Hack

Whose data are these — and are they real? NightLion v. Troia, Round 2

On Sunday, a person or persons calling themself “NightLion” revealed that they had hacked DataViper.io. Data Viper is a service its founder, Vinny Troia, describes as “A Threat Intelligence Platform Designed To Provide Organizations, Investigators, And Law Enforcement With Access To The Largest Collection Of Private Hacker Channels, Pastes, Forums, And Breached Databases On...

Revenge is mine, saith a hacker. No big deal, saith a researcher.

Vinny Troia, a self-described security researcher and and the owner of cybersecurity firms Night Lion Security and DataViper.io, will be the opening keynote speaker at SecureWorld’s virtual conference this coming Wednesday. He has promoted himself and his talk by claiming that he will reveal all of the identities of key members of thedarkoverlord, GnosticPlayers,...

Personal info of Minn. law enforcement, critical infrastructure personnel published online in “BlueLeaks”

Tony Webster reports on how the “BlueLeaks” dump of a hack at Netsential, is impacting Minnesota law enforcement: A trove of Minnesota law enforcement data was published online after hackers broke into the servers of a vendor of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. The sensitive information includes details...

Yevgeniy Nikulin convicted of 2012 LinkedIn, Dropbox, Formspring hacks

It took a San Francisco jury six hours to decide once they finally got the case that started in March but was interrupted by the pandemic. Yesterday afternoon, they convicted Yevgeniy Nikulin, 32, of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring in 2012. Nikulin, who had pleaded not guilty, is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 29. The government...