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A Turkish hacker group, going by the name Ayyildiz Tim (AYT) claimed that they hacked Twitter accounts of high-profile individuals to spread Turkish political propaganda. Once the accounts were compromised, hackers used the accounts to send phishing links to all contacts, aiming at harvesting Twitter credentials.
Metrolinx, the Ontario transit agency, announced that they have targeted by a hacker group from North Korea to breach a firewall. Thankfully, no private customer information was compromised.
Fallas payment card breach
Clothing retailer, Fallas suffered a payment card breach, resulting in loss of names, card numbers, date of expiry, and security codes of various customers. Investigation found out that their PoS systems have been infected with malware to steal payment card details.
Posted on: January 25, 2018
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