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Stay safe online - 2024-02-24

Government-targeted cyber attacks employ stealthy and modular Deadglyph malware

A state-sponsored cyber espionage weapon. A brand-new and extremely clever backdoor spyware known as "Deadglyph" has emerged as a significant danger in the constantly changing field of cyber warfare. More
News Security   2023-09-25

Signal enhances encryption with quantum-resistant protocol

Signal's quantum-resistant encryption enhances security of its end-to-end communication. More
News Security   2023-09-21

Fake Elon Musk cryptocurrency giveaways swarm TikTok

The rising tide of TikTok crypto scams. The creativity of con artists attempting to take advantage of TikTok's enormous user base grows along with the platform's popularity. More
News Security   2023-09-18

Cyberattack at MGM Resorts disrupts systems across hotels and casinos worldwide

Outage continues into fourth day, investigation ongoing. MGM Resorts, a global hotel and entertainment conglomerate, has been hit with a major cyberattack, causing widespread disruption across its vast network of hotels and casinos worldwide. More
News Security   2023-09-14

North Korean cybercriminals exploit zero-day vulnerability to target cybersecurity researchers

Forging trust on social media platforms. In recent weeks, North Korean threat actors have intensified their attacks on the cybersecurity industry, making use of a zero-day vulnerability in unreleased software to hack researchers' computers. More
News Security   2023-09-11

Crypto gambling site loses 41 million to a hack

Users could not withdraw any funds soon after the hack. Online cryptocurrency casino, which has swiftly grown into one of the world’s largest crypto gaming platforms, recently became the target of a massive cyberattack. More
News   2023-09-07

Chrome extensions can access website plaintext passwords

Researchers uncover vulnerabilities in Chrome extensions. A surprising proof-of-concept that was revealed by a team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin - Madison has shocked the digital world. More

Qakbot malware uninstalled from 700k PCs following successful FBI operation

The infrastructure has been seized, and malware removed from infected Windows devices. More
News Security   2023-08-31

Urgent plea for social media giants to combat data-scraping privacy dangers

Growing global concerns over data-scraping. Twelve global privacy watchdogs, including well-known organizations like the U.K.'s ICO, Canada's OPC, and Hong Kong's OPCPD, have released a united statement in an unprecedented step that delivers a loud and clear message to social media giants. More
News Security   2023-08-28

Google Chrome set to alert users about installed malicious extensions 

A safety measure to combat malicious browser extensions. Although the digital world is a haven for ease and creativity, it is not exempt from the hidden risks that go along with it. More

Distribution of Knight ransomware concealed in phony TripAdvisor complaint emails

Deceptive TripAdvisor complaints conceal malicious Knight ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-08-14

Cybercriminal group MoustachedBouncer targets foreign diplomats in Belarus

MoustachedBouncer was previously unknown to the public. MoustachedBouncer is a newly revealed cyberespionage group that has been active since 2014, specializing in espionage against foreign embassies in Belarus. More
News   2023-08-10

Fortect releases new extension for browsing protection

Online security with Fortect Browsing Protection. Fortect is a relatively new but fast-growing cybersecurity player. More

SpyNote spyware targets European bank customers with aggressive campaigns

SpyNote's threat landscape and mechanism. SpyNote, an Android banking trojan, also known as SpyMax, has escalated into a cybersecurity nightmare by persistently targeting various European customers across different banks, most aggressively during June and July 2023. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-08-02

Ivanti zero-day allowed hackers to infiltrate Norwegian government IT systems

A rare Zero-Day vulnerability exploited in Ivanti's EPMM software. More