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Hackers are exploiting Adobe Creative Cloud to harvest user credentials

Home News Computing (Image credit: Shutterstock) Hackers have come up with a new way to leverage the popularity of Adobe Creative Cloud to bypass email security solutions and harvest user credentials.Beginning in December of last year, Checkpoint-owned Avanan observed a new wave of hackers creating Adobe accounts for nefarious purposes. After creating an account, the…


Hacker’s Diet

How to lose weight and hair through stress and poor nutrition By John Walker The Hacker’s Diet, notwithstanding its silly subtitle, is a serious book about how to lose weight and permanently maintain whatever weight you desire. It treats dieting and weight control from an engineering and management standpoint, and provides the tools and an…

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Hackers breach info of 1.3M in Florida health system incident

Florida-based Broward Health announced this weekend that a data incident in October had affected the personal information of more than 1.3 million patients and staff members.   According to a notice posted to the health system’s website, an intruder accessed its network through the office of a third-party medical service provider.   A report to…

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Hackers made $110,000 remotely mining HP servers

In brief: Between December 9 and 17, a data center of HP servers was the largest contributor to the Raptoreum cryptocurrency’s blockchain. At its peak, the center’s output exceeded that of every other mining system combined. A later investigation found that the servers were most likely under the control of hackers during the period, who…

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A Software Bug Let Hackers Drain $31M From a Crypto Service

Blockchain startup MonoX Finance said on Wednesday that a hacker stole $31 million by exploiting a bug in software the service uses to draft smart contracts.The company uses a decentralized finance protocol known as MonoX that lets users trade digital currency tokens without some of the requirements of traditional exchanges. “Project owners can list their…

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How Hackers Tricked 300,000 Android Users into Downloading Password-Stealing Malware

Photo: rafapress (Shutterstock)A recent report from cybersecurity firm ThreatFabric reveals that over 300,000 Android users installed trojan apps that secretly stole their banking information. While the apps have been removed and deactivated by Google, the developers used unique methods to deploy the malware that all Android users need to be wary of.Hackers used multiple types…

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Hackers Are Using RTF Files in Phishing Campaigns

ViChizh/Shutterstock.comHackers are increasingly using an RTF template injection technique to phish for information from victims. Three APT hacking groups from India, Russia, and China, used a novel RTF template injection technique in their recent phishing campaigns. Researchers at Proofpoint first spotted the malicious RTF template injections in March 2021, and the firm expects it to become more…

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Hackers backed by Iran are targeting US critical infrastructure, US warns

Advanced Persistent Threat from Tehran — Vulnerabilities already patched by Microsoft and Fortinet are being exploited en masse. Dan Goodin – Nov 17, 2021 10:02 pm UTC Enlarge / Illustration set of flags made from binary code targets.Getty ImagesOrganizations responsible for critical infrastructure in the US are in the crosshairs of Iranian government hackers, who…

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Hackers use real FBI servers to send fake cyberattack warnings

What just happened? An email warning of a complex cyber attack was recently found to be a hoax carried out using real FBI servers. The Spamhaus Project, an international organization that provides cyber threat support to companies and law enforcement agencies worldwide, identified several thousand emails delivered across multiple waves early Saturday morning. The organization’s…

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Hackers sent spam emails from FBI accounts, agency confirms

The FBI acknowledges that fake emails came from FBI email addresses. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The FBI acknowledges that fake emails came from FBI email addresses. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The Federal Bureau of Investigation is acknowledging that hackers compromised its email servers on…