Sections

Security News

Beware of FritzFrog, a nasty piece of malware

FritzFrog has been found in various networks since the beginning of the year

2 September 2020 min read

What is adblock?

perex__ Adblockers play a key role in protecting our privacy and providing a smooth browsing experience

Adblockers play a key role in protecting our privacy and providing a smooth browsing experience

1 September 2020 min read

Pandemic triggers most scams in recent history

perex__ Plus, one U.S. university pays ransomware attackers $475K and spyware is found on over a thousand iOS apps

Plus, one U.S. university pays ransomware attackers $475K and spyware is found on over a thousand iOS apps

28 August 2020 min read

DoppelPaymer: The latest ransomware innovation is all about distribution

perex__ Here's how DoppelPaymer has beefed up the ordinary ransomware game

Here's how DoppelPaymer has beefed up the ordinary ransomware game

24 August 2020 min read

“Mailto” attacks could steal files

perex__ {value=Plus, Carnival Cruises gets hit by ransomware and the U.S. president spreads disinformation on mail-in voting}

Plus, Carnival Cruises gets hit by ransomware and the U.S. president spreads disinformation on mail-in voting

21 August 2020 min read

Lessons learned from the ProctorU breach: Be transparent and timely

perex__ {value=The recent ProctorU breach affects the brand, students, and the future of the virtual classroom landscape alike}

The recent ProctorU breach affects the brand, students, and the future of the virtual classroom landscape alike

18 August 2020 min read

Visit Avast website

Scammers sell fake likes, views on Reels

perex__

Just one week after the launch of Reels, Instagram’s new short-form video platform, scammers are already profiting by selling likes and views for Reels posts by the thousands.

14 August 2020 min read

An elections security progress report: Black Hat edition

perex__ Exploring the latest findings on election security and interference around the world

Exploring the latest findings on election security and interference around the world

12 August 2020 min read

NSA warns against Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and apps that expose location

perex__ Plus, Zoom changes its business model with China and the FTC goes after Twitter for privacy infringement

Plus, Zoom changes its business model with China and the FTC goes after Twitter for privacy infringement

7 August 2020 min read

What to do about the BootHole vulnerability

perex__ A look at the recent vulnerability's root cause, as well as steps being taken to patch it

A look at the recent vulnerability's root cause, as well as steps being taken to patch it

6 August 2020 min read

What we can learn from the Garmin ransomware attack

perex__ How businesses and consumers alike can stay proactive against big hacks

How businesses and consumers alike can stay proactive against big hacks

3 August 2020 min read

IBM report shows true cost of data breaches

perex__ Plus, more newsbytes of the week including facial recognition tech at Rite Aid and a Netflix scam that wants your credit card numbers

Plus, more newsbytes of the week including facial recognition tech at Rite Aid and a Netflix scam that wants your credit card numbers

31 July 2020 min read