Hackers produced the “biggest YouTube hack in the history”

Hackers produced the “biggest YouTube hack in the history” The group of hackers called OurMine has hacked thousands of YouTube accounts, including profiles of famous bloggers. The group of hackers called OurMine has hacked thousands of YouTube accounts, including profiles of famous bloggers. Malefactors added the name of their group into video titles and left a message in the description saying that they “are just testing your security” and that it is the “biggest YouTube hack in the...


Thousands of routers are used to hack WordPress based websites

Thousands of routers are used to hack WordPress based websites Wordfence specialists found that vulnerable routers are used to brute-force WordPress based websites. Experts noticed something strange last month when the amount of cyber-attacks in Algeria jumped suddenly. The country went from 60th to 24th place in Wordfence rating. A closer look at the problem shown that the Algerian WordPress websites were attacked from 10 000 different IP-addresses. And 95% of those addresses are own by a ...


Still using the SHA-1 function? Security experts recommend you don’t

Still using the SHA-1 function? Security experts recommend you don’t In late February 2017 Google experts along with the Dutch Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (the center of math and informatics) proved that SHA-1 is vulnerable to collision attacks. In other words, hackers, using SHA-1 hash collision can create a fake file with the same SHA-1 hash as the original file. But that should not come as a surprise. Experts have been talking about the vulnerability of the SHA-1 for more than ten...


GiftGhostBot Botnet has Attacked almost 1000 Websites trying to steal gift cards’ data

GiftGhostBot Botnet has Attacked almost 1000 Websites trying to steal gift cards’ data Distil Network researchers reported the appearance of a GiftGhostBot botnet.Specialists say that the GiftGhostBot exists since February 26th, 2017 and that its main goal is gift cards fraud. GiftGhostBot aimed at an array of websites that accept gift cards. Most of the victims are eCommerce websites. Such resources support end point to interact with the organization that issued the cards. Botnet was used to...


The Number of Hacked Websites Increased by 32% According to Google’s Webmaster Central Blog

The Number of Hacked Websites Increased by 32% According to Google’s Webmaster Central Blog According to Google report https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/03/nohacked-year-in-review.html?m=1 On the State of Website Security in 2016, there was a significant increase in the amount of compromised websites. However regrettable, the Internet did not become a safer place in the past year, compared to 2015. In 2016 the amount of hacked websites increased by 32% . “We don’t expect this trend...