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Stay safe online - 2019-07-21
FaceApp aged photo trend: fun and games or risk to your privacy?

FaceApp aged photo trend: fun and games or risk to your privacy?

The viral FaceApp raises questions regarding users' privacy and relations to the Russian government. More
News Security  2019-07-20
Slack prompts password reset to 100,000 users following the 2015 breach

Slack prompts password reset to 100,000 users following the 2015 breach

Slack sweeps up after 2015 hack: compromised credentials of thousands of users reset to ensure security. More
News Security  2019-07-19

10,000 people have been attacked by state-sponsored hackers, Microsoft claims

10,000 people have been attacked by state-sponsored hackers, Microsoft claims

Microsoft released a blog with warnings about hacking attempts that have involved around 10,000 customers. More
News Security  2019-07-18
Sprint account users got their data leaked via Samsung.com

Sprint account users got their data leaked via Samsung.com

US mobile network provider Sprint warned its users about data compromise which includes names, phone numbers, device information, and other details. More
News Security  2019-07-17
Hackers in Bulgaria stole 21 GB of users' data: 11 GB shared with local media

Hackers in Bulgaria stole 21 GB of users' data: 11 GB shared with local media

Millions of Bulgarians affected: hackers stole their private data and emailed its download links to local media. More
News  2019-07-16

FTC: Cambridge Analytica scandal will cost Facebook $5 billion

FTC: Cambridge Analytica scandal will cost Facebook $5 billion

The Federal Trade Commission issued Facebook a $5 billion fine over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. More
News  2019-07-15
Magecart compromises 17,000 domains via the misconfigured S3 Buckets

Magecart compromises 17,000 domains via the misconfigured S3 Buckets

New Magecart campaign automatically scans for misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets to inject JavaScript-based card skimmer. More
News Security  2019-07-12

160K resumes on Chinese recruitment site allegedly leaked by staff

160K resumes on Chinese recruitment site allegedly leaked by staff

Former employees of the Zhilian recruitment site confess to exposing 160K personal resumes. More
News Security  2019-07-11
Korean TV show torrents distributed with GoBot2 backdoor variant

Korean TV show torrents distributed with GoBot2 backdoor variant

A variant of GoBot2 backdoor includes Korean victims into a DDoS botnet, allows remote code execution. More
Microsoft warns: fileless Astaroth malware is back with a new campaign

Microsoft warns: fileless Astaroth malware is back with a new campaign

Fileless malware named Astaroth is back. Still works on stealing sensitive data. More

DDoS attacker DerpTrolling sentenced to 27 months in prison

DDoS attacker DerpTrolling sentenced to 27 months in prison

The hacker who launched DDoS attacks at Sony, Steam, Riot Games, EA, and other platforms during 2013 Christmas period will serve jail time. More
News Security  2019-07-08
The Godlua backdoor: first malware using DNS over HTTPS protocol

The Godlua backdoor: first malware using DNS over HTTPS protocol

Security researchers discover new malware strain that abuses the DNS over HTTPS protocol to secure its communication channels. More

10 million Android users tricked by "Updates for Samsung" app

10 million Android users tricked by "Updates for Samsung" app

Android application claims to update Samsung firmware but instead shows ads and demands money. More
News Security  2019-07-05
D-Link promises the FTC no more safety failures in produced equipment

D-Link promises the FTC no more safety failures in produced equipment

Internet of things producer D-Link promised to undertake more-advanced security measures in the FTC settlement. More
News Security  2019-07-04
OmniRAT developer swiped by German police, laptop and computer seized

OmniRAT developer swiped by German police, laptop and computer seized

OmniRAT developer was surprised by a visit from the German police, which confiscated digital footprint devices. More
News Security  2019-07-03

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