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Russian cyber hacker pleads guilty in identity theft case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A Russian cybercriminal identified as a leader of a $50 million identity theft and credit card fraud ring has pleaded guilty in Atlanta to helping to steal millions of debit card numbers and swiftly loot accounts in cities around the world, federal authorities said. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev pleaded guilty Thursday…

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American Pacific Mortgage sues insurer after hacker stole funds from lender

American Pacific Mortgage sues insurer after hacker stole funds from lenderSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans American Pacific Mortgage filed a lawsuit in federal court this week against Aspen Specialty Insurance Company, claiming that the insurance company is refusing to cover a claim filed after a hacker impersonated the mortgage company’s former CEO and stole more than $75,000 from the company. In […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Hacker steals water customers’ money in Margate, police say

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. Secret Service is investigating how a hacker managed to get water-utility customers’ personal information to steal their money, Margate police said Thursday. The accounts for sixty-nine water customers in Margate and parts of Coconut Creek were compromised when residents went online to pay their […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Ukrainian hacker became first witness in FBI’s ‘Russian case’ of hacking servers of US Democratic Party

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Ukrainian hacker gave confessions and witnessed the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in the case of hacking servers of the US Democratic Party during the campaign, which for Hillary Clinton turned into a series of scandals and became victorious for Republican Donald Trump. Russia is accused of organizing crack…

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Hacker claims to have decrypted Apple’s Secure Enclave, destroying key piece of iOS mobile security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A hacker going by the handle xerub has just released what he claims to be a full decryption key for Apple’s Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) firmware. This could be a major blow for iOS security because of the importance of the SEP: It handles Touch ID transactions and is completely…

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Legendary hacker Kevin Mitnick shows bank hacking at summit

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

It seems like even the largest Internet companies cannot prevent security breeches on its own anymore, as experts around the world gather in Beijing to call for deeper and wider cooperation against hacking attempts like the WannaCry incident. The experts are attending the two-day Cyber Security Summit 2017 at the…

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How a suspected nation state cyber campaign turned out to be a lone hacker in Nigeria

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A hacker in his mid-20’s who used the motto “get rich or die trying” on social media has been linked to a series of cyberattacks against global companies in the energy, construction, mining, oil and infrastructure sectors that were initially believed to be state-sponsored operations. That’s according to Check Point,…

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Hacker Halted Security Conference Complimentary for Women through IBM Security Scholarship

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Today EC-Council and IBM announced a scholarship program for women to attend EC-Council’s Hacker Halted security conference free of charge. Funded by IBM Security, the scholarship is designed to help address the underrepresentation of women in cybersecurity and help women further their skills and expertise in this high-demand field. The…

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Outdoor Media Association paid $5,000 to cyber hacker to retrieve lost data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Outdoor Media Association paid $5,000 in the form of bitcoin, to retrieve more than 60 weeks of data, after the company experienced a cyber attack last month. In a blog on the OMA website, chief executive of the association Charmaine Moldrich, has offered tips to avoid being cyber hacked,…

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Hacker Group 31337 Dumps Data Stolen From Mandiant Analyst

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cybersecurity firm FireEye has confirmed that the personal laptop of one of its Mandiant breach-investigation employees, as well as his social media accounts, were hacked by a group of self-professed black hat hackers, calling themselves “31337.” “We are aware of reports that a Mandiant employee’s social media accounts and personal…

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