DC Metropolitan Authority social media hacked

DC Metropolitan Authority operates transit service in the Washington metropolitan area. Early Monday between 3:30am to 3:45am a series of odd and obscene tweets were posted on the Twitter account belonging to the DC Metro Authority. Normally the DC Metro Authority’s account posts information about the capital area’s metro systems. Once the hack happened the […]

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San Francisco’s 49ers hit on Super Bowl Sunday by cyberattack

The San Francisco’s 49ers network was hit with ransomware on Super Bowl Sunday. The cybergang BlackByte allegedly used the ransomware to steal some of the 49ers financial data. BlackByte is a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operation that leases out its ransomware infrastructure to others in return for a percentage of the ransom proceeds. According to ESPN, BlackByte […]

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Red Cross hacked

The International committee of Red Cross was involved in a cyber attack that compromised personal data and confidential information of over 515,000 highly vulnerable people, including those separated from their families due to conflict, migration and disaster, missing persons and their families, and people in detention. The hackers targeted an external company in Switzerland that […]

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BitMart hacked for over $100 million

Bitmart – A leading cryptocurrency trading firm experienced a large scale data breach resulting in over $100 million dollars in loses. BitMart acknowledged the hack on their website stating “We have identified a large-scale security breach related to one of our ETH hot wallets and one of our BSC hot wallets today. At this moment […]

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6000 customers hacked on Coinbase

Unauthorized third parties exploited a flaw in the company’s 2 factor authentication system which allowed them to gain access to the accounts, and transfer funds to crypto wallets not associated with Coinbase, the company said. In all 6000 customers were effected. The hack occurred between March 2021 and May 20, 2021. Coinbase suspects the hackers […]

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