Tag : Hackers

Media hackers behind E-toll billing problems: Minister

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Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters has said that “some media houses” were responsible for “cyber attacks” on the E-toll website, BDlive reported on Wednesday, 23 July 2014. According to the report, the Minister was answering a parliamentary question put to her by Democratic Alliance MP Chris Hunsinger in a written reply. Teething problems on the [...]

After Takedown, GameOver Zeus Banking Trojan Returns Again

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A month after the FBI and Europol took down the GameOver Zeus botnet by seizing servers and disrupting the botnet’s operation, security researchers have unearthed a new variant of malware based explicitly on the same Gameover ZeuS that compromised users’ computers and collectively formed a massive botnet. GAMEOVER ZEUS TROJAN The massive botnet, essentially a [...]

Disqus WordPress Plugin Vulnerable to Hackers

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We recently found a security vulnerability in the Disqus Comment System plugin for WordPress. It could, under very specific conditions, allow an attacker to perform arbitrary remote code execution (RCE). In other words, an attacker can do anything he wants with a vulnerable website. While the flaw itself is very dangerous, it may only be [...]

Hackers Compromise 2 Million Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts

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More than 2 million accounts have been compromised from popular sites such as Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn after malware captured login credentials from users worldwide, according to a new report. According to web security firm Trustwave, hackers have stolen login usernames and passwords across various sites in the past month with the help [...]