Welcome to HackSurfer! Share your cyber news with the world.
The HackSurfer community is moderated by SurfWatch Data Analysts and Editors and powered by SurfWatch Labs cyber risk intelligence.

Close
  • Daily Roundup
  • Recent Posts
More
  • Featured
  • Community
IT

It’s up to the potential victim—the user—YOU—to make your computer or smartphone very difficult for Joe Hackster to infiltrate.PasswordsBeing that cyber crime has been a fixture of modern living for over a decade, you’d think that everyone and his brother would k...

Read More
Industrials

Most Notable Info
This is a bad week for industrial sector hack reveals. Earlier this week the GAO report listing various ways an airline might be hacked came out. Today, articles surfaced suggesting that the upgraded railroad systems can also be hacked. The News Hub reported:...

Read More
IT

In Episode 23 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the gang discusses the week's top cybercrime stories and recaps some of their favorite stories of the week from RSA including RSA president Amit Yoran's assertion that "the security industry is failing," Damballa's repo...

Read More
Healthcare

The healthcare sector was rocked in early 2015 with news of the two mega breaches Anthem and Premera Blue Cross. In these data breaches, hackers were able to carry out sophisticated cyber-attacks against their networks. This new-school method of cyber-attack is very effe...

Read More

Most Notable Info
Thought you’d heard the last of the Target data breach? Nope. It would seem that banks and credit unions are banding together to block the settlement Target is going to pay. Reuters reported:

A group of small banks and credit unions suing Target Corp ...

Read More
Financials

According to the Hoax-Slayer, "an email, which has the subject line 'Tesco Bank Changes to Interest rate', you can view the latest interest rate news and changes from Tesco Bank by opening an attached file.However, the email is not from Tesco Bank. It is a phishing scam ...

Read More
Industrials

A few days ago security researcher Chris Roberts was
kicked off and banned from United Airlines as he left Colorado to head to San Francisco for the RSA Conference. The airline removed him after a joke tweet about hacking the plane.twitter.com/Sidrago......

Read More
Financials

Sony Pictures Entertainment is back as the week’s top trending target, replacing last week’s number one target TV5Monde.
Sony Pictures is back in the news after WikiLeaks published more than 30,000 documents and 173,000 emails that were leaked from Sony’s 2014 breach.Th...

Read More
Government

Most Notable Info
It’s expected that the house is going to pass the cybersecurity bill. International Business Times wrote a great article breaking down what you may want to know about this piece of legislature:

The House is expected to pass a bill Wednesday that is i...

Read More
Government

It is no secret that Silicon Valley has trust issues with government. The Snowden leaks – among other issues – have undoubtedly brought tension between the two entities. In an apparent effort to strengthen relationships with vendors, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...

Read More
Financials

In July 2014, six men were indicted in connection to defrauding online ticketing service StubHub of
$1.6 million. An international cybercrime ring had used stolen credentials to take over a number of accounts, purchase thousands of tickets, and resell those tickets to collec...

Read More
IT

“On the Internet, you can be ANYBODY!”Not quite. Remaining anonymous in cyber space isn’t as easy as it used to be. Your browsing habits can be tracked, leading to your true identity. But there are things you can do to remain as anonymous as possible.
Don’t feel you must use your...

Read More

Keep up with Possible Threats to Your Business. And Much More.

Top Active Users
Most Viewed | Past 5 Days
New Sharers