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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [email protected]

Media: Hackers behind British Airways attack have links to Romania

A group of hackers called Magecart, which is believed to have links to Romania and Lithuania, may have been responsible for the attack on British Airways last week, according to researcher Yonathan Klinjsma from the cyber-security company RiskIQ, quoted by the British publication The Telegraph.

Magecart is active since 2015 and is known for several scams in online credit card transactions, including a cyber attack on Ticketmaster, local Agerpres reported.

British Airways announced last week that the credit card data of about 380,000 of its customers had been stolen between August 21 and September 5. The data included passenger names, home addresses and credit card data.

US charges Romanians over Washington DC surveillance cameras hacking

Five Romanian hackers arrested for spreading ransomware in Europe, US

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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Profile picture for user irina.popescu0
Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [email protected]

Media: Hackers behind British Airways attack have links to Romania

A group of hackers called Magecart, which is believed to have links to Romania and Lithuania, may have been responsible for the attack on British Airways last week, according to researcher Yonathan Klinjsma from the cyber-security company RiskIQ, quoted by the British publication The Telegraph.

Magecart is active since 2015 and is known for several scams in online credit card transactions, including a cyber attack on Ticketmaster, local Agerpres reported.

British Airways announced last week that the credit card data of about 380,000 of its customers had been stolen between August 21 and September 5. The data included passenger names, home addresses and credit card data.

US charges Romanians over Washington DC surveillance cameras hacking

Five Romanian hackers arrested for spreading ransomware in Europe, US

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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