Stay safe online - 2021-01-18

2 men got charged for breaching NBA, NFL players' social media accounts

NBA and NFL players became victims of a phishing attack: social media accounts compromised. More
News Spam and phishing   October 01, 2020  

Exorcist 2.0 ransomware finds victims through fake software crack sites

Malicious ads redirect users to fake software crack websites. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 30, 2020  

Google Chrome OS updates are causing CPU usage and heating problems

Google Play Store does not work properly after Chrome OS updates. More
News Security   September 28, 2020  

Instagram bug: one image file needed to trigger spying on app users

Hackers could break into the phone and spy on you through the camera and microphone by using an Instagram bug. More
News Security   September 25, 2020  

Microsoft secures server after massive data leak in Microsoft Bing app

13 billion records from the Bing search engine were leaked online. More
News Security   September 22, 2020  

The best ransomware removal tools of 2020

Ransomware is prevalent in 2020: find the best tool to protect your computer. More
Anti-spyware software News   September 21, 2020  

Firefox App for Android can get hijacked due to high-risk vulnerability

Flaw residing in the SSDP engine lets hackers exploit browsers on Android phones connected to the same Wi-Fi network. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   September 21, 2020  

US sanctions hacker company linked to Iranian government

The US says Rana company works for the Iranian government. More
News Security   September 18, 2020  

CISA: Chinese hackers are exploiting Citrix, F5, Exchange flaws

The US government says that China-sponsored hackers are actively targeting well-known devices and servers. More
News Security   September 15, 2020  

The best malware removal software of 2020

Comprehensive security software should be used to prevent malware attacks in 2020 With each passing year, malicious actors keep tweaking their scripts to increase malware obfuscation and persistence techniques, employing multi-stage infection and other complex features.More
News Security   September 15, 2020  

Users of dating site network were exposed online

The Elasticsearch server was left online without a password: 320 million records leaked. More
News Security   September 14, 2020  

A new ransomware attack in finance sector: Development Bank of Seychelles

A yet unknown ransomware has hit The Development Bank of Seychelles at the beginning of August 2020 The beginning of August 2020 was not the best time for the Seychelles banking sector.More
News Security   September 12, 2020  

BLURtooth flaw leaves devices open to man-in-the-middle attacks

The Bluetooth flaw CVE-2020-15802 affects all the "dual-mode" devices. More
News Security   September 11, 2020  

The new TikTok Pro app steals passwords and other important data

Researchers encourage people to not download TikTok Pro due to malicious functions of data exfiltration. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 10, 2020  

Researchers found crypto bugs in 306 popular Android apps

Columbia University researchers found bugs in 306 Google Play Store apps. More
News Security   September 09, 2020