Stay safe online - 2020-10-01

GandCrab ransomware gang member caught: actor from Belarus arrested

Distributor of one of the largest ransomware strains has been arrested in Belarus. More
General News   August 03, 2020  

Russian hacker, who says he was framed, found guilty for LinkedIn hack

A jury found the Russian hacker guilty for breaching LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring in 2012. More
General News   July 13, 2020  

WordPress 5.2 released with modern cryptographic library updates

WordPress gets an update that includes security and website health check features. More
General News   May 25, 2019  

Google stored G Suite passwords as plain text since 2005

Google has been storing G Suite passwords in plain text for 14 years. More
General News   May 23, 2019  

What you need to know about Ethical Hacking

Hacking skills can be put to good use as well. Over the years, the term “hacking” has gained a negative connotation, not surprisingly.More
General News   March 07, 2019  

Google+ shutdown is officially set for April 2nd

Google+ is shutting down on April 2nd due to security vulnerabilities. More
General News   February 03, 2019  

"Location off" does not stop Google from tracking its users

Google knows your location even if you choose "Location history off" option. More
General News   August 15, 2018  

IRS warns about a new scam type involving erroneous tax refunds

IRS warns about new Tax Refund Scam techniques. Tax Season 2018 begun at the end of January 2018.More
General News   February 20, 2018  

Equifax data breach exposed more info than initially reported

Hackers have stolen more information during Equifax data breach than initially expected. More
General News   February 14, 2018  

Last minute chance – free Windows 10 upgrade available until December 31

December 31, 2017 – the last day for free Windows 10 upgrade. More
General News   November 06, 2017  

Lenovo pays $3.5 million fine for pre-installing Superfish adware

The Conflict Reaches its Climax. If you have purchased a Lenovo computer between the second half of 2014 and 2015, you are likely to have become one of the discontent users who found an unpleasant surprise on their devices – Superfish adware. More
General News   September 07, 2017  

Fappening continues: Sarah Hyland and Kylie Jenner were victimized

The latest victims of the Fappening saga. The rich, the famous, and the attractive -- these are the main targets of the Fappening leaks which have already exposed thousands of private images belonging to a few dozens of global celebrities. More
General News   July 25, 2017  

Web hosting company paid $1 million after ransomware attack

Negotiation with cyber criminals helped to decrease the size of the ransom. More
General News   June 20, 2017  

20 Apple employees were selling users' data on the black market

Chinese authorities have issued a public announcement which revealed that a total of 22 people had been arrested for the alleged trading of users’ personal data on the black market .More
General News   June 09, 2017  

The end of AES_NI ransomware? The hacker publishes decryption keys

While most of the cases, virus researchers are the ones who release long-awaited ransomware decryption keys, in the case of AES-NI ransomware, things are vice versa.More
General News   May 26, 2017  
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