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Meet Smominru, a Dangerous Malware That Could Try to Steal Your Credentials screenshot

Meet Smominru, a Dangerous Malware That Could Try to Steal Your Credentials

You could say that the Smominru worm isn't the most widely known cyber threat out there. It has indeed attracted some attention, mostly from cybersecurity experts, but overall, it hasn't been mentioned in the news as... Read more

October 9, 2019
Hackers Employ the Telkom Network to Set up a Fake Citibank Website to Extract Login Data screenshot

Hackers Employ the Telkom Network to Set up a Fake Citibank Website to Extract Login Data

Last week, South African IT news outlet MyBroadband was alerted of a compromised website that was stealing login credentials from Citibank customers. The website's domain is naphotography[.]co[.]za, and it's owned by... Read more

October 9, 2019
If a Bank Sends You Your Passwords via a Text Message, This Android Trojan Could Steal Them screenshot

If a Bank Sends You Your Passwords via a Text Message, This Android Trojan Could Steal Them

Do you still think that a successful malware operation depends on talented hackers creating a bespoke piece of malware that can keep security researchers and law enforcement agencies off the scent? You might want to... Read more

October 4, 2019
Personal Data of 20M Russian Tax Payers Was Exposed, but a Data Breach Has Not Been Confirmed Yet screenshot

Personal Data of 20M Russian Tax Payers Was Exposed, but a Data Breach Has Not Been Confirmed Yet

Someone made a basic configuration mistake, and because of this, millions of Russian citizens now have a very good reason to be concerned. As you might have guessed already, that someone put people's data in a server... Read more

October 4, 2019
Zendesk Reveals That a Data Breach Affected the Emails and Passwords of 10,000 Users in 2016 screenshot

Zendesk Reveals That a Data Breach Affected the Emails and Passwords of 10,000 Users in 2016

On September 24, Zendesk, the developer of a line of ticketing and customer support software solutions, learned that it had suffered a data breach. Apparently, a third party alerted it to the incident, and if the... Read more

October 3, 2019
Comodo's Forum Gets Hacked After the Company Fails to Apply a Security Patch on Time screenshot

Comodo's Forum Gets Hacked After the Company Fails to Apply a Security Patch on Time

We often get to say on these pages how important software updates are, not just because of the new features and performance improvements, but also because of the security patches. On Monday, Comodo, which, ironically,... Read more

October 2, 2019
Apple's iOS 13 Arrives with Multiple Bugs and Vulnerabilities. Fixes Are on the Way. screenshot

Apple's iOS 13 Arrives with Multiple Bugs and Vulnerabilities. Fixes Are on the Way.

What is the purpose of software updates? Well, in addition to introducing new features that make products more useful, they are also designed to fix various security vulnerabilities and bring performance enhancements.... Read more

October 1, 2019
The New Masad Stealer and Clippper Targets Cryptocurrency Investors screenshot

The New Masad Stealer and Clippper Targets Cryptocurrency Investors

To say that cryptocurrency investors have been on a wild ride over the last few years would be an understatement. What was once hailed as the money of the future has proven to be quite unstable, and the market's... Read more

September 30, 2019
218 Million Records Have Allegedly Been Stolen from Zynga screenshot

218 Million Records Have Allegedly Been Stolen from Zynga

On September 12, mobile and social media game developer Zynga announced that it had suffered a data breach. Zynga, as some of you probably know, is the creator of hit games like FarmVille, Mafia Wars, and Zynga Poker.... Read more

September 30, 2019
Change Your DoorDash Password Now Because a Major Data Breach Has Been Discovered screenshot

Change Your DoorDash Password Now Because a Major Data Breach Has Been Discovered

Food delivery network DoorDash announced yesterday that it had suffered a data breach. Those of you who stay up-to-date with cybersecurity news probably aren't especially surprised by the fact that yet another online... Read more

September 27, 2019
CafePress Finally Fesses up to the Massive Data Breach screenshot

CafePress Finally Fesses up to the Massive Data Breach

Many people now know that popular t-shirt and merchandise retailer CafePress suffered a major data breach back in early 2019. In July, the followers of a Twitter account going by the name We Leak Info learned about... Read more

September 25, 2019
Do Not Interact with the Fake Instagram 'Copyright Objection Form' Message screenshot

Do Not Interact with the Fake Instagram 'Copyright Objection Form' Message

Phishers seem to be on a roll at the moment, and they appear to be especially interested in social media accounts. We already told you about the campaign that hit a number of popular YouTube content creators, locking... Read more

September 25, 2019
YouTube Creators Hit by a Major Account Takeover Attack screenshot

YouTube Creators Hit by a Major Account Takeover Attack

Individual users fall victims to phishing and lose access to their online accounts on a daily basis, and this sort of thing rarely makes the news. When an attack is aimed at some of the most influential names in an... Read more

September 24, 2019
Hackers That Allegedly Breached the EtherDelta Cryptocurrency Exchange Have Been Charged screenshot

Hackers That Allegedly Breached the EtherDelta Cryptocurrency Exchange Have Been Charged

Data breaches often result in the leaking of phone numbers, but people, in general, don't seem to be too bothered about this particular piece of personal information. They reckon that criminals don't have much use for... Read more

September 24, 2019
Let InnfiRAT In, and Your Passwords and Crypto Wallet Data May Be Stolen screenshot

Let InnfiRAT In, and Your Passwords and Crypto Wallet Data May Be Stolen

You might think that stealing people's money over the internet isn't that hard. You just compromise some credit card details or some online banking credentials, and you're ready to go. The thing is, it's a bit more... Read more

September 20, 2019
Yahoo Is Finally Paying for the Massive 2012-2016 Data Breach, and You Can Get a Piece of It Too screenshot

Yahoo Is Finally Paying for the Massive 2012-2016 Data Breach, and You Can Get a Piece of It Too

Far too often, when an online service provider loses your data, you have no hope of receiving any sort of compensation for the damage that's been done to you. In most cases, this sort of thing happens to small... Read more

September 20, 2019
The Hackers Behind the Gootkit Malware Forgot to Secure Their Database with a Password screenshot

The Hackers Behind the Gootkit Malware Forgot to Secure Their Database with a Password

Some people have problems getting their heads around how much damage a cybercrime operation can do. ZDNet's Catalin Cimpanu and SecurityDiscovery.com's Bob Diachenko spent some time looking closely into an... Read more

September 19, 2019
The Personal Data of the Entire Ecuadorian Population Could Have Been Leaked screenshot

The Personal Data of the Entire Ecuadorian Population Could Have Been Leaked

Some data leaks are bigger and more impactful than others. But how do we classify them exactly? When can a data security incident be considered a massive problem and when is it not that big of a deal? The sense of... Read more

September 19, 2019