Stay safe online - 2019-08-19

Android/Filecoder.C malware attacking Android OS via Reddit

Android/Filecoder.C - the new ransomware targetting Android OS via tech forums and SMS messages. More
News Viruses and parasites   July 31, 2019  

Capital One data breach affects 106 million users - the hacker arrested

Former Amazon Web Services system engineer Paige A. Thompson was accessing Capital One databases for months. More
News Security   July 30, 2019  

Malware researcher Marcus Hutchins avoids jail for past crimes

Marcus Hutchins, who saved thousands of users from the notorious WannaCry ransomware is not going to serve jail time. More
News   July 29, 2019  

Sky users forced to reset passwords after credential stuffing attack

Sky Broadband customers prompted to reset their passwords due to a possible data breach. More
News Security   July 28, 2019  

Fake FaceApp crashes during installation, installs MobiDash malware

MobiDash malware is being delivered via a fake FaceApp module that is hosted on third-party sites. More
News Viruses and parasites   July 26, 2019  

Hackers use fake BSI emails to deliver Sodinokibi ransomware

Sodinokibi ransomware devs started a new malspam campaign: phishing emails sent in the name of national German cybersecurity agency BSI . More
News Viruses and parasites   July 25, 2019  

Lancaster University breach impacted databases with student records

Lancaster University discovered a data leakage of people's records on July 2019. More
News Security   July 24, 2019  

Equifax to pay $700 million settlement to the FTC over the data breach

Credit reporting bureau Equifax agreed to pay up to $700 million to settle prosecution actions over the data breach of 2017 . More
News   July 23, 2019  

Hackers breach FSB contractor Sytech, expose internal Russian projects

Hacking group 0v1ru$ breached a contractor of Russia's Federal Security Service and leaked the secret program to the media. More
News Security   July 22, 2019  

FaceApp aged photo trend: fun and games or risk to your privacy?

The viral FaceApp raises questions regarding users' privacy and relations to the Russian government. More
News Security   July 20, 2019  

Slack prompts password reset to 100,000 users following the 2015 breach

Slack sweeps up after 2015 hack: compromised credentials of thousands of users reset to ensure security. More
News Security   July 19, 2019  

10,000 people have been attacked by state-sponsored hackers, Microsoft claims

Microsoft released a blog with warnings about hacking attempts that have involved around 10,000 customers. More
News Security   July 18, 2019  

Sprint account users got their data leaked via

US mobile network provider Sprint warned its users about data compromise which includes names, phone numbers, device information, and other details. More
News Security   July 17, 2019  

Hackers in Bulgaria stole 21 GB of users' data: 11 GB shared with local media

Millions of Bulgarians affected: hackers stole their private data and emailed its download links to local media. More
News   July 16, 2019  

FTC: Cambridge Analytica scandal will cost Facebook $5 billion

The Federal Trade Commission issued Facebook a $5 billion fine over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. More
News   July 15, 2019  
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