Stay safe online - 2024-05-26

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  

BumbleBee malware used by ransomware gangs pushed by Google ads

BumbleBee malware uses Google Ads to target enterprises. The world of cybersecurity is constantly changing, with new threats appearing all the time.More
News Viruses and parasites   April 24, 2023  

Google releases patch for yet another zero-day exploit

Google continues to release security updates to fix zero-day vulnerabilities found in its Chrome web browser. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   April 20, 2023  

60 Google Play apps infiltrated by malware affecting 100 million devices

Malware infiltrates Google Play via legitimate apps. A new Android malware known as "Goldoson" has infiltrated Google Play via 60 legitimate apps with a total of 100 million downloads.More
News Viruses and parasites   April 17, 2023  

Kodi forum database hack exposes data of 400,000 users

Hackers exploited inactive staff member's credentials. More
News Security   April 13, 2023  

Google introduces data deletion policy for Android apps on Google Play

Users will be able to delete their accounts and data collected about them online. More
News   April 06, 2023  

U.S. companies threatened by fake data leaks

The Phantom Incident Extortion scam. Since at least March 16, a group of cybercriminals known as the Midnight Group has been targeting US companies, threatening to sell or publish stolen data unless they are paid.More
News   April 03, 2023  

IcedID malware transitioning to ransomware payloads

New variants are being delivered by at least three different threat actors. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 30, 2023  

Microsoft releases security update for Snipping tool flaw

Snipping tool flaw puts Windows users at risk. Users can screenshot a section of their computer screen and save it as an image file using Windows' built-in Snipping Tool.More
News Security   March 27, 2023  

CommonMagic APT uses new malware to target organizations in Russo-Ukrainian conflict zone

Most likely delivered via spear phishing attacks. Kaspersky has identified an advanced persistent threat campaign called CommonMagic that targets organizations in the Russo-Ukrainian conflict zone.More
News Viruses and parasites   March 23, 2023  

Microsoft OneNote files used to spread Emotet malware

The Emotet malware resurfaces. After a three-month hiatus, the Emotet malware has reappeared with a new distribution method.More
News Viruses and parasites   March 20, 2023