Computer Security

Beware: Your LinkedIn Inbox May Contain Malware screenshot

Beware: Your LinkedIn Inbox May Contain Malware

The current unstable economy has left quite a few people looking for a new job. A lot of those people are using LinkedIn to seek new job opportunities, but a group of bad actors is doing their best to make looking for... Read more

April 14, 2021
New IoT Device Vulnerabilities Pose Significant Risks screenshot

New IoT Device Vulnerabilities Pose Significant Risks

Researchers working with enterprise security company Forescout Technologies discovered and published research on a number of vulnerabilities affecting Internet of things devices in mid-April 2021. The vulnerabilities... Read more

April 13, 2021
The Golden Chickens Criminal Group Comes to Light screenshot

The Golden Chickens Criminal Group Comes to Light

The Golden Chickens Criminal Group is a notorious name in the world of cybercrime, mainly because they are connected to a wide range of high-profile threat actors from around the world. These criminals specialize in... Read more

April 13, 2021
Elaborate LinkedIn Phishing Attacks Spike in Volume screenshot

Elaborate LinkedIn Phishing Attacks Spike in Volume

A new campaign of phishing attacks is targeting LinkedIn users with surprisingly sophisticated malicious messages. The campaign is aimed at people who are currently out of a job and are looking for new opportunities,... Read more

April 8, 2021
Personal Data of 500 Million Facebook Users Leaked screenshot

Personal Data of 500 Million Facebook Users Leaked

Personally identifiable information belonging to around 500 million Facebook users has been leaked online. As reported by Business Insider, the user records appeared on an online hacking forum and were published for... Read more

April 7, 2021
Perkiler Malware Used by Purple Fox for Brute Force Attacks screenshot

Perkiler Malware Used by Purple Fox for Brute Force Attacks

Perkiler is the name assigned to a strain of malware that made headlines by association with the infamous Purple Fox. Perkiler is dropped by Purple Fox and is used by for brute force attacks on server message blocks... Read more

March 30, 2021
Purple Fox Malware - How to Stay Safe screenshot

Purple Fox Malware - How to Stay Safe

Security researchers have warned the public of a new campaign that appears to be underway, spreading the Purple Fox malware. Purple Fox is the name of a complicated set of malicious tools that includes exploit kits,... Read more

March 30, 2021
Purple Fox Malware Adds Worm Capabilities in New Campaign screenshot

Purple Fox Malware Adds Worm Capabilities in New Campaign

Purple Fox is a strain of malware that has been around for a few years now. However, security researchers have reported a new uptick in activity and infections with Purple Fox, largely driven by a new expansion of the... Read more

March 25, 2021
Record Ransomware Demand Clocks at $30 Million in 2020 screenshot

Record Ransomware Demand Clocks at $30 Million in 2020

Ransomware is not going anywhere. It continues to dominate high-profile cyber criminal activity and the targets who become victims of ransomware attacks keep growing. Security researchers working with Palo Alto... Read more

March 17, 2021
Cybercriminals Stop Online Classes in 15 UK Schools screenshot

Cybercriminals Stop Online Classes in 15 UK Schools

In the wake of a recent cyber attack, over a dozen schools in Nottinghamshire, UK have been unable to conduct online classes. A local publication reported the incident. The schools first reported issues on social... Read more

March 5, 2021
Ukraine Government Document Portal Suffers Cyber Attack screenshot

Ukraine Government Document Portal Suffers Cyber Attack

In late February 2021, the Ukrainian government reported a cyber attack on government document sharing infrastructure. The country's cybersecurity center stated that the "methods and means" of the attack suggest the... Read more

February 25, 2021
Microsoft Reports Malicious Web Shells Doubled in 2020 screenshot

Microsoft Reports Malicious Web Shells Doubled in 2020

Microsoft's Detection and Response security team reported a dramatic increase in malicious web shell detections over the course of 2020. This surge shows a continuing trend that got more significant in the last few... Read more

February 15, 2021
Attempted RDP Attacks Surge Marks 2020 screenshot

Attempted RDP Attacks Surge Marks 2020

One of the biggest changes in the digital landscape that the 2020 global Covid pandemic brought about was the shift towards working from home and abandoning traditional office spaces. This massive shift led to a very... Read more

February 8, 2021
Senior Citizens Are at Greater Risk of Falling for COVID Scams screenshot

Senior Citizens Are at Greater Risk of Falling for COVID Scams

The global Covid-19 pandemic doesn't look like it's going to release its hold on societies the world over in the immediate future. Even with vaccination slowly shifting into gear, the end of this painful stretch... Read more

February 1, 2021
What Is Doxxing and How to Protect Yourself Against It? screenshot

What Is Doxxing and How to Protect Yourself Against It?

You have probably come across the term 'doxxing' in the media or heard it used by friends without being too sure what it means exactly. Doxxing is a relatively new term for something that has been going on even before... Read more

January 29, 2021
What Happened In the Juspay Data Leak and What Can You Do About It? screenshot

What Happened In the Juspay Data Leak and What Can You Do About It?

In early January 2012 Juspay, a payment processor and gateway based in India, disclosed a data leak of millions of cardholder database records. The company published a blog post on the issue on Jan 5th. The data leak... Read more

January 27, 2021
Amazon Ring Neighbors Exposes Customer Data screenshot

Amazon Ring Neighbors Exposes Customer Data

A significant security issue with the Amazon-owned Ring Neighbors app exposed the exact location and the home address of users. The leak comes on the heels of the late 2020 Ring camera hack incident that led to users... Read more

January 22, 2021
Ubiquiti Users Need to Change Their Passwords Now screenshot

Ubiquiti Users Need to Change Their Passwords Now

In early January 2021, Ubiquiti announced a security breach and urged all its customers to change their account passwords. The company manufactures Internet-connected and networking devices such as routers and... Read more

January 13, 2021