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University of California Los Angeles
UCLA reports a cyberattack against a Summer Sessions & International Education Office server that contains personal information provided by students. The attack happened on May 18 and affects potentially up to 32,000 students.
UCLA, University of California Los Angeles
Chinese Telecom Firm
The Kaspersky Lab Q2 2017 DDoS Intelligence Report reveals the details of a DDoS attack launched against a Chinese Telecom Firm, lasting for 11 days.
Malware researcher Jakub Kroustek from Avast discovers an anti-Israel & pro-Palestinian data wiper dubbed IsraBye.
Jakub Kroustek, Avast, IsraBye
Big Screen in Cardiff's Queen Street
A big screen in Cardiff’s main shopping street, Queen Street, is reportedly hacked with images of swastikas and messages about ‘Shariah’ appearing.
Cardiff, billboard, Queen Street
Users of Node.js
A two-week-old campaign to steal developers' credentials using malicious code distributed through npm, the Node.js package management registry, is halted with the removal of 39 malicious npm packages.
Malware via Typosquatting
Kaleida Health notifies 2,789 patients about a phishing incident happened on May 24.
Chrome Web Store Account for Web Developer
The Chrome Web Store Account for Web Developer, a popular extension, is compromised via a phishing trick, and pushes adware to millions.
Chrome Web Store Account for Web Developer, Chris Pederick
An Indian hacker going by the online handle of Ne0-H4ck3r defaces the official government portal of Pakistan (Pakistan.gov.pk), leaving a deface page along with a message and a patriotic Indian song.
Ariana Grande Instagram account
Ariana Grande is the latest celebrity that gets hacked. This time her Instagram account is hacked.
Ariana Grande, Instagram
Surgical Dermatology Group
Surgical Dermatology Group notifies patients after its cloud hosting and server management provider TekLinks discovers a security breach dating back to March 23, 2017.
Surgical Dermatology Group, TekLinks
Ukrposhta (Ukraine National Postal Service)
The website for Ukraine's national postal service Ukrposhta was recently taken down by DDoS attacks for two days in a row, Interfax reports.
Steve Weichert Twitter Account
Steve Weichert, a politician running for District 17’s State Senate Seat in the 2018 election reveals that his Twitter account has been hacked. The alleged attackers post pornographic content.
Steve Weichert, Twitter
The Binary Guardians
About 40 Venezuelan websites including those of the government, the Supreme Court and the legislature.
A hacking collective called The Binary Guardians defaces roughly 40 Venezuelan websites including those of the government, the Supreme Court and the legislature.
he Binary Guardians
Russian Speaking Enterprises
Trend Micro reveals the details of a malicious email campaign against Russian-speaking enterprises, employing a combination of exploits and Windows components to deliver a new backdoor leveraging CVE-2017-0199.
Trend Micro, CVE-2017-0199.
Several Armenian Websites
Turkish hackers continue to target Armenian websites. The list of the targets involved in the latest spree of attacks includes the official website of the Development Foundation of Armenia and the official website of the Civil Service Council of Armenia.
Turkey, Armenia, Development Foundation of Armenia, Civil Service Council of Armenia
Several North Korean Organizations
Researchers from Cylance reveal that North Korean organisations are being increasingly targeted by an unknown hacker group, using the Konni malware, a remote access trojan (RAT). In 2017 alone, three separate campaigns targeting North Korean organisations have been spotted.
North Korea, Cylance, Konni
Three major banks in Hungary
The National Bank of Hungary reveals that hackers have been targeting three major banks in Hungary with a slew of phishing attempts.
National Bank of Hungary
Corporations in Brazil and Saudi Arabia
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab reveal that a new run of Mamba infections have been spotted again in Brazil and Saudi Arabia.
Kaspersky Lab, Mamba, Brazil, Saudi Arabia
Kenya Electoral Commission IT System
Kenya opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga claims the electoral commission's IT system has been hacked to manipulate the election results.
Hotel Wi-Fi Users
Researchers from FireEye reveal that APT28 AKA Fancy Bear have been using the infamous Eternal Blue vulnerability in a campaign that targeted people of interest as they connected to hotel Wi-Fi networks.
FireEye, APT28, Fancy Bear, Eternal Blue
SophosLabs warn of a fresh spike of attacks due to new variants of the well known Emotet malware.
Official website of Charlottesville
The Anonymous claim responsibility for carrying out a DDoS attack on the official website of Charlottesville city Virginia. The attack is conducted under the banner of #OpDomesticTerrorism
Anonymous, Charlottesville, #OpDomesticTerrorism
Unknown Iraqi developer
Researchers from mobile security firm Lookout say they found at least three Android apps on the Google Play Store containing a form of advanced spyware they believe was created by an Iraqi developer. The malware author modified a version of the official Telegram app.
Android, Play Store, Google, Telegram, Lookout
The web servers of Blizzard Entertainment suffer a series of massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks
Industry: Video Games
A group of hackers called 31337 leaks a second dump of data allegedly stolen from security company FireEye.
Industry: Information Security
The Lazarus Group
Individuals involved with US Defense Contractors
Researchers from Palo Alto Networks reveal the details of a new operation carried on by the North Korea-linked Lazarus Group against individuals involved with US Defense Contractors.
Industry: US Defense Contractor
Palo Alto Networks, Lazarus Group
7 Chrome Extensions
Researchers from ProofPoint reveal that seven additional Chrome Extensions have been compromised after their author’s Google Account credentials were stolen via a phishing scheme.
? (Chinese Attackers)
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab find a well-hidden backdoor in NetSarang's server management software. It is assumed someone (allegedly from China) managed to hack into NetSarang's operations and silently insert the backdoor ShadowPad.
NetSarang, Kaspersky Lab
Officials reveal that the Scottish Parliament has been targeted by a "brute force" cyber attack. The attack, from "external sources", was similar to that which affected Westminster in June.
Unnamed Nigerian criminal
4,000 organizations worldwide
Researchers from Check Point reveal the details of an operation targeting 4,000 organizations worldwide, carried on by an unnamed Nigerian criminal under the motto "Get Rich or Try Dying".
Check Point, Get Rich or Try Dying