Monthly Archives: August 2011

Anonymous Defaces Steals and Posts BART User Data

Hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into myBART.org website belonging to San Francisco’s BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system. The attack was an SQL injection against the site and was able to extract more than 2,000 records containing names, usernames, passwords

Rootkit War Zeroaccess Kills TDL3

Cyber Gang have created a new way for getting income, the group is selling TDL3 malware on different underground forum with a modification of source code package that allow infected computer remove the TDL malware. Malware author have created two

‘Anonymous’ Supports Student Protesters in Chile By #OpChile

Anonymous hacking current operation is called #OPCHILE and up to now they have successfully defaced Chile’s National Society of Agriculture page with a statement in support of the student protesters in Chile. According to local media (La Tercera, El Mercurio),

Password-stealing Trojan Spreading Via Fake Patch Emails

Scammers and cybercriminals are spreading a new malware over email messages, the message contain a link to Firefox software update that claims that it fixes security vulnerabilities in Mozilla browser but definitely link lead to a Mozilla Firefox 5.0.1 patch

Anonymous Going to Destroy Facebook

The hacker group published a YouTube video announcing their plan, and urging others to take down Facebook on November 5th. Maybe that the group has created the new tool called #RefRef and they feel to use it for launching distributed

Shnakule Dangerous Malvertising Network

Blue Coat Security Labs experts warn of a large network malware known as Shnakule, the malware are using a combination of false advertising banners and fake security alerts to infect computers. According to the research malware spread itself through embedding

Gpg4win Encrypts Files and E-mails

Gpg4win an open-source software that enable user to encrypt files and emails, The free package includes a number of cryptography tools developed for the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) for encrypting and signing email and files. it includes