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Stay safe online - 2019-04-23

IEncrypt ransomware infects US drink producer Arizona Beverages

One of the biggest drink suppliers in the US was hit by iEncrypt ransomware in a targeted attack. More
News Viruses and parasites   April 03, 2019  

New York Albany City ransomware attack: several services impacted

The ransomware crippled some of the city's services, although the officials worked on swift recovery. More
News Viruses and parasites   April 02, 2019  

Toyota Japan breach leaves 3.1M customers exposed

More than 3.1 million customer information exposed after the second Toyota security breach in less than five weeks. More
News Security   April 01, 2019  

Gustuff banking trojan targets Android cryptocurrency and banking apps

Android banking trojan targets 130 cryptocurrency and banking applications and steals funds. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 30, 2019  

Google Dev uncovers TP-Link SR20 router Zero-day vulnerability

Google security expert Matthew Garrett discloses Zero-day arbitrary code execution vulnerability after 90-day silence from TP-Link. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   March 29, 2019  

Tech support scam scheme cost Office Depot and Support.com $35 Million

Office Depot companies and Support.com provided users with "PC Health Check" app that convinced them to buy diagnostic and repair services. More
News Security   March 28, 2019  

UC Browser apps have been exposing users to MiTM attacks

UC Browser is found to contain malicious ability to expose its users to remote attackers. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   March 27, 2019  

Operation ShadowHammer: ASUS Live Update software pushed malware

Hackers hijacked updates propagated via ASUS Live Update Utility to install backdoors on thousands of users' PCs. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 26, 2019  

Gandcrab 5.2 spread via false CDC emails that warn about a Flu pandemic

Crooks spread Gancrab 5.2 ransomware via suspicious email messages that pretend to be from the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 25, 2019  

Facebook users' passwords stored in plaintext by accident since 2012

Hundreds of millions of Facebook users' passwords stored in plaintext since 2012 by accident. More
News Security   March 24, 2019  

Police Federation hit by ransomware that locked files and deleted backups

UK's Police Federation announced a malware attack that not only encrypted files on networks but also erased some of the backups. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 22, 2019  

After defrauding Google and Facebook, Lithuanian faces up to 30 year sentence

Lithuanian sentenced for 30 years of prison for scamming Google and Facebook. More
News   March 21, 2019  

Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro hit by LockerGoga ransomware

A high-profile organization Norsk Hydro had to switch to manual operations after LockerGoga ransomware infected its IT infrastructure. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 20, 2019  

Latest Boeing 737 accidents used to spread malware via email spam

Hackers are persuading users to open a malicious file that allegedly contains information about the two recent Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes. More
News Spam and phishing   March 19, 2019  

STOP ransomware variant now incorporates password stealer Azorult

The new strain of STOP ransomware also downloads and installs Azorult, an info-stealing trojan that is capable of harvesting the most sensitive data. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 18, 2019