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#126 2022-07-10 03:32:41

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Gypsy Scammers working in Tech Support?

Bengaluru (India): Two fake call centers cheating US citizens raided, 11 arrested
https://www.news9live.com/state/karnata … ted-181434

Who's Crypto Queen on run from FBI? $100K reward announced on Ruja Ignatova. Ignatova founded OneCoin, a Bulgarian-based crypto bereft of blockchain but turned out to be a Ponzi scheme to rival Bitcoin.
https://www.ibtimes.co.in/whos-crypto-q … ist-850013

Phishing ring busted
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ … 561930.ece

Mobile, internet service mostly back in Canada after outage
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wi … e-86526937

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#127 2022-08-02 19:15:40

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Having been on the end of a credit-reporting companies that was hacked and now finding out that they contaminate each other's every 30 days it's little wonder that they offer free credit guards that do nothing but cause more issues.  Then add in all of the identity theft and little has changed with the huge amount of data that they are in control of. Equifax issued wrong credit scores for "millions" of customers

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#128 2022-08-14 06:03:41

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Smart device warning: Homes 'exposed' to more than 12,000 attacks per week
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/16404 … er-attacks

Maybe there was hacking before 4Chan or anonymous groups, phone jamming and call scamming.

Phreaking is a slang term coined to describe the activity of a culture of people who study, experiment with, or explore telecommunication systems, such as equipment and systems connected to public telephone networks. The term phreak is a sensational spelling of the word freak with the ph- from phone, and may also refer to the use of various audio frequencies to manipulate a phone system. Phreak, phreaker, or phone phreak are names used for and by individuals who participate in phreaking. The 1984 AT&T breakup gave rise to many small companies intent upon competing in the long-distance market. These included the then-fledgling Sprint and MCI, both of whom had only recently entered the marketplace. At the time, there was no way to switch a phone line to have calls automatically carried by non-AT&T companies. Customers of these small long-distance operations would be required to dial a local access number, enter their calling card number, and finally enter the area code and phone number they wish to call. Because of the relatively lengthy process for customers to complete a call, the companies kept the calling card numbers short – usually 6 or 7 digits. This opened up a huge vulnerability to phone phreaks with a computer. If a human had good pitch and could mimic or sing the tones they could hijack phones the old Rotary Phone could be manipulated into Ringing free of charge. Old telephone hackers usually appropriated unused tape mail boxes that were part of business or cellular phone systems. Once a vulnerable mailbox system is discovered, word would spread around the old school phreak community, and scores of them would take residence on the answering machine system. They use these systems as a "home base" for communication within the phreak hacker community, chatting with one another until the rightful owners would discover the intrusion and wipe them off.

Two names have popped up in recent times to describe hackers, the 'White Hat' that say they just expose scammers or leak out corruption and help people by exposing crimes, the 'Black Hat' mercenaries for hire, they will hack for payments?

Researcher Hacks Starlink Terminal to Warn SpaceX of Flaws

Starlink Got Hacked And SpaceX's Response Was Incredible

https://www.slashgear.com/963370/starli … ncredible/

SpaceX congratulated Wouters on this achievement, but also made sure to point out that this kind of hack is low-impact for the network and its users. "We aim to give each part of the system the minimal set of privileges required to get its job done," said SpaceX, affirming that one piece of compromised equipment should not affect the entire network. With that said, SpaceX also notes that it's hard to protect a device to which a hacker has constant unmonitored physical access — so the bug hunting continues.

Researcher Hacks Starlink Terminal to Warn SpaceX of Dangerous Flaws

https://gizmodo.com/hacker-starlink-spa … 1849396899

Lennert Wouters has apparently made the details of his hacking tool open source.

Wouters has previously warned SpaceX of flaws in their system. SpaceX did respond by updating the system, but Wouters argues that the only sure way to avoid this attack is to create a new version of the main chip, Wired reported.

The term's origin is often attributed to hacker culture theorist Richard Stallman (though he denies coining it) to contrast the exploitative hacker with the white hat hacker who hacks protectively by drawing attention to vulnerabilities in computer systems that require repair.  The black/white hat terminology originates in the Western genre of popular American culture, in which black and white hats denote villainous and heroic cowboys respectively, to resemble the contrast of good and evil.
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/t … d-villains
Black hat hackers are the stereotypical illegal hacking groups often portrayed in popular culture, and are "the epitome of all that the public fears in a computer criminal". Black hat hackers break into secure networks and systems with the motive of destroying, modifying, or stealing some sensitive data, or to make the networks unusable for authorized network users.

Black Hat debate gatherings in Las Vegas?

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#129 2022-09-01 01:40:45

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Prankster seizes Bolsonaro website and turns president into ‘snake-tongued liar’

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/ … -president

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#130 2022-09-01 04:47:40

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Much worse than Phone Scam Email Theft


The FBI is deploying a team of cybersecurity experts to Montenegro to investigate an on-going massive cyberattack. The attack targeted Montenegro’s water supply systems, transportation services and online government services

https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurit … berattack/

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#131 2022-09-03 23:14:44

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#132 2022-09-05 17:51:51

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Another article on approximately 120,000 US taxpayers may have had their details leaked by the IRS

Not even a hack just bad coding...

sure dollar late but

August 2022, US President Joe Biden signed off an additional $80 billion of funding for the IRS, part of which was earmarked to help overhaul its IT systems and to hire experienced new technology specialists.

sort of a shrug of the shoulders as to this being an issue since so many others have similar problems

IRS that has leaked data in recent months, it seems all types of organizations, big and small are vulnerable to data leaks.

The data of over 2.5 million individuals who have taken out student loans with either the Oklahoma Student Loan Authority (OSLA) or EdFinancial has been exposed in a data breach as a result of a third-party IT provider becoming compromised.

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#133 2022-09-21 11:46:18

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US Military Annoyed When Facebook and Twitter Removed Its PSYOP Bots

https://futurism.com/the-byte/us-milita … psyop-bots

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#134 2022-09-23 09:48:04

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Anonymous hacks ‘thousands of Iranian CCTV cameras’ as part of 'OpIran'

https://news.yahoo.com/anonymous-hacks- … 20088.html

Death toll rises as unrest spreads through Iran over woman's death

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-09-22/ … /101466898

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#135 2022-09-23 14:13:59

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Jamal Khashoggi’s wife to sue NSO Group over Pegasus spyware

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/ … us-spyware

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#136 2022-10-10 16:56:57

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Russian hackers crash 14 American airport websites in massive coordinated cyberattack

More than one million credit card details leaked online

In an extremely sinister marketing stunt, a dark web carding marketplace called BidenCash has published the details of more than 1.2 million credit cards online.

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#137 2022-10-26 05:43:21

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Norway arrests ‘Brazilian researcher’ accused of spying for Russia
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/ … for-russia

Anonymous launches multiple cyber attacks against the Iranian government
https://metro.co.uk/2022/09/29/anonymou … -17472948/

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#138 2022-10-26 19:58:43

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More of this is happening under our noses than we chose to believe.
By closing off the open registering and removing their accounts we have cut some of what might be used against members.

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#139 2022-11-23 09:46:36

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We have known about this issue for quite some time so why has there nothing been done?
Microsoft says attackers are hacking energy grids by exploiting decades-old software

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#140 2023-02-20 11:09:16

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I'm not sure if Donald Trump Jnr is claiming Trains Got 'Hacked'  news headlines read a quote from him about 'Hackers working in the systems'

UN experts: North Korean hackers stole record virtual assets
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/ap-k … 77906.html

Did you know, that in 2022, cryptocurrency companies lost $3.8bn?
https://www.fxmag.com/crypto/did-you-kn … lost-3-8bn

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#141 2023-02-21 12:06:10

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Spying on the Scammers [Part 5]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBNUOojLQVI

What ever happened to the director of the Faremart Travels, Amit Chauhan? Is he still behind "the bars"?

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#142 2023-03-15 16:41:05

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LockBit brags: We'll leak thousands of SpaceX blueprints

https://www.theregister.com/2023/03/13/ … ansomware/

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#143 2023-03-15 17:03:30

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Just what cyber espionage needs black market cheap rockets made by knockoff parts.

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#144 2023-03-28 06:26:12

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Twitter source code was leaked on GitHub shortly after Musk’s layoff spree

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/202 … off-spree/

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#145 2023-06-30 12:16:29

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Cybersecurity Researchers Sent a “Sandbox” Satellite into Space to Hack into It

https://spaceref.com/newspace-and-tech/ … k-into-it/

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#146 2023-08-25 06:59:30

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Hackers are Attacking Observatories

https://www.universetoday.com/162919/ha … rvatories/

Why would anybody want to hack an observatory? That’s the question facing IT professionals at NOIRLab after somebody tried to crack the computer systems at Gemini North in Hawai’i. The cyber break-in and ongoing investigation by NOIRLab and National Science Foundation experts affected observations and operations in Hawai’i and Chile.

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#147 2023-12-24 04:05:58

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Top Financial Scams In India For 2023
https://www.forbes.com/advisor/in/perso … -in-india/
In the fiscal year 2023, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) documented bank frauds exceeding 302.5 billion rupees

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#148 2024-01-03 20:56:03

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Grassroots organization to commission: ‘Everything can be hacked’

https://www.wyomingnews.com/laramieboom … 794d4.html

Ads Targeted on What You Say? New Evidence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdMXd_LL4wo

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#149 2024-02-19 06:06:11

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North Korean hackers use AI to up their game | Cyber criminals backed by Pyongyang turn to artificial intelligence to plan increasingly sophisticated scams
https://www.ft.com/content/728611e8-dce … f11ac2a5bb

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