Stay safe online - 2020-01-28

TikTok flaw allowed hackers to read text messages and control accounts

TikTok's security vulnerabilities, misused in hijacking accounts and manipulating them, is finally patched. More
News Security   January 09, 2020  

Sodinokibi ransomware appears to be guilty of Travelex attack

A closer view to the December 31st Travelex malware attack. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 08, 2020  

Former IT executive caught for wire fraud: restitution is set to $6M

Former executive, who managed to steal $6 million from his bosses, faces up to 20 years of prison after pleading guilty. More
News   January 07, 2020  

Japanese sex hotel disaster: search engine leaked customer personal data

The popular Love Hotel search engine Happy Hotel suffered a data breach. More
News Security   January 06, 2020  

Google Chrome extension used to steal crypto-wallet passwords

Shitcoin Wallet extension caught injecting malicious JavaScript to steal passwords from cryptocurrency wallets and portals. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   January 04, 2020  

Travelex currency exchange service taken down by malware attack

The New Year's Eve malware attack rendered Travelex customers being unable to order currency online. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 03, 2020  

Maastricht University gets almost all of its Windows systems encrypted by ransomware

Netherlands Maastricht University becomes a victim of ransomware just before Christmas. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 02, 2020  

U.S Coast Guard operations taken down due to Ryuk ransomware infection

The entire network was down for 30 hours after ransomware interrupted camera and physical access control systems. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 31, 2019  

Insecure database exposes data of 2.4 million Wyze's customers

A mistake by Wyze's employee resulted in three weeks of customer data exposure online. More
News Security   December 30, 2019  

Entercom hit by remote hackers for the second time in 2019

Another cyber attack targets the large radio network - Entercom in 2019. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 27, 2019  

Man accused of hacking US healthcare organizations pleads not guilty

A suspected member of The Dark Overlord hacking group goes to court. More
News   December 26, 2019  

Lazarus leverages Dacls Trojan to infect Windows and Linux systems

Researchers discovered a fully functional Remote Access Trojan operated by Lazarus hacking group. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   December 25, 2019  

GozNym Trojan creators sentenced for stealing more than $100 million

Hackers behind the GozNym virus used to steal money from U.S companies got sentenced from five to seven years in prison. More
News   December 23, 2019  

Massive data breach affected Wawa - customer credit card details exposed

Wawa claims "potentially all" locations affected. Convenience store and gas station chain Wawa has experienced a data breach that most likely impacted its all 850 stores.More
News Security   December 20, 2019  

Maze ransomware encrypts 245 computers of a Canadian insurance company

Maze ransomware affects Canadian insurance company and its computer network. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 19, 2019  
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