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FBI warns: Internet-connected toys might violate kid's privacy

Internet-connected toys can be hacked; thus, children’s privacy might be at risk. More
News Security   2017-07-18

“Your subscription is ending soon” - another WhatsApp scam

Then Facebook, now WhatsApp. While recently fraudsters took the liking of the Facebook community as they bombarded with several amusing scams, now the time has come for WhatsApp. More
News Spam and phishing   2017-07-17

“Particle” Chrome extension was sold and turned into adware

Particle for Youtube now functions like adware after being sold to a new developer. More
News   2017-07-14

The return of Facebook video virus

Same old strategy. Warnings to beware of Facebook video virus seem too familiar? More
News Spam and phishing   2017-07-13

Adobe released patches for three vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Patches for Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Connect are already available. More
News Security   2017-07-12

It is time for another Facebook scam: Jayden K Smith is after you!

The friend request from Jayden K. Smith. If you haven’t noticed a post from some of your Facebook friends warning not to accept a person called “Jayden K. More
News Spam and phishing   2017-07-11

LeakerLocker ransomware found in two Google Play Store apps

Google Play Store takes down two malicious apps that contained LeakerLocker ransomware. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-07-10

Petya developers release master decryption key

Criminals give away decryption key for all three Petya virus versions. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-07-07

Police terminates servers responsible for NotPetya/Petya rampage

Servers have been taken down, but it is too early to celebrate victory. More
News Security   2017-07-05

New Neutrino variant targets POS terminals worldwide

Neutrino modification steals credit card information from point-of-sale terminals. More
News   2017-07-04

Ukraine blames Russia for covering up targeted cyberattack

Ukraine has been affected the most during Petya outbreak. Petya ransomware has been keeping the cyber community on their toes lately as its new campaign has hit the web with a new force. More
News Security   2017-07-03

It’s payback time! Tech Support Scammers detained on fraud charges

Criminal profile. Cyber community rejoices as four online scammers won’t be roaming the streets and the Internet’s back alleys free anymore. More
News Spam and phishing   2017-06-30

Petya/NotPetya ransomware deletes data? No, it’s something different

Petna/NotPetya grants more riddles for IT experts. Like after the assault of WannaCry, the world has to find ways how to recover from Petya/ExPetr/NotPetya attack as well. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-06-29

How to protect your computer from NotPetya ransomware?

NotPetya ransomware hit the globe; the vaccine has been found. More
News Security   2017-06-28

Another global ransomware attack: Petya or NotPetya?

New ransomware hits businesses, governmental institutions, and infrastructure. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-06-28