Stay safe online - 2023-02-09

“Dormant Colors” malvertising campaign hijacked browsers of 1M users

Malicious extensions are used to insert affiliate links and hijack searches. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   October 25, 2022  

Ursnif malware variant alters its focus to data theft and ransomware

The new version of the banking malware now shifts to initial access and data sealing methods, as well as ransomware methods. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 21, 2022  

What do cryptocurrency ups and downs mean to cyber threats?

Cryptocurrency and malicious threat actors go hand in hand in this digital world. More
News Security   October 19, 2022  

Out-of-date drivers trigger malware attacks for years on Windows PCs

Microsoft released updates for the malicious drivers but those never stuck, leaving PCs open to malware. More
News Security   October 17, 2022  

Mirai Botnet caused a record DDoS attack against the Minecraft server

Cloudflare reports having blocked the 2.5 Tbps denial-of-service attack launched by the Mirai botnet. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 14, 2022  

Unofficial WhatsApp Android app spreading malware and stealing accounts

Android applications were caught infecting machines while posing as unofficial WhatsApp. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 13, 2022  

Intel confirms the leak of Alder Lake BIOS source code

Intel confirms the source code leak for UEFI BIOS of Alder Lake CPU. More
General News   October 10, 2022  

NSA advisory: Chinese state-sponsored hackers exploit flaws since 2020

U.S. government agencies share insights on Chinese hacker activities and exploitation methods to warn people. More
News Security   October 07, 2022  

New Android malware can steal data, record conversations, spy on people

RatMilad Android spyware targets enterprises with spying capabilities. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 05, 2022  

Ransomware operators posted stolen data after LAUSD refused to pay

LAUSD school system affected by the ransomware and data stolen during the attack got published a month later. More
General News   October 03, 2022  

Microsoft warns about new attacks using Exchange vulnerabilities

Microsoft had to confirm two new zero-day flaws used in active attacks. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   September 30, 2022  

Prilex malware gets updated to bypass credit card security

Point-of-sale malware operators sell dangerous malware across the globe. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 29, 2022  

BlackCat ransomware improving data exfiltration tools

BlackCat ransomware gang upgrading operations of data exfiltration and encryption. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 26, 2022  

Massive cedit card scam network using dating and customer support sites

Researchers uncovered multi-million dollar credit card fraud operation. More
News Security   September 23, 2022  

Major DDoS attack with 25.3 billion requests was mitigated

Long-lasting DDoS attack abused HTTP/2 multiplexing. Imperva has blocked a record DDoS attack with billions of requests.More
News Security   September 21, 2022