Stay safe online - 2021-06-20

Livecoin cyberattack: hacked servers could result in financial disaster

Livecoin asks customers not to conduct any transactions during the server takeover. More
News Security   December 28, 2020  

FBI warns about scams using peoples’ interest in COVID-19 vaccines

Complains about scam campaigns relying on false vaccine information: criminals interested in PII and money . More
News Security   December 23, 2020  

Fake Cyberpunk 2077 Android app infects gamers with ransomware

CoderWare ransomware is behind the scam: researchers note that it is easily decryptable. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 22, 2020  

Clop ransomware encrypts 1,000 Symrise computers

Symrise was forced to stop its production after a ransomware attack. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 21, 2020  

Goontact info-stealing spyware targets iOS and Android devices

Personal information targeting Goontact malware turns to Asian users, Kora, Japan, and Chinese speaking countries. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 16, 2020  

AridViper group strikes with a new PyMICROPSIA trojan

PaloAlto newly-discovered malware is crafted to steal browser credentials and other sensitive information from Windows computers. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 15, 2020  

Adobe releases the final Flash Player update before its shut down in January

Adobe asks users to uninstall the flawed plugin before its end of life on January 12. More
News Security   December 14, 2020  

FireEye hacked by state-sponsored and sophisticated threat actors

Cybersecurity firm fell victim to a hacker attack: Red Team penetration testing tools stolen. More
News Security   December 09, 2020  

PlayStation Now security flaw lets attackers execute arbitrary code

Security bugs found in the PlayStation Now could lead to malicious code execution on Windows PCs. More
News Security   December 08, 2020  

The planemaker Embraer became a victim of the ransomware: data leaked

Third-largest airplane company suffers data breach and hackers now leaking their data. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 07, 2020  

New iOS bug could lead to data exfiltration and full device control

Google Project Zero white-hat hacker reveals that anyone with the right capabilities could have spied on iPhone users. More
News Security   December 02, 2020  

Banijay, producer of MasterChef, hit by ransomware

The malware strain responsible for the attack is DoppelPaymer ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 01, 2020  

Delaware County in the process of paying DoppelPaymer creators $500K

Criminals demanded $500,000 to free the system of government network it has taken hostage: Delaware County pays. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 30, 2020  

A bug discovered in cPanel allows bypassing two-factor authentication

Major security flaw can lead to attacks on web hosting companies: more than 70 million sites managed via cPanel software. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   November 25, 2020  

More than 300K Spotify accounts compromised by credential stuffing attack

Hackers used 300 million records with username/password combinations for hacking into other Spotify accounts. More
News Security   November 24, 2020