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Greece says no data stolen in Turkish hacker attacks on state bodies

Ahval reports: An investigation into Turkish hackers’ attacks last week on websites of Greek state bodies indicated that no data were stolen, Greek daily Kathimerini reported on Wednesday. The attack claimed by a Turkish hacker group named the Anka Neferler Tim (Phoenix’s Helmets) made the institutions’ websites unavailable to users, Kathimerini said. Read...

Data of sainik schools admission test hacked

Lalit Mohan reports: Data regarding entrance test for admissions to sainik schools has been hacked. Several residents of the Kangra region received phone calls today, demanding money to help their wards clear the examination. Balbir Kumar, a resident of Lunj area, submitted a complaint to the SP in this regard. Balbir, while talking to...

Maze Team continues its campaign of naming, shaming, and dumping victims’ data while other attackers adopt the same model

In May, 2019,  Lawrence Abrams of Bleeping Computer reported on threat actors using Maze ransomware, a then-new variant of ChaCha ransomware.  As reported by Abrams,  Jérôme Segura had found that the ransomware was being dropped by the Fallout exploit kit. In October, researchers also noted that it was being dropped using the Spelevo exploit kit....

Iran vs U.S., The Cyber Front Explained

On January 3, the U.S. announced the successful assassination of Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s top general. Dire warnings about retaliation immediately appeared in the news, and it wasn’t long before we began to see headlines claiming that Iran had launched cyberattacks on the U.S.  But were these really state actors or sophisticated actors, or or...