Stay safe online - 2018-08-17

Stresspaint Trojan steals Facebook login credentials

Stresspaint malware steals Facebook login credentials in disguise of Relieve Stress Paint tool. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 08, 2018  

Cybercriminals using GDPR implementation to scam Airbnb clients

The GDPR change makes organizations to spread thousands of emails. More
News Spam and phishing   May 07, 2018  

MassMiner cryptocurrency worm targets unpatched enterprise servers

MassMiner CPU miner exploits multiple vulnerabilities to hijack web servers. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 05, 2018  

Twitter discovered a bug that recorded users’ passwords in plain text

330 million users are prompted to change their Twitter passwords due to the bug. More
News   May 04, 2018  

WhatsApp founder leaves Facebook over clashes about users’ privacy

WhatsApp co-founder is leaving Facebook after years of tension. More
News   May 03, 2018  

FacexWorm cryptocurrency mining virus spreads via Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger exploited for spreading password-stealing crypto hijacker FacexWorm. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 02, 2018  

Drupal sites can be hacked by any visitor because of the code-execution bug

Drupal hacked for the second time in one month. Patch vulnerabilities immediately. More

X-Ray and MRI healthcare machines attacked by Orangeworm Kwampirs Trojan

Orangeworm malware tries to hack servers of healthcare institutions. More
News Viruses and parasites   April 30, 2018  

Master keys expose a security flaw in hotels' locking systems

Vision locking system was wrongfully deemed to be secure. When you decide to stay in a hotel and leave all important items, such as passports, money, credit cards, keys and similar, in the room, you don't have the slightest thought that your hotel room's locks might be unsafe.More
News   April 28, 2018  

Amazon’s Alexa hacked purposely to demonstrate security flaws

Echo devices might not be that safe, research shows. Voice activation devices such as Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant are useful and fun-to-use.More
News   April 27, 2018  

Magnitude EK leveraged to push out GandCrab ransomware

Magnitude Exploit Kit forsook Magniber and switched to the infamous GandCrab ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   April 26, 2018  

Ukraine's Energy Ministry website is hacked by Bitcoin ransomware

Ukraine's Energy Ministry suffers from the ransomware attack. More
News   April 25, 2018  

Gmail users receive spam from themselves, but no accounts hacked

Spammers managed to circumvent Gmail spam filter. Since Saturday, Gmail help forum filled up with the reports of concerned users claiming that their accounts were hacked and currently being in use for distributing spam.More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   April 24, 2018  

Data firm LocalBlox exposes information collected from 48million users

LocalBlox left a 1.2TB database file in an unprotected S3 bucket. More
News   April 23, 2018  

Ransomware breaches doubled last year. Growth expected in 2018

Ransomware attacks dominated in 2017, Verizon Enterprise analysis reveal. More
News Viruses and parasites   April 22, 2018