Stay safe online - 2019-04-24

New TrickBot version targets North American banking customers

TrickBot payload is inserted into a malicious MS Excel document, attached to a phishing email that pretends to be from a North American bank. More
News Spam and phishing   February 08, 2019  

Password Checkup extension on Chrome takes care of password safety

Google released a new feature which allows protecting sensitive data and passwords. More
News Security   February 07, 2019  

Bomb threat crooks used GoDaddy vulnerability to hijack popular domains

Hackers responsible for the bomb threat campaign manage to hijack a big number of well-known domains. More
News Spam and phishing   February 06, 2019  

Linux servers targeted by SpeakUp backdoor that installs miners

The new malware strain abuses remote code execution vulnerabilities and avoids detection. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 05, 2019  

"Love you" malspam campaign has been modified to target Japan

"Love letter" spam campaign returns just before Valentine's Day. More
News Spam and phishing   February 04, 2019  

Google+ shutdown is officially set for April 2nd

Google+ is shutting down on April 2nd due to security vulnerabilities. More
General News   February 03, 2019  

New Mac malware Cookieminer is capable of stealing crypto wallet data

The new Mac threat can steal cookies related to cryptocurrency wallets and then drop crypto-miner on the system to maximize profits. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 01, 2019  

Airbus experiences a data breach after a "cyber incident"

Airbus announces about the cyber incident related to Airbus information systems. More
News Security   January 31, 2019  

Hacked server marketplace xDedic seized in the international operation

xDedic, the illegal site that sold credentials for server access, was shut down in Ukraine by the FBI, Europol and other bodies. More
News Security   January 30, 2019 phishing attack is aimed at Danish online shoppers

E-shoppers are attacked by hackers pretending to be from the famous Nets company. More
News Security   January 29, 2019  

Infected Word documents are used to spread GandCrab and Ursnif malware

Spam campaigns are used to spread data-stealer Ursnif and GandCrab ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 28, 2019  

Anatova ransomware strikes: researchers warn it might be devastating

Sophisticated malware poses as an icon for a game or other software, making victims to click without thinking. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 25, 2019  

HAnt ransomware threatens China nationals to destroy their mining rigs

Antminer S9 and T9 Chinese mining rigs infected with hAnt ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   January 24, 2019  

Visited porn sites? You are infected! (Top most dangerous sites)

Porn sites' popularity is booming - so is malware's. More
News Security   January 24, 2019  

Avast: Chrome - the most popular app, Windows 7 - the most used OS

Avast PC Trends Report 2019 is released, the most important facts highlighted. More
News   January 23, 2019