• US Government Wants You to Hack US #Military and #Pentagon for Good

    US Government Wants You to Hack US Military and Pentagon for Good

    hackread.com 26 Nov '16, 7pm

    Usually, security researchers feel hesitant to report any inherent flaws and vulnerabilities in software’s code or programming and other security holes plaguing cyber-based systems of the military primarily because they fear being blamed for hacking and adverse consequences. But, now ...

  • #SanFrancisco Railway' Fare System #Hacked for 100 #Bitcoin Ransom

    San Francisco Railway' Fare System Hacked for 100 Bitcoin Ransom

    hackread.com 28 Nov '16, 2pm

    On Friday 25th, a report emerged that the San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) couldn’t operate because its fare system, which is entirely computerized, got targeted with a cyber attack. The attack occurred in the afternoon after which the ticket machines at the Railways showed thes...

  • Bitcoin Mining malware infects Seagate Central NAS devices

    Bitcoin Mining malware infects Seagate Central NAS devices

    hackread.com 12 Sep '16, 7pm

    It is a fact that researchers had identified this malware back in June but now it is infecting Seagate Central devices and posting a copy to publicly accessible folders. Actually, all the NAS devices contain a public folder, which can be easily accessed by all even unidentified or ano...

  • New Linux Malware Installs Bitcoin Mining Software on Infected Device

    New Linux Malware Installs Bitcoin Mining Software on Infected Device

    hackread.com 12 Aug '16, 11pm

    Beware of Linux.Lady malware- It Converts Linux-based PCs into Crypto-Currency Miners Security firms have been on a high alert since the beginning of 2016 because of the plethora of scam campaigns and malware emerging on the face of the Internet every now and then. This report is abou...

  • #Armenian #Hackers Leak Azerbaijani #banking & #Military #Data!

    Armenian Hackers Leak Azerbaijani Banking and Military Data

    hackread.com 25 Sep '16, 9pm

    Armenian hackers from Monte Melkonian Cyber Army (MMCA) have leaked a trove of data which they claim belongs to Azerbaijani banks, military and police servers. In an email to HackRead , one of the representatives from MMCA said that reason for targeting government and financial server...

  • Heydays for Bitcoin Over? EC Eager to Ban Anonymous Virtual Currency Transactions: By Waqas The European Commi...

    Heydays for Bitcoin Over? EC Eager to Ban Anonymous Virtual Currency Transactions

    hackread.com 03 Feb '16, 8pm

    “To protect your privacy, you should use a new Bitcoin address each time you receive a new payment. Additionally, you can use multiple wallets for different purposes. Doing so allows you to isolate each of your transactions in such a way that it is not possible to associate them all t...

  • Cryptsy Hacked: Bitcoin Worth $USD 6 Million Stolen

    Cryptsy Hacked: Bitcoin Worth $USD 6 Million Stolen

    hackread.com 18 Jan '16, 7pm

    Cryptsy is under investigation by a US federal court as it held “hostage” money belonging to its clients. The account holders were in fact denied access or unable to withdraw funds. Clients were not warned of the hack and many of them continued depositing funds into the exchange. The ...

  • Hackers Steal $5 Million Worth of Bitcoin with A Simple Phishing Attack #Anonymous

    Hackers Steal $5 Million Worth of Bitcoin with A Simple Phishing Attack

    hackread.com 04 Jul '15, 3pm

    Back in the month of January, one of the most popular bitcoin exchange namely BitStamp was hacked which resulted in the stealing of over 19,000 bitcoins, worth about $5 million during that time. BitStamp is a European bitcoin exchange company and is officially registered in the United...

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