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Stay safe online - 2020-04-04

Travelex currency exchange service taken down by malware attack

The New Year's Eve malware attack rendered Travelex customers being unable to order currency online. More
News Viruses and parasites   2020-01-03

Maastricht University gets almost all of its Windows systems encrypted by ransomware

Netherlands Maastricht University becomes a victim of ransomware just before Christmas. More
News Viruses and parasites   2020-01-02

U.S Coast Guard operations taken down due to Ryuk ransomware infection

The entire network was down for 30 hours after ransomware interrupted camera and physical access control systems. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-12-31

Insecure database exposes data of 2.4 million Wyze's customers

A mistake by Wyze's employee resulted in three weeks of customer data exposure online. More
News Security   2019-12-30

Entercom hit by remote hackers for the second time in 2019

Another cyber attack targets the large radio network - Entercom in 2019. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-12-27

Man accused of hacking US healthcare organizations pleads not guilty

A suspected member of The Dark Overlord hacking group goes to court. More
News   2019-12-26

Lazarus leverages Dacls Trojan to infect Windows and Linux systems

Researchers discovered a fully functional Remote Access Trojan operated by Lazarus hacking group. More

GozNym Trojan creators sentenced for stealing more than $100 million

Hackers behind the GozNym virus used to steal money from U.S companies got sentenced from five to seven years in prison. More
News   2019-12-23

Massive data breach affected Wawa - customer credit card details exposed

Wawa claims "potentially all" locations affected. Convenience store and gas station chain Wawa has experienced a data breach that most likely impacted its all 850 stores. More
News Security   2019-12-20

Maze ransomware encrypts 245 computers of a Canadian insurance company

Maze ransomware affects Canadian insurance company and its computer network. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-12-19

LifeLabs pays ransom to get 15M patients' records back

LifeLabs releases a report about what type of customer data was put at risk after exposure. More
News Security   2019-12-18

WhatsApp bug: one message causes a complete wipeout of group chats

WhatsApp fixes security vulnerability that could have been used to fully delete group chat data. More

New Orleans servers and networks crippled by Ryuk ransomware attack

Employees were ordered to shut down computers and disconnect from New Orleans WiFi network. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-12-16

Credit card skimmers inserted into hundreds of fake sneaker sites

Counterfeit versions Adidas, Nike, Converse and other popular shoe brands advertised on sporting forums. More
News Spam and phishing   2019-12-13

Zeppelin ransomware targets organizations in US, Canada, and Europe

Within just a month of its existence, Zeppelin ransomware was improved and built-up by criminals behind it. More
News Viruses and parasites   2019-12-12
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