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Chinese Hackers Trapped by Decoy

August 05, 2013  Security Suite

 

A Chinese hacking group reportedly linked to the Chinese army was caught breaking into a fake water control system set up for a U.S. municipality. The decoy target, also known as a “honeypot”, was created by a security firm researcher to lure hackers into an attack. This particular attack used malware and other identifying characteristics that reportedly tie it to a group called APT1 or Comment Crew, which is believed to be part of the Chinese army. Security experts warn real utilities may already be compromised.

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Stagefright - probably the most dangerous threat to smartphones right now

August 25, 2015  Security Suite

Can you imagine a single received MMS could allow hackers to access all your data on your phone? Meet Stagegright, the exploit that is a threat for 950 million smartphones with Android. Vulnerability like this is very dangerous because it does not require any action by the victim - all the hacker needs to compromise your smarthphone is your phone number.

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