It seems that hackers are just as capable of making mistakes regarding maintaining their privacy online as the rest of us. Perhaps there is a lesson for those of us who are law-abiding to learn from the mistakes made by others.
Read more in my article on the Bitdefender blog.
Hackers, supportive of the Assad regime in Syria, have successfully compromised content displayed on the US Army’s website, popping up messages to visitors.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
The Syrian Electronic Army are up to their old tricks, hacking into the Washington Post’s CDN to display pop-up messages.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Online news site International Business Times has revealed that the notorious Syrian Electronic Army hacking group successfully breached its security, and removed a story that was embarrassing to the country’s regime.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Would you trust an operating system built by a group of malicious hackers?
The finger of suspicion points to Taboola, as visitors to the Reuters website were redirected by hackers.
Find out more in my article for the Hot for Security blog.
Talk about putting the boot in…
The notorious Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) claimed another scalp overnight, hijacking the Twitter account of the world-famous Barcelona football club.
Over one million readers of the Forbes website might be wise to change their password, and keep an eye open for suspicious emails, after a group of notorious hackers gained access to user information and published it online.
Once again, a well-known media establishment has fallen victim to the hackers of the notorious Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).
This time it’s Forbes which has “published” an eyebrow-raising headline.
The hackers attempt to hijack Facebook’s domain failed because the social network had enabled a registry lock and two-factor authentication.
Enabling extra security measures can reduce the chance of your own company’s website being messed around with by DNS hijackers. Learn the lesson now.
The Syrian Electronic Army’s hack of MarkMonitor put them within a hair’s breadth of hijacking Facebook’s domain.
Things could have been much worse.
For a short period of time this weekend, visitors to the UK versions of the PayPal and eBay websites may have seen something out of the ordinary.
Not the normal welcoming message of a world-famous online institution, but an offensive message intermingled with a binary depiction of the Syrian flag instead.
Microsoft has revealed that recent hacker attacks against it have gone beyond vandalising its blog and hijacking its Twitter accounts, and extended to the theft of “documents associated with law enforcement inquiries”.
Someone at CNN’s social media team clearly could do with a freshen-up on their computer security training.
The notorious Syrian Electronic Army, who have hacked the blogs and social media accounts of numerous organisations (most recently Microsoft and Skype), has discovered what it feels like to be a victim – after its own website was hacked by a rival group.
The Syrian Electronic Army has hijacked two official Microsoft Twitter accounts as well as the company’s official blog on TechNet.