Cyber Crime Archive

Avast forum hacked, 400 000 accounts affected

Avast announced today on it’s blog that the avast forum was hacked. The forum suffered a serious security breach and 0.2% of it’s 200 millions customer accounts were affected. Near 400 000 avast accounts were affected by this cyber attack. In this way the user nicknames, user

eBay hacked last week after a massive cyberattack

There are 5 days since eBay was hacked after a massive cyber attack. This attack compromised a large number of users’ personal information. Ebay is one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, they claimed 128 million active users worldwide. The group, which also owns PayPal website claimed

Meetup.com Website Suffering Massive DDOS Attack

The Meetup website is suffering massive DDOS attacks since 27 February. According to their Twitter account: Meetup Support ‏@meetup_support Feb 27 Meetup is down for the moment. Our team is working on fixing it right now. Sorry for the inconvenience! Meetup ‏@Meetup Feb 27 Meetup is currently

Wurm Online Game offers 10 000 Euro Reward to expose details on DDOS Attack

In February 18, 2014, the online game Wurm Online’s servers were attacked by a massive DDOS based attack. The DDoS attack made the gaming application offline for more than a day. For this reason, the company posted an announce, saying that they will offer a 10 000

Crowd-Funding website Kickstarter Hacked, Customer Information Accessed by Hackers

According to Kickstarter’s blog post, on Wednesday night, law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted them that hackers gained unauthorized access to some of it’s customers data. Kickstarter says that they took all the necessary security measures and they immediately closed the security breach. No credit card

CloudFlare Hit with 400Gbs NTP DDOS Attack

CloudFlare DDOS Attack, the largest Distributed Denial of Service Attack in the world! NTP based 400 Gbs DDOS Attack Security company CloudFlare said Monday that a customer running on its platform was hit with a massive DDOS attack and that affected service in all the Europe, even

The Day We Fight Back

Today, February 11th, 2014 is The Day We Fight Back against mass surveillance. Almost 6,000 companies on the web, including Reddit, Imgur, Tumblr, and organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union, have joined forces to demonstrate against U.S. Security Agency NSA. Thus, February 11 became “The day

Google, Apple and Facebook have revealed the number of requests for data required by the NSA

Several giants of the Internet, including Google, Facebook and Apple, eager to regain the trust of their users, published Monday the number of secret applications required by the NSA, a first of the revelations of Edward Snowden, says AFP. A week ago, the U.S. authorities in accordance

NSA intercepted the communications of Gerhard Schröder during the German chancellor was opposed military intervention in Iraq

U.S. National Security Agency spied, at least before 2002, the German chancellor at the time, Gerhard Schroder, reveals the German public television (NDR), cited by AFP. Schröder’s name, Social Democratic chancellor during 1998-2005, appearing on a list of political figures monitored by the NSA since 2002, when

Telecom provider Orange hacked, 800 000 customer records stolen

According to Pc Impact, the page “My Account” was the target of an attack Thursday, January 16. The ISP states that personal data were stolen, but the passwords are not affected. Less than 3% of the France Telecom Orange customers are impacted. A complaint was filed: Hackers