Hackers pretending to be Iranian govt use SMS messages to steal credit card info, create botnet

Security company Check Point Research has uncovered a hacking campaign that involves cyberattackers impersonating Iranian government bodies to infect the mobile devices of Iranian citizens through SMS messages.  The SMS…

UK and Israel Pledge Greater Cooperation in Cybersecurity

UK and Israel Pledge Greater Cooperation in Cybersecurity The UK and Israel have signed a new agreement promising increased cooperation in cybersecurity. The 10-year ‘memorandum of understanding’ was signed yesterday…

Israel Blamed for Crippling Attack on Iranian Gas Stations

Israel Blamed for Crippling Attack on Iranian Gas Stations A cyber-attack which paralyzed Iran’s gas stations last month was launched by Israeli operatives, as tension between the Middle East rivals…

Costco Credit Card Skimmer Led to Data Breach

Costco, an American multinational organization and one of the world’s largest retailers, has alerted its clients by letter this month that their banking information may have been compromised when purchasing…

Costco says card skimmers were found at Chicago-area warehouses, less than 500 people affected

Costco has confirmed a card skimming attack that forced them to send out notification letters to victims last week.  In a statement to ZDNet, the global retail giant said that in…

Costco Confirms: A Data Skimmer’s Been Ripping Off Customers

Big-box behemoth retailer Costco is offering victims 12 months of credit monitoring, a $1 million insurance reimbursement policy and ID theft recovery services. Costco has discovered a payment card skimming…

Costco customers complain of fraudulent charges before company confirms card skimming attack

Costco has sent out breach notification letters to an unknown number of victims after multiple people took to social media to complain about fraudulent charges connected to the company. Special…

Iranian Gas Stations Crippled After Suffering Cyberattack

Soon after the cyberattack, videos and posts started surfacing on social media displaying messages that read: “Khamenei! Where is our gas?” Another sign read: “Free gas in Jamaran gas station.”…

Iranian Gas Stations Unable to Operate After Massive Cyberattack

The National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) was founded in 1928 and has been in charge of the supply and distribution of oil products for almost 80 years. The…