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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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Marap Malware, A Phishing Campaign Targeting the Finance Industry

Marap Malware, A Phishing Campaign Targeting the Finance Industry

Cybersecurity experts have just discovered a new modular downloader that has the capability to download other modules and payloads. It’s embedded itself in large campaigns and primarily hitting major financial institutions, planting their seeds for possible future attacks. Named Marap by security researchers from Proofpoint, after its command and control (C&C) phone home parameter “param”...
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Monero Mining Worms – The fall of Big Companies and their unpatched systems

Monero Mining Worms – The fall of Big Companies and their unpatched systems

The WannaCry Attack, May 2017 – a file-encrypting ransomware blamed by the United States to North Korea – elevated the resolve of patching weaknesses in the Windows OS that had been uncovered by a leak of NSA (National Security Agency) “exploits”. The WannaCry Ransomware knock-off leveraged an exploit called EternalBlue, software that leveraged Windows’ Server...
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Partnerstroka scam group makes its move with another Browlock variant

Partnerstroka scam group makes its move with another Browlock variant

An influx of newer tech support fraud made specifically for latest Google Chrome Windows users are permeating. The group that’s responsible belong to Partnerstroka, which has been a major key player when it comes to impersonating as tech support representatives and making a fool out of their victims. Their threat arsenal just got larger with...
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Facebook Breach Update

But this time they got leaked unintentionally. Last time Facebook was in hot water was the Cambridge Analytica along with Facebook that sold or leaked its users private information allegedly used for campaign sortees and strategies of election candidates. This was caused internally and it was a huge setback for the social media giant. But...
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Facebook Breach Update

Got logged out last Friday? (September 28). You are lucky if you did not experience that. The social media giant Facebook forcefully ended the session of 90 million Facebook users to secure the accounts affected by the recent breach. In our recent story we have covered details initially disclosed by Facebook which was available by...
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MageCart Script

MageCart Script Injected to Suck Out Credit Card Info

It appears that MageCart strikes again, but this time the target was a popular electronics retails store online which is Newegg. MageCart previously was behind the breach of British Airlines and Feedify. It was reported that MageCart has been stealing payment information from credit cards for over a month since it was injected according to...
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UAE SIM-swap Scam

UAE SIM-swap Scam

Several banks in the UAE are now being tasked to warn their customers against a newly developing fraudulent scheme that exposes valuable banking information. These fraudsters can gain access to anyone’s text (SMS) notifications and OTPs (One Time Passwords) from their mobile devices. All they need to pull off this malicious SIM activity is a...
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Microsoft Prevented Cyber Attack from Russian Hackers

Microsoft Prevented Cyber Attack from Russian Hackers

Microsoft has just released a statement saying that it discovered and prevented a hacking attack from a Russian Hacking Unit – Strontium. The main target of the group were U.S. political groups and the upcoming midterm elections this November. Microsoft said that the hacking group – Strontium (aka Fancy Bear or APT28) was directly linked...
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