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Cyber Attack news for this week

UK’s largest electronics retailer Dixons Carphone has made an official announcement on Tuesday that around 10 million records containing personal data of its customers could have been obtained in a cyber attack in 2017- which is much higher than the earlier estimates. However, the UK based company which holds a retail network clarified that the […]

Homeland Security confirms phone spying incidents in Washington DC

For the first time, Homeland Security has publicly acknowledged that some people were using phone surveillance devices in Washington DC for malevolent purposes. However, the federal agency did not name any state-sponsored hacker or hacking group conducting such espionage but confirmed that the devices were being used to track down mobile phones and intercept calls […]

Hackers use Washington DC Security Surveillance Cameras to spread Ransomware

Last week, two Romanian nationals named Mihai Alexandru Isvanca and Eveline Cismaru were arrested and prosecuted for launching cyber attacks on the surveillance system of Washington DC Police, which they later used to distribute ransomware. The arrest and prosecution were made as a part of Operation Bukovina that culminated in the arrest of 5 suspects […]

Britishers arrested for Cyber Attacking Washington DC’s CCTV Network

London police have arrested two British nationals for hacking Washington DC’s CCTV Network between January 12th – January 15th,2017. As per our sources, these two hackers are suspected to be the kingpins behind the cyber attack which brought down the entire public CCTV network in Washington DC for two full days. The Sun reported that […]

Cyber Attack on Washington DC Public CCTV network

CCTV Network of Washington DC was hit by a cyber attack in the mid-January this year. As per our sources, the surveillance storage devices which record and store all the video evidence streamlined from the public CCTV cameras and managed by the law enforcement forces was hit by ransomware. DC city’s tech department confirmed this […]

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