Go Phish: Cybercriminals Stick to Coronavirus and Financial Content to Fuel Phishing Schemes

Go Phish: Cybercriminals Stick to Coronavirus and Financial Content to Fuel Phishing Schemes

We’ve reached the half-year mark and online scammers are still taking advantage of the uncertainties brought on by the pandemic. Cyber-attacks targeting both consumers and business surged worldwide, and the trend shows ...
26 million LiveJournal users warned that their passwords have been breached

26 million LiveJournal users warned that their passwords have been breached

On underground criminal marketplaces the email addresses and plaintext passwords of over 26 million LiveJournal blogging accounts are being traded, despite LiveJournal’s owners refusing to acknowledge that any security breach has occurred ...
U.S. Government offers $5 million bounty for information on North Korean cyber criminals

U.S. Government offers $5 million bounty for information on North Korean cyber criminals

Yesterday, the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, Homeland Security, and FBI released a joint report offering guidance on the emerging North Korean (previously known as DPRK) cyber threat, and highlighting the malicious ...
Hacking the iOS/macOS webcam – Apple pays out $75,000 to bug hunter

Hacking the iOS/macOS webcam – Apple pays out $75,000 to bug hunter

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A vulnerability researcher has received a bug bounty after discovering security holes in Apple’s software that could allow malicious parties to hijack an iPhone or Mac user’s camera and spy upon them ...
Twitter reveals Mozilla Firefox bug that stores your direct messages for up to 7 days

Twitter reveals Mozilla Firefox bug that stores your direct messages for up to 7 days

Twitter recently warned users of a Mozilla Firefox bug that grants access to accounts’ non-public information to anyone using the device. “We recently learned that the way Mozilla Firefox stores cached data ...
Bitcoin thieves use malicious QR code readers to steal $45,000 this month

Bitcoin thieves use malicious QR code readers to steal $45,000 this month

Payments in cryptocurrency are not limited to extortionists who provide you their Bitcoin (BTC) wallets in their ‘contact info’. Adapting to the growing popularity, merchants around the world have added payment options ...
BBB warns scammers are leveraging the Senate relief bill

BBB warns scammers are leveraging the Senate relief bill

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For the past week, U.S. lawmakers have been discussing proposed stimulus checks to help the country through this coronavirus-induced economic crisis. The $2 trillion stimulus package that will offer help to American ...
Coronavirus Medical Supply Scams Prey on Fear

Coronavirus Medical Supply Scams Prey on Fear

As headlines buzz with the latest news and developments on the Coronavirus outbreak, scammers and threat actors are piggybacking on the fears of consumers everywhere. They are becoming more resourceful in their ...
Secret-sharing app Whisper failed to keep users' fetishes and locations private

Secret-sharing app Whisper failed to keep users’ fetishes and locations private

Launched in 2012, the Whisper app declared itself to be a place where anyone could post their private thoughts and extreme confessions anonymously. In its promotional material it describes itself as “the ...
Ransomware infection throws New Orleans into state of emergency

Ransomware infection throws New Orleans into state of emergency

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell called a press conference Friday to declare a state of emergency after the city fell victim to a major ransomware infection. The most populous city in the ...