Stay safe online - 2020-01-28

Nvidia patches critical vulnerabilities in GeForce software and GPUs

Nvidia released software updates for multiple critical flaws which would allow attackers escalate privileges, steal data or perform a denial of service. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   November 08, 2019  

Google collaborates with security firms to get rid of bad Android apps

Google announces teaming up with mobile security companies to form the App Defense Alliance and keep bad apps away from the Play Store. More
News Security   November 07, 2019  

Trend Micro employee sold criminals data that fueled targeted scams

1% of Trend Micro's customers received a call from tech support scammers - the personal information was stolen by an insider. More
News Security   November 06, 2019  

Is WannaCry still alive? Ransomware hits Spanish companies

Targeted ransomware attacks on two victims from Spain - Everis IT consultancy firm and leading radio network Cadena SER. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 05, 2019  

Firefox will block notification pop-up prompts from next year

With the release of Mozilla Firefox 72 in January 2020, users will stop seeing the "allow to show notifications" requests by default. More
News Spam and phishing   November 04, 2019  

Adobe's Creative Cloud records exposed. 7.5 million users are in danger

Elasticsearch server is under the fire again: database belonging to Adobe Creative Cloud service exposed. More
News Security   November 03, 2019 and its subsidiaries become victims of a data breach

Three well-known domain providers have experienced a massive data breach including customers' private data. More
News Security   November 01, 2019  

Millions of Fortune 500 companies' login credentials found on Dark Web

Fortune 500 companies' login data for grabs on the Dark Web: 21 million records, some in plain text. More
News Security   October 31, 2019  

Hardly removable Xhelper malware targets thousands of Android phones

Highly persistent Android malware Xhelper entered the Android scene, and the infection rate keeps growing. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 30, 2019  

The infamous MageCart hits the American Cancer Society and Sixth June fashion site

Digital payment skimmer group is found targeting and customer credit card data. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 29, 2019  

Apple removes 17 apps from its official store for committing ad-fraud

The malicious apps were programmed to perform background activities on iPhones in order to collect ad-generated profits. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 28, 2019  

Android adware spread via 42 Play Store apps by a Vietnamese student

42 Google Play Store apps involved in the Ashas adware campaign were downloaded for over 8 million times. More
News Security   October 26, 2019  

TikTok might be a threat to national security, US senators say

US senators urge National Intelligence to investigate TikTok over potential national security threats. More
News Security   October 25, 2019  

Discord is targeted by malware which can turn the app into a data-stealing backdoor

A new strain of malware turns Windows Discord client into the information-stealing Trojan. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 24, 2019  

FTC banned Retina-X Studios-produced stalkerware apps

Retina-X Studios violates the FTC Act and COPPAR by producing stalkerware apps PhoneSheriff, TeenShield, and MobileSpy. More
News Security   October 23, 2019  
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