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Stay safe online - 2023-12-11

Malwarebytes facing legal hurdle: labeling rival apps as "Unwanted" under scrutiny

The curious case of unwanted programs. In a significant turn of events, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Enigma Software Group can pursue its longstanding lawsuit against rival cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes. More
News   2023-06-08

Russia accuses Apple of hacking iPhones with US spy agencies

Russia's accusations and Apple's denial. Apple, the California-based tech giant, is accused by Russia's Federal Security Service of participating in a coordinated spy campaign with the US government to spy on Russian iPhone users. More
News Security   2023-06-05

Dental insurance provider hit by LockBit ransomware attack affecting 8.9M customers

Massive data breach exposes personal information of dental insurance customers. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-05-31

Iranian hacker group Agrius launches Moneybird ransomware attacks on Israeli entities

The emergence of Moneybird ransomware. The Iranian hacker group known as Agrius, also referred to as Pink Sandstorm and formerly Americium, has developed a new ransomware strain dubbed Moneybird. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-05-25

Android phone fingerprint scanners found prone to brute-force attacks

Overcoming safeguards and exploiting vulnerabilities. Researchers from Tencent Labs and Zhejiang University have revealed a new 'BrutePrint' attack that exploits vulnerabilities in modern smartphone fingerprint scanners. More
News Security   2023-05-22

Vulnerability in KeePass allows theft of Master Password

CVE-2023-3278 vulnerability. KeePass, the popular open-source password manager, is grappling with a security flaw that can potentially expose the master password to attackers, compromising the entire password database. More
News Security   2023-05-19

Companies with cyber insurance are more likely to suffer from ransomware attacks

Rise in ransomware attacks and the role of cyber insurance. More
News Security   2023-05-15

"PlugwalkJoe" admits guilt in notorious Twitter Bitcoin scam

Joseph James O'Connor, the UK man behind hacks, was extradited to the US from Spain. More
News   2023-05-11

Google launches entry-level cybersecurity certificate program

Google launches new cybersecurity certificate program to address the skills gap. More
News   2023-05-08

Fleckpe Android Trojan infects over 620,000 users

11 apps found on Google Play were infected with Fleckpe Trojan. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-05-05

Google targets CryptBot malware network to safeguard Chrome users

Google launches legal battle against CryptBot malware distributors. More
News Security   2023-04-27

BumbleBee malware used by ransomware gangs pushed by Google ads

BumbleBee malware uses Google Ads to target enterprises. The world of cybersecurity is constantly changing, with new threats appearing all the time. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-04-24

Google releases patch for yet another zero-day exploit

Google continues to release security updates to fix zero-day vulnerabilities found in its Chrome web browser. More

60 Google Play apps infiltrated by malware affecting 100 million devices

Malware infiltrates Google Play via legitimate apps. A new Android malware known as "Goldoson" has infiltrated Google Play via 60 legitimate apps with a total of 100 million downloads. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-04-17

Kodi forum database hack exposes data of 400,000 users

Hackers exploited inactive staff member's credentials. More
News Security   2023-04-13