Stay safe online - 2021-01-24

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  

Ransomware gang claims they are behind the Newcastle University attack

Newcastle University has been hit by DoppelPaymer ransomware attack. More
News Security   September 08, 2020  

Service NSW: hackers stole 738GB of customer data during email breach

Service NSW has revealed that 738 GB of customer data was stolen during an email breach. More
News Security   September 07, 2020  

Evilnum group’s Python-based RAT impersonates legitimate programs

Evilnum ATP hacker group change tactics and targets financial firms with new Python-based malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 05, 2020  

Warner Music Group has disclosed months-long web skimming incident

Warner Music Group finally found hackers responsible for compromising its online stores. More
News Security   September 04, 2020  

Dark web moderator sentenced to 11 years in prison

Moderator of AlphaBay dark web marketplace sentenced to 11 years in prison. More
News Security   September 03, 2020  

Zero-day flaw allows attacking Cisco IOS XR devices

Recently discovered zero-day flaw makes Cisco devices insecure. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   September 02, 2020  

Apple defenses bypassed: Shlayered apps accidentally allowed on macOS

Another OSX/Shlayer campaign spotted, and not even Apple's notarization process can stop it. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 01, 2020  

Government has no clue who’s behind cyber attacks: NZX still suffering

The DDoS attack hit the New Zealand stock exchange, and the government tries to find the ones responsible for these cyberattacks. More
News Security   August 31, 2020  

QBot operators change tactics to infect victims via hijacked email

Email threads can get hijacked by the QBot trojan, so other people get malware from your replies. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 28, 2020  

Russian offered $1 million to US company employee for malware planting

Russian hacker charged for trying to hire a person from Nevada-based company to spread malware. More
News Security   August 27, 2020  

Hacker-for-hire group uses malicious 3Ds Max plugin to spread malware

APT hackers exploit 3Ds Max software to compromise computers of a luxury architecture firm. More
News Security   August 26, 2020  

Iranian hackers target international companies with Dharma ransomware

Companies in Russia, China, India, and Japan hit by Dharma ransomware with ransom demands of 1-5 Bitcoin. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 25, 2020  

Hackers may exploit a weakness in Google Drive to spread malware

The unpatched security flaw can allow attackers to send malicious documents and images with malware scripts. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   August 24, 2020  

University of Utah pays $457K ransom to prevent data disclosure

The university managed to get their files back from backups but had to pay ransom to prevent sensitive data leak. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 22, 2020  
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