Stay safe online - 2020-04-02

"Coronavirus map" is found to spread data-stealing malware

The name of the pandemic disease has been abused by cyber crooks. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 15, 2020  

Necurs botnet shut down by Microsoft and partners

Necurs is the largest botnet that managed to infect more than 9 million computers worldwide. More
News Security   March 11, 2020  

WikiLeaks mistrial: ex CIA engineer found not guilty for gathering national defense information

Jury unable to reach the verdict in the trial: minor conviction for an ex-CIA coder responsible for the massive Vault 7 leak. More
News   March 10, 2020  

The unfixable Intel bug affects more people than it was first thought

A significant five-year vulnerability in Intel Chipsets discovered, only the latest Intel 10th generation CPUs not affected. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   March 09, 2020  

900,000 customers affected by Virgin Media data breach

Virgin Media data leak - an unprotected marketing database to blame. More
News Security   March 06, 2020  

Ryuk ransomware is back: Epiq Global down due to unauthorized activity

Unauthorized investigation reveals that the international e-discovery company Epiq Global been hit by ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 05, 2020  

Qihoo 360: CIA was monitoring Chinese industries for 11 years

Security researchers claim that CIA hacked Chinese industries and government agencies to obtain intelligence information. More
News Security   March 04, 2020  

Two Chinese men got charged for money laundering and helping hackers

The US charges two Chinese men for helping North Korean actors steal over $250 Million. More
News Security   March 03, 2020  

Data breach at RailWorks Corporation was caused by ransomware attack

RailWorks Corporation ransomware infection potentially compromised personal details of its employees. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 02, 2020  

Magecart runs undetected for two-and-a-half-years: hits 40 new sites

Credit card skimmers behind Magecart scheme evaded detection for 30 months by using the fake content delivery network. More
News Spam and phishing   March 01, 2020  

"Love Letter" malspam campaign delivers Nemty ransomware

Beware of the secret admirer - the attached document is ransomware that will lock you out of access to your files. More
News Spam and phishing   February 28, 2020  

Future view: Cerberus trojan steals 2FA codes via Google Authenticator

The new version of Android malware will be able to break into accounts by using the stolen codes. More
News Security   February 27, 2020  

DoppelPaymer authors create Dopple leaks site, publish victims' files

Malicious actors decide to follow the well-known trails that were first employed by Maze ransomware operators. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 26, 2020  

Major PayPal hack: Google Pay integration exploited for thefts

A security flaw in PayPal's Google Pay integration allowed hackers to make unauthorized transactions. More
News Security   February 25, 2020  

McDonald's promotions systems flaw could provide access to free burgers

German software developers discovered a software vulnerability within the McDonald's promotions system. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   February 24, 2020  
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