I woke up this morning and had this on my brain. Sometimes being a content specialist, news writer and activists gives you a perspective few can understand, so I attempted to do my best to put you all in my brain as I sit here today.
April Lulz Day 2019 Highlights: 16 websites were crashed via DDoS attack, 5 websites had databases hacked/leaked online, 28 websites were defaced, +500 Twitter accounts were closed and +1,000 Facebook accounts were compromised.
Pakistani Journalists/Activists Whom Publicly Expressed Support for Slain Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi To Be Investigated by Pakistan’s Cybercrime Division
A leaked letter from Pakistan reveals the Governments intent to investigate all journalists/political activists whom publicly expressed support for Jamal Khashoggi during Mohhamad Bin Salman’s visit to the country in February.
Understanding The Weaponization of Modern Cyberspace & The ‘Secret World’ of International Corporate Espionage
A world that exists right in front of our eyes, that no one seems to see.
Earlier this morning Al1ne3737 announced a hack of TDS Technology in Brasil, leaking the login credentials of 186 customers online – including email addresses and passwords.
Rogue Security Labs accidentally caught Twitter bots logging private conversations through their direct messaging system, revealing bots that work behind the scenes to log every last detail of their users conversations.
Researcher Uses Google Search Strings To Uncover 1,000’s of Active Government Issued ID’s, Passports & More
Fabio Castro discloses major bug effecting Google’s search engine, allowing hackers to search for/through thousands of Government issued ID’s. Appears to be variation of same glitch leading to the death of 30 Clandestine CIA agents in 2018.
This morning the Tenebris Hacking Group released a list of 169 websites hacked and defaced from all corners of the world. A Brasilian based hacker going by the name of Poison.sh is said to be behind the hacks.
Wednesday afternoon Github servers were taken down globally for more than an hours time. Hax Stroke of Ghost Squad Hackers has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Shizen and Ftp of New World Hackers announced a hack of the Information Technology Agency of Piaui, Brasil, disclosing site vulnerabilities and SQL injection methods leading to the breach of 21 site databases.
Wikileaks Releases “US Embassy Shopping List,” +16,000 Procurement Requests/Documents Released from US Embassies Worldwide
Wikileaks announces their latest release, a database of +16,000 documents from US embassies worldwide, chronicling international procurement requests attempting to mooch off the US Governments tit for free funding, supplies, surveillance equipment and more.
Troll Patrol, Element AI and Amnesty International set out to document the true extent to which women are emotionally or verbally abused/harassed online, finding 1:10 Tweets contains harmful/abusive content towards women.
Rudy Giuliani mistakenly blames a typo for a cyber attack. Yet another international incident which once again begs the question, do some of the worlds top cyber security officials actually understand how the internet works?