Security and spyware news

Stay safe online - 2019-02-21

PewDiePie fans launch an attack on Chromecast devices

PewDiePie fans keep trying to support their beloved persona in illegal ways. More
News Security   2019-01-03

Ryuk ransomware attack delays the distribution of major US newspapers

The malware delayed the distribution of major newspapers across the U.S.: Los Angeles Times, Tribune and others affected. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-01-02

The biggest data breaches of 2018

Top 5 biggest data breach incidents that caught us during the year 2018. More
News   2018-12-31

Hackers gained almost $1M from phishing attack on Electrum wallet

After a phishing attack on Electrum wallet, hackers made almost a million dollars in Bitcoin in less than a week. More
News Security   2018-12-29

Malware-related data breach touches 15,000 BevMo customers

The popular alcohol-seller BevMo experiences a data breach revealing 15,000 customers' credentials. More
News Security   2018-12-28

Chinese hackers found guilty for a worldwide hacking attempt

The United States names two Chinese hackers related to the Chinese officials who were guilty of a worldwide hacking campaign. More
News Security   2018-12-27

Facebook continues data sharing practices with Amazon, Apple, Netflix

Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Spotify, and Netflix were given access to people's data by Facebook. More
News   2018-12-26

Click2Gov is dealing with yet another data breach affecting thousands of users

Click2Gov has recently experienced yet another data breach affecting 300,000 people. More
News Security   2018-12-23

FBI seizes 15 DDoS-for-hire sites and saves gamers' Christmas

The FBI managed to capture 15 domains that were plaguing game servers, online services and major corporations with denial-of-service attacks. More
News Security   2018-12-21

Microsoft releases emergency patch for Internet Explorer zero-day

The zero-day vulnerability was discovered by Google researchers. More

NASA announces data breach: employees' personal data compromised

NASA says some of the agency's servers were breached, and staff members' social security numbers, along with other PPI, may have been stolen. More
News Security   2018-12-19

Shamoon: fraudulent virus active again, main target - Middle East

Shamoon is back. The main target - the Middle East. The infamous malware named Shamoon, also recognized as Disttrack, is a well-known threat which became famous for its hazardous activity caused in the past. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-12-18

Weak passwords remain a problem in 2018, SplashData’s list reveals

123456 remains the most commonly used password, while Donald joins the list at the 23rd pace. More
News Security   2018-12-17

Cyber operation Sharpshooter hits global defense infrastructure

Sharpshooter is targeting various sectors around the world, infects 87 organizations. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-12-15

A new Bitcoin scam: bomb threats wreak panic in the US

The FBI and the police across the US say people should not panic. More
News Spam and phishing   2018-12-14