Stay safe online - 2018-12-12

A more modern version of Stuxnet tries to enter Iran’s systems

A new Stuxnet version appears to be guilty of an attack against Iran. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 08, 2018  

1% of HSBC bank customers affected by the data breach

HSBC bank USA announces about the data breach exposing customers' account numbers, balances and other information. More
News Security   November 07, 2018  

Bitcoin scammers use fake Elon Musk's Twitter account to steal $170k

Hackers took over verified accounts and changed the name to Elon Musk to promote Bitcoin scam. More
News Spam and phishing   November 06, 2018  

Scammers preparing for Christmas - beware of the fake DHL parcel emails

Experts warn about email scams mimicking DHL shipment notifications . More
News Spam and phishing   November 05, 2018  

Viewing adult content resulted in malware infection on USGS networks

Malware infection at USGS was found to be related to employee's interest in adult websites. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 04, 2018  

Radisson Hotel Group data breach involves Reward program members' data

Radisson Rewards data breach exposes personal information about customers. More
News Security   November 02, 2018  

Sextortion scams: researchers reveal numbers behind the attacks

Sextortion scam is a successful business for bad actors. Security experts at Cisco Talos released a research report detailing the two recent campaigns of the sextortion scams.More
News Spam and phishing   November 01, 2018  

Hackers' tricks and cyber security's treats: stay safe this Halloween

Cyber Security Awareness Month encourages users to be aware of Halloween scams and phishing attacks. More
News Security   October 31, 2018  

Tomorrowland's ticket system hacked, personal data stolen

Tens of thousands of Tomorrowland customers' data exposed due to the ticket distributor's hack. More
News Security   October 30, 2018  

Mirai botnet co-author sentenced to pay $8.6 million in restitution

After two years since release, one of the Mirai authors gets six months of house arrest. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 29, 2018  

9.4 million passengers affected after Cathay Pacific warns data hack

Almost 10 million passengers involved in Cathay Pacific data hack. More
News Security   October 27, 2018  

Free decryptor released for GandCrab versions 1, 4, and 5

Several versions of the infamous GandCrab ransomware can now be decrypted. More
News Security   October 26, 2018  

Staying safe while shopping online. How?

Safety while shopping online is obligatory to keep sensitive data protected. More
News Security   October 25, 2018  

73 GB of internal corporate data exposed by Pocket iNet ISP

Misconfiguration of Amazon S3 storage pocket resulted in data exposure. More
News Security   October 24, 2018  

Gamma ransomware guilty for California hernia institute data breach

Around 16,000 patients' data compromised by an infamous ransomware virus. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 23, 2018