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Stay safe online - 2024-07-25

Kodi forum database hack exposes data of 400,000 users

Hackers exploited inactive staff member's credentials. More
News Security   2023-04-13

Google introduces data deletion policy for Android apps on Google Play

Users will be able to delete their accounts and data collected about them online. More
News   2023-04-06

U.S. companies threatened by fake data leaks

The Phantom Incident Extortion scam. Since at least March 16, a group of cybercriminals known as the Midnight Group has been targeting US companies, threatening to sell or publish stolen data unless they are paid. More
News   2023-04-03

IcedID malware transitioning to ransomware payloads

New variants are being delivered by at least three different threat actors. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-03-30

Microsoft releases security update for Snipping tool flaw

Snipping tool flaw puts Windows users at risk. Users can screenshot a section of their computer screen and save it as an image file using Windows' built-in Snipping Tool. More
News Security   2023-03-27

CommonMagic APT uses new malware to target organizations in Russo-Ukrainian conflict zone

Most likely delivered via spear phishing attacks. Kaspersky has identified an advanced persistent threat campaign called CommonMagic that targets organizations in the Russo-Ukrainian conflict zone. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-03-23

Microsoft OneNote files used to spread Emotet malware

The Emotet malware resurfaces. After a three-month hiatus, the Emotet malware has reappeared with a new distribution method. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-03-20

Ukrainian game dev behind STALKER 2 hacked by Russian hackers

The hack resulted in leak of major game assets. GSC Game World, the Ukrainian video game developer behind the highly anticipated "STALKER 2: Heart of Chornobyl" game, has recently reported a security breach. More
News   2023-03-16

Brazil seizes Flipper Zero hacking tool

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency seizes incoming Flipper Zero purchases. More
News   2023-03-13

DuckDuckGo launches DuckAssist: privacy-focused AI tool for search query answers

DuckAssist uses Wikipedia and Britannica as its main source of information. More
News   2023-03-09

City of Oakland suffers from a ransomware attack

City of Oakland becomes a ransomware attack victim. Since February 10, 2023, the city of Oakland, California, has been the target of a ransomware attack that has disrupted most of its IT systems. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-03-06

Law firms targeted in GootLoader and FakeUpdates malware campaigns

Two campaigns launched. Legal firms are one of the primary targets for cybercriminals because they have access to sensitive information. More
News Viruses and parasites   2023-03-02

Hackers use ChatGPT to infect people with malware

Deceptive campaign unleashed targeting ChatGPT users. Hackers have launched a sophisticated campaign that takes advantage of the popularity of OpenAI's ChatGPT language model to trick victims into downloading malicious software. More
News Security   2023-02-27

Decentralized autonomous organization: the future of managing internet platforms

DAO lets us enjoy free speech and the endless possibilities of a social network. More
News   2023-02-24

Activision data breach exposes employee and game information

Data breach occurred in December 2022. Activision, a game development giant, suffered a data breach in early December 2022. More
News Security   2023-02-23
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