Stay safe online - 2019-02-16

Chinese hackers found guilty for a worldwide hacking attempt

The United States names two Chinese hackers related to the Chinese officials who were guilty of a worldwide hacking campaign. More
News Security   December 27, 2018  

Facebook continues data sharing practices with Amazon, Apple, Netflix

Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Spotify, and Netflix were given access to people's data by Facebook. More
News   December 26, 2018  

Click2Gov is dealing with yet another data breach affecting thousands of users

Click2Gov has recently experienced yet another data breach affecting 300,000 people. More
News Security   December 23, 2018  

FBI seizes 15 DDoS-for-hire sites and saves gamers' Christmas

The FBI managed to capture 15 domains that were plaguing game servers, online services and major corporations with denial-of-service attacks. More
News Security   December 21, 2018  

Microsoft releases emergency patch for Internet Explorer zero-day

The zero-day vulnerability was discovered by Google researchers. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   December 20, 2018  

NASA announces data breach: employees' personal data compromised

NASA says some of the agency's servers were breached, and staff members' social security numbers, along with other PPI, may have been stolen. More
News Security   December 19, 2018  

Shamoon: fraudulent virus active again, main target - Middle East

Shamoon is back. The main target - the Middle East. The infamous malware named Shamoon, also recognized as Disttrack, is a well-known threat which became famous for its hazardous activity caused in the past.More
News Viruses and parasites   December 18, 2018  

Weak passwords remain a problem in 2018, SplashData’s list reveals

123456 remains the most commonly used password, while Donald joins the list at the 23rd pace. More
News Security   December 17, 2018  

Cyber operation Sharpshooter hits global defense infrastructure

Sharpshooter is targeting various sectors around the world, infects 87 organizations. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 15, 2018  

A new Bitcoin scam: bomb threats wreak panic in the US

The FBI and the police across the US say people should not panic. More
News Spam and phishing   December 14, 2018  

No malicious chips were found in Super Micro's boards, audit reveals

Super Micro's audit revealed that no motherboards were compromised by Chinese spies . More
News Security   December 13, 2018  

Charissa Thompson becomes a victim of the Fappening the second time

Charissa Thompson had her nude photos leaked; almost a year later - sex tape appears on the internet. More
News Security   December 12, 2018  

House panel verdict: Equifax data breach was "entirely preventable"

A 14-month long Equifax data breach investigation came to an end; report published. More
News Security   December 12, 2018  

Google+ to shut down early due to API bug that affected 52,5M users

An API flaw, involving 52,5 million Google+ users, shocks the world. More
News Security   December 11, 2018  

Sextortion scams lead to infiltration of an infamous GandCrab

Sextortion email scams are used to spread Azorult trojan horse leading to GandCrab ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 10, 2018