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Stay safe online - 2018-10-20
MikroTik routers are in the target by crypto-mining campaign

MikroTik routers are in the target by crypto-mining campaign

MikroTik routers abused to mine cryptocurrency.   Since April, when Latvian router manufacturer MikroTik patched a CVE-2018-14847 vulnerability, hackers have been exploiting this flaw to compromise unpatched routers by executing malicious campaigns including crypto-mining URLs. More
Bug in Tumblr possibly revealed personal users' data

Bug in Tumblr possibly revealed personal users' data

Tumblr users have been offered a patch to save their private information. More

Around 30 000 of the military workers got affected in Pentagon breach

Around 30 000 of the military workers got affected in Pentagon breach

Pentagon data breach revealed travel records of more than 30,000 civilians and military staff. More
News  2018-10-17
Numerous people in Iceland under the danger of cyber attack

Numerous people in Iceland under the danger of cyber attack

Iceland hit by a serious cyber attack mimicking local police. More
News Security  2018-10-16
Answering a video call in WhatsApp might lead to account theft

Answering a video call in WhatsApp might lead to account theft

WhatsApp hack leads to compromised accounts after answered video call from cyber criminals. More
News  2018-10-15

In 9 months, hackers have stolen $927 Million of cryptocurrency

In 9 months, hackers have stolen $927 Million of cryptocurrency

Almost $100M worth of cryptocurrency already stolen by cybercriminals this year. More
News  2018-10-13
XMRig cryptominer installs on the system as the Flash updater

XMRig cryptominer installs on the system as the Flash updater

Fake Adobe Flash Updater secretly installs an infamous XMRig cryptominer. More

Magecart strikes again: targets Shopper Approved eCommerce websites

Magecart strikes again: targets Shopper Approved eCommerce websites

Magecart rewrote the script of the plugin provided by Shopper Approved. More
News Security  2018-10-11
Google+ shutting down after exposing personal data of 500,000 users

Google+ shutting down after exposing personal data of 500,000 users

A bug-related data breach leads Google+ to shutdown.   After the security experts discovered an API bug affecting the private information of 500,000 users, Google decided to shut down its social network Google+. More
News  2018-10-10
Facebook hoax: scam messages claim account compromise

Facebook hoax: scam messages claim account compromise

The fake warning spreads in a form of a private message on Facebook. More
News Spam and phishing  2018-10-09

Click2Gov data breach affected thousands of customers

Click2Gov data breach affected thousands of customers

St. Petersburg announces about the data breach involving the payment proceeding app Click2Gov . More
News  2018-10-08
FakeSpy returns. New wave is aimed at hitting Japan

FakeSpy returns. New wave is aimed at hitting Japan

Information-stealing FakeSpy malware returns in Japan. After being detected by TrendMicro this summer, FakeSpy malware returns to Japanese and Korean users. More

China produced microchips used to spy on major American companies

China produced microchips used to spy on major American companies

Among companies that used Supermicro's server motherboards with embedded chips - Apple and Amazon. More
News  2018-10-05
Foxit PDF Reader was found including 18 serious vulnerabilities

Foxit PDF Reader was found including 18 serious vulnerabilities

Free Foxit PDF Reader includes numerous vulnerabilities. Recently, Cisco Talos took a closer look at the famous browser plugin called Foxit PDF Reader and found 18 critical vulnerabilities. More
Fortnite hacks and cheats bring players to data-stealing malware

Fortnite hacks and cheats bring players to data-stealing malware

Security researchers examine data-stealing malware that is aimed at not-so-fair Fortnite players. More

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