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A Citibank Phishing Scam Attempts to Extract Personal Information screenshot

A Citibank Phishing Scam Attempts to Extract Personal Information

Yet another phishing scam targeting Citibank customers was doing the rounds recently. It was discovered by a researcher going by the Twitter handle MalwareHunterTeam, and other cybersecurity sources also reported on... Read more

January 24, 2020
Users of Tomato Routers Are Urged to Strengthen Passwords, or They Could Be Breached by Hackers screenshot

Users of Tomato Routers Are Urged to Strengthen Passwords, or They Could Be Breached by Hackers

Certain cybercriminal activities are all about scale. If you want to launch a noteworthy DDoS attack, send large quantities of spam, or generate a wallet full of bitcoins with the help of a cryptojacking campaign, for... Read more

January 24, 2020
Hackers Used an E-Skimmer on HannaAndersson.com to Collect Sensitive Data, and Now It's Sold Online screenshot

Hackers Used an E-Skimmer on HannaAndersson.com to Collect Sensitive Data, and Now It's Sold Online

Sometimes, cybercriminals want to make their presence known. In a ransomware attack, for example, you learn that something's wrong as soon as your files become unusable, and your screen displays the ransom note. In... Read more

January 24, 2020
Microsoft Has Failed to Protect 250 Million Customer Support Logs screenshot

Microsoft Has Failed to Protect 250 Million Customer Support Logs

It may not look like it, but big tech giants never sit still. Sometimes, the changes are invisible to the millions of users, but behind the scenes, IT companies constantly update and tweak their internal procedures to... Read more

January 23, 2020
49 Million Business Records Are Sold Online After The LimeLeads Elasticsearch Server Data Breach screenshot

49 Million Business Records Are Sold Online After The LimeLeads Elasticsearch Server Data Breach

Those of you who follow cybersecurity news closely are probably getting pretty tired of hearing about the next in a very long line of companies that have put a huge amount of sensitive data in an internet-connected... Read more

January 23, 2020
A Peekaboo Moments Data Breach Exposes Baby Photos and Videos screenshot

A Peekaboo Moments Data Breach Exposes Baby Photos and Videos

When security specialists tell you that anyone can fall victim to a data breach, they are not exaggerating with the hope of putting everyone in a state of unnecessary panic. Dan Ehrlich from a security consultancy... Read more

January 22, 2020
Researchers Claim That Weak Passwords Were to Blame for 30% of Ransomware Infections in 2019 screenshot

Researchers Claim That Weak Passwords Were to Blame for 30% of Ransomware Infections in 2019

Cybercriminals need to be flexible and adaptable if they are to run a successful operation. Crooks never sit still and are constantly changing their tactics not only to stay one step ahead of law enforcement agencies... Read more

January 22, 2020
Do Not Be Tricked by a Sextortion Scam Claiming That Your Nest Camera Was Hijacked screenshot

Do Not Be Tricked by a Sextortion Scam Claiming That Your Nest Camera Was Hijacked

We all know about the security shortcomings plaguing the ever-increasing number of IoT devices, and you probably won't be too surprised to learn that cybercriminals are taking advantage of this. Not in the way you... Read more

January 21, 2020
A List Containing Login Information of 515,000 Devices Has Been Leaked Online screenshot

A List Containing Login Information of 515,000 Devices Has Been Leaked Online

Cybersecurity news tends to be dominated by headline-grabbing ransomware outbreaks and crippling cryptojacking campaigns not only because these are among the most common types of attacks, but also because they make... Read more

January 21, 2020
WeLeakInfo.com, A Domain That Sold Access to Private Data, Has Been Seized by the FBI screenshot

WeLeakInfo.com, A Domain That Sold Access to Private Data, Has Been Seized by the FBI

We all know that cybercriminals buy and sell stolen personal data every day, and we try to convince ourselves that we've done enough to ensure that our own information doesn't end up in the wrong hands. Although many... Read more

January 17, 2020
Microsoft Stopped Supporting Windows 7: Here's What You Need to Do to Ensure Security screenshot

Microsoft Stopped Supporting Windows 7: Here's What You Need to Do to Ensure Security

Windows 7 was an integral part of the first steps in computing of a whole generation of users, and we're pretty sure that some of them are probably reading these lines with nostalgia. You might be a bit shocked to... Read more

January 15, 2020
A High-Severity PayPal Security Vulnerability Was Capable of Exposing Users' Passwords to Hackers screenshot

A High-Severity PayPal Security Vulnerability Was Capable of Exposing Users' Passwords to Hackers

With over 286 million active accounts, PayPal is by far the biggest and most popular payment processor in the world. It has achieved that title not only because it provides a reliable, easy-to-use service, but also... Read more

January 15, 2020
Travelex, the World's Largest Currency Exchange, Was Hacked screenshot

Travelex, the World's Largest Currency Exchange, Was Hacked

Travelex was founded more than forty years ago. With over 9 thousand employees and thousands of locations spread all around the world, it's widely regarded to be the biggest foreign exchange company on the planet. You... Read more

January 14, 2020
Shockingly, 93% of Healthcare Organizations in the US Have Faced a Data Breach: Biggest Breaches of 2019 screenshot

Shockingly, 93% of Healthcare Organizations in the US Have Faced a Data Breach: Biggest Breaches of 2019

Whether you visited an emergency room, had to stay at the hospital for a few days, or just had your yearly checkup in 2019, there is a good chance that you became a victim of a healthcare data breach without even... Read more

January 14, 2020
The Most Surprising Cyber Hacks That Shook Us in 2019 screenshot

The Most Surprising Cyber Hacks That Shook Us in 2019

Cyber security threats kept growing in 2019, and it is expected that they will continue to increase in 2020, despite all efforts to stop it. Every time a weakness is patched, hackers find another system with a... Read more

January 14, 2020
5 Biggest Data Breaches of 2019, and What We Learned from Them screenshot

5 Biggest Data Breaches of 2019, and What We Learned from Them

At the end of the decade, we’re closing a very eventful chapter in the book of cybercrime. The data breaches reported in the year 2019 nearly doubled compared to the numbers logged in 2018. Statistically, over 3,800... Read more

January 13, 2020
Researchers Discover 20,000 Cyber Attacks Every 15 Minutes Using Cyber Honeypots screenshot

Researchers Discover 20,000 Cyber Attacks Every 15 Minutes Using Cyber Honeypots

Cyber attacks are getting more sophisticated as we speak. As long as you are connected to the Internet, you can get attacked. It is time to chuck away this useless conviction that you are not interesting to... Read more

January 13, 2020
Failure to Protect Samsung Cloud Accounts Has Allowed Hackers to Blackmail K-Pop Stars screenshot

Failure to Protect Samsung Cloud Accounts Has Allowed Hackers to Blackmail K-Pop Stars

For years now, we have had services like iCloud and Samsung Cloud, which help us back up all our photos, videos, texts, and contacts to the cloud and restore them on another device with a few taps of the screen. Many... Read more

January 13, 2020