Hackers

Hackers Can Track Wireless Users’ Locations and Record Conversations Due to Longtime Network Flaw

By B.N. Frank Hackers can cause catastrophic problems no matter who or what is targeted – businesses (see 1, 2), hospitals (see 1, 2, 3), municipal governments, medical devices, personal devices (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), security systems and other “Smart” home devices (see 1, 2, 3), utility grids (see 1, 2,…

Hackers Targeting Hospitals for Ransomware Causing Tragic Results

By B.N. Frank Hospitals worldwide are being targeted by hackers demanding ransom (see 1, 2).  More about this unfortunate and sometimes deadly trend from Threatpost: Misery of Ransomware Hits Hospitals the Hardest Ransomware attacks targeting hospitals have exacted a human cost as well as financial. Despite hospitals being on the front lines during the pandemic,…

Hackers Target US Nuclear Weapons Agency in Massive Cyber Attack

By Elias Marat A major cyber espionage attack has hit a number of U.S. federal agencies, including networks belonging to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Department of Energy (DOE), which are responsible for maintaining the country’s massive stockpile of nuclear weapons. On Thursday, officials swiftly began coordinating notifications about the security breach to…