Stay safe online - 2020-04-02

Bitbucket used to deploy arsenal of malware to thousands

The malicious campaign has reached over 500,000 machines worldwide. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 05, 2020  

Fake Twitter accounts used to match phone numbers to users

Twitter reveals a cybersecurity issue: API feature allowed hackers to link phone numbers to user accounts. More
News Security   February 04, 2020  

Poor security practices at Indian airline: data of 1.2M customers breached

Ethical hacker breached SpiceJet servers by using a simple brute-forcing technique. More
News Security   February 03, 2020  

Ransomware targeted TV&radio monitoring service and caused an outage

TVEyes crashed when ransomware attacked the core server and engineering workstations. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 01, 2020  

Avast drops its subsidiary Jumpshot following user data sale scandal

Avast's extra money-making practices uncovered: subsidiary harvested user data and sold it to high-profile companies like Microsoft and Google. More
News   January 31, 2020  

Coronavirus-related malspam targets Japanese users with Emotet

Spam emails were received all over Japan, including Gifu, Osaka, and Tottori cities. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 30, 2020  

Social Security Number scam: crooks are spoofing FBI's phone number

Government representative impressionists rely on non-traditional money transfer methods, such as gift cards. More
News Security   January 29, 2020  

Zoom fixes flaw that made private conference calls open to hackers

Security bug in Zoom could have led to corporate espionage due to hacker's presence in private conference calls. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   January 28, 2020  

10% of Macs infected by Shlayer Trojan, AV maker reveals

Shlayer Trojan topped the 2019 charts: 1 in 10 Macs got infected by it throughout the year. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 27, 2020  

Phishing emails filled with never-before-seen malware targeting U.S government

A new malware dropper named CARROTBALL is using second-stage payloads to deliver six types of malware to U.S government agencies. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 24, 2020  

Jeff Bezos hack: Saudi prince is under the investigation

Saudi crown prince allegedly sent an infected video to Jeff Bezos to break into billionaire's phone. More
News   January 23, 2020  

Ubisoft sues website owners for selling DDoS services to R6S players

Ubisoft's lawsuit attempts to punish providers of DDoS attacks launched at Rainbow Six: Siege servers in September. More
News Security   January 22, 2020  

Citrix finally patches a vulnerability that is being actively exploited

Citrix releases security patches for a critical ADC and Gateway software flaw that attackers already exploited in the wild . More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   January 21, 2020  

Massive Mitsubishi Electric data breach disclosed

Chinese hacking group Tick suspected in a major Mitsubishi Electric data leak. More
News Security   January 20, 2020  

Scammers mimic the FTC to gather payments from victims

Hackers try to get users involved in money swindling schemes. More
News Security   January 18, 2020  
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