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Stay safe online - 2020-04-08

Data breach at Canadian ISP Rogers: open database to blame

Rogers' third-party service provider left an unprotected database open. More
News Security   2020-03-20

A new variant of Pysa ransomware is infecting French governments

France claims that Pysa malware has already hit some local networks. More
News Viruses and parasites   2020-03-19

APT36 suspected to push Crimson RAT via fake Coronavirus emails

Pakistan-related hackers use Coronavirus health advisories to infect potential victims . More
News Spam and phishing   2020-03-18

U.S Health and Human Services network hit by DDoS attack

During the Covid-19 outbreak, HHS servers suffer a DDoS attack attempting to cause disruption. More
News Security   2020-03-17

Hospital Brno in Czechia hit by a cyberattack during COVID-19 virus crisis

University Hospital Brno is used to test patients for coronavirus infections - cyberattack halts the operations. More
News Security   2020-03-16

"Coronavirus map" is found to spread data-stealing malware

The name of the pandemic disease has been abused by cyber crooks. More
News Viruses and parasites   2020-03-15

Necurs botnet shut down by Microsoft and partners

Necurs is the largest botnet that managed to infect more than 9 million computers worldwide. More
News Security   2020-03-11

WikiLeaks mistrial: ex CIA engineer found not guilty for gathering national defense information

Jury unable to reach the verdict in the trial: minor conviction for an ex-CIA coder responsible for the massive Vault 7 leak. More
News   2020-03-10

The unfixable Intel bug affects more people than it was first thought

A significant five-year vulnerability in Intel Chipsets discovered, only the latest Intel 10th generation CPUs not affected. More

900,000 customers affected by Virgin Media data breach

Virgin Media data leak - an unprotected marketing database to blame. More
News Security   2020-03-06

Ryuk ransomware is back: Epiq Global down due to unauthorized activity

Unauthorized investigation reveals that the international e-discovery company Epiq Global been hit by ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   2020-03-05

Qihoo 360: CIA was monitoring Chinese industries for 11 years

Security researchers claim that CIA hacked Chinese industries and government agencies to obtain intelligence information. More
News Security   2020-03-04

Two Chinese men got charged for money laundering and helping hackers

The US charges two Chinese men for helping North Korean actors steal over $250 Million. More
News Security   2020-03-03

Data breach at RailWorks Corporation was caused by ransomware attack

RailWorks Corporation ransomware infection potentially compromised personal details of its employees. More
News Viruses and parasites   2020-03-02

Magecart runs undetected for two-and-a-half-years: hits 40 new sites

Credit card skimmers behind Magecart scheme evaded detection for 30 months by using the fake content delivery network. More
News Spam and phishing   2020-03-01