I've shown you the screenshots. It would seem that Forbes has angered the Syrian Electronic Army with its investigations and reports into the hacking group. However history has proven; If we can make it, they can break it. Hi Graham, I do not recognise the screenshot posted. Now, after staying out of the limelight for a while, the group is back at it.
It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. The approach, part social engineering, part hacker know-how, can involve tricking a targeted individual to open an attachment in an email, for example, an attachment that could unleash malicious code or carry out another nefarious action. Of course Viber, Apple, Microsoft and all other software providers must work harder to make their systems more secure. The very visible hack of Viber's support systems run by Kayako, and the perhaps more concerning breach of their internal administration systems. Army website, including one saying: 'Your commanders admitthey are training the people they have sent you to diefighting. I actually use a 2fa program called Toopher with LastPass and I love it.
What have I said that's alarmist? A person claiming to speak for the group stepped forward to tie these attacks to the increasing likelihood of U. What happened is still bugging me and I require an explanation on how did this happen. One source reported the hackers said it was just for show and that they took no data. The attack on one of the nation's major media organizations comes as the how and where to penalize Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his military for using poison gas on his countrymen. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes and is an on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. And when the hackers took over the in April 2013 and posted a tweet claiming that Barack Obama had been injured, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 143 points in response. The hack hit websites using the popular Gigya comment platform.
Hi, I'm an official representative from Viber. I am willing to share more details to help unrevealing how did this happen and the people behind it. In May 2018, two suspects were indicted. An important part of fighting against crime is to denigrate it. Yes, I would expect Viber to have access to a fair amount of data through its backend systens.
Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. I'm pretty sure that the ones who did this aren't Syrian probably Russians or Iranians since both have personnel in Syria to help in various aspect. A group that calls itself Syrian Electronic Army hacked into Army's public information site, Army. A group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hack and said it left messages on theU. Follow him on Twitter at , or. The phishing attack allowed access to two minor systems: a customer support panel and a support administration system. We take this incident very seriously and we are working right now to return the support site to full service for our users.
What a garbage piece of alarmist reporting! Companies like banks, Twitter and Google use this to keep attackers out. An email was sent to me with as excel file that included chat history included specific times and contacts phone numbers. The hacker News - Biggest Information Security Channel. Advertiser Disclosure: Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. In February 2011, after years of , Syrian censors lifted a ban on and.
Do you recognise the screenshot of the Viber database? Some users of a number of global websites were reportedly affected by a hack claiming to have come from the Syrian Electronic Army today, with pages including The Independent showing messages from the pro-Assad collective. Nothing from the original article corobrates the headline, and find your lack of objectivity, well objectionable. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Minds. The nature of the attack is still unknown — and it is unclear whether the sites themselves are under attack, or the devices of those accessing them. But I would also darn well hope that they had it properly secured. Your alarmist one side non technical write up is utter trash and a total disappointment from a veteran reporter and coder.
Frons said that 'we believe that we are on the road to fixing the problem. Forbes should consider looking into it or other 2fa solutions to stop simplistic hackers early on. On 18 July 2013, TrueCaller confirmed on its blog that only their website was hacked, but claimed that the attack did not disclose any passwords or credit card information. No Twitter user information was affected by this incident. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment.