I hope you all are doing well welcome back to our daily hacking news series hit the like button to give a shout out to our team, so i hope you are watching this series from a very long time. Just comment it down from how many days you are watching now lets get right into the video. So first news is basically related to fbi. Warning fbi is federal bureau of investigation, which is a u.s investigation or intelligence agency. So basically, the cyber criminals are offering a sale of thousands of us dollar network access credentials for high education is used based in united states, so this type of advertisement is present on both public ability, cyber criminal online forums, as well as marketplace onto the dark web. So the fbi has issued an alert about username and the password giving access to colleges and universities based in the us are available for sale for the russian cyber crime forum. The sensitive information consists of network credentials and virtual private network access, which is called vpn access to a multitude of higher education organization in the u.s. So this is huge, so i guess russian hackers are striking them back now. Next news related to microsoft and android. So, basically, microsoft security researchers have found high severity vulnerability in a framework used by android apps for multiple, larger international mobile service provider. The researchers found these vulnerabilities that can be tracked as cv 2021, 42598, 425, 999, 42600 and 42601 in a mobile framework owned by mce systems, exposing users to command injection privilege, exclamation attack, so they use the vulnerable apps, have millions of downloads on google play store and Comes pre installed as system app application on devices bought from affected telecommunication operators using atnt telus rogers communication bell, canada and freedom mobile.
So this is not a good thing for android users. Now next news is related to back black cat ransomware gang. So basically, the austrian federal state, karen thea, has been hit by the black cat ransomware gang, which also known as alpha v or alpha 5, who demand so basically uh. These hacking, ransomware gang are demanding 5 million us dollar to unlock the encrypted computer system. The attack occurs on tuesday and has caused several operation. Disruptions of government services, as thousands of workstation have allegedly been locked by the threat actors, so karateas website and the email services are currently offline and the administrations is unable to issue new passport or traffic fines. So ransomware gang is hitting hard to the whole countries. Now the last news is related to a new research. So basically the researchers have demonstrated what they call. The first active contactless attack against capacitive touchscreen, so ghost touch as its called uses. Electromagnetic interface, which is called emi to inject, take touch point into this touch screens without the use and without the need of physical, touching it. So a group of academic from gia university and and technical in university of damastead said in a research paper. So this is very interesting if you want a detailed video now, let us know well create a detailed one, and also the core idea is to take advantage of the electromagnetic signals to execute basic touch event, such as tape, swipes into targeted location of the touchscreen.
With a goal of taking our remote control and manipulating the under firing devices, so let us know if you need a detailed video on the same topic so thats all for today. I hope you found this video helpful. If yes comment down your feedback, you may subscribe because we are bringing hacking news on daily basis.