Stay safe online - 2021-09-27

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   September 06, 2021  

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

Criminals achieve their goal of delivering a Java Script backdoor variant. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 03, 2021  

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   September 02, 2021  

LockBit hits companies again: Bangkok Airways passenger data leaked

LockBit ransomware attempts attacks on global organizations in China, Italy, Taiwan, the UK. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 01, 2021  

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   August 31, 2021  

A major Azure cloud database vulnerability led to complete data expose

The ChaosDB flaw may have existed since 2019 and affected the entire database. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   August 30, 2021  

Soon after the end of Ragnarok ransomware, the master key gets released

Victims of the cryptovirus will be able to decrypt their files now. More
News Security   August 27, 2021  

Biden gets Google, IBM, Apple to commit to the national cybersecurity

In the wake of cyber threats, the USA see billions of dollars in investments. More
News Security   August 26, 2021  

Mobile Triada trojan targets modified WhatsApp messenger users

Trojan lands on machines when the free app version gets downloaded from a random advertising site. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 25, 2021  

FBI research on OnePercent Group: organizations targeted since 2020

The group used Cobalt Strike to distribute ransomware for money extortion. More
News Security   August 24, 2021  

Razer will fix the bug that gives users administrator rights to Windows

The zero-day flaw allows users to gain admins privileges via the installer: a threat for 100 million users. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   August 23, 2021  

Mozi IoT botnet now targets Netgear, Huawei, and ZTE network gateways

P2p botnet gained new capabilities and now can affect more devices. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 20, 2021  

Cisco cancels patches for RCE zero-day vulnerability in VPN routers

Attackers can exploit flaws to restart vulnerable devices and execute code. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   August 19, 2021  

Social-engineering campaign with malicious ads spreads Cinobi trojan

Malvertising campaign targetting Japan loads and starts the banking trojan focused on stealing data. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 18, 2021  

Million IoT devices affected due to the discovered Realtek SDK flaws

Security flaws possibly allow root access on vulnerable Wifi-enabled devices. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   August 17, 2021