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Corona Virus Maps, a software stealing software

Corona virus has now spread rapidly worldwide and recently declared by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. Amidst the Global fear this virus has brought us, cybercriminals do not show signs of slowing down as they are continuously capitalizing on the said virus to spread different kinds of cyber-attacks.   There is a newly...
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Coronavirus phishing scam

The Coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing epidemic of the coronavirus-family of diseases caused by SARS-CoV-2, which began in December 2019. It was first noticed in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province China, after 41 people presented with pneumonia of no apparent cause. United Nation’s World Health Organization announced that the Coronavirus upsurge a public health...
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Canva – Online web development firm in Australia suffers hacking incident

Australian web-design online service Canva seems to have been hit by a malicious hacker who claims to have made off with data pertaining to 139 million users. The pilfered personal information includes real names, usernames, email addresses and city and country information. On the bright side, email passwords were salted and hashed using the Bcrypt...
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Australian National University facing massive data leaks exposing 19 years of data access

The Australian National University’s data of more than 200,000 employees and students is at great risk where a sophisticated operator gains an access to their staffs and students’ information that took place during late 2008. The Vice Chancellor of the ANU, Mr. Brian Smith, disclosed in his statement about the massive data leaks that they...
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Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates: The New Tool for Domain Spoofers

Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates: The New Tool for Domain Spoofers

The holiday season is fast approaching – this is just the perfect opportunity for cybercriminals to scam shoppers out of their hard-earned money. According to Experian data, online shopping fraud attacks rose 30 percent in 2017 from 2016. Online shoppers can be totally duped in a number of unsuspecting ways – Phishing emails may be...
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The Panda Banking Trojan Now Targeting the US, Japan & Canada

The Panda Banking Trojan Now Targeting the US, Japan & Canada

The Panda Banker is a banking Trojan that seems to be related to the Zeus Trojan. The Panda Banker, a recently uncovered banking Trojan, is related to one of the most famous and destructive banking Trojans in history. Zeus is quite an old threat that has spawned countless imitators. The Panda Banker is used to...
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Queensland Government Attacked By Cyber Criminals

Queensland Government Attacked By Cyber Criminals

A rather large group of international cyber attackers have just attacked the Queensland Government, with cyber researchers being forced to defend against several potentially catastrophic barrage of online attacks. Just early last year, the state government’s cyber security experts detected and stopped more than 20 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, during which an average...
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Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

With today’s modern technology, long drives are a thing of the past. Traveling and navigating is as easy as typing the location into your mobile device and voila! You now have a clear path towards your destination. It’s all thanks to the good ol’ GPS (Global Positioning System). As long as you have your smartphone...
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