Stay safe online - 2018-10-19

Dixons Carphone data breach involves 5.9 million payment cards

One of the largest data breaches in the UK's history hit Dixons Carphone. More
News   June 16, 2018  

New LokiBot-related malware is targeting Android 7 and 8 versions

MysteryBot: Android malware which is similar to the infamous LokiBot. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 15, 2018  

Android crypto-mining malware is targeting Amazon devices

The "Test" app is found causing crypto mining activity on targeted devices. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 14, 2018  

FBI arrested 74 scammers from the U.S and Nigeria

74 people arrested for participating in Business Email Compromise schemes. More
News Security   June 13, 2018  

Prowli malware: exploiting more than 40k servers across the world

Prowli is the operation detected to spread malware and perform crypto-mining activities. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 12, 2018  

Facebook privacy bug made posts of 14 million users public

Facebook users' posts were set to public setting due to a bug. More
News   June 11, 2018  

Football star Avery Moss is another victim of the Fappening 2018

Football star from New York Giants is embarrassed after leaked nudes. More
News Security   June 10, 2018  

BabaYaga: The WordPress malware that has anti-malware features

BabaYaga is the malware that generates spam links and redirects to potentially malicious websites. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 10, 2018  

Desbloquear Conteudo - malicious extension that steals banking data

Malicious Google Chrome extension detected: Desbloquear Conteudo malware operates as a banking trojan. More

VPNFilter malware is still here and even more dangerous

Researchers report about new devastating features of the VPNFilter malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 07, 2018  

Years of critical police evidence lost during Atlanta Ransomware incident

Atlanta ransomware has destroyed police dashboard camera footage. More
News Security   June 06, 2018  

Scammers target users via WhatsApp messages

A new scam on WhatsApp aims to steal users’ personal information. More
News Spam and phishing   June 05, 2018  

Instagram Story scam promises a free Apple Watch or iPhone X

Online celebrity's hacked Instagram account is used to promote scam. More
News   June 04, 2018  

Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov put behind bars for 5 years

Baratov is finally charged with Yahoo hacking and a list of other crimes. More
News Spam and phishing   June 02, 2018  

Following the traces of European Business Number scam

Receiving a letter from Daniela Kunst from European Business Number. More
News Spam and phishing   June 01, 2018