HackerOne Fires Employee for Stealing Bug Reports, Collecting Bug Bounties

Bug bounty and vulnerability coordination platform HackerOne has fired an employee for using their position to access customers’ vulnerability data and selling duplicated data back to them to make money.…

Scammer Who Used Info of Riot Games’ Co-Founder to Mine Crypto is Jailed

The Singaporean identity fraud scammer also tricked Google and Amazon Web Services (AWS) into providing $5.4 million worth of cloud computing services by using the personal details of the co-founder…

Hackers Using Web3 Backdoor Wallets to Steal Seed Phrases from iOS/Android Users

A Chinese-speaking, technically skilled threat actor distributes backdoored applications to extract cash from victims in the newly discovered large-scale operation. Confiant security researchers have shared details of a large-scale operation…

Fake Updates Continue To Be A Digital Risk: What To Do?

In this digital era, online threats are booming as much as the internet user base. Sometimes, malware infects devices due to vulnerabilities unknown to people. However, it frequently comes as…

New WhatsApp OTP Scam Allows Scammers to Hijack Your Account

The new WhatsApp scam is currently targeting users in India. On May 23rd, 2022, the founder and CEO of CloudSEK, a contextual AI firm, Rahul Sasi, shared details of a…

Cybercrime Syndicate Leader Behind Phishing and BEC Scams Arrested in Nigeria

Cyber security companies across the globe helped Interpol bust an unnamed cybercriminal being large-scale BEC scams and phishing campaigns. Interpol’s Cyber Fusion Center has confirmed arresting an alleged head of a transnational cybercrime…

US Warns Firms About North Korean Hackers Posing as IT Workers

US government has warned organizations to beware of hackers in the guise of IT freelancers claiming to be non-DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) nationals. According to an advisory issued by the…

Top VPN Scams Revealed – Here’s What to Look Out for in 2022

The VPN scams discussed in this article may sound harmless to many but in reality, they are happening every day and causing a lot of damage. A VPN is a…

Hackers Hijacked Official Ferrari Subdomain to Host NFT Scam

After the hijacking, hackers hosted the Mint Your Ferrari NFT scam on the luxury automaker’s official website. Italian luxury automobile manufacturer Ferrari’s official website was hacked to promote a fake…

New Scam Utilizing AI-Generated Images to Represent Fake Law Firm

Hackread.com earlier reported a website designed by software engineer Philip Wang that can create realistic faces of people who don’t even exist simply by clicking the Refresh button. Non-Existent People…