Stay safe online - 2017-12-13

Government of Spring Hill faces ransomware attack

City’s computer system was infected with ransomware via corrupted e-mail. More
News Security   November 13, 2017  

Hackers use phishing to steal Google accounts

IT experts report that phishing is still the most effective method to steal credentials. More
News Security   November 12, 2017  

Black Friday 2017: 6 main tips to avoid scams

Common scam strategies and tips to avoid getting deceived. More
News Spam and phishing   November 11, 2017  

Windows Movie Maker scam sneaked into Google search results

Scammer managed to end up in the top Google search results with fake Windows Movie Maker download site. More
News Spam and phishing   November 10, 2017  

Google Chrome will soon block redirects to malicious websites

Google adds new layer of security to Chrome: no more redirects to dangerous sites. More
News Security   November 09, 2017  

Hackers' masterpiece – Zeus virus foisted among browser's search results

Zeus returns in a new form of banking trojan. Cyber villains do not cease finding exquisite techniques to lure users into traps.More
News Viruses and parasites   November 08, 2017  

Netflix scam emails are back: 110 million subscribers are in danger

New wave of phishing emails are designed to steal Netflix users' identity. More
News Spam and phishing   November 07, 2017  

Last minute chance – free Windows 10 upgrade available until December 31

December 31, 2017 – the last day for free Windows 10 upgrade. More
General News   November 06, 2017  

Fake WhatsApp app found on Google Play Store was downloaded 1M+ times

Fake WhatsApp app tricks over a million of users into downloading it. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 05, 2017  

Hacker steals UFV student information, demands $30k ransom

Hackers threaten to expose personal information of 29 UFV students. More
News Spam and phishing   November 04, 2017  

Malware forecast for 2018: More ransomware, Android & Mac viruses

Get to know the malware forecast for 2018. A recent analysis by SophosLabs reveals the top security threats of 2017 which are likely to grow in 2018.More
News Viruses and parasites   November 03, 2017  

“Bonus” for Google App users – Monero miner in disguise

The background activity of Google Play store apps. Again malware developers placed the bait for Android users.More
News Viruses and parasites   November 02, 2017  

Facebook link spoofing: are you sure that this link is safe to click?

Be careful: that link on Facebook you want to click might show you malicious content. More
News Security   November 01, 2017  

Trick or treat: beware of Halloween online scams

Halloween – a way to make profit for online scammers. Halloween festival is not only a busy time for sellers of Halloween costumes and accessories but for online fraudsters as well.More
News Security   October 31, 2017  

Files encrypted by Bad Rabbit can be recovered, researchers say

Victims of Bad Rabbit ransomware might have a chance to recover their data. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 30, 2017  
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