Stay safe online - 2020-01-28

LifeLabs pays ransom to get 15M patients' records back

LifeLabs releases a report about what type of customer data was put at risk after exposure. More
News Security   December 18, 2019  

WhatsApp bug: one message causes a complete wipeout of group chats

WhatsApp fixes security vulnerability that could have been used to fully delete group chat data. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   December 17, 2019  

New Orleans servers and networks crippled by Ryuk ransomware attack

Employees were ordered to shut down computers and disconnect from New Orleans WiFi network. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 16, 2019  

Credit card skimmers inserted into hundreds of fake sneaker sites

Counterfeit versions Adidas, Nike, Converse and other popular shoe brands advertised on sporting forums. More
News Spam and phishing   December 13, 2019  

Zeppelin ransomware targets organizations in US, Canada, and Europe

Within just a month of its existence, Zeppelin ransomware was improved and built-up by criminals behind it. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 12, 2019  

Almost half a million Turkish credit cards' details sold on dark web

The credit card data was put on Joker's Stash underground forum in four batches. More
News Security   December 11, 2019  

Snatch ransomware uses Safe Mode to evade anti-malware detection

Snatch malware reboots in Safe Mode before encrypting hard drives and files. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 10, 2019  

Vietnamese hacking group Ocean Lotus breached BMW and Hyundai

Malicious actors managed to implant Cobalt Strike software into car manufacturers' computers. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 09, 2019  

Data center provider CyrusOne hit by REvil ransomware

The ransomware attack resulted in disruptions for six of its customers, although only managed services affected. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 06, 2019  

More than 30K piracy sites disabled by Europol, three hackers arrested

US National Intellectual Property Right Coordination Centre takes down 30 506 websites with pirated products. More
News Security   December 05, 2019  

Chrome and Firefox users are being spied by AVG and Avast plug-ins

Suspicious AVG and Avast extensions can record the browsing data of users using Chrome or Firefox as their default browser. More
News Security   December 04, 2019  

Newly discovered Android StrandHogg vulnerability exploited by malware

The new vulnerability already exploited by banking trojans and other malware impacts all Android OS versions. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   December 03, 2019  

Mixcloud data breach: 21 million users affected

Mixcloud users' emails, hashed passwords and usernames are now being sold on the underground forums. More
News Security   December 02, 2019  

Prosegur shuts down their IT network after Ryuk ransomware attack

Spanish security company forced to go offline after an incident that involves Emotet and Ryuk viruses. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 01, 2019  

Europol captures actors behind IM-RAT, cuts off malware operations

Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan infected users from all around the world and was sold to more than 14,500 buyers. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 29, 2019  
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