Stay safe online - 2018-12-17

Cyber operation Sharpshooter hits global defense infrastructure

Sharpshooter is targeting various sectors around the world, infects 87 organizations. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 15, 2018  

A new Bitcoin scam: bomb threats wreak panic in the US

The FBI and the police across the US say people should not panic. More
News Spam and phishing   December 14, 2018  

No malicious chips were found in Super Micro's boards, audit reveals

Super Micro's audit revealed that no motherboards were compromised by Chinese spies . More
News Security   December 13, 2018  

Charissa Thompson becomes a victim of the Fappening the second time

Charissa Thompson had her nude photos leaked; almost a year later - sex tape appears on the internet. More
News Security   December 12, 2018  

House panel verdict: Equifax data breach was "entirely preventable"

A 14-month long Equifax data breach investigation came to an end; report published. More
News Security   December 12, 2018  

Google+ to shut down early due to API bug that affected 52,5M users

An API flaw, involving 52,5 million Google+ users, shocks the world. More
News Security   December 11, 2018  

Sextortion scams lead to infiltration of an infamous GandCrab

Sextortion email scams are used to spread Azorult trojan horse leading to GandCrab ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 10, 2018  

Russian "IT consultants" making money by scamming ransomware victims

Russian scammers are charging ransomware victims for the alleged decryption service. More
News   December 09, 2018  

UNNAMED1989 WeChat ransomware authors get arrested by Chinese police

Chinese authorities arrested a 22-year-old perpetrator on December 5th. More
News   December 07, 2018  

Sky Brazil users' data leaked due to unsecured ElasticSearch server

ElasticSearch unsecured network affects 32 million Sky Brasil's users. More
News Security   December 06, 2018  

WeChat ransomware attack: over 100 000 computer infections in four days

China infected by WeChat ransomware that demands to pay the ransom via WeChat Pay app. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 05, 2018  

Quora security breach: data of 100 million users compromised

Quora's hack resulted in stolen names, passwords, email addresses, and other data. More
News Security   December 04, 2018  

Marriott hack involves 500 million Starwood quests' data

Marriot announces a data breach that involves around 500 million Starwood customers. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   December 03, 2018  

Ransomware attacks Ohio hospitals leading to disabled networks

Medical services in Ohio have finally recovered after a ransomware attack . More
News Viruses and parasites   December 02, 2018  

Indian police raids 26 call centers: arrests 63 tech support scammers

The arrests were made after Microsoft officially complained to the officials. More
News Spam and phishing   November 30, 2018  
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