Black Hat 2014: Money-Mining Botnet on Free Trial/Freemium Cloud Apps

Security researchers, Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar plan to reveal how they can create a money-mining botnet using free trial and freemium cloud applications, according to Wired.

Vice.com and the Wall Street Journal Supposedly Hacked for One Bitcoin

The Wall Street Journal and entertainment site Vice.com sites were hacked and the Russians who did it posted screenshots of their user databases on Twitter, according to SC Magazine.

Cybercriminals breached 1,000 Accounts of eBay's StubHub Tickets Marketplace

Cybercriminals breached 1,000 accounts of eBay’s StubHub , one of the largest online ticket marketplace for concerts, theater and sports, and made fraudulent ticket purchases, according reported the Associated Press via ABC News.

Young Hacker Arrested For Largest DDoS Attack in Norwegian History

A 17-year old Norwegian was arrested for a massive DDoS attack that disrupted online services of several financial institutions and businesses in Norway, according to the thehackernews.com.

Chinese Businessman Accused of Hacking Boeing

Canadian police arrested the owner of a Chinese aviation company for allegedly stealing military data from computer networks belonging to Boeing and other US aircraft companies, according to Ars Technica.

EU Banks Should Steer Clear of Bitcoin for Now, Banking Regulator Says

Banks from the European Union are advised to avoid accounts in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin until a legal framework is in place, according to the European Banking Authority (EBA).

SEA Hacks Israel Defence Force Twitter Account To Spread False Nuclear Leak Warning

The Syrian Electronic Army hacked the Twitter account of the Israel Defence Force (IDF) and posted fake warnings about nuclear accidents, according to The Register.

Music Site Hacked and Turned Into Pirate Bay Proxy

An anti-piracy music site from Argentina was hacked and transformed into a Pirate Bay proxy after the owner sued the illegal downloads site, according to hackersnewsbulletin.com.

Phishing Attacks on the Rise, APWG Warns

The number of phishing sites rose 10 per cent in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year -- and the US ranks first among countries hosting phishing sites, according to a report by the Anti-Phishing Working Group.

Over 500 Million DogeCoins Mined on Vulnerable Synology NAS

Hackers have mined more than 500 million DogeCoins by exploiting a vulnerability in some Synology's network attached storage systems, according to PCMag's SecurityWatch. All mined DogeCoins are said to be worth over $600.000. The affected systems display certain lags and spikes in CPU usage.

Hong Kong Poll Hit by Massive DDoS Attack

Some 680,000 votes from an online democracy poll on the upcoming Hong Kong elections were declared invalid after the “biggest DDoS attack in the history," according to The Register.

DDoS Attack Shuts Down Code Spaces

Code Spaces closed after a 12-hour DDoS attack and extortion attempt, the Code-hosting service said on its website.

Vulnerability in anti-malware engine allows denial of service attacks, Microsoft warns

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine faces a security vulnerability that exposes several Microsoft antimalware products to denial-of-service attacks, according to a Microsoft advisory.

Nearly 600,000 Clients Exposed in Domino’s Breach

The records of 600,000 customers of pizza chain Domino’s in France and Belgium are exploited by hackers asking for money to restore sensitive information, according to the threatpost.com.

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