Computer Security

Colorado Electric Company Hit by Cyber Attack screenshot

Colorado Electric Company Hit by Cyber Attack

The Delta-Montrose Electric Association, a Colorado-based electric cooperative that has been around for almost a century, announced it became the target of a successful cyberattack. The company became aware of a... Read more

December 3, 2021
Tardigrade Malware Used in Attacks Against Vaccine Manufacturers screenshot

Tardigrade Malware Used in Attacks Against Vaccine Manufacturers

In a recent formal advisory to all biomanufacturers, the Bioeconomy Information Sharing and Analysis Center (BIO-ISAC) informed of attacks carried out during 2021 that targeted "vaccine manufacturing infrastructure".... Read more

November 30, 2021
Trojan Hidden in Android Games Installed on Over 9M Devices screenshot

Trojan Hidden in Android Games Installed on Over 9M Devices

Mobile security researchers discovered that innocent-looking Android games actually contain malware in them. The applications in question have already been installed on over 9.3 million devices running Google's mobile... Read more

November 29, 2021
What is G.exe? Is G.exe Malware? screenshot

What is G.exe? Is G.exe Malware?

G.exe is a potentially malicious process that has been reported numerous times on online communities and forums. Users are saying that their built-in Windows defenses are reporting 'G.exe' to be suspicious, or even... Read more

November 23, 2021
Ransomware Threatens to Assimilate Other Cybercrime screenshot

Ransomware Threatens to Assimilate Other Cybercrime

Security research firm Sophos released an interesting and worrying report in early November 2021. The five-second takeaway from the threat report published by Sophos is that ransomware is starting to behave like a... Read more

November 19, 2021
Password Habits in 2021 - Are We Making Any Progress? screenshot

Password Habits in 2021 - Are We Making Any Progress?

It is the time of year when security researchers start doing annual reviews of various security practices, trends and developments. One of the most curious topics among those is password habits and the overall level... Read more

November 17, 2021
WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Found on 80,000 Sites screenshot

WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Found on 80,000 Sites

Security researchers discovered a vulnerability in a relatively popular WordPress plugin used on commercial websites. The plugin in question is called Variation Swatches for WooCommerce and is found on approximately... Read more

December 2, 2021
Singapore Marine Company Seemingly Hit by Clop Ransomware screenshot

Singapore Marine Company Seemingly Hit by Clop Ransomware

It would seem that Singapore-based Swire Pacific Offshore, a company that provides offshore vessel services, has become the latest victim of ransomware. Swire published an announcement, informing of an unspecified... Read more

November 29, 2021
Trends and Forecasts - Malware in 2022 screenshot

Trends and Forecasts - Malware in 2022

Security researchers with FortiGuard Labs recently published a lengthy blog post and a report on their expectations for the shape and development of the cyberthreat landscape going into 2022. The prognosis includes a... Read more

November 24, 2021
Online Retailers Targeted by Hackers Ahead of Black Friday screenshot

Online Retailers Targeted by Hackers Ahead of Black Friday

The National Cyber Security Centre, the national authority on infosec in the United Kingdom, issued a formal notice to more than 4,000 retailers, warning them that their systems were being targeted by hackers who aim... Read more

November 22, 2021
WordPress Websites Hit by Fake Ransomware screenshot

WordPress Websites Hit by Fake Ransomware

Researchers working with Sucuri spotted an unusual and slightly funny malicious campaign. A number of WordPress pages have been hit with what only visually looks like ransomware. The WordPress owner is met with an... Read more

November 18, 2021
Millions of IoT Devices and Routers Exposed to BotenaGo Malware screenshot

Millions of IoT Devices and Routers Exposed to BotenaGo Malware

A new strain of malware has been spotted and then dissected by security researchers. The new malware is named BotenaGo and targets Internet of Things devices - an ever-growing group of Internet-enabled technology that... Read more

November 16, 2021
Panasonic Becomes Victim of a Serious Data Breach screenshot

Panasonic Becomes Victim of a Serious Data Breach

Late last week, technology manufacturing giant Panasonic announced a data breach. The incident was spotted in the middle of November 2021 and was publicized in an official press release from the company. According to... Read more

December 1, 2021
Gift Card Scams Booming Around Black Friday Weekend screenshot

Gift Card Scams Booming Around Black Friday Weekend

With Black Friday upon us and Cyber Monday just around the corner, bad actors are wasting no time. Security researchers are warning about new scams making the rounds, looking to reel in fresh victims who are out and... Read more

November 29, 2021
Over One Million GoDaddy Customers Caught Up in Data Breach screenshot

Over One Million GoDaddy Customers Caught Up in Data Breach

Domain registrar and hosting company GoDaddy confirmed a new data breach. This is not the first time the company has suffered a security breach. In this latest one, at least 1.2 million customers have been affected.... Read more

November 23, 2021
What is Msedge.exe? Is Msedge.exe Malware? screenshot

What is Msedge.exe? Is Msedge.exe Malware?

The process Msedge.exe belongs to Microsoft Edge, the successor of Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser. Seeing it on your computer is perfectly normal if you regularly use Microsoft Edge. However, if you... Read more

November 22, 2021
Is 320YTMp3 Safe? screenshot

Is 320YTMp3 Safe?

320YTMp3 is an online service, which is found on multiple domains under the same name. The most popular one, however, is 320YTMp3.com. Using this service is supposed to help you download videos from YouTube, or... Read more

November 18, 2021
Converto dot io Redirects screenshot

Converto dot io Redirects

Converto dot io is one of the many websites found online that offer free conversion of YouTube videos into mp3 audio or mp4 video files. However, it may also bring a few unwanted guests to your system's hard drive.... Read more

November 16, 2021