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All-in-one malware out, GovPayNow drops the ball on security, and more

All-in-one malware poses as ransomware, new cold-boot attack steals while your PC sleeps, 14 million government records leaked, and Newegg suffers a crack.

21 September 2018 min read

Cryptojacking surges and here’s what to do about it

perex__ The Microsoft Eternal Blue vulnerability turns out to be a useful tool in illicit cryptomining.

The Microsoft Eternal Blue vulnerability turns out to be a useful tool in illicit cryptomining.

20 September 2018 min read

Peekaboo! They can see you!

perex__ A NUUO zero-day vulnerability gives hackers your camera feed.

A NUUO zero-day vulnerability gives hackers your camera feed.

18 September 2018 min read

Could smart speakers undo your smart home?

perex__ Avast Security Researcher Martin Hron explains why your smart speakers may be the next big target.

Avast Security Researcher Martin Hron explains why your smart speakers may be the next big target.

17 September 2018 min read

More phishing, Canada pays ransom, and SMBs are a target

perex__ {value=The latest in security news: The Canadian town of Midland pays ransomware attackers and SMBs are targeted for cyberattacks. }

The latest in security news: The Canadian town of Midland pays ransomware attackers and SMBs are targeted for cyberattacks.

14 September 2018 min read

380K British Airways transactions compromised in data breach

perex__ {value=Payment-skimming malware was planted in the airline’s website, and all signs point to Magecart. }

Payment-skimming malware was planted in the airline’s website, and all signs point to Magecart.

12 September 2018 min read

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Phishing scam targets WordPress users

perex__ New phishing campaign tricks users who run WordPress sites by pushing a fraudulent update.

New phishing campaign tricks users who run WordPress sites by pushing a fraudulent update.

11 September 2018 min read

Phishing scams pick up the phone and MikroTik routers watch and listen

perex__ Bank phishing scam calls its victims, cryptojacker Rocke expands its arsenal, and MikroTik routers hacked to transmit their data.

Bank phishing scam calls its victims, cryptojacker Rocke expands its arsenal, and MikroTik routers hacked to transmit their data.

7 September 2018 min read

An Android flaw, “page-changing” malware, and more data breaches

perex__ The weekly roundup of security news this week includes vulnerabilities in Android, malware, and once again data breaches including the Huazhu hotel chain, Air Canada, and babysitter app Sitter.

The weekly roundup of security news this week includes vulnerabilities in Android, malware, and once again data breaches including the Huazhu hotel chain, Air Canada, and babysitter app Sitter.

31 August 2018 min read

New zero-day vulnerability found in Windows

perex__ A previously unknown bug, if exploited, allows potential hackers to take over the system.

A previously unknown bug, if exploited, allows potential hackers to take over the system.

29 August 2018 min read

Two big fakes & two big flaws

perex__ Phony profiles and websites are rampant in election season, and security flaws were found in Ghostscript and Apache Struts.

Phony profiles and websites are rampant in election season, and security flaws were found in Ghostscript and Apache Struts.

24 August 2018 min read

Fake app infects your Android with spyware

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An ongoing Android malware campaign called Triout is recording calls, collecting photos, and reporting your location.

23 August 2018 min read