest known breach of the encrypted communications system, cyber researchers told Reuters.

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In China, fears that Pokemon GO may aid locating military bases

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Reuters.com | PAUL CARSTEN | Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:11am EDT

Not everyone loves Pokemon GO, the mobile game that has become an instant hit around the world since a limited release just a week ago.

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No internet for Singapore public servants

Bbc.com |  8 June 2016

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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong’s site was hacked in 2013 by hacker group Anonymous

Public servants in Singapore will be blocked from accessing the internet on work computers from May next year.

The moves aims to plug “potential leaks from work e-mails and shared documents amid heightened security threats,” the Straits Times newspaper said.

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U.S. warns banks on cyber threat after Bangladesh heist

Reuters.com | Jim Finkle and Jonathan Spicer | Tue Jun 7, 2016 3:41pm EDT

U.S. regulators on Tuesday told banks to review cyber-security protections against fraudulent money transfers in the wake of revelations that a hacking group used such messages to steal $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank. Baca lebih lanjut

New Hybrid Banking Trojan ‘GozNym’ Steals Millions

New Hybrid Banking Trojan 'GozNym' Steals Millions

Databreachtoday.com | Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) | April 18, 2016 

Ransomware Repurposed to Target Business Accounts

A cybercrime gang has been using new malware to target business customers of banks in the United States and Canada and steal millions of dollars, primarily from business accounts, researchers at the IBM X-Force security group warn.

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