Hacker News

Russia grants citizenship to anti-surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Edward Snowden, an anti-surveillance whistleblower, and an implicated spy have been approved for Russian citizenship as of Monday, a decree that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed reveals.The past NSA professional...

Authorities Arrest Suspected Ransomware Hackers Behind 1,800 Attacks Worldwide

(The AEGIS Alliance) - 12 individuals were apprehended as a portion of a worldwide operation by authorities for targeting crucial infrastructure with ransomware attacks as well as on big companies that struck more than...

Ransomware attack hits dozens of local TV stations owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group

(The AEGIS Alliance) - The parent company of dozens of news stations throughout the United States named Sinclair Broadcast Group got attacked with ransomware this past weekend.Sinclair pointed out in a Monday press release that...

Hackers Hiding Malware Inside Fake Call of Duty: Warzone Cheats

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Watch out, n00bz! Hackers are evidently releasing phony video game “cheats” for Call of Duty: Warzone. They sure will not aid your merk opponents, however, they will inject a bunch...

Florida Assistant Principal And Her Daughter Charged With Hacking To Rig Homecoming Queen Vote

(The AEGIS Alliance) - An assistant principal along with her daughter was apprehended and also charged with unlawfully accessing students' computer system accounts at a Florida high school to rig the homecoming queen votes, authorities...

3 North Korean computer programmers charged by DOJ in Sony hack, extortion scheme

(The AEGIS Alliance) - The Justice Department has charged 3 North Korean computer programmers in a broad range of worldwide hacks which includes a damaging assault focusing on Culver City-based Sony Pictures Entertainment and...

Ukrainian Officials Arrest Author of World’s Biggest Phishing Service U-Admin

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Last week law enforcement officers in Ukraine, in cooperation with officials from the United States and Australia shut down one of the biggest phishing providers in the world that had been...

Hackers Tried to Poison a Florida City’s Water Supply

(The AEGIS Alliance) - OLDSMAR, FLORIDA - Officials are investigating after somebody hacked into and took control of the city water treatment facility's computer system and attempted to drastically increase the water’s sodium hydroxide content...
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