Stay safe online - 2022-05-26

TeaBot malware now targets US users by spreading via Google Play Store

Android banking trojan continues attacking and receives various upgrades: more than 400 financial apps targeted. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 02, 2022  

Government espionage attacks using Daxin malware linked to China

Chinese hackers target multiple sectors with the advanced backdoor. More
News Security   March 01, 2022  

Microsoft App Store infiltrated by Electron Bot -laced gaming apps

Backdoor malware threat can take over social media accounts. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 28, 2022  

The vulnerability in the Zenly social media allows account hijacking

Social application from Snap allows users to see locations and found bugs that lead to account takeover. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   February 25, 2022  

Financially motivated hackers look into selling high-value targets

Initial access brokers become more popular in the cybercrime world: targets in the US mostly. More
News Security   February 24, 2022  

Ransomware extending to the industrial sector, including Conti and LockBit

Ransomware increased the number of such attacks in the industrial sector, making this malware number one threat. More
News   February 23, 2022  

Expeditors targeted in a ransomware attack which led to shut down

Major logistics and freight forwarding company suffered a cyberattack. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 22, 2022  

Recent phishing attacks targeting NFT holders: OpenSea loses millions

254 tokens worth at least $1.7 million stolen in a phishing attack on OpenSea users. More
News Spam and phishing   February 21, 2022  

Cisco email security appliances can be used to send malicious emails

Email security vulnerability could cause malicious attack, but receives patches. More
News   February 18, 2022  

TrickBot infected machines related to customers of high-profile companies

Trickbot affected at least 140,000 machines related to Amazon, PayPal, Bank of America, and other 60 finance and tech giants. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 17, 2022  

Meta to pay $90 million over Facebook’s privacy violations from a decade ago

The last appeal by Meta was exhausted. Meta, the parent company of the social media giant Facebook, has finally settled for a payout over privacy violations from a decade ago. More
News   February 16, 2022  

BlackCat ransomware responsible for the Swissport attack and data leak

BlackCat ransomware group claimed responsibility for the attack that caused flight delays and service disruptions. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 15, 2022  

Spanish Police dismantles SIM swapping gang emptying bank accounts

Criminals in Spain frauded victims with sim cards swapping scheme. More
News Spam and phishing   February 14, 2022  

Indian activists targeted: hackers planted fake digital crime evidence

Hackers managed to plant criminal evidence on human rights activists, lawyer devices. More
News Security   February 11, 2022  

PHP Everywhere code execution bug can impact thousands of WordPress sites

Researchers found a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the plugin used by over 30 000 websites worldwide. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   February 10, 2022