Stay safe online - 2019-10-23

KYC data exposure leads Binance to a 300 BTC ransom demand

Binance becomes a victim of scammers demanding ransom in exchange for the hacked KYC data. More
News Security   August 08, 2019  

AT&T lets itself get bribed. The result - notorious malware on the network

Pakistani man accused of bribing AT&T employees. News about AT&T taking bribes has fastly flown around the web.More
News Viruses and parasites   August 07, 2019  

Announcement by Google: Trips app shut down but more is to come

Google replaces Trips apps by upgrading other services. Google has announced that on the 5th of August it shut down the beloved app "Trips".More
News   August 06, 2019  

GermanWiper ransomware attack: victims asked to pay ransom after data wipe

GermanWiper ransomware targets German organizations via malspam campaigns - deletes all files and still demands ransom. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 05, 2019  

Cabarrus County suffered a social engineering attack: $1.7 Million lost

Scammers lured Cabarrus County government into transferring $2.5 Million to fake account: $1.7 Million remains lost. More
News Spam and phishing   August 03, 2019  

New SystemBC malware sets proxies to hide malicious traffic

New malware strain brings in the secondary payload after using Fallout and RIG EKs for the initial infection. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 02, 2019  

ElasticSearch database leaks 40GB crucial data of Honda Motor Company

An unprotected ElasticSearch database found leaking crucial data owned by Honda Motor Company. More
News Security   August 01, 2019  

Android/Filecoder.C malware attacking Android OS via Reddit

Android/Filecoder.C - the new ransomware targetting Android OS via tech forums and SMS messages. More
News Viruses and parasites   July 31, 2019  

Capital One data breach affects 106 million users - the hacker arrested

Former Amazon Web Services system engineer Paige A. Thompson was accessing Capital One databases for months. More
News Security   July 30, 2019  

Malware researcher Marcus Hutchins avoids jail for past crimes

Marcus Hutchins, who saved thousands of users from the notorious WannaCry ransomware is not going to serve jail time. More
News   July 29, 2019  

Sky users forced to reset passwords after credential stuffing attack

Sky Broadband customers prompted to reset their passwords due to a possible data breach. More
News Security   July 28, 2019  

Fake FaceApp crashes during installation, installs MobiDash malware

MobiDash malware is being delivered via a fake FaceApp module that is hosted on third-party sites. More
News Viruses and parasites   July 26, 2019  

Hackers use fake BSI emails to deliver Sodinokibi ransomware

Sodinokibi ransomware devs started a new malspam campaign: phishing emails sent in the name of national German cybersecurity agency BSI . More
News Viruses and parasites   July 25, 2019  

Lancaster University breach impacted databases with student records

Lancaster University discovered a data leakage of people's records on July 2019. More
News Security   July 24, 2019  

Equifax to pay $700 million settlement to the FTC over the data breach

Credit reporting bureau Equifax agreed to pay up to $700 million to settle prosecution actions over the data breach of 2017 . More
News   July 23, 2019