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Stay safe online - 2021-09-20
Man responsible for unlocking AT&T phones put in prison for 12 years

Man responsible for unlocking AT&T phones put in prison for 12 years

The DOJ says AT&T phone unlocking malware costs 200 million for the carrier. More
News Security  2021-09-20
The Trojan analysis lead to the attack on the aviation industry reveal

The Trojan analysis lead to the attack on the aviation industry reveal

Researchers unmasked a two-year-long attack dubbed Operation Layover: the research began with a tweet. More

Phishers aim to get Office 365 credentials by impersonating the US DoT

Phishers aim to get Office 365 credentials by impersonating the US DoT

The phishing campaign uncovered: companies possibly working with the US Department of Transportation targeted . More
News Spam and phishing  2021-09-16
ZLoader is back: uses ads for spreading and disables Windows defender

ZLoader is back: uses ads for spreading and disables Windows defender

Malware abuses Google AdWords and spreads via promotional ads for TeamViewer, Zoom . More
Google Chrome emergency update addresses a total of 11 security flaws

Google Chrome emergency update addresses a total of 11 security flaws

Two major zero-day vulnerabilities were patched to avoid attacks. More

The new Spook.js attack can allow attackers to bypass Chrome defenses

The new Spook.js attack can allow attackers to bypass Chrome defenses

The side-channel attack could avoid Google Chrome’s protections against Spectre-style exploits. More
New Sidewalk malware linked to Grayfly – espionage group from China

New Sidewalk malware linked to Grayfly – espionage group from China

Researchers reveal that the backdoor malware is connected to the group responsible for attacks on Taiwan, Vietnam, U.S organizations. More

Yandex fighting the massive DDoS attack: services and data not impacted

Yandex fighting the massive DDoS attack: services and data not impacted

The biggest attack in Russian internet history carried out by a botnet. More
News Security  2021-09-09
Mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group revealed

Mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group revealed

The distribution of two mobile backdoors was active since March 2020 . More
ProtonMail faces criticism for lack of anonymity of French activists

ProtonMail faces criticism for lack of anonymity of French activists

The ProtonMail provided IP addresses led to the arrest of French climate activists. More
News Security  2021-09-07

After backlash, Apple delays the plan to scan devices for child abuse

After backlash, Apple delays the plan to scan devices for child abuse

Detection technology could scan the device for child abuse material stopped due to privacy criticism. More
News Security  2021-09-06
Fin7 uses Windows 11 themed documents in a spear-phishing campaign

Fin7 uses Windows 11 themed documents in a spear-phishing campaign

Criminals achieve their goal of delivering a Java Script backdoor variant. More

FTC bans the first company for stalkerware – Spyfone surveillance app

FTC bans the first company for stalkerware – Spyfone surveillance app

The app was able to spy on texts, calls, location, social media habits without users' consent. More
News Security  2021-09-02
LockBit hits companies again: Bangkok Airways passenger data leaked

LockBit hits companies again: Bangkok Airways passenger data leaked

LockBit ransomware attempts attacks on global organizations in China, Italy, Taiwan, the UK. More
Indonesia’s Covid-19 App leaked healthcare data of 1.3M travelers

Indonesia’s Covid-19 App leaked healthcare data of 1.3M travelers

The test-and-trace app exposes users personal and sensitive data on an open server. More
News Security  2021-08-31

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