Security and spyware news

Stay safe online - 2018-05-25

Equifax details numbers of its infamous data breach

Equifax reveals that 3.6 million more people were affected by the data leak. More
News   2018-05-09

Stresspaint Trojan steals Facebook login credentials

Stresspaint malware steals Facebook login credentials in disguise of Relieve Stress Paint tool. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-05-08

Cybercriminals using GDPR implementation to scam Airbnb clients

The GDPR change makes organizations to spread thousands of emails. More
News Spam and phishing   2018-05-07

MassMiner cryptocurrency worm targets unpatched enterprise servers

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

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   2018-05-04

WhatsApp founder leaves Facebook over clashes about users’ privacy

WhatsApp co-founder is leaving Facebook after years of tension. More
News   2018-05-03

FacexWorm cryptocurrency mining virus spreads via Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger exploited for spreading password-stealing crypto hijacker FacexWorm. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-05-02

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   2018-04-30

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   2018-04-28

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   2018-04-27

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   2018-04-26

Ukraine's Energy Ministry website is hacked by Bitcoin ransomware

Ukraine's Energy Ministry suffers from the ransomware attack. More
News   2018-04-25

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

Data firm LocalBlox exposes information collected from 48million users

LocalBlox left a 1.2TB database file in an unprotected S3 bucket. More
News   2018-04-23