Posts Tagged ‘hacker group’

Hurricane PandaCrowdStrike Discovers Use of 64-bit Zero-Day Privilege Escalation Exploit (CVE-2014-4113) by Hurricane Panda

Initially, a sample of the virus was detected on a machine running 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2.

A highly organized hacker group Hurricane Panda, located, apparently in China and attacking companies with a large infrastructure, uses in their attacks the exploit to zero-day vulnerabilities in the products of Microsoft. The duration of the attack was more than 5 months. According to researchers at CrowdStrike, the first detected attack, was produced in the spring of this year. (more…)

HackersWeb Hoster Linode Again Hacked, Credit Cards and Passwords Leaked

Interesting story revolves around a hosting provider Linode.

On Friday, April 12 have changed the passwords of all users Linode Manager. In a statement, the company explained that found “suspicious activity” in the internal network, which is similar to the “deliberate attempt to gain access to the account of one of the users.”

The company “found no evidence of access to data Linode or data of any user” and there is no evidence of access to financial information of customers. Despite this, the company is in any case to change the passwords for all. (more…)