Stay safe online - 2017-12-11

At least 1.65 million attempts to infect computers with cryptocurrency miners detected in 2017

Criminals managed to distribute cryptocurrency miners to 1.65 million computers in less than nine months. More
News   September 12, 2017  

Android users, it's time to patch your devices!

Have Older than Android Oreo 8.0 Version? Researchers have recently identified a vulnerability which, unfortunately, all Android versions, except the latest Oreo 8, is subject to.More
News Security   September 11, 2017  

Equifax breach: 143 million Americans are at risk of identity theft

143 million Americans potentially affected in cyber attack against Equifax. More
News Security   September 08, 2017  

Lenovo pays $3.5 million fine for pre-installing Superfish adware

The Conflict Reaches its Climax. If you have purchased a Lenovo computer between the second half of 2014 and 2015, you are likely to have become one of the discontent users who found an unpleasant surprise on their devices – Superfish adware. More
General News   September 07, 2017  

Vulnerability in Apache Struts 2 allows hacking web servers

Researchers discover Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Apache Struts 2. More
News   September 06, 2017  

Another data breach: MongoDB 26 000 servers infiltrated

MongoDB faces another huge data breach. MongoDB, which functions as a free set of databases for storing documents, suffers again from a massive attack caused by ransomware developers.More
News Security   September 05, 2017  

23 million emails with Lukitus ransomware was sent in 24 hours

Locky virus developers continue spreading Lukitus ransomware worldwide. More
News   September 04, 2017  

Release date of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is confirmed

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be released on October 17th. More
News   September 01, 2017  

711 million email addresses are in the target eye of Onliner spambot

Onliner spambot spreads Ursnif banking malware. French security researcher Bekanow discovered probably the biggest spambot in the whole spam history.More
News Spam and phishing   August 31, 2017  

Stay vigilant: Hurricane Harvey scams are on their way

Felons Plague the Web with Fake Charity Scam Sites. While the world‘s attention is directed to the East Asia, specifically, to North Korea, which again manifests its military power, US residents, especially Texas and Louisiana inhabitants, are concerned how to cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.More
News Spam and phishing   August 30, 2017  

The beloved Sarahah app steals users’ contacts

Sarahah silently uploads user’s contact list to company’s servers without asking permission. More
News Security   August 29, 2017  

AccuWeather shares users’ location data with third-parties

AccuWeather shares iPhone users’ data with third-party advertising company. More
News Security   August 28, 2017  

Malicious video links spread Facebook virus on Messenger again

Facebook video virus returns with new tricky campaigns. Reports about increased activity of Facebook video virus has been showing up during the past few weeks.More
News Security   August 25, 2017  

Another Ukrainian company gets hacked: hint of Petya.A Part 2?

Companies fail to ensure cyber security. It seems that there is hardly any “calm” or at least “ordinary” day when it comes to cyber space.More
News Viruses and parasites   August 24, 2017  

Google Play Store removes 500 spying apps

Google Play Store contained 500 user-spying apps: here's what you need to know about them. More
News   August 23, 2017  
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