Hacking history

By neosolo
  • MD5 replaces MD4

  • Mitnick is arrested by the FBI and condamned

  • MD5 (crypto) Dobbertin announced a collision

    Cryptanalyst recommand to switch to SHA-1 algorythm.
  • ILOVEYOU malware (worm)

  • Code Red (aka Nimda)

  • SQL slammer malware (worm)

  • MD5: collisions can be found in few hours on a notebook

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    Zeus malware (trojan horse)

  • Sté Générale lost €4,9 billions due to a trader fraud

  • Pakistan hijacks a large portion of youtube IPs

  • Heartland lost 150 millions CB numbers

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    Conficker malware (worm)

  • China hijacks 15% of Internet traffic

  • Stuxnet malware (worm)

  • Wikileaks issues 76,900 docs about the War in Afghanistan

  • Wikileaks publishes 250,000 confidential American diplomatic cables

  • Google, Citing Attack, Threatens to Exit China

  • RSA breach

    RSA annouces an attack which has permitted extracting data on their RSA's SecurID two-factor authentication products.
  • Sony pictures hacked by LulzSec hackers group

    Outage from April 20 to May 31 2011.
    NY Times
  • FBI arrests suspected Anonymous members

  • Anonymous gains access to NATO confidential data