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  1. CaffeineMan

    How to turn on a laptop without a power button?

    **MY MISTAKE** I misidentified the LED connection as the power button connection. Original question: I received some laptop mobos without shells (Lenovo 13 2nd gens) that I would like to upcycle to use as my HTPCs. I currently use slower laptops (actually parts of laptops) but would like to...
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Livingroom Home Theater Entertainment Stand in front of (non-functional) Fireplace (IKEA Hack)

    Hey all, Figured I'd share a little project I just assembled. In our new house there is a fireplace in the living room which cannot be used, and it is in exactly the spot where it makes the most sense to stand the TV. The raised stone slab in front of the fireplace caused a lot of issues...
  3. spacedrone808

    Fastest possible laptop for Windows 7 x64?

    Max cores, max ram,neat gpu, 100% srgb display coverage required, non glossy, FHD, no 4K. Looking forward for your suggestions, even undocumented ones.
  4. cageymaru

    The Anti-Cheat System Is Broken in Battlefield V

    Rogue-9 on YouTube has released a video that details the cheating that is going on in Battlefield V. He detected the cheaters in the video by entering matches as a spectator and recording video footage of the aimbots and wall hacks in use. He predicts that Battlefield V will be completely...
  5. cageymaru

    New Magecart Attack Used a Compromised Advertising Agency to Deliver Its Payload

    Magecart Group 12 is suspected of compromising an ad agency that delivers advertising to eCommerce websites. By directly injecting payment skimming code into JavaScript libraries provided by French online advertising company, Adverline to its eCommerce customers, it enabled all websites embedded...
  6. cageymaru

    Foreign Nationals Charged with Hacking the SEC to Steal Financial Statements

    Two Ukrainians; Artem Radchenko and Oleksandr Ieremenko have been charged with hacking into the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval (EDGAR) system. The cyber-criminals accessed the network and stole thousands of files containing...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Hackers Attempt to Extort Money from Law Firm

    Motherboard reports that a group of hackers breached a law firm's servers containing case files related to the September 11 attacks. The the hackers supposedly sent an encrypted datafile to Motherboard, before publishing it on the web, and claim they will release the file's encryption keys if...
  8. cageymaru

    NASA Employee Personal Identifiable Information at Risk After Servers Compromised

    NASA has sent out a memo to inform employees of a possible data breach that may have exposed the Social Security numbers and other personally identifiable information (PII) to hackers. The space agency does not believe that Agency mission data was affected by the cyber incidents. Agency...
  9. cageymaru

    Forensic Clues Implicate China in Marriott International Data Breach

    Private investigators analyzing the Marriott International data breach are finding hacking tools, techniques, and procedures previously used in attacks attributed to Chinese government intelligence gathering operations. The sources are reluctant to blame China as other parties have access to the...
  10. cageymaru

    A Guide to Accessing PlayStation Classic Emulator Settings

    According to Nibel on Twitter, owners of the PlayStation Classic can access the emulator settings menu with certain USB keyboards. When a Logitech or Corsair keyboard is plugged into the retro console, users can hit the ESC key and bring up the emulator settings menu. From there, users can...
  11. cageymaru

    Data Breach at Marriott International Affects 500 Million Starwood Customers

    Marriott International, a leading hotel and resort chain has released a statement that discloses a data breach associated with 500 million customers that have used its Starwood guest reservation system. On September 10, 2018, Marriott received an alert from an internal security tool regarding an...
  12. cageymaru

    HealthCare.gov System Hack Is Much Worse Than Initially Thought

    It seems that the HealthCare.gov hack that we reported on earlier this month is more concerning that initially thought. A letter is being mailed out to citizens who have been affected by the hack. Name, date of birth, address, sex, and the last four digits of the Social Security number (SSN)...
  13. cageymaru

    Malware Strains Fight over Access to Android Devices with USB Debugging Mode Open

    Users of Android devices that have left port 5555 for Android Debug Bridge (ADB) mode open are being infected with malware that mines cryptocurrency. Sometimes ADB is left open from the factory or when users customize their phones and forget to disable what is commonly referred to as "USB...
  14. cageymaru

    Apple iOS 12 Disables 'GrayKey' iPhone Hack Used by Governments Around the World

    Apple has successfully blocked the "GrayKey" hack that allowed law enforcement and governments around the world unfettered access to passcodes on Apple devices running iOS. Devices running iOS 12 and above can only have metadata such as file structure and unencrypted files accessed by Grayshift...
  15. cageymaru

    HealthCare.gov System Hack Affects 75,000 Customers

    A computer system associated with the HealthCare.gov system has been hacked. 75,000 people will soon be notified and offered credit protection after a computer system used by insurance brokers and agents to assist consumers with applications for coverage was hacked. The Direct Enrollment...
  16. cageymaru

    Facebook Estimates That Only 30 Million Accounts Compromised by Hackers

    Facebook has issued a new statement about the recent "View As" hack of the company where up to 90 million customers were affected. Now Facebook is certain that only 30 million users had their personal information exposed to the hackers. This personal information includes Facebook Messenger...
  17. cageymaru

    PayPal Ban on Game Cheats Website Leads to a Spike in Sales

    PayPal has banned an undisclosed game cheats website from using their payment service after the PUBG Corporation issued a copyright complaint against the cheat maker. This caused the company to lose access to its PayPal funds for a period of six months. But an unintended consequence of this...
  18. cageymaru

    Evidence of Supermicro Infected Hardware Found at U.S. Telecom

    Bloomberg says that security expert Yossi Appleboum has found evidence of altered Supermicro hardware in a major U.S. telecom's network. Mr. Appleboum has worked for the Israeli Army Intelligence Corps and is now co-chief executive officer of Sepio Systems in Gaithersburg, Maryland. His...
  19. cageymaru

    Facebook "View As" Hack Affects over 90 Million Accounts

    Facebook has acknowledged being hacked on Tuesday, September 25th and the security issue directly affected almost 50 million accounts and another 40 million indirectly. The "View As" feature that Facebook implemented in July 2017 is the source of the security issue. The "View As" feature...
  20. cageymaru

    League of Legends Superstar Loses Entire Cryptocurrency Balance to Port-Out Scam

    League of Legends pro Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng recently recounted on a Twitch live-stream how he lost his entire Coinbase account balance to a port-out scam. He says that a few weeks prior to the theft, his T-Mobile phone's service was terminated and the device was listed as lost or stolen...
  21. cageymaru

    Credit Card Stealiing Magecart Malware Infects Feedify Service

    Security researchers Placebo and Kevin Beaumont have discovered a Magecart malware infection in the Feedify JavaScript library used by thousands of eCommerce websites. Feedify is customer engagement tool that boasts of reaching 1 billion devices worldwide and the Magecart malware steals credit...
  22. FrgMstr

    Thousands Of 3D Printers and Files Exposed Online

    The SANS Internet Storm Center (and me 10 months ago-pictured below) reports that over 3,759 Octoprint (OctoPrint is an open source web-based host for RepRap printers.) 3D Printers are available online and with unauthenticated access granted for any aspiring saboteurs and those dabbling in the...
  23. cageymaru

    Hardware Vulnerable to Google RFID Keycard Door Hack Still in Use by Other Companies

    Google security researcher David Tomaschik discovered an exploit that allowed him access to any RFID keycard enabled door on the Google campus. By analyzing the seemingly random lock and unlock codes that his door sent through the Google network, he was able to discover the encryption key...
  24. cageymaru

    T-Mobile Suffers Security Breach That May Affect Millions

    On August 20th, T-Mobile experienced an unauthorized access incident (hacked) but they are confident that no financial information, social security numbers, or passwords were compromised. Only user's personal information such as name, billing zip code, phone number, email address, account...
  25. FrgMstr

    TeamViewer Password Exploit

    Do you use TeamViewer to ease access to any of the boxes on your network? If so, this warning over at CVE Search is worth a look and certainly the readme on vah13/extractTVpasswords is worth a read. While you would most likely need to be physically at the computer in question, or if system was...
  26. FrgMstr

    New Nintendo Switch Patched Against Hack

    Switch hackers have reported on Twitter that the Fusee Gelee exploit on the Nintendo Switch has been closed. However this is something that has to be done at the factory, and it is believed that Nintendo will never be able to close the specific exploit on Switch devices already sold. That...
  27. FrgMstr

    Whitehat NSO Code Stolen by Employee and Listed on Dark Web

    Israel's NSO Group is a smartphone surveillance corporation that creates hacks for iOS and Android devices. These tools allow governments to crack the security on mobile devices such as the iPhone. One of their employees disabled the McAfee Security software on their company PC, stole the...
  28. DooKey

    Github Gentoo Organization Hacked

    The Github Gentoo organization has been hacked and some of the code repositories received malicious commits to the code. The good news is the repositories that were hit have been reset back to a known good state. Also, they've locked out the compromised account and are re-adding all members to...
  29. DooKey

    Cops say iPhone Hackers Have Found a Workaround to Apple's New Security Feature

    Apple just announced a new security feature for their phones that helps to prevent intrusions through the USB port onboard. However, cops are pretty confident that hackers have already found a workaround for this feature and security firm Grayshift, makers of the GrayKey used by police to break...
  30. DooKey

    US Government Probes Airplane Vulnerabilities

    The DHS and other government agencies are investigating the cybersecurity strength of the airline industry and commercial aircraft. As a matter of fact a DHS team was able to successfully remotely hack a Boeing 737. Further, the government has determined that aircraft have little to no...
  31. DooKey

    Ticketfly Hacked

    Another day and another hack is exposed. This time indie ticket service Ticketfly is the victim. You aren't going to be buying your event tickets until they manage to plug the hole and get the site back online. This hack was discovered Wednesday night when the Ticketfly page displayed a picture...
  32. R

    U.S Identifies Suspect in Leak of CIA Hacking Tools

    In a follow up from a story from last year, where Wikileaks exposed a number of CIA hacking tools, used to compromise platforms like the iPhone, Android, Windows, and more. The U.S government has identified a suspect in the leak. The Washington Post is reporting that Joshua Adam Schulte, a...
  33. FrgMstr

    All Your DVR are Belong to Us

    Why subscribe to a cable or satellite service when there are tens of thousands of those on the net for you to access? Because you are not a criminal, most likely. That said, I hate browsing through my own DVR's menu, and probably even hate browsing through yours even more. Although this DVR...
  34. R

    MyEtherWallet Hacked Via BGP Hijacking

    At midnight, users visiting MyEtherWallet.com found a warning for an unsigned SSL certificate. Those that chose to ignore the warning, got their wallets emptied. The Verge is reporting that hackers attacked the infrastructure of the internet, by hijacking a Border Gateway Protocol router in the...
  35. R

    Hackers Attack Medical Equipment

    In a blog post today from Symantec, they announce that they have identified an attack group named "Orangeworm" has been deploying virus' against the healthcare sector and related industries. 40% of Orangeworms victims have been within the healthcare industry, but they aren't just going for PCs...
  36. DooKey

    Verge Cryptocurrency Hacked

    Verge came under attack yesterday for a period of three hours and the hacker made off with $780K worth of the cryptocurrency. It's thought the hacker came up with a way to mine large numbers of blocks very quickly and get 1560 Verge per second. The Verge team is working on a fix to the hack...
  37. DooKey

    MyFitnessPal Joins the Ranks of the Hacked

    Under Armour has announced that their MyFitnessPal app accounts have been hacked to the tune of 150M of them. They say it's only user names, email addresses and hashed passwords, but you know how that goes. For all we know they'll come back and say the goons got everything. The breach occurred...
  38. R

    Ledger Crypto Wallet Hacked By 15-Year-Old

    Saleem Rashid, a 15-year-old programmer has discovered a flaw in the Ledger hardware wallet that allows hackers to get secret PINs before or after the device gets shipped according to a story on his blog. The vulnerability discovered allos for a "supply chain hack" where the device could be...
  39. R

    Flaw In uTorrent Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

    uTorrent, the most popular torrent download software has a bug that lets hackers control your PC remotely. TheHackerNews is reporting that the flaw was found by a Google Project Zero researcher in both uTorrent desktop, and the newly launched uTorrent Web. Both versions of uTorrent start a...
  40. R

    How to Launder $500 Million in Cryptocurrency

    Following up from Fridays theft of $500 Million in NEM coins, Bloomberg has posted an article about the hack. According to the article, Coincheck has not disclosed how their system was breached, aside from it wasn't an inside job. No one knows who owns the accounts that the coins were...
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