Since 2017, the amount of ransomware incidences have become increasingly rampant and progressive. TFlower Ransomware concentrated their assaults against company networks, infiltrating the very core of everyday business operations. There was a slight decline in the number of attacks from last year but came 2019, these business-targeting malwares have accelerated their assault in a...Continue Reading
Scammers and cyber criminals attacked kid’s charity – Save the Children Federation, a well-known U.S. charity, into sending them approximately one million dollars. The attacker managed to access an employee’s email account and from there sent fake invoices and other documents designed to trick the organization into sending the money. Whatever online website scanners or...Continue Reading
An address bar vulnerability with the latest versions of UC Browser and UC Browser Mini exposes millions of users to Phishing Attacks. The vulnerability was discovered by a cyber-security researcher, which allows an attacker to pose his phishing domain as the targeted site. According to the researcher, the UC Browser phishing vulnerability exists only...Continue Reading
Cyber Attackers have just discovered new ways to invade and breach corporate email accounts, which has resulted in a US$12-Billion cost to businesses over the last 3-5 years, according to Digital Shadows. Compromised corporate email accounts are commonly traded on the dark web, where criminals can earn a pretty penny, particularly if the email...Continue Reading
A cyber-security researcher based in Pakistan has just uncovered a critical weakness that could allow fraudsters to spoof website addresses in the Microsoft Edge web browser for Windows and Apple Safari Browser for iOS. While Microsoft secured this weakness last month as part of its monthly security updates release, Safari is still unpatched, potentially leaving...Continue Reading
The popular series’ – Game of Thrones’ – fans have been eagerly awaiting the weekly episodes of this wildly popular series in its final season. With this anticipation and enthusiasm for the show, comes an opportunity for phishing scam and hacker attacks. This week, security researchers from well-known firms cited Game of Thrones as...Continue Reading
The world of cybersecurity is full of surprises. From using and downloading your Game of Thrones torrents to exploiting popular porn websites — notorious cybercriminals keep coming up with new ways to cause you harm. In a related development, a ransomware called RobinHood is spreading havoc in North Carolina, where the ransomware has crippled most...Continue Reading
Hackers have managed to hack the network of Malta’s Bank of Valletta and have consequently robbed the bank of at least 13 million euros. The Times of Malta had reported, on February 13th, of the Bank of Valletta suffering a hack, following which the hackers moved €13 million into foreign accounts. The report also stated...Continue Reading
Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly floating around the dark web for anyone to download. According to several cyber-security research consultants,...Continue Reading
Authorities were investigating the online posting by hackers on Saturday. The personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy. Cyber Security Researchers counted at least 1,400 unique records of employees of the FBI, Secret Service, Capitol Police, U.S. Park Police and...Continue Reading
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