Stay safe online - 2024-04-14

Windows malware spreads through infected Super Mario game

Trojanized Super Mario game infects users with Windows malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 26, 2023  

FTC is accusing Amazon of using "dark patterns" to make users subscribe to Prime

Amazon accused of misleading consumers into subscriptions. More
News Security   June 22, 2023  

Pro-China Hacker Group exploits Barracuda ESG Zero-Day Vulnerability

Pro-China Hacker Group UNC4841 behind targeted data-theft attacks. More
News Security   June 19, 2023  

Massive phishing campaign of 6,000 sites imitating 100 top brands

Widespread brand impersonation campaign targets popular apparel brands. More
News Spam and phishing   June 15, 2023  

Malwarebytes facing legal hurdle: labeling rival apps as "Unwanted" under scrutiny

The curious case of unwanted programs. In a significant turn of events, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Enigma Software Group can pursue its longstanding lawsuit against rival cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes.More
News   June 08, 2023  

Russia accuses Apple of hacking iPhones with US spy agencies

Russia's accusations and Apple's denial. Apple, the California-based tech giant, is accused by Russia's Federal Security Service of participating in a coordinated spy campaign with the US government to spy on Russian iPhone users.More
News Security   June 05, 2023  

Dental insurance provider hit by LockBit ransomware attack affecting 8.9M customers

Massive data breach exposes personal information of dental insurance customers. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 31, 2023  

Iranian hacker group Agrius launches Moneybird ransomware attacks on Israeli entities

The emergence of Moneybird ransomware. The Iranian hacker group known as Agrius, also referred to as Pink Sandstorm and formerly Americium, has developed a new ransomware strain dubbed Moneybird.More
News Viruses and parasites   May 25, 2023  

Android phone fingerprint scanners found prone to brute-force attacks

Overcoming safeguards and exploiting vulnerabilities. Researchers from Tencent Labs and Zhejiang University have revealed a new 'BrutePrint' attack that exploits vulnerabilities in modern smartphone fingerprint scanners.More
News Security   May 22, 2023  

Vulnerability in KeePass allows theft of Master Password

CVE-2023-3278 vulnerability. KeePass, the popular open-source password manager, is grappling with a security flaw that can potentially expose the master password to attackers, compromising the entire password database.More
News Security   May 19, 2023  

Companies with cyber insurance are more likely to suffer from ransomware attacks

Rise in ransomware attacks and the role of cyber insurance. More
News Security   May 15, 2023  

"PlugwalkJoe" admits guilt in notorious Twitter Bitcoin scam

Joseph James O'Connor, the UK man behind hacks, was extradited to the US from Spain. More
News   May 11, 2023  

Google launches entry-level cybersecurity certificate program

Google launches new cybersecurity certificate program to address the skills gap. More
News   May 08, 2023  

Fleckpe Android Trojan infects over 620,000 users

11 apps found on Google Play were infected with Fleckpe Trojan. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 05, 2023  

Google targets CryptBot malware network to safeguard Chrome users

Google launches legal battle against CryptBot malware distributors. More
News Security   April 27, 2023