- Chrome Allows Sites to Secretly Record Audio/Video Without Indication
Cyber Security Tips: Users are strongly recommended to disable WebRTC if don’t need it. But if you require the feature, allow only trusted websites to use WebRTC.
- Man Hacks Chinese Video Giant; Steals Millions of Dollars
A couple of weeks ago a Dark Web seller was selling 100 million user accounts stolen from Chinese video service giant Youku Tudou. Now, according to the new report, someone else was taking advantage of the hack or at least the vulnerability present in Youku’s server. The 21-year-old Mr. Hu from Qianxi county in Guizhou discovered a vulnerability in Youku’s payment system allowing him to make refunds which did not belong to him. Using this vulnerability Hu stole 13 million yuans (US$1.9 million) from the website. It is unclear as to what vulnerability Hu discovered to make the payment, Mr.Hu was found guilty and Beijing city of China sentenced him to 15years of imprisonment.
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- Plastic surgery clinics hacked; 25,000 photos, data online
Hackers are targeting healthcare Centre to steal medical record. According to the latest report, a plastic surgery clinic was hacked and 25,000 private photos and personal data including nude pictures — were made public. Police said a hacking group called Tsar Team broke into the servers of Grozio Chirurgija clinic and demanded ransoms from the clinic’s clients in Germany, Denmark, Britain, Norway and other EU countries. According to the investigation it is unclear as to how many patients have been affected, but the police said dozens have come forward to report being blackmailed. The hacker locked the system with ransomware and demanded that the clinic pay 3, 44,000 euros ($385,000) said the spokesman.
Cyber Security Tips: To prevent yourself from ransomware users are strongly recommended to keep your systems up-to-date, Keep your Antivirus software up-to-date, Backup Regularly and be aware of phishing.