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Stay safe online - 2023-06-06

OpenSSL critical vulnerability will soon be patched with an update

The OpenSSL project team announced the release of a security fix. More
News Security   2022-10-28

“Dormant Colors” malvertising campaign hijacked browsers of 1M users

Malicious extensions are used to insert affiliate links and hijack searches. More

Ursnif malware variant alters its focus to data theft and ransomware

The new version of the banking malware now shifts to initial access and data sealing methods, as well as ransomware methods. More
News Viruses and parasites   2022-10-21

Out-of-date drivers trigger malware attacks for years on Windows PCs

Microsoft released updates for the malicious drivers but those never stuck, leaving PCs open to malware. More
News Security   2022-10-17

Mirai Botnet caused a record DDoS attack against the Minecraft server

Cloudflare reports having blocked the 2.5 Tbps denial-of-service attack launched by the Mirai botnet. More
News Viruses and parasites   2022-10-14

Unofficial WhatsApp Android app spreading malware and stealing accounts

Android applications were caught infecting machines while posing as unofficial WhatsApp. More
News Viruses and parasites   2022-10-13

Intel confirms the leak of Alder Lake BIOS source code

Intel confirms the source code leak for UEFI BIOS of Alder Lake CPU. More
General News   2022-10-10

NSA advisory: Chinese state-sponsored hackers exploit flaws since 2020

U.S. government agencies share insights on Chinese hacker activities and exploitation methods to warn people. More
News Security   2022-10-07

Ransomware operators posted stolen data after LAUSD refused to pay

LAUSD school system affected by the ransomware and data stolen during the attack got published a month later. More
General News   2022-10-03

Microsoft warns about new attacks using Exchange vulnerabilities

Microsoft had to confirm two new zero-day flaws used in active attacks. More

Prilex malware gets updated to bypass credit card security

Point-of-sale malware operators sell dangerous malware across the globe. More
News Viruses and parasites   2022-09-29

BlackCat ransomware improving data exfiltration tools

BlackCat ransomware gang upgrading operations of data exfiltration and encryption. More
News Viruses and parasites   2022-09-26

Massive cedit card scam network using dating and customer support sites

Researchers uncovered multi-million dollar credit card fraud operation. More
News Security   2022-09-23

Major DDoS attack with 25.3 billion requests was mitigated

Long-lasting DDoS attack abused HTTP/2 multiplexing. Imperva has blocked a record DDoS attack with billions of requests. More
News Security   2022-09-21

Rockstar Games hack led to major GTA 6 source code and video leak

GTA 6 gameplay videos and source code have been leaked after a hacker breached the Rockstar Game's Slack server. More
News Security   2022-09-19
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