Stay safe online - 2019-01-17

Gamma ransomware guilty for California hernia institute data breach

Around 16,000 patients' data compromised by an infamous ransomware virus. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 23, 2018  

GandCrab developers release free decryption tool for Syrian victims

Syrian citizens receive free decryption keys from GandCrab developers. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 22, 2018  

North Carolina recovers from a hurricane and malware attack

The water utility in North Carolina attacked by a ransomware and a banking trojan. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 20, 2018  

MikroTik routers are in the target by crypto-mining campaign

MikroTik routers abused to mine cryptocurrency.   Since April, when Latvian router manufacturer MikroTik patched a CVE-2018-14847 vulnerability, hackers have been exploiting this flaw to compromise unpatched routers by executing malicious campaigns including crypto-mining URLs.More
News Viruses and parasites   October 19, 2018  

Bug in Tumblr possibly revealed personal users' data

Tumblr users have been offered a patch to save their private information. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   October 18, 2018  

Around 30 000 of the military workers got affected in Pentagon breach

Pentagon data breach revealed travel records of more than 30,000 civilians and military staff. More
News   October 17, 2018  

Numerous people in Iceland under the danger of cyber attack

Iceland hit by a serious cyber attack mimicking local police. More
News Security   October 16, 2018  

Answering a video call in WhatsApp might lead to account theft

WhatsApp hack leads to compromised accounts after answered video call from cyber criminals. More
News   October 15, 2018  

In 9 months, hackers have stolen $927 Million of cryptocurrency

Almost $100M worth of cryptocurrency already stolen by cybercriminals this year. More
News   October 13, 2018  

XMRig cryptominer installs on the system as the Flash updater

Fake Adobe Flash Updater secretly installs an infamous XMRig cryptominer. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 12, 2018  

Magecart strikes again: targets Shopper Approved eCommerce websites

Magecart rewrote the script of the plugin provided by Shopper Approved. More
News Security   October 11, 2018  

Google+ shutting down after exposing personal data of 500,000 users

A bug-related data breach leads Google+ to shutdown.   After the security experts discovered an API bug affecting the private information of 500,000 users, Google decided to shut down its social network Google+.More
News   October 10, 2018  

Facebook hoax: scam messages claim account compromise

The fake warning spreads in a form of a private message on Facebook. More
News Spam and phishing   October 09, 2018  

Click2Gov data breach affected thousands of customers

St. Petersburg announces about the data breach involving the payment proceeding app Click2Gov . More
News   October 08, 2018  

FakeSpy returns. New wave is aimed at hitting Japan

Information-stealing FakeSpy malware returns in Japan. After being detected by TrendMicro this summer, FakeSpy malware returns to Japanese and Korean users.More
News Viruses and parasites   October 07, 2018  
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