Malware Actors Targeting North Korean Defectors Using Facebook and Google Play

Malware Actors Targeting North Korean Defectors Using Facebook and Google Play

Security researchers found that hackers are using both Google Play and Facebook to actively target North Korean defectors with malware capable of stealing their information. McAfee Mobile Research Team discovered that the ...
Federal Jury Convicts Operator of “Scan4You” Counter Antivirus Service

Federal Jury Convicts Operator of “Scan4You” Counter Antivirus Service

A federal jury convicted one of the digital criminals responsible for operating the notorious “Scan4You” counter antivirus (CAV) service. On 16 May, the Department of Justice released a press release announcing a ...
Cryptojacking Affected a Quarter of Organizations in the Cloud, Finds Report

Cryptojacking Affected a Quarter of Organizations in the Cloud, Finds Report

Cryptojacking attacks affected a quarter of organizations in their cloud environments, found a recent cloud security report. In RedLock’s Cloud Security Trends, researchers with the security firm’s Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team ...

Signal Patches Code Injection Bug that Enabled Remote Code Execution

Signal patched a code injection vulnerability that by some means of exploitation enabled attackers to achieve remote code execution. The security team for the encrypted communications app, a program which has been ...

Chili’s Restaurants Suffered Payment Card Data Security Incident

Some Chili’s restaurant locations suffered a data security incident that might have compromised customers’ payment card details. Brinker International, a Dallas-based multinational hospitality industry company which operates 1,600 Chili’s restaurants, said it ...
Phishing Site Encrypted With AES Designed to Steal Users’ Apple IDs

Phishing Site Encrypted With AES Designed to Steal Users’ Apple IDs

Scammers designed a phishing website and encrypted it with the Advanced Encrypted Standard (AES) in their attempts to steal unsuspecting users’ Apple IDs. Researchers at Trend Micro came across the phishing campaign ...
Survey Finds Most Financial Firms Unprepared for Looming GDPR Deadline

Survey Finds Most Financial Firms Unprepared for Looming GDPR Deadline

With only a few weeks until the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, many businesses are finding themselves at risk of missing the deadline and facing hefty fines ...
Devs Find Fake Version of Bitcoin Wallet Stealing Users’ Seeds

Devs Find Fake Version of Bitcoin Wallet Stealing Users’ Seeds

Developers have found that a fake version of a popular Bitcoin Wallet comes equipped with the ability to steal users’ seeds. On 9 May, the Electrum team published a document on GitHub ...
Danish Capital Area Bikes System Goes Down due to Hacking Attack

Danish Capital Area Bikes System Goes Down due to Hacking Attack

The computer system for the Danish capital area city bikes program went offline as a result of a malicious hacking attack. On 5 May, the administrators of Bycyklen posted a statement informing ...
FBI Has Received Over Four Million Internet Crime Complaints Since 2000

FBI Has Received Over Four Million Internet Crime Complaints Since 2000

The FBI has received a total of more than four million Internet crime complaints from users since the year 2000. According to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) 2017 Internet Crime Report, ...
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