UK man pleads guilty to hijacking Twitter accounts including of Joe Biden and Elon Musk

A British man has pleaded guilty over his role in schemes to hack the Twitter accounts of celebrities including Joe Biden and Elon Musk, as well as stealing $794,000 in cryptocurrency. Joseph James O’Connor, 23, entered his guilty plea in Read More …

China issues report on U.S. CIA’s cyberattacks on other countries

China on Thursday released an investigation report revealing an “empire of hackers” of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States, one of the major intelligence agencies of the country’s federal government. Over a long period, the CIA has Read More …

Hackers mostly targeted Microsoft, Google, Apple zero-days in 2022

Hackers continue to target zero-day vulnerabilities in malicious campaigns, with researchers reporting that 55 zero-days were actively exploited in 2022, most targeting Microsoft, Google, and Apple products. Most of these vulnerabilities (53 out of 55) enabled the attacker to either Read More …

SNP MP Stewart McDonald’s emails hacked by Russian group

An MP has told the BBC his emails have been stolen and he fears they will be made public. The SNP’s Stewart McDonald said the hack took place in January and he wanted to pre-empt any publication sharing them. Read Read More …