Stay safe online - 2022-08-10

Hello XD ransomware new tactics: drops the backdoor while encrypting

Researchers reveal new tactics of the Hello XD ransomware on Windows and Linux systems. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 13, 2022  

Research report: how cybercriminals successfully target crypto users

Criminals impersonate popular cryptocurrency platforms to steal login information and funds. More
News Security   June 10, 2022  

Large-scale Facebook messenger phishing attack lures millions of people

Researchers revealed a massive scale of abuse of Facebook and Messenger. More
News Spam and phishing   June 09, 2022  

FBI took down SSNDOB market for selling personal data of 24M people

An online marketplace for names, social security numbers, and dates of birth of US people got seized. More
News Security   June 08, 2022  

Black Basta ransomware now spreads with the help of Qbot malware

QBot malware pushes ransomware using bot-powered operations. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 07, 2022  

State-backed hackers exploiting new Microsoft Office zero-day bug

Microsoft Follina bug exploited to target entities in Europe and US. More
News Security   June 06, 2022  

Microsoft detected and disabled OneDrive attacks from Lebanese hackers

Lebanese hacker group targeted Israeli organizations before the Microsoft block. More
News   June 03, 2022  

Clipminer Botnet made at least 1.7 Million dollars from crypto mining

Malware gang stole millions by hijacking cryptocurrency transactions. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 02, 2022  

New XLoader botnet variant hides C&C servers using probability theory

The new malicious Botnet versions spotted by threat researchers. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 01, 2022  

Interpol arrested three Nigerians for malware use and financial crimes

Interpol announced the arrest of three criminals for their global scam operations. More
News Security   May 31, 2022  

Clop ransomware resumed activities with 21 victims in a month already

The ransomware gang active again after the shutdown for a few months. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 30, 2022  

Zyxel issues patches for security flaws affecting APs and controllers

Zyxel addresses four security vulnerabilities affecting firewalls and AP products. More

FTC fined Twitter $150M for using peoples’ information for advertising

Twitter settles allegations that it abused non-public information collected for the security purposes. More
News Security   May 26, 2022  

Hackers target Russian government: fake Windows updates deliver RATs

Researchers discover new malware attacks aimed at Russian government entities. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 25, 2022  

Snake Keylogger distributed using malicious PDF files

Cybersecurity researchers reveal the new way hackers manage to spread malware around. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 24, 2022