Security and spyware news

Stay safe online - 2022-01-21

Around 300K MikroTik devices are vulnerable to remote botnet attacks

Critical vulnerabilities that can be exploited by cryptomining malware found in routers. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-12-09

Canadian man investigated since 2018 indicted for ransomware attacks

The malicious actor released ransomware targeting Canada and the U.S., including the State of Alaska. More
General News   2021-12-08

42 malicious websites used by Chinese espionage group got seized

Microsoft seized the domains linked to China-based hackers that targeted organizations in the US ad 28 other countries. More
News Security   2021-12-07

BitMart exchange suffers $196 million hack due to stolen private key

Hackers managed to steal millions of cryptocurrency tokens from an exchange. More
News Security   2021-12-06

Warning: users receive Covid-19 Omicron variant-themed phishing emails

The name of the new virus version locking all of the world used to lure users in a malicious email campaign. More
News Spam and phishing   2021-12-03

Emotet trojan returned after the takedown: detected in Japan

Emotet found newly spreading via fake Adobe Windows App Installer packages. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-12-02

Twitter expands its policies: bans private media posting without consent

People now cannot post images of people without having their consent. More
News Security   2021-12-01

Panasonic network got hacked: the company discloses data breach

Hackers managed to enter the network and access data on file servers silently. More
News Security   2021-11-30

Hackers exploit poorly secured Google Cloud platform to mine crypto

Compromised Google Cloud accounts used to mine cryptocurrency and abuse the system. More
News Security   2021-11-29

New Linux malware CronRAT hides in tasks set to execute on February 31

Researchers found a RAT with never-before-seen stealth tactics - masking the actions with the non-existent calendar day. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-11-26

New Windows Installer zero-day exploit abused by hackers

Researchers report the powerful elevation-of-privilege flaw allowing arbitrary code execution on fully-patched systems. More

Threat actors target the Middle East with advanced Android Spyware

The new variants of Android malware linked with a known APT group. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-11-24

Major code execution bug in Imunify360 Linux server got patched

The vulnerability exploitation could be used to hijack web servers. More

Facebook Messenger and Instagram E2E encryption delayed until 2023

The default end-to-end encryption across messaging services pushed back by a year at least. More
News Security   2021-11-22

Spear-phishing attacks abuse the Glitch platform to steal credentials

Glitch service abused in attacks that target Middle East workers from major corporations. More
News Spam and phishing   2021-11-19