Computer Security

New Zealanders Warned About Rapidly Increasing Cyber Attacks screenshot

New Zealanders Warned About Rapidly Increasing Cyber Attacks

New Zealand's Computer Emergency Response Team, a government agency in charge of cyber security, issued a warning to the country's population concerning an increased bad actor activity and a surge in cyber attacks.... Read more

October 22, 2020
Bad Actors Impersonate DEA Agents, Threaten and Scam People screenshot

Bad Actors Impersonate DEA Agents, Threaten and Scam People

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued an official warning to medical practitioners and pharmacies, notifying them about cyber criminals and scammers who are running an extortion scheme that stretches... Read more

October 21, 2020
Millions of People in India Might Have Suffered a Breach of Their Medical Data screenshot

Millions of People in India Might Have Suffered a Breach of Their Medical Data

According to a news report published by TechCrunch, Dr. Lal PathLabs, a Delhi-based healthcare provider and medical testing laboratory, left a gaping hole in its database for months. A publicly accessible database was... Read more

October 21, 2020
Top 4 Tips to Keep Your Mac Safe and Protected screenshot

Top 4 Tips to Keep Your Mac Safe and Protected

While Microsoft and Windows 10 continue to dominate the installed userbase numbers with their Windows 10 OS, there is a significant number of people that use Macs and run MacOS. Against the roughly 400 million Win 10... Read more

October 19, 2020
Security Loophole Discovered in Media Streaming Smart TV Devices screenshot

Security Loophole Discovered in Media Streaming Smart TV Devices

Nowadays an increasing number of people are moving away from conventional television and are switching to various streaming solutions that deliver an even wider variety of content without the need to let the cable guy... Read more

October 16, 2020
Even Delivery Apps Can Give Hackers an Opening to Steal Personal Data screenshot

Even Delivery Apps Can Give Hackers an Opening to Steal Personal Data

In mid-October 2020, Asian food delivery service Chowbus became the victim of a hacker attack. As a result of the breach, hundreds of thousands of customer records were stolen. The full details surrounding the method... Read more

October 15, 2020
Watch Out for Fake 'O2: Payment for Your Latest Bill Could Not Be Processed by Your Bank' Messages screenshot

Watch Out for Fake 'O2: Payment for Your Latest Bill Could Not Be Processed by Your Bank' Messages

O2 (Telefonica UK Ltd.) is one of the biggest telecommunication service providers in the United Kingdom. As of March 2020, O2 had 24 million customers, which puts it in second place after EE and before Vodafone and... Read more

October 15, 2020
Why You Should Uninstall Adobe Flash Player by the End of This Year screenshot

Why You Should Uninstall Adobe Flash Player by the End of This Year

Adobe Flash Player was once a widely used software that allowed adding various interactive content on websites. The problem with it was that it could not be integrated into browsers and had to be downloaded... Read more

October 15, 2020
Watch Out for Lemon Duck - a Crypto Miner That Can Brute-Force Passwords screenshot

Watch Out for Lemon Duck - a Crypto Miner That Can Brute-Force Passwords

In late October 2020, security researchers issued a warning regarding the Lemon Duck botnet. The cryptocurrency mining botnet is logging a significant activity spike and making crypto-miner bots relevant once again.... Read more

October 14, 2020
Fake Data Breach Notifications From Google Alert Leads to Malware screenshot

Fake Data Breach Notifications From Google Alert Leads to Malware

Do you like getting notifications about topics that matter to you? If you employ Google Alerts, you probably know what it feels like to wake up to an inbox full of exciting notifications on various topics. However,... Read more

October 13, 2020
FBI Is Warning About a Potential Banking Apps Exploitation: What to Do? screenshot

FBI Is Warning About a Potential Banking Apps Exploitation: What to Do?

A smartphone allows you to keep your entire world in the palm of your hand. Banking is no longer an exception, and you’ve probably been using online banking for a while now. According to an FBI report, more than 75%... Read more

October 12, 2020
2 Million Users of the E-Learning Platform Edureka Potentially Affected in Data Breach screenshot

2 Million Users of the E-Learning Platform Edureka Potentially Affected in Data Breach

A new data breach has been reported by security experts with SafetyDetectives. The breach in question affected the Edureka e-learning platform and potentially affected millions of users. Edureka is an Indian... Read more

October 8, 2020
What Is Data Personalization and What Do You Need to Know About It? screenshot

What Is Data Personalization and What Do You Need to Know About It?

The average person uses a large number of interactive media platforms and social media networks on a daily basis. Whether you chill with a Netflix series in the evening, watch vintage car restoration videos on... Read more

October 7, 2020
If You Have a ShopBack Account, Change Your Password Now screenshot

If You Have a ShopBack Account, Change Your Password Now

ShopBack, a cash reward platform that is used by over 5 million customers in the Asia-Pacific region, suffered a cyberattack and is now urging all its users to change their passwords as soon as possible. The platform... Read more

September 30, 2020
The Infamous LiveJournal Breach Aided Cybercriminals in Credential Stuffing Attacks for Years screenshot

The Infamous LiveJournal Breach Aided Cybercriminals in Credential Stuffing Attacks for Years

Although data breaches can look the same from afar, they are more like snowflakes. Unique and pretty much unpredictable every time. Some are big, and some are small. Some are discovered right away, and others are... Read more

September 29, 2020
'CallStranger' Vulnerability Found in Most IoT Devices Gives Cybercriminals Advantages screenshot

'CallStranger' Vulnerability Found in Most IoT Devices Gives Cybercriminals Advantages

Researchers warn users about a security vulnerability that may affect billions of IoT (Internet of Things) devices around the world. It is known as the CallStranger vulnerability, and, according to cybersecurity... Read more

September 28, 2020
Over 500k ArbiterSports Accounts Allegedly Breached screenshot

Over 500k ArbiterSports Accounts Allegedly Breached

ArbiterSports is an application and a service used by sports officials in college, school and youth football in the USA. According to reports, the platform has been breached and 500 thousand user accounts have been... Read more

September 28, 2020
Users Receive iCloud Breach Calls: Why Apple Does Not Announce Its Security Breach screenshot

Users Receive iCloud Breach Calls: Why Apple Does Not Announce Its Security Breach

It is known that the faster users who are affected by a data breach learn about it, the quicker they can take actions that would prevent hackers from misusing the possibly leaked data. It is a common practice for... Read more

September 25, 2020