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Stay safe online - 2020-01-20

Louisiana state government experiences a major ransomware attack

Louisiana state government experiences a ransomware attack that affects its servers. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-11-21

Android smartphones in danger - new flaw helps bogus apps secretly access camera

CVE-2019-2234, new camera app vulnerability, allows remote attackers to record videos on Android smartphones. More
News Security   2019-11-20

Payment data of Macy's customers leaked due to a hacked website

Another MageCart card-skimming attack detected - hackers breached Macy's website. More

Disney+ user accounts sold on the Dark Web hours after launch

The highly-anticipated Disney+ streaming service already suffered from hacks - just hours after the launch, thousands of user accounts were already on sale on the Dark Web. More
News Security   2019-11-18

Hacking gang targets the US, Italy and Germany with malware-laden emails

The newly-formed hacking group TA2101 impersonates governmental entities in a targeted malspam campaign that delivers Maze ransomware, among other malware. More
News Spam and phishing   2019-11-15

InfoTrax hack discovered years later when servers ran out of space

The company got breached more than 20 times in two years: maxed out disk space indicated the hack. More
News Security   2019-11-14

Bitcoin scam on YouTube: users tricked into installing Predator Trojan

The promoted tool can allegedly generate Bitcoin keys to steal funds but installs info-stealing Trojan instead. More
News Spam and phishing   2019-11-13

Pemex claims to neutralize attempted Ryuk ransomware attack

Ryuk ransomware hit computer servers and stopped administrative work at Mexican state oil company Pemex. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-11-12

Platinum criminal group releases a sophisticated Titanium backdoor

Cybercriminal gang Platinum developed a new backdoor dubbed Titanium for campaigns in South and Southeast Asia. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-11-11

Nvidia patches critical vulnerabilities in GeForce software and GPUs

Nvidia released software updates for multiple critical flaws which would allow attackers escalate privileges, steal data or perform a denial of service. More

Google collaborates with security firms to get rid of bad Android apps

Google announces teaming up with mobile security companies to form the App Defense Alliance and keep bad apps away from the Play Store. More
News Security   2019-11-07

Trend Micro employee sold criminals data that fueled targeted scams

1% of Trend Micro's customers received a call from tech support scammers - the personal information was stolen by an insider. More
News Security   2019-11-06

Is WannaCry still alive? Ransomware hits Spanish companies

Targeted ransomware attacks on two victims from Spain - Everis IT consultancy firm and leading radio network Cadena SER. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-11-05

Firefox will block notification pop-up prompts from next year

With the release of Mozilla Firefox 72 in January 2020, users will stop seeing the "allow to show notifications" requests by default. More
News Spam and phishing   2019-11-04

Adobe's Creative Cloud records exposed. 7.5 million users are in danger

Elasticsearch server is under the fire again: database belonging to Adobe Creative Cloud service exposed. More
News Security   2019-11-03