The first five victims of the Stuxnet worm

  Although it has been more than four years after the discovery of one of the most sophisticated and dangerous attacks – Stuxnet worm, thought to be the first cyber weapon – there are still many uncertainties of the whole operation. The main question remains: what were

Symantec discovers one of the most complex cyber espionage software

    Symantec, an American computer software company announced Sunday, in France, that he discovered a malware, which is operational since 2008, whose technical complexity suggests that development has been at least supervised, by the intelligence services of a state. This malware called “Regin” is a highly sophisticated Trojan that monitors selected

FBI offers reward of 1.75 million dollars for two romanians. One of them was included in “Cyber’s Most Wanted”

  US State Department offers rewards of up to 1.75 million dollars for information that may help catch the two romanians suspected of fraud on the Internet using ads for the sale of cars, motorcycles and boats fictitious. Rewards Program for information about cross-border criminal organizations of the

Kaspersky Lab about Darkhotel – CEOs are victims of an elite espionage team

Global Research and Analysis Team members (GReAT) of the Russian software company Kaspersky Lab analyzed cyber espionage campaign “Darkhotel”, campaign active at least four years, a campaign during which were stolen confidential information from corporate executives traveling abroad. Darkhotel is targeting victims staying in luxury hotels, and the

A College Hackers from Hungary educates “pirates” to protect the state

  In Budapest, the “School Hackers” – subordinate of Kurt Academy, the leader in information security Hungary – trains “friendly pirates” that helps to protect against cyber attacks by learning all the tricks of the trade by hacker, says French newspaper “Libération”. Each year, 20handpicked students are trained in

A Romanian hacker turned a NASA server in a chat room

  A young Romanian is accused of illegal entry into over 150 computers belonging to public institutions in the US, thus causing damage to almost 1.5 million dollars, reports news agencies. The affected institutions include NASA, US Department of Energy and Navy. The young Romanian, Victor Faur

An internationally renowned hacker detained in UK

  United States Department of Justice announced that the FBI dismantled most dangerous online  pirates network, thus ending one of the biggest scams in history information, which caused losses of over 100 million dollars. The group that is behind the criminal action has infected over the past three

BlackEnergy – the most dangerous virus?

  A computer virus “Trojan horse” type, BlackEnergy, used against NATO, was introduced in software that controls much of American infrastructure and can cause an economic catastrophe, warns Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Hackers are suspected that they are supported by the Russian Government. They introduced in

Is the world threatened by cyber attacks? Most experts say “Yes”

  The world lives under the threat of a cyber attack of huge dimensions, which could occur in the next decade. Company Pew Research interviewed 1,642 experts in the field about this topic, and 61% of them said that a cyber attack can cause serious problems globally

Rihanna falls prey to hackers. A nude photo of her was posted

  A few days after the scandal about the publication of nude photos which was stolen from phones of celebrities, another big name victim of hackers. According to The Telegraph, it is the singer Rihanna, whose nude photo was posted on the Internet on the night of Sunday to Monday. According