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Stay safe online - 2019-10-19
Monero-mining malware found in the European international airport

Monero-mining malware found in the European international airport

Security researchers uncovered crypto-malware that affected over 50% of the systems of an unknown European airport. More
WAV audio files filled with the malicious Monero miner and backdoors

WAV audio files filled with the malicious Monero miner and backdoors

A malicious code with Monero cryptominers and backdoors is found hidden in WAV audio files. More

Apple accused of sending user browsing data to China's tech giant Tencent

Apple accused of sending user browsing data to China's tech giant Tencent

"Fraudulent Website Warning" function included in Safari reveals user's IP addresses to Chinese company Tencent. More
News Security  2019-10-16
Postage company Pitney Bowes falls victim to ransomware

Postage company Pitney Bowes falls victim to ransomware

Global mailing and shipping company suffers from malware attack that encrypts systems and disrupts its work. More
White hat's revenge: Muhstik actors hacked back, decryption keys released

White hat's revenge: Muhstik actors hacked back, decryption keys released

White hat hacker battleck hacked into Muhstik ransomware-used servers and released almost 3,000 decryption keys to public. More

Europe warns: 5G networks can increase state-backed hacker attacks

Europe warns: 5G networks can increase state-backed hacker attacks

European Commission and the European Agency for Cybersecurity reports about potentially increased security risks due to 5G technology. More
News Security  2019-10-13
ITunes zero-day exploited to install BitPaymer ransomware on Windows

ITunes zero-day exploited to install BitPaymer ransomware on Windows

Attackers use iTunes zero-day to bypass the detection of anti-virus software. More

Methodist Hospitals data breach may has involved around 70K potential victims

Methodist Hospitals data breach may has involved around 70K potential victims

Methodist Hospitals discovered two employee email accounts that have been exposing patient-related data. More
News Security  2019-10-10
Twitter allowed 2FA data for filtering sponsored ad audiences

Twitter allowed 2FA data for filtering sponsored ad audiences

Twitter 2FA mobile phone numbers and email addresses made reachable for Partner Audiences and Tailor Audiences advertising services. More
News Spam and phishing  2019-10-10
Tū Ora Compass Health fails to secure sensitive data of million people

Tū Ora Compass Health fails to secure sensitive data of million people

Health organization faces a data breach that exposed personal medical information of roughly 1 million people. More
News Security  2019-10-08

FIFA 20 e-sports site leaked data of 1,600 pro players

FIFA 20 e-sports site leaked data of 1,600 pro players

Electronic Arts managed to shut down the compromised site within 30 minutes, although 1,600 participants' data was already exposed. More
News Security  2019-10-07
Microsoft warns: Iranian hackers target 2020 U.S presidential campaign

Microsoft warns: Iranian hackers target 2020 U.S presidential campaign

Microsoft discovers recent Iranian hacking group Phosphorus campaigns that target politicians in the U.S. More
News Security  2019-10-05

Several Android phone models impacted by a critical zero-day vulnerability

Several Android phone models impacted by a critical zero-day vulnerability

The critical flaw that is exploited in the wild affects phone models from Samsung, Huawei, Pixel, and others. More
Delivering GIFs via WhatsApp could have resulted in Android phone hack

Delivering GIFs via WhatsApp could have resulted in Android phone hack

WhatsApp patches the flaw helping hackers to misuse the malicious code in GIF image libraries. More
News Security  2019-10-03
VBulletin zero-day used to leak data of 245,000 Comodo forum users

VBulletin zero-day used to leak data of 245,000 Comodo forum users

Security software maker Comodo admitted that it suffered data breach due to the vBulletin CVE-2019-16759 vulnerability. More
News Security  2019-10-02

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