Stay safe online - 2018-10-23

Hackers employ KeyPass ransomware for manual attacks

A new variant of KeyPass with a manual function noted in more than 20 countries. More
News   August 14, 2018  

Researchers warn that spam is on the rise again in 2018

2018 is considered to be the year of spam emails. According to the researchers, there is a significant increase in spam emails in 2018.More
News Spam and phishing   August 13, 2018  

Security experts create DeepLocker - the AI-based malware

Artificial Intelligence can be used for malicious purposes as well. More
News   August 11, 2018  

PGA of America servers are locked by ransomware

After break into PGA's servers, hackers encrypt data and demand a ransom. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 10, 2018  

The TSMC appears to be hacked by a version of WannaCry ransomware

TSMC hack events are related to an infamous ransomware virus. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 09, 2018  

Android apps on Google Play Store are found to include Windows malware

Google Play Store apps are found infected with Windows malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 08, 2018  

Over 225 HP inkjet printer models vulnerable to remote code execution

HP inkjet printers have two critical RCE vulnerabilities. Researchers report about two major remote code execution vulnerabilities present on over 225 HP inkjet printer models.More
News Security   August 07, 2018  

IPhone chip supplier TSMC stops its production due to malware attack

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co was hit by a malware and shut down its factories. More
News Security   August 06, 2018  

KICKICO ICO platform hacked. Loses $7.7 million worth tokens

ICO platform loses more than 70 million KICK tokens because of a cyber attack. More
News Security   August 05, 2018  

Bitpaymer ransomware disturbs residential areas in Alaska

BitPaymer ransomware affects Matanuska-Susitna Borough and other regions. More
News Security   August 03, 2018  

Crooks hacked Reddit via SMS intercept attack and accessed user data

Hackers managed to bypass 2FA system on Reddit to access user data. More
News Security   August 02, 2018  

SamSam ransomware collected almost $6 million from ransom payments

People behind SamSam ransomware have extorted millions from various corporates. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 01, 2018  

Blue Springs clinic ransomware attack: 45K patients' data exposed

The family clinic notified patients about possibly compromised personal information. More
News   July 31, 2018  

Android cryptocurrency mining apps are banned from Google Play Store

Google updated its Play Store policies to ban cryptocurrency mining apps. More
News Security   July 30, 2018  

Hackers stole 2.4M after two successful attacks on Virginia Bank

Daylight robbery in the United States: The National Bank of Blacksburg suffers from two attacks in eight months . More
News Spam and phishing   July 29, 2018  
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