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Stay safe online - 2021-10-26

Razer will fix the bug that gives users administrator rights to Windows

The zero-day flaw allows users to gain admins privileges via the installer: a threat for 100 million users. More

Mozi IoT botnet now targets Netgear, Huawei, and ZTE network gateways

P2p botnet gained new capabilities and now can affect more devices. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-08-20

Cisco cancels patches for RCE zero-day vulnerability in VPN routers

Attackers can exploit flaws to restart vulnerable devices and execute code. More

Social-engineering campaign with malicious ads spreads Cinobi trojan

Malvertising campaign targetting Japan loads and starts the banking trojan focused on stealing data. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-08-18

Million IoT devices affected due to the discovered Realtek SDK flaws

Security flaws possibly allow root access on vulnerable Wifi-enabled devices. More

100M people in danger due to a possible T-Mobile customer data breach

A hacker claims to have breached the data of T-Mobile clients: database for sale. More
News Security   2021-08-16

Windows 10 struggles as yet another Print Spooler bug was revealed

Microsoft discloses new flaw: admins advised to disable Print Spooler service. More

Accenture comes back to business after Lockbit ransomware attack

In the wake of DarkSide and REvil shutdown, IT giant attacked and threatened with data leak. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-08-12

Details of 1 million credit cards released for free on the Deep Web

Nearly 1 million credit cards were released in an effort to promote carding market. More
News Security   2021-08-11

Facebook accounts hijacked by Android malware “FlyTrap”

New malware campaign targets Facebook users on mobile. Zimperium’s zLabs mobile threat research team released a report about a new Trojan virus called "FlyTrap" operating since March 2021 with over 10,000 victims across 144 countries spreading by social media hijacking and third-party app stores. More
News Viruses and parasites   2021-08-10

LockBit ransomware attacks targeting Australia

Australian government warns organizations about increased LockBit ransomware attacks. More
News Security   2021-08-09

You can now try Microsoft Edge’s “Super Duper Secure Mode”

Improving user security without affecting performance. Microsoft Edge is an internet browser that replaced Internet Explorer, which ran slower and had other issues. More
News Security   2021-08-06

Report: a global 125% increase in cyberattacks

Cyber attacks have tripled since last year. A report published in Accenture's Cyber Investigations, Forensics & Response mid-year update brings a worrying message - cybercrime activity has jumped 125% globally in the first half of 2021. More
News Security   2021-08-05

Potentially unwanted apps will now be automatically blocked by Windows 10

Windows 10 makes blocking potentially unwanted programs a default setting. More
News   2021-08-04

Consent phishing attackers targeting Office 365 users

A clever phishing campaign spotted by Microsoft security researchers. More
News Spam and phishing   2021-08-03