139 US bars, restaurants and coffeeshops infected by credit-card stealing malware

139 US bars, restaurants and coffeeshops infected by credit-card stealing malware

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North Country Business Products (NCBP), a provider of point-of-sales systems, has revealed that 139 of their clients have been hit by a malware infection that stole the payment card details of consumers ...
Data Breach at Stanford Exposes Student Records, Personal Info

Data Breach at Stanford Exposes Student Records, Personal Info

A third-party vulnerability exposed admission records, essays, transcripts and sensitive personal information of Stanford University students, including Social Security numbers, ethnicity, legacy status, home address, citizenship, criminal record and financial situation, writes ...
Google in hot water after not revealing it had hidden a secret microphone in home alarm product

Google in hot water after not revealing it had hidden a secret microphone in home alarm product

As if some folks weren’t concerned enough about the infiltration of potentially privacy-busting devices into the home, Google has admitted it did not disclose that it hid a secret microphone inside one ...
Ransomware to land cyber-crooks decades in Maryland prisons if new bill passes

Ransomware to land cyber-crooks decades in Maryland prisons if new bill passes

Ransomware attacks have been increasing steadily for a few years, and operators gain confidence with every new strike. While cyber-experts burn the midnight oil coming up with solutions to thwart this dangerous ...
450,000 usernames and passwords stolen from Coinmama cryptocurrency broker

450,000 usernames and passwords stolen from Coinmama cryptocurrency broker

Coinmama, a site that is supposed to “make it fast, safe and fun” to buy Bitcoins and Etherium with a credit card, has suffered a data breach that has resulted in almost ...
Popular Torrents Uploader Caught Sharing ‘GandCrab’ Ransomware

Popular Torrents Uploader Caught Sharing ‘GandCrab’ Ransomware

Torrent sites are banning CracksNow, a popular source of torrent uploads, after discovering that the uploader of cracks and keygens was distributing ransomware. CracksNow was labeled as “trusted” before a number of ...
In Lead-up to Elections, Australia Confirms Nation-State Attack on Infrastructure, Political Parties

In Lead-up to Elections, Australia Confirms Nation-State Attack on Infrastructure, Political Parties

On February 8, the Australian government announced its computer network was hit by a major cyberattack. Following investigations by the country’s cyber experts, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Monday that ...
10 ways to deadbolt your Google account

10 ways to deadbolt your Google account

2018 alone has seen billions of accounts hacked across a wide range of applications and services, proving once more that even the biggest Internet players can’s always keep users’ accounts under lock ...
Automatic 4K/HD for Youtube extension pulled from Chrome Store for pop-up ad abuse

Automatic 4K/HD for Youtube extension pulled from Chrome Store for pop-up ad abuse

A popular browser extension has been removed by Google from the Chrome Web Store after it started spamming users with irritating pop-up advertisements. The “Automatic 4K/HD for Youtube” extension, used by over ...
Hackers Invited to Attack Swiss E-Voting System in Latest Bug Bounty Program

Hackers Invited to Attack Swiss E-Voting System in Latest Bug Bounty Program

The Swiss government has just announced a CHF250,000 investment in a new bug bounty program to prevent voting manipulation. Swiss Post will let professional ethical hackers attack its system for a month ...
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