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20-year-old founder of 'major hacking forum' arrested

WPTV 25 Mar 2023
... authorities describe as one of the "world's largest" hacker forums.  ... "Like its predecessor RaidForums, which we took down almost a year ago, BreachForums bridged the gap between hackers hawking pilfered data and buys eager to exploit it," said Deputy Attorney General Lisa O.

Bitcoin ATM bug allows hackers to steal over $1.5 million

The Daily Dot 22 Mar 2023
In a statement over the weekend, bitcoin ATM manufacturer General Bytes revealed that hackers had accessed servers used by the ATMs ... General Bytes notes that the attack allowed the hackers to upload a malicious application to the server with the same administrator privileges as the owners.

Russian Developers Blocked From Contributing To FOSS Tools

Slashdot 22 Mar 2023
One was a refusal on the Linux kernel mailing list, the other a more general block on Github ... Over on Hacker News, commentators seem to be generally in favor of the move, although the discussion on LWN is more measured, pointing out both that there is little threat from server-management tools like this, but that Microsoft probably has no choice ... .

Hackers drain bitcoin ATMs of $1.5 million by exploiting 0-day bug

Ars Technica 21 Mar 2023
/ A BATM sold by General Bytes ... General Bytes). Hackers drained millions of dollars in digital coins from cryptocurrency ATMs by exploiting a zero-day vulnerability, leaving customers on the hook for losses that can’t be reversed, the kiosk manufacturer has revealed ... General Bytes ...

Crypto ATM Firm General Bytes Shuts Cloud Service After Losing Over $1.5M Bitcoin (BTC)

Crypto Economy 20 Mar 2023
General Bytes, one of the leading Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurreny ATM manufacturing company, has shut down its cloud service after a hacker managed to exploit a security vulnerability in the system allowing the perpetrator to remotely access the master service interface and send funds from its users’ hot wallets.

Hot Wallets Exploits Push This Crypto ATM Maker To End Cloud Service

NewsBTC 20 Mar 2023
Another exploit has just pushed a Bitcoin ATM maker, General Bytes, to shut down its cloud services ... Bitcoin ATM General Bytes Loses Funds To Hackers ... Also, General Bytes founder Karel Kyovsky revealed that gaining access to Bytes’ terminals enabled hackers to access the company’s database ... General Bytes Moves To Protect Crypto Users.

BTC ATM Manufacturer General Bytes faces $1.5 Mln exploit, shuts down cloud service

BitRSS 20 Mar 2023
Key Takeaways. According to General Bytes’ security bulletin, the hacker was able to remotely upload their own Java app using the master service interface and had access to BATM user privileges. The hacker could read and decrypt API keys, downloa ... .

Bitcoin ATM maker shuts cloud service after user hot wallets compromised

BitRSS 20 Mar 2023
Bitcoin ATM manufacturer General Bytes said a hacker was able to install and run a Java application in its terminals that could access user information and send funds from hot wallets ... .

General Bytes Loses Over $1.5M to Crypto Hack

Coinspeaker 20 Mar 2023
Bitcoin ATM maker General Bytes has reportedly lost BTC worth about $1.5 million to a crypto hack ... This compromised hot wallets allowing the hacker to siphon tokens into other wallet addresses. The hack also compromised General Bytes’ cloud services ... General Bytes’ Response ... “None of them identified this vulnerability,” it said ... next ....

General Bytes ATM suffers a massive hack

Cryptopolitan 19 Mar 2023
Bitcoin ATM producer General Bytes has announced that it suffered a breach on March 17 leading to a loss of $1.5 million in several digital assets ... The company informed the general public of the incident on March 18. The hacker stole more than $1.5 million ... This way, it was easy for the hacker to steal the assets from the interface of General Bytes.

Major Cryptocurrency ATM Manufacturer General Bytes Hacked, Over $1.5M in Bitcoin Stolen

Bitcoin 19 Mar 2023
General Bytes experienced a security incident on March 17 and 18 that enabled a hacker to remotely access the master service interface and send funds from hot wallets, according to the company and sources ... Crypto ATM Operators Temporarily Shut Down After General Bytes Security ...

Bitcoin ATM maker General Bytes shuts down its cloud service after hacker identifies vulnerability enabling ...

The Block 19 Mar 2023
A hacker was able to upload their own Java application onto General Bytes' bitcoin ATMs, which enabled the attacker to read and decrypt API keys to access funds on exchanges and hot wallets ... Both General Bytes' cloud service and standalone servers were compromised and as a result the company is closing down its cloud service.

Over $1.5M Bitcoin Stolen From General Bytes BTC ATMs

BitRSS 19 Mar 2023
... 18 that allowed a hacker to access its database.

Pair of cybersecurity bills advance out of Arkansas House committee

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 14 Mar 2023
The bill, sponsored by Rep ... In December, the Little Rock School Board signed off on paying a $250,000 ransom to hackers who broke into its internal data networks. The School District also has sought an attorney general's opinion on whether it can meet in private to discuss cyber attacks ... .

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