Victims' real details helping hackers trick victims into installing banking malwareMar 23, 2017, 09:34 AM Jenna Clements
Malicious spam campaign embeds German users’ real-life addresses and personal details into poisoned emails.
Malicious hackers discovered way to deliver malware through unloved Ask ToolbarMar 21, 2017, 10:52 AM Jenna Clements
Ask not what this browser toolbar can do for you, but what you can do to this browser toolbar. For years people have been opening their browser and asking...
Wishbone hack leaks 2 million user records on the dark web, mostly of underage girlsMar 17, 2017, 09:02 AM Ben Gane
An unprotected MongoDB database left a vulnerability in Wishbone, a popular quiz application for youngsters that led to a massive hack on March 14, the company confirmed for Motherboard...
Bye bye, botnet! Kibosh put on Chamois Android fraud networkMar 16, 2017, 08:46 AM Ben Gane
Security researchers have put the kibosh on Chamois, a fraud botnet which derived its jollies from targeting Android users. One of the largest Android families of "potentially harmful applications"...
Proof-of-concept confirms Nintendo Switch videogame console vulnerable to WebKit exploitMar 16, 2017, 08:38 AM Ben Gane
A researcher has published a proof-of-concept (POC) confirming that the Nintendo Switch games console is vulnerable to a WebKit exploit. On 11 March, a hacker by the name of "qwertyoruiop" posted...
How to Remind Users to Change Their Passwords before They ExpireMar 14, 2017, 09:25 AM Ben Gane
Many best practices require regular password change to harden the security of corporate data and critical systems against insider and outsider threats. But if users ignore notifications to change their passwords, or don’t get them at all...
GCHQ concerned Russian hackers will interfere with democracy in UKMar 14, 2017, 08:55 AM Ben Gane
UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is concerned British politics and democracy might be the next target of Russian-sponsored cyberattacks. Although lacking strong evidence, GCHQ warned political parties in Britain...
Russian hackers behind Verifone breach, sources sayMar 13, 2017, 08:53 AM Ben Gane
Verifone, the largest payment processing company in the US, has been investigating a Jan. 23 network breach that may have affected some companies using its POS solutions, wrote security researcher Brian Krebs...
How to avoid falling victim to ‘Nigerian princes’ in distressMar 13, 2017, 08:46 AM Ben Gane
By now, with technology completely dominating our lives, we’ve all probably received at least one email from a fake Nigerian prince in desperate need of help and willing to reward us richly...