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Railway Protection Force (RPF) bust a multi-crore ticket fraud

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Bengaluru: The Railway Protection Force busted a multi crore ticket booking fraud and apprehended two miscreants who hacked the railway booking website and used the ANMS Tatkal software to book tickets.The ticketing racket seems to have been working all around the nation and the police as well as RPF are making all efforts to snub the fraud and...

52 Hackers get into the US Army system in the last 5 weeks

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Last year, during October and November, 52 hackers were able to hack the US army. "It only strengthens our security systems as the hackers who hacked our systems did it on ethical principles, as the participants of second 'Hack the Army' event that is taking place since the year 2016," says the spokesperson of the US Department of...

Another Chinese state-sponsored hacking groups discovered – would be the fourth one to be found

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A group of cyber security analyst, Intrusion Truth have found their fourth Chinese state-sponsored hacking operation APT 40."APT groups in China have a common blueprint: contract hackers and specialists, front companies, and an intelligence officer," the Intrusion Truth team said. "We know that multiple areas of China each have their own APT."APT stands for Advanced Persistent Threat and...

Cyber Security Incidents- the biggest risk to Businesses!

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According to a survey of 2,718 executives from across 100 countries, cyber security incidents ranked as the biggest risk to businesses globally. The survey was participated by CEOs, risk managers, brokers and insurance experts and 39% of them said cyber risks were the biggest fear for a business. "Seven years ago, cyber ranked 15th on the business risk list, compiled...

An Ex-Operating System Hit by an Exploit Found In Audio Files

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A crypto-mining exploit attack, has as of late been discovered in Windows 7 , the ex-operating system which ceased to exist only a couple of days back as per the official announcement by Microsoft, hidden away in sound WAV records.Ophir Harpaz and Daniel Goldberg, two security analysts at Guardicore Labs, have uncovered how a medium-sized medical tech...

Ukrainian cyber police exposed a fraudulent scheme of financial auctions

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Earlier EhackingNews reported that cyber police in the Kharkiv region exposed members of a criminal hacker group who purposefully carried out attacks on private organizations and individuals to illegally gain access to their remote servers. It is established that in this way they managed to hack more than 20 thousand servers around the world. It turned out that...

Clop Ransomware Upgraded, Now can Terminate 663 Windows Processes

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In February 2019, Michael Gillespie from MalwareHunter Team founded Clop ransomware that has been evolving to reach its full potential and now a variant of the same can terminate a total of 663 Windows processes.While it was first discovered, it did not demonstrate any unique quality which made it stand out amid other ransomware variants, it was merely...

Department Of Homeland Security Monitoring the Apparent Hack of a Government Website

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The Federal Depository Library Program website, run by the Government Publishing Office recently fell victim to a hacking operation being referred to as "defacement" by a senior administration official.The website makes federal government records and data accessible to the public, including an image that is speculated to have been the reason behind the hack. The website is offline...

Military Personnel and Veterans – faced the worst hit by scammers loosing 405 Million dollars since 2012

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It's easy to trick anyone in a financial scam but hackers and scammers found their favorite victims in militants and veterans. According to a new report analyzed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Better Business Bureau, nearly one million militants and veterans in the US have been conned of 405 million dollars in different scams since 2012.The...

Email Server of Special Olympics of New York Hacked; Later Used To Launch a Phishing Campaign

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A nonprofit organization committed towards competitive athletes with intellectual inabilities, The Special Olympics of New York as of late at the Christmas holidays had their email server hacked which was later utilized to dispatch a phishing campaign against past donors.Promptly as the issue surfaced a notification was sent by the nonprofit to reveal the security episode to the...