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The Stupidly Simple Way in Which Nude Photos from Celebrities Were Stolen

Posted on March 16th, 2016.

The hacker responsible for the infamous photo scandal involving explicit personal photos and videos of celebrities that were leaked online has now plead guilty in a Californian court. The means to hacking personal accounts that contained nude photos and videos? A simple phishing campaign. Ryan Collins, a 36-year-old hacker by way of a...

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The Great Cyber Bank Robbery

Posted on February 9th, 2016.

The great cyber bank robbery of 2015 reached into twenty-nine top Russian banks and is now infamously known as the “Carbanak” criminal gang. The use of long standing APT tools, and the sophisticated computer entry with spear phishing emails into bank browsers allowed invasion of malicious malware. Once the victims made a request,...

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$55 Million Cyber Heist Strikes Aerospace Parts Manufacturer

Posted on January 28th, 2016.

An Austrian aerospace parts manufacturer – FACC, has been the target of a cyberattack that resulted in cybercriminals making away with a staggering $55 million from the company’s coffers. FACC has long been a manufacturer supplier of engine and interior parts for companies like Airbus and Boeing, making it a ripe target for...