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Bangladesh Bank heist gang may strike again
Security researchers have urged global banks to tighten their network defenses following the discovery of malware that helped hackers steal $101 million from Bangladesh Bank.
[CNN Money]

Bangladesh hack 'targeted bank system'
British defence contractor BAE Systems claims bank hackers in Bangladesh targeted software from Swift, a key component in the global financial system.
[BBC]

Facebook hacker discovers intruder
A hacker seeking ways to get at Facebook's internal network has uncovered traces of another hacker who got there first.
[BBC]

Facebook corporate network hack discovered by security researcher
Penetration testing unearths backdoor installed on Facebook’s company servers had been logging employee credentials and exposing security Hackers gained entry to Facebook’s internal corporate network for several months, with access to hundreds of the social network’s employee usernames and (...)
[The Guardian]

$10 router blamed in Bangladesh hack
Hackers stole more than $80m (£56m) from Bangladesh's central bank because it skimped on network hardware and security software, reports Reuters.
[BBC]

$10 router blamed in Bangladesh hack
Hackers stole more than $80m (£56m) from Bangladesh's central bank because it skimped on network hardware and security software, reports Reuters.
[BBC News]

SS7 hack explained: what can you do about it?
A vulnerability means hackers can read texts, listen to calls and track mobile phone users. What are the implications and how can you protect yourself from snooping? Hackers can read text messages, listen to phone calls and track mobile phone users’ locations with just the knowledge of their (...)
[The Guardian]

US congressman calls for investigation into vulnerability that lets hackers spy on every phone
Vulnerabilities within SS7 mobile phone network brokerage system allow attackers to listen to calls, read messages and track location using just a phone number A US congressman hacked as part of a demonstration showing that all you need is someone’s phone number to record their calls, texts and (...)
[The Guardian]

Your phone number is all a hacker needs to read texts, listen to calls and track you
Weaknesses within mobile phone network interconnection system allows criminals or governments to remotely snoop on anyone with a phone Hackers have again demonstrated that no matter how many security precautions someone takes, all a hacker needs to track their location and snoop on their phone (...)
[The Guardian]

Trump Hotels attacked by hackers -- again
Trump Hotels were attacked by hackers, and now Secret Service is investigating -- hinting at a credit card breach.
[CNN Money]

26-year-old hacker gets $3M for self-driving car startup
George Hotz made a name for himself by hacking the iPhone when he was just 17. He went on to work for companies like Google and Facebook and now he's behind an autonomous driving kit that just closed $3.1 million from Andreessen (...)
[CNN Money]

Meet the bughunters: the hackers in India protecting your Facebook profile
Tech wizards from some of India’s poorest towns are earning millions by helping uncover security flaws in Facebook and Google sites Nobody thought Anand Prakash would end up a multi-millionaire. Raised in a small town of Bhadra in western India, Prakash preferred to spend his free time playing (...)
[The Guardian]

Cellebrite is the FBI's go-to phone hacker
Read full story for latest details.
[CNN Money]

Hacker claims he helped Enrique Peña Nieto win Mexican presidential election
Andrés Sepúlveda said he and other hackers installed malware to monitor opponents during 2012 campaign as part of ‘black propaganda’ operation A digital dark arts campaign by mercenary hackers helped Enrique Peña Nieto win Mexico’s 2012 presidential election, according to an imprisoned Colombian (...)
[The Guardian]

FBI shuns call to reveal hacking tools
The FBI is resisting calls to reveal how it identified people who used a child pornography site on the Tor anonymising network.
[BBC News]

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