Category Archives: Hacking Attempts

North Korean hackers targeted nearly 1,000 South Korean foreign policy experts

Google reveals North Korean-backed campaign targeting security researchers Mariella Moon @mariella_moon Google’s Threat Analysis Group has identified an ongoing campaign that’s been targeting security researchers working on vulnerabilities over the past few months. The team says “a government-backed entity based in North Korea” is behind the attacks, which typically use social engineering to engage the … Continue reading North Korean hackers targeted nearly 1,000 South Korean foreign policy experts

Security flaw in Florida tax website exposed filers’ sensitive data

Income, tax and immigration data stolen in Healthcare.gov breach AJ Dellinger @ajdell The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now has details about the data stolen in the breach of Healthcare.gov that occurred last month. According to the government agency, a significant amount of personal information including partial Social Security numbers, tax information and … Continue reading Security flaw in Florida tax website exposed filers’ sensitive data