Month: October 2018

Dark-Web Drug Dealer Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

A dark web drugs kingpin who was arrested last year when he arrived in the United States to compete in the World Beard and Mustache Championships has now been sentenced to 20 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola sentenced 36-year-old French national Gal Vallerius, aka “OxyMonster,” after pleading guilty to conspiracy to …

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30 Million Facebook Accounts Were Hacked: Check If You’re One of Them

Few weeks ago, Facebook announced its worst-ever security breach that allowed certain group of hackers to steal secret access tokens for millions of accounts by taking advantage of a flaw in the ‘View As’ feature of the platform. At the time of the initial disclosure, Facebook estimated that the number of users affected by the …

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Beware !! Facebook messenger cryptocurrency mining malware in The Wild

Cybercriminals are using Facebook Messenger to infect computers with malware that mines cryptocurrency. Security researchers the Trend Micro cyber security firm said “Digmine” is targeting as many machines as possible, in order to earn monero – an alternative to bitcoin – for its creators It could also help cyber criminals completely take over a Facebook …

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Hidden Cobra Trick ATMs into Spitting Out Cash

The Hidden Cobra, AKA Lazarus Group and Guardians of Peace, is believed to be backed by the North Korean government and has previously launched attacks against a number of media organizations, aerospace, financial and critical infrastructure sectors across the world. The FBI, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Department of the Treasury have …

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Logged Out from Your facebook Account? 50 Million Facebook Users’ Access Tokens Stolen by Hackers

    Facebook confessed that a hacker or a group of hackers exploited a vulnerability in its social media platform that allowed them to steal secret access tokens for more than 50 million accounts. In a blog post published Friday, Facebook revealed that its security team discovered the attack three days ago (on 25 September) …

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