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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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Apple says Russian hackers didn’t breach its developers portal

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Some iPhone app developers were quick to discover an unexpected change in their accounts that suggested Russian-based hackers may have breached Apple’s developers portal. However, Apple issued a statement saying that the error was caused by an internal bug that was soon fixed. Many developers took to Twitter to express…

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What SMBs need to know about Russian hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

In June, a fast-moving global cyberattack was launched by a sophisticated piece of malicious software, now called Petna, seemed to come straight out of a Hollywood thriller. At one point, this malware was infecting 5,000 computers every ten minutes. The mystery of who sent it, and why, quickly deepened to…

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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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Russian hackers targeting Indian hospitality industry for user data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A Russian hacking group “APT28” also known as Fancy Bear is targeting Indian hospitality industry to steal user data through unsecured Wi-Fi at the hotels, according to a report from cyber-security company, FireEye. APT28 has already attacked travelers in hotels throughout Europe and the Middle East in a hacking spree…

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Leader of Russian ‘Humpty Dumpty’ hackers sentenced to two years in prison

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A court in Moscow sentenced Vladimir Anikeev to two years in prison on Thursday for leaking the hacked correspondence of senior Kremlin officials and members of the Russian elite. Mr Anikeev had earlier pled guilty to being the ringleader of the shadowy online collective Shaltai-Boltai, or Humpty Dumpty, in a…

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China’s Cybersecurity Law Tested, Tech Provider Weakness in Russian Hacking

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China’s Cybersecurity Law Tested, Tech Provider Weakness in Russian Hacking

It has been about a week since China implemented its new controversial cybersecurity law, and it is already being put to the test. Yesterday, Chinese authorities stated that they’d uncovered a huge underground operation run by Apple employees stealing and selling user computer and phone personal data. According to Fox…

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Russian Hacking Threatens Lithuania’s Banks

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Russian Hacking Threatens Lithuania’s Banks

Politically-motivated cyber attacks from Russia pose the biggest threat to Lithuania’s financial system, a survey of financial institutions conducted by the Baltic country’s central bank showed on Tuesday. The survey comes amid accusations of Russian hacking activity in other countries, including during the presidential elections in the United States and…

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Russian hackers were planning to hit Europe with fake Android banking apps

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Russian hackers were planning to hit Europe with fake Android banking apps

Hackers in Russia, after infecting over a million Android devices with malware to siphon money using fake banking apps, were planning a major attack on European bank customers. The group, known as ‘Cron’ after their malware, is in custody now. The hacking group tricked Android users into downloading malware via fake mobile banking applications, as well as pornography and e-commerce …

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Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters. Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime standards […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?