Stay safe online - 2021-09-27

Cracked versions of Windows 11 infect thousands with malware

People rush to try the new Windows 11 - resort to insecure sources, Kaspersky says. More
News Viruses and parasites   July 26, 2021  

After purchase news sites are now showing embedded porn videos

Naughty videos greeted readers of major new sites after porn company 5 Star HD Porn bought the expired domain. More
News Spam and phishing   July 23, 2021  

Updated Chrome 92 said to block phishing attacks 50 times faster

Updates for Google Chrome can significantly improve the security while browsing online. More
News Spam and phishing   July 22, 2021  

After the Colonial pipeline attack, DHS presents new security rules

TSA worked with CISA to provide cybersecurity guidelines to prevent a repetition of major attacks. More
News Security   July 21, 2021  

Cybersecurity needs to change as deepfakes threaten our identities

Identity theft and other fraud can be easier with deepfake technologies. More
News Security   July 20, 2021  

Spyware made by NSO Group deployed on iPhones with the latest software

iMessage flaws used to target journalists and activists. A recent report of non-governmental, human rights organization Amnesty International and non-profit project Forbidden Stories showed the findings of spyware made by Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group and deployed on iPhones which are running with Apple's l... More
News Viruses and parasites   July 19, 2021  

WooCommerce releases patch for the flaw that affects WordPress sites

Millions of WordPress sites threatened by the vulnerability: potential data compromise. More
News Security   July 16, 2021  

Joker Android malware is back: updated and even more dangerous

Mobile billing-fraud based malware is using new tactics to breach devices security. More
News Viruses and parasites   July 15, 2021  

Flaw in SolarWinds server used by Chinese hackers to target US Defense

Zero-day vulnerability in active use: SolarWinds issues a fix after Microsoft warning. More

TrickBot malware shows no sign of slowing down: new VNC module used

Notorious cybercrime gang is working to revamp spying and data gathering methods. More
News Viruses and parasites   July 13, 2021  

Kaseya released an update for the VSA vulnerabilities used by REvil

Zero-day flaws used in recent ransomware attacks got patched. More
News   July 12, 2021  

Cybersecurity experts uncover malware attack network in Latin America

Latin American corporates are at risk: spying malware campaigns uncovered. More
News Security   July 09, 2021  

Microsoft's Emergency Patch fails to fix PrintNightmare RCE bugs

Microsoft releases a patch, but game-over code execution attacks are still possible. More

Kaspersky Password Manager's passwords could be easily brute-forced

Issues with password generation tool revealed: Kaspersky knew about easily cracked passwords back in 2019. More
News Security   July 07, 2021  

Apex Legends hacked by annoyed Titanfall player

Appeal to save Titanfall from hacks: hack Apex Legends servers. More
News   July 06, 2021