Security and spyware news

Stay safe online - 2019-02-21

No malicious chips were found in Super Micro's boards, audit reveals

Super Micro's audit revealed that no motherboards were compromised by Chinese spies . More
News Security   2018-12-13

Charissa Thompson becomes a victim of the Fappening the second time

Charissa Thompson had her nude photos leaked; almost a year later - sex tape appears on the internet. More
News Security   2018-12-12

House panel verdict: Equifax data breach was "entirely preventable"

A 14-month long Equifax data breach investigation came to an end; report published. More
News Security   2018-12-12

Google+ to shut down early due to API bug that affected 52,5M users

An API flaw, involving 52,5 million Google+ users, shocks the world. More
News Security   2018-12-11

Sextortion scams lead to infiltration of an infamous GandCrab

Sextortion email scams are used to spread Azorult trojan horse leading to GandCrab ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-12-10

Russian "IT consultants" making money by scamming ransomware victims

Russian scammers are charging ransomware victims for the alleged decryption service. More
News   2018-12-09

UNNAMED1989 WeChat ransomware authors get arrested by Chinese police

Chinese authorities arrested a 22-year-old perpetrator on December 5th. More
News   2018-12-07

Sky Brazil users' data leaked due to unsecured ElasticSearch server

ElasticSearch unsecured network affects 32 million Sky Brasil's users. More
News Security   2018-12-06

WeChat ransomware attack: over 100 000 computer infections in four days

China infected by WeChat ransomware that demands to pay the ransom via WeChat Pay app. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-12-05

Quora security breach: data of 100 million users compromised

Quora's hack resulted in stolen names, passwords, email addresses, and other data. More
News Security   2018-12-04

Marriott hack involves 500 million Starwood quests' data

Marriot announces a data breach that involves around 500 million Starwood customers. More

Ransomware attacks Ohio hospitals leading to disabled networks

Medical services in Ohio have finally recovered after a ransomware attack . More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-12-02

Indian police raids 26 call centers: arrests 63 tech support scammers

The arrests were made after Microsoft officially complained to the officials. More
News Spam and phishing   2018-11-30

Iranian hackers found guilty for launching SamSam ransomware attack

The Department of Justice announced about the criminals who were found guilty of spreading SamSam ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-11-29

3ve ad fraud scheme taken down by the United States

The guilty ones for the 3ve ad fraud scheme arrested and charged with numerous crimes. More
News Viruses and parasites   2018-11-28
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