Computer Security

Microsoft Warns About ZLoader Malware's New Capabilities screenshot

Microsoft Warns About ZLoader Malware's New Capabilities

ZLoader, originally a banking Trojan that evolved into ransomware-delivering malware, has now expanded its capabilities further and can hide in malicious Google ads. Microsoft Security Intelligence tweeted out a... Read more

September 24, 2021
Finder Vulnerability in all macOS Versions Allows Code Execution screenshot

Finder Vulnerability in all macOS Versions Allows Code Execution

Security researchers chimed in with a newly discovered vulnerability in macOS. The issue affects all macOS versions, up to and including the most current Big Sur release. The vulnerability in question is related to... Read more

September 23, 2021
Police Arrests Cybercrime Gang Operating in Europe screenshot

Police Arrests Cybercrime Gang Operating in Europe

In a recent announcement, Europol and Italian authorities reported the arrest of eighteen members of a cybercriminal ring that operated primarily out of the Canary Islands. The cybercrime organization is said to have... Read more

September 21, 2021
O2tvseries dot com Advertisements screenshot

O2tvseries dot com Advertisements

O2tvseries dot com is the name of a website that serves up torrents and is used primarily for the illegal distribution of pirated licensed content. Like a lot of similar websites, it will serve up a ton of advertising... Read more

September 21, 2021
US Company TTEC Suffers Ransomware Attack screenshot

US Company TTEC Suffers Ransomware Attack

TTEC, an American-based customer experience company with tens of thousands of employees and operations in over 20 countries worldwide, suffered a ransomware attack. The incident was reported by independent security... Read more

September 20, 2021
Yts dot mx Ads screenshot

Yts dot mx Ads

Yts dot mx is a website that is primarily used for downloading torrents. As with most websites that deal with torrents, the overwhelming majority of the content shared there is illegally distributed and copyrighted.... Read more

September 20, 2021
Ryuk Ransomware Used in Attacks Abusing Windows MSHTML Bug screenshot

Ryuk Ransomware Used in Attacks Abusing Windows MSHTML Bug

Working jointly with security RiskIQ, Microsoft security researchers announced that the recently detailed and patched vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 has been actively exploited by threat actors who later deployed the... Read more

September 17, 2021
REvil and Sodinokibi Ransomware Receives Free Decryptor screenshot

REvil and Sodinokibi Ransomware Receives Free Decryptor

Still struggling with a system scrambled by the REvil, aka Sodinokibi ransomware? Worry no more, as a free, universal decryption tool is now available for free, and is easily accessible online. Romanian security firm... Read more

September 16, 2021
Microsoft Deploys Windows Patch for Actively Exploited Zero-Day, More Bugs screenshot

Microsoft Deploys Windows Patch for Actively Exploited Zero-Day, More Bugs

In the latest patch for their operating system released just this week, Microsoft fixed as many as 66 documented bugs. As expected, not all of them are critical but several have received 'critical' ratings on their... Read more

September 15, 2021
Japanese Medical Equipment Manufacturer Olympus Hit by Ransomware screenshot

Japanese Medical Equipment Manufacturer Olympus Hit by Ransomware

A new successful ransomware attack took place on September 8 and hit Japanese medical and precision optical equipment manufacturer Olympus. The company reported that it is still investigating the fallout of the... Read more

September 14, 2021
Massive Botnet Attack Targets Biggest Russian Web Portal screenshot

Massive Botnet Attack Targets Biggest Russian Web Portal

According to reports Russian website Yandex was hit by a distributed denial of service attack by a botnet. Yandex serves as something of a Russian-language analog of Google, offering all sorts of web tools ranging... Read more

September 13, 2021
Fortinet Reports Leak of Thousands of VPN User Login Credentials screenshot

Fortinet Reports Leak of Thousands of VPN User Login Credentials

American cybersecurity company Fortinet published a blog post on September 8, 2021 informing the public of the leak of around 87,000 SSL-VPNs FortiGate devices produced by the company. The leak originated from devices... Read more

September 10, 2021
Threat Actors Need Increasingly Less Time for Network Takeovers screenshot

Threat Actors Need Increasingly Less Time for Network Takeovers

Security firm CrowdStrike recently published an interesting new "threat hunting" report that sheds light on a worrying trend among threat actors. The report shows that hackers need increasingly less time to go from... Read more

September 9, 2021
Ragnar Ransomware Gang Tries to Scare Victims screenshot

Ragnar Ransomware Gang Tries to Scare Victims

The Ragnar ransomware gang, one of the relatively big threat actors in the ransomware landscape, has published a strange post on its dark web portal. The gang seems to be trying to use more cheap social engineering... Read more

September 8, 2021
Hackers Look for Easy Money in Victim Email Inboxes screenshot

Hackers Look for Easy Money in Victim Email Inboxes

A recent article published by independent security researcher Brian Krebs shed light on a long-term scheme run by a group of hackers, to steal gift cards from victim email inboxes. Krebs used information supplied by a... Read more

September 7, 2021
Researchers Detail Now-Patched WhatsApp Vulnerability screenshot

Researchers Detail Now-Patched WhatsApp Vulnerability

In a recent post made by the security researchers working with Check Point, a team disclosed an old vulnerability in a now-outdated version of WhatsApp that could have led to potential exposure of personal information... Read more

September 3, 2021
Vulnerability in Comcast Voice Remotes Could Allow Listening In screenshot

Vulnerability in Comcast Voice Remotes Could Allow Listening In

Security researchers discovered a vulnerability that affected Comcast voice-controlled remote controls until recently. The issue allowed bad actors to take control of the devices and use them to listen in on anything... Read more

September 2, 2021
DeFi Platform Cream Finance Hacked, Millions in Crypto Tokens Stolen screenshot

DeFi Platform Cream Finance Hacked, Millions in Crypto Tokens Stolen

Decentralized finance platform Cream Finance became the target of a successful hack. The attack resulted in a total of over $30 million in stolen AMP and ETH tokens. Cream Finance has already stated that any losses... Read more

September 1, 2021