Hacker News

Microsoft Issues Patches for Defender Zero-Day, 82 Other Windows Flaws

(The AEGIS Alliance) - For the main patch released on January 12, Tuesday of 2021, Microsoft launched security updates addressing 83 flaws in total across as many as 11 services and products, together with...

Russian Hacker Sentenced to 12-Years in Prison for Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A U.S. courtroom handed down a 12-year prison sentence to a 37-year-old Russian on Thursday for his complicity in an international criminal hacking campaign in a heist that resulted in a treasure...

Healthcare Industry Sees 45% Surge in Cyber Attacks Since November 20

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Cyberattacks focusing on healthcare organizations have surged by a 45% increase since November 2020 as COVID-19 cases are rapidly rising in some countries around the globe. According to a newly released...

Florida Teenager Accused Of Cyberattacking Schools in Miami-Dade County

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A teenage student, age 16, was arrested for orchestrating a number of cyberattacks and network outages that happened in Florida's largest county during the first week of school, according to...

Former Uber Executive Charged Over Allegedly Covering Up Disastrous Hack

(The AEGIS Alliance) - This week Uber's former chief of security was charged for his connection with allegedly covering up a massive hack in 2016 that exposed about 57 million Uber users' personal data....

More Than 267 Million Facebook User IDs, Names, Phone Numbers Exposed Online

(The AEGIS Alliance) - SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA - The names, phone numbers, and user IDs of more than 267 million Facebook users were exposed online in a database that anyone was able to access....

Anonymous Bites Back and the fight for free speech

As an activist or hacktivist on the internet, you've probably heard of Anonymous Bites Back. A live show created by free speech activists from all over the world. We have been with them from...

Stop Using Internet Explorer! – Microsoft’s Own Security Chief Warns

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Microsoft's own Security Chief gave a warning to millions of users who still use Internet Explorer (IE) as their default web browser, saying they are putting themselves in peril. Internet Explorer...