Pedro Deryckere

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How Top Companies Accidentally Leaking Terabytes of Sensitive Data Online

An anti-malware detection service provider and premium security firm has been accused of leaking terabytes of confidential data from several Fortune …

Microsoft Attempts To Fix Stuxnet For The Third Time Nearly Five Years Later

One of the patches released by Microsoft as part of its June 2017 security updates represents the company’s third attempt at patching an old …

Cerber Ransomware Can Now Steal Bitcoin Wallet Data And Browser Passwords

The Russian 800-pound gorilla Dridex Banking Trojan gang who are also behind the Cerber ransomware have just upped their game. Cerber is part of the …

Merck Cyber Attack May Cause Loss Of Innocent Life (Update)

For years we have heard warnings of cyber attacks against manufacturing processes and against infrastructure, and for years we have seen these …

Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers

Security researchers have discovered a new, massive cyber espionage campaign that mainly targets people working in government, defence and academic …

Mysterious Mac Malware Has Infected Victims for Years

The mystery of a Mac malware called “FruitFly.”<p>A mysterious piece of malware has been infecting hundreds of Mac computers for years—and no one noticed until a few months ago.<p>Earlier this year, an ex-NSA hacker started looking into a piece of malware he described to me as "unique" and "intriguing." …

Anti-Virus Software

Industrial firms warned of hacking campaign targeting nuclear, energy sectors - IBTimes India

The hackers have been using "phishing" emails to "harvest credentials" to gain unauthorised access to networks of their targets.<p>The U.S. government …

Cyber firms warn of malware that could cause power outages

Two cyber security firms have uncovered malicious software that they believe caused a December 2016 Ukraine power outage, they said on Monday, …

Cybersecurity

Shadow Brokers Launches 0-Day Exploit Subscriptions for $21,000 Per Month

As promised to release more zero-days exploits and hacking tools for various platforms starting from June 2017, the infamous hacking group Shadow …

Unit 180, a special cyber warfare cell in North Korea maybe behind most notable attacks around the world

North Korea's main spy agency has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber …

WannaCry FAQ: What you need to know today

Contents<p>How did it all start? Was there an e-mail attack vector? Phishing link?<br>• I’ve seen conflicting reports about the exploit. Is it targeting SMBv1 …

A personal view on cyber security

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>A personal view on cyber …

België schakelt versnelling hoger in strijd tegen ransomware

Losgeld betalen om je gehackte computer te deblokkeren: het is een vorm van computercriminaliteit die vorig jaar in ons land 22 keer zo vaak voorkwam …

België stapt mee in internationale aanpak van ransomware-fenomeen | Metro

De cybersecuritydiensten van de overheid en de politie werken sinds begin april samen aan een internationaal project dat het fenomeen van ransomware …

Computerunit politie: “Betaal nooit losgeld voor versleutelde bestanden”

Ransomware is een computervirus dat zich in de computer of smartphone nestelt, daar de bestanden versleutelt en ze pas vrijgeeft na betaling van …

Belgische overheid start campagne tegen ransomware

"We zien een exponentiele toename van het aantal ransomware. Daarbij komen er niet alleen meer types van ransomwares op de markt, ze maken ook steeds …

Leaked NSA Hacking Tools Being Used to Hack Thousands of Vulnerable Windows PCs

Script kiddies and online criminals around the world have reportedly started exploiting NSA hacking tools leaked last weekend to compromise hundreds …

Low-Cost Ransomware Service Discovered

A new ransomware-as-a-service called Karmen appeals to ransomware newbies with a low price, easy setup and developer updates.

‘Russen zijn de beste hackers van de wereld’

NSA kan meekijken bij betalingsverkeer tientallen banken - zo doet de dienst dat

De Amerikaanse NSA is diep geïnfiltreerd in het internationale betalingssysteem en kan bij tientallen banken zien wie naar wie geld overmaakt. De …

New Breed of DDoS Attack On the Rise

Akamai Networks since October has detected and mitigated at least 50 DDoS attacks using Connectionless LDAP.

Shadow Brokers Dump Alleged Windows Exploits and NSA Presentations on Targeting Banks

One presentation points to several banks located in the Middle East.<p><b>UPDATE: Microsoft has patched the majority of the exploits released by The Shadow Brokers. More details can be found here, and the company recommends updating to a supported version of Windows and downloading security fixes.</b><p><i>The</i> …

Digital Forensics

Prison Inmates Built PCs from e-Waste and Connected Online Using Prison Network

Can you imagine your world without the Internet? I know it's hard to imagine your life without the Internet, and the same was the case of two Ohio …

Nation-State Hackers Go Open Source

Researchers who track nation-state groups say open-source hacking tools increasingly are becoming part of the APT attack arsenal.

Report: DOJ Sees Bangladesh Heist Tie to North Korea

Report: DOJ Sees Bangladesh Heist Tie to North Korea Security Experts Have Been Suggesting the Same Thing for Months Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) …

Unpatchable 'DoubleAgent' Attack Can Hijack All Windows Versions — Even Your Antivirus!

A team of security researchers from Cybellum, an Israeli zero-day prevention firm, has discovered a new Windows vulnerability that could allow …

Hackers Threaten to Remotely Wipe 300 Million iPhones Unless Apple Pays Ransom

If you use iCloud to sync your Apple devices, your private data may be at risk of getting exposed or deleted by April 7th. It has been found that a …

Disable TELNET! Cisco finds 0-Day in CIA Dump affecting over 300 Network Switch Models

Cisco is warning of a new critical zero-day IOS / IOS XE vulnerability that affects more than 300 of its switch models. The company identified this …

Russian hackers pose a threat to UK elections, GCHQ warns

An emergency summit has been called to discuss how far Russia cyberattacks could influence coming elections.<p>GCHQ spies have called an emergency …

Cyber-attacks

This hard drive will self destruct. Data-wiping malware targets Europe

Shamoon—the mysterious disk wiper that popped up out nowhere in 2012 and took out more than 35,000 computers in a Saudi Arabian-owned gas company …