Stay safe online - 2021-06-21

Hacker-for-hire group uses malicious 3Ds Max plugin to spread malware

APT hackers exploit 3Ds Max software to compromise computers of a luxury architecture firm. More
News Security   August 26, 2020  

Iranian hackers target international companies with Dharma ransomware

Companies in Russia, China, India, and Japan hit by Dharma ransomware with ransom demands of 1-5 Bitcoin. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 25, 2020  

Hackers may exploit a weakness in Google Drive to spread malware

The unpatched security flaw can allow attackers to send malicious documents and images with malware scripts. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   August 24, 2020  

University of Utah pays $457K ransom to prevent data disclosure

The university managed to get their files back from backups but had to pay ransom to prevent sensitive data leak. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 22, 2020  

Visited porn sites? You are infected! (Top most dangerous sites)

Porn sites become more popular, but malicious such pages with malicious content on the rise too. More
News Security   August 21, 2020  

WannaRen ransomware decryption keys released by Hidden Shadow actors

Hidden Shadow cybercriminal gang backs off and releases keys for WannaRen ransomare. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 20, 2020  

TeamTNT group spreads AWS credential-stealing worm

The malware installs cryptominer and steals AWS credentials. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 19, 2020  

Cruise ship operator Carnival hit by ransomware

The cyberattack was performed over the weekend. Carnival Corporation, the largest cruise ship operator, has disclosed a cybersecurity incident.More
News Viruses and parasites   August 18, 2020  

2spyware ransomware: another attempt to destroy site’s reputation

Malicious actors continue to threaten 2-spyware. There are many cybercriminal groups: some are motivated by financial benefits while others seek completely different goals.More
News   August 17, 2020  

Even malware can have bugs: Emotet gang did not notice it for 6 months

Emotet bug was not noticed for half a year and used for a good purpose. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 15, 2020  

Chrome 86 experiment: Google attempts to prevent scams by hiding full URLs

"A URL experiment" is meant to stop users to fall for online phishing attempts. More
News Spam and phishing   August 14, 2020  

Agent Tesla malware now steals data from browsers and VPN clients

Six-your-old malware updated again: new Agent Tesla variant can now steal logins and passwords from web browsers and VPN clients. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 13, 2020  

Colorado city attacked by unknown ransomware actors, pays ransom

City of Lafayette paid ransom to criminals after it failed to restore data from backups. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 12, 2020  

Camera maker Canon hit by Maze ransomware, website down

Malicious actors behind Maze ransomware claim the next victim: prominent camera and lens developer Canon. More
News Security   August 11, 2020  

Intel investigates the breach: 20 GB of internal documents got leaked

Confidential and restricted, secret documents were uploaded on file-sharing site MEGA.More
News Security   August 10, 2020