Stay safe online - 2018-12-17

Facebook hoax: scam messages claim account compromise

The fake warning spreads in a form of a private message on Facebook. More
News Spam and phishing   October 09, 2018  

Click2Gov data breach affected thousands of customers

St. Petersburg announces about the data breach involving the payment proceeding app Click2Gov . More
News   October 08, 2018  

FakeSpy returns. New wave is aimed at hitting Japan

Information-stealing FakeSpy malware returns in Japan. After being detected by TrendMicro this summer, FakeSpy malware returns to Japanese and Korean users.More
News Viruses and parasites   October 07, 2018  

China produced microchips used to spy on major American companies

Among companies that used Supermicro's server motherboards with embedded chips - Apple and Amazon. More
News   October 05, 2018  

Foxit PDF Reader was found including 18 serious vulnerabilities

Free Foxit PDF Reader includes numerous vulnerabilities. Recently, Cisco Talos took a closer look at the famous browser plugin called Foxit PDF Reader and found 18 critical vulnerabilities.More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   October 04, 2018  

Fortnite hacks and cheats bring players to data-stealing malware

Security researchers examine data-stealing malware that is aimed at not-so-fair Fortnite players. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 03, 2018  

GhostDNS malware hacked over 100,000 home routers

GhostDNS seems to be related to the infamous DNSChanger malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 02, 2018  

Ransomware developers gained thousands from companies in Arkansas

Companies in Conway lose thousands of dollars due to geo-focused ransomware attacks. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 01, 2018  

Facebook hacked. What should you do after hearing such news?

3 bugs found in the "View As" feature put around 50 million Facebook users' accounts at risk. More
News Security   September 30, 2018  

Torii botnet outmatches Mirai with its new features

A newly detected botnet is more sophisticated than other IoT botnets. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 28, 2018  

Arran Brewery attack possibly related to Dharma ransomware

One of Dharma ransomware's versions seems to be guilty of hacking Arran's Brewery. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 27, 2018  

Fashion retailer SHEIN revealed data breach that affected 6.4M users

SHEIN reported that millions of customers' data was breached after a successful cyber attack. More
News Security   September 26, 2018  

Pennsylvania Senate Democrats recover from ransomware - $700,000 paid

Pennsylvania Senate Democrats paid over $700,000 to recover their computer systems after last year's ransomware attack. More
News   September 25, 2018  

Multifunctional Virobot malware is not only ransomware

Virobot manages to surprise PC security experts with its numerous functions. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 24, 2018  

Kraken Cryptor 1.5 disguised as SuperAntiSpyware executable

Kraken Cryptor ransomware uses the name of an anti-malware program to trick users into installing it. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 22, 2018  
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