How a Bitcoin phishing gang made $50 million with the help of Google AdWords

A cybercrime gang based in Ukraine is estimated to have made as much as $50 million after tricking Bitcoin investors into handing over the login credentials for their online wallets. The post How a Bitcoin phishing gang made $50 million with the help of Google AdWords appeared first on The State of Security.
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Uh-oh. How just inserting a USB drive can pwn a Linux box

Remember the notorious Stuxnet worm? It was a highly-sophisticated piece of malware – developed by the United States and Israeli intelligence – which targeted Iran’s Natanz uranium enrichment facility. One of the things which made Stuxnet so notable was that it exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Windows, meaning that it could infect a Windows computer
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Security hole meant Grammarly would fix your typos, but let snoopers read your every word

A Google vulnerability researcher has found a gaping security hole in a popular web browser extension, that could have potentially exposed your private writings on the internet. The Grammarly real-time spelling and grammar checker, which has over seven million daily users, describes itself as all you need to ensure that “everything you type is clear,
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Keylogger found on thousands of WordPress-based sites, stealing every keypress as you type

A new report from researchers at Sucuri reveals that websites are once again being found infected by cryptomining code – stealing the resources of visiting computers to mine for the Monero cryptocurrency. Many web surfers almost certainly don’t realise that the reason that their laptop’s fan is running at full blast is because the website
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