GDKJordie of Lizard Squad Arrested in UK

GDKJordie, another member of the Lizard Squad has been arrested on Friday in the UK. GDKJordie is said to be 18 years old and participated in the DDOS attack against PlayStation and Xbox gaming networks during the Christmas period in 2014.The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) seized several electronic devices for forensic analysis. Brian Krebs, the Security Blogger received information from different sources and in his article, he stated that the real name of GDKJordie is Jordan Cameron. Two other member of Lizard Squad were arrested in December 2014, Vincent “Vinnie” Omari, 22 years old and Julius Kivimäki.

According to the SEROCU article, GDKJordie was also arrested for swatting and threats to kill. More can be read from the SEROCU statement [Here!]

Twitter Accounts of UPI and NY Post Hacked

On Friday, Twitter account of UPI (United Press International) and of The New York Post were hijacked by hackers. The hackers tweeted about fake news relating to Federal Reserve, Bank of America and U.S. military engagement with China. UPI published a statement to clarify that these tweets were done by the hackers. At the time of publishing, both Twitter accounts were recovered and The New York Post stated in a Tweet that they were investigating.

Nine Vulnerabilities Fixed In Firefox 35

Mozilla released Firefox 35 on Tuesday. Nine security vulnerabilities were addressed in this new version among which 3 are critical ones, one high, four moderate and one low level.

List of all Vulnerabilities:
[Moderate]XrayWrapper bypass through DOM objects
[Low]Delegated OCSP responder certificates failure with id-pkix-ocsp-nocheck extension
[Critical]Gecko Media Plugin sandbox escape
[Critical]Read-after-free in WebRTC
[Moderate]Read of uninitialized memory in Web Audio
[Moderate]Cookie injection through Proxy Authenticate responses
[Moderate]sendBeacon requests lack an Origin header
[High]Uninitialized memory use during bitmap rendering
[Critical]Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:35.0 / rv:31.4)

Details about these vulnerabilities can be read from Firefox Security Advisories [Click Here!]

Several French Websites Defaced By Tunisian Hackers

Are we about to live a cyber war between Anonymous and Cyber Jihadists? After Anonymous declared war against terrorist, cyber jihadists have been very active. A group calling themselves Cyber Caliphate hijacked the official Twitter and YouTube account of the US Central Command yesterday and since then, a series of website defacement have been announced by another hacking crew. The defacement is at the moment being done by a Tunisian group called "Fallage Team" and all websites are being listed hourly on their official page. The hackers uploaded the same defacement page on each website, many of which are high profile website, such as, Notepad++, Union des Patrons et Proffesionnels Juifs de France, Centre Hospitalier de Chateau-Thierry, etc..
By the time of publishing, many of these websites were already restored and the remaining were offline or under maintenance.
Mirrors of websites defaced can be found [Click Here!]

Announcement on their official Facebook Page

US Central Command (Centcom) Twitter and YouTube Account Hacked By ISIS

A hacker group using the name of Cyber Caliphate and claiming to be associated with the terrorist group ISIS took control of the US military command Twitter account and YouTube account. A series of tweets were sent from the @CENTCOM account. Among these tweets,  a warning going as "AMERICAN SOLDIERS, WE ARE COMING, WATCH YOUR BACK. ISIS. "  The hacker provided a pastebin link, which He stated contained confidential data from the United States Central Command. The message in the pastebin document goes as follows,
 Pentagon networks hacked
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, the CyberCaliphate under the auspices of ISIS continues its CyberJihad. While the US and its satellites kill our brothers in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan we broke into your networks and personal devices and know everything about you.
You'll see no mercy infidels. ISIS is already here, we are in your PCs, in each military base. With Allah's permission we are in CENTCOM now.
We won't stop! We know everything about you, your wives and children.
U.S. soldiers! We're watching you!

Here's a part of confidential data from your mobile devices:
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There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his Prophet! There is no law but Sharia!
 By the time of publishing, the YouTube account account was suspended whereas the Twitter account seems to be back to normal.

Tweets From Hacked Account

The U.S. Central Command released a statement to inform that they are looking into the matter. They also stated that "CENTCOM's operational military networks were not compromised and there was no operational impact to U.S. Central Command." Statement can be read [Click Here!]

#OpCharlieHebdo By Anonymous Hackers (Videos)

After the recent terrorist attack which occurred in Paris, Anonymous hackers have released a series of video in which they stated about tracking terrorists online activities. Anonymous has always fought for the freedom of speech and freedom of the press and stated that they will continue their fight. Official videos, both in English and French, of #OpCharlieHebdo can be found below. More than 450k people have watched these videos.
Along with these, Anonymous hackers have provided a pastebin document containing targets which they will be attacking. The document is updated every day.
English Version
"Citizens of the world,
This is important. Time is serious.
On January 7, 2015, freedom of speech was bruised. Terrorists breached into "Charlie Hebdo » newspaper's headquarter and shot several cartoon artists, journalists and two policemen. Disgusted and also shocked, we can't fall down, it is our responsibility to react.
We are all affected by the death of Cabu, Charb, Tignous and Wolinski, talented artists who were murdered for their opinions and the freedom of their newspaper.
"Charlie Hebdo", historical figure of satirical journalism has been targeted by cowards.
Anonymous has always fought for the freedom of speech and freedom of the press. We will never stop.
Anonymous must remind every citizen that the freedom of the press is fundamental to all democracy. It is everyone’s responsibility to defend it. We always fought for the freedom of speech. We will not give in.
Attacking freedom of speech is attacking Anonymous. We will not permit it. Any organisations or enterprises linked to those terrorists attacks should expect a massive reaction from Anonymous. We are tracking you down. We will find you and not leave you any rest.

Pastebin Document containing a series of twitter account as well has been published by the hackers: [Click Here!]

French Version

Beware of Fake Apple Store Transaction Cancellation Phishing Email

An email pretending to be from Apple Store is at the moment making the round. According to the email, the recipient has purchased a TomTom from Apple Store. It also provides an option of cancelling the purchase. To do so, the recipient has to fill the form by providing information such as Name, date of Birth, card type, Bank name, etc..
Do not click on any link, this email is not from Apple Store. After filling the form and clicking the ‘cancel transaction' button, all information is send to cyber criminals who will later use these information to commit financial fraud and identity theft.



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