Hackers Ops and Intel update, 12.18.09
HACKER: $1.1 million that he had buried in his parents’ backyard.
HACKED US MILITARY VIDEO FEEDS, MOST AIRCRAFT.
American Bank online has been offline since Monday when company officials discovered someone may have hacked into the online banking system
CYBER HACKER STRIKE; iran
Computer hackers disrupted an opposition Web site and Twitter late Thursday and Friday, identifying themselves as the Iranian CyberArmy and posting anti-American messages in English. Traffic on Twitter was blocked for more than an hour, according to a message posted by the site. The opposition Web site www.mowjcamp.com, which is run by supporters of candidates who ran against PresidentMahmoud Ahmadinejad in the June election, was also disrupted.Iran’s opposition movement has depended heavily on Web sites and Twitter to communicate with the outside world, particularly since a government crackdown that began after the election, which Mr. Ahmadinejad won amid accusations of widespread fraud.
HACKER BREAK THROUGH
RAM scrapers that grab data during the few seconds it’s unencrypted.
while companies have been expanding their use of encryption to protect bank card data in transit and in storage, hackers have begun to use RAM scrapers to grab data during the few seconds it’s unencrypted and transactions are being authorized.
The supplement provides case studies, involving anonymous Verizon clients, that detail some of the tools and methods hackers used to compromise the more than 285 million sensitive records that were breached in 90 forensic cases Verizon handled last year.
Tactical Internet Systems analyst