Category: Hacker

Alleged Acer REvil Ransomware Infection Breaks Record with $50+ Million Demand

Alleged Acer REvil Ransomware Infection Breaks Record with $50+ Million Demand

The REvil ransomware group has come to prominence recently by infecting networks around the world with ransomware and demanding large sums of money from their victims. The group commonly posts proof of their successful ransomware efforts on their blog, called Happy Blog, where one of their most recent victims, Acer, has appeared on the list.

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Ubiquitous for all the Wrong Reasons

Ubiquitous for all the Wrong Reasons

Ubiquiti may have a lot to answer to after recent allegations of their possible downplaying of January’s breach. The allegation involves an attacker gaining access to Ubiquiti’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) account via an employee’s account with root (read/write admin or higher permissions) level access to all of Ubiquiti’s AWS accounts. The whistleblower alleged that the attackers

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DevilXploit and Website Defacement

DevilXploit and Website Defacement

Sporting and competition are a mainstay of the human spirit. And in that spirit, we find new ways to compete. A classic example of this is website defacement, where a malicious hacker compromises a website and uses the page itself to show off their conquest. A WatchGuard customer recently submitted a domain that they flagged

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