Stay safe online - 2020-01-26

Ubisoft sues website owners for selling DDoS services to R6S players

Ubisoft's lawsuit attempts to punish providers of DDoS attacks launched at Rainbow Six: Siege servers in September. More
News Security   January 22, 2020  

Massive Mitsubishi Electric data breach disclosed

Chinese hacking group Tick suspected in a major Mitsubishi Electric data leak. More
News Security   January 20, 2020  

Scammers mimic the FTC to gather payments from victims

Hackers try to get users involved in money swindling schemes. More
News Security   January 18, 2020  

"Fleeceware" apps plague Google Play with 600 million downloads

"Fleeceware" apps - a new type of fraud Google yet to defeat. More
News Security   January 17, 2020  

TikTok flaw allowed hackers to read text messages and control accounts

TikTok's security vulnerabilities, misused in hijacking accounts and manipulating them, is finally patched. More
News Security   January 09, 2020  

Japanese sex hotel disaster: search engine leaked customer personal data

The popular Love Hotel search engine Happy Hotel suffered a data breach. More
News Security   January 06, 2020  

Insecure database exposes data of 2.4 million Wyze's customers

A mistake by Wyze's employee resulted in three weeks of customer data exposure online. More
News Security   December 30, 2019  

Massive data breach affected Wawa - customer credit card details exposed

Wawa claims "potentially all" locations affected. Convenience store and gas station chain Wawa has experienced a data breach that most likely impacted its all 850 stores.More
News Security   December 20, 2019  

LifeLabs pays ransom to get 15M patients' records back

LifeLabs releases a report about what type of customer data was put at risk after exposure. More
News Security   December 18, 2019  

Almost half a million Turkish credit cards' details sold on dark web

The credit card data was put on Joker's Stash underground forum in four batches. More
News Security   December 11, 2019  

More than 30K piracy sites disabled by Europol, three hackers arrested

US National Intellectual Property Right Coordination Centre takes down 30 506 websites with pirated products. More
News Security   December 05, 2019  

Chrome and Firefox users are being spied by AVG and Avast plug-ins

Suspicious AVG and Avast extensions can record the browsing data of users using Chrome or Firefox as their default browser. More
News Security   December 04, 2019  

Mixcloud data breach: 21 million users affected

Mixcloud users' emails, hashed passwords and usernames are now being sold on the underground forums. More
News Security   December 02, 2019  

Adobe disclosed Magento data leak that affected user information

Adobe discovered the data leak at the end of November. According to Adobe, Magento Marketplace suffered from a major data breach that affected user account information.More
News Security   November 28, 2019  

Video chatting popularity increases the risk of identity theft and scams

The rise of video chatting in the last decade brings more risks to consumers. More
News Security   November 26, 2019