Cyber News

  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 Personal Information

    PDPC Fines Aviva for Data Breach

    PDPC Fines Aviva for Data Breach

    Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has fined insurance company Aviva S$6,000...

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  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 Phishing

    Fake ICA Website Phishes Visa, Passport Numbers

    Fake ICA Website Phishes Visa, Passport Numbers

    A fake ICA website, singaporeonline-epass[.]com, has been phishing for users' visa...

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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 ATMs

    New ATM Malware Can Empty ATMs

    New ATM Malware Can Empty ATMs

    A new family of ATM malware dubbed AMTii, which was first spotted in April 2017...

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  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 Trojan

    OilRig Steps Up Attacks With New Trojans

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    OilRig Steps Up Attacks With New Trojans

    Threat group OilRig was observed to use new tools they developed called ISMAgent and ISMInjector...

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  • Fri, 6 Oct 2017 Phishing

    Singapore: New ICA Phishing Site Surfaces

    Singapore: New ICA Phishing Site Surfaces

    The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) filed a police report over a fake ICA website...

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  • Tue, 3 Oct 2017 Zero-Day Exploit

    Hackers Exploit Zero-Days on Three WordPress Plugins

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    Hackers Exploit Zero-Days on Three WordPress Plugins

    Hackers exploited zero-days affecting three WordPress plugins – Appointments, RegistrationMagic-Custom Registration Forms, and Flickr Gallery...

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  • Mon, 2 Oct 2017 Cyber Security Solutions

    Siemens Patches Vulnerable Ruggedcom Protocol

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    Siemens Patches Vulnerable Ruggedcom Protocol

    A serious bug in Siemens's Ruggedcom and Scalance switches could let an attacker carry out unauthorised administrative actions...

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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 ATMs

    ATM Cyber Attacks On the Rise

    ATM Cyber Attacks On the Rise

    Instead of physically hacking the machines, cyber criminals are increasingly targeting banks’ networks to steal cash from ATMs...

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  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 Phishing

    Iranian Cyber Espionage Group Targets Aerospace and Energy Sectors

    Iranian Cyber Espionage Group Targets Aerospace and Energy Sectors

    Cyber espionage group APT33, which is linked to the Iranian government, has been targeting aerospace and energy organisations...

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  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 Ransomware

    Fake Herbalife Emails Deliver Locky Ransomware

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    Fake Herbalife Emails Deliver Locky Ransomware

    Unknown attackers masquerading as global nutrition company Herbalife have been spreading fake emails...

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  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 Ransomware

    Attack on Singapore Public Agency by State-Sponsored Group

    Attack on Singapore Public Agency by State-Sponsored Group

    An inaugural report published by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore revealed that a cyber attack...

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  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 Hacking

    Fitbit Devices Found Vulnerable to Hacking

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    Fitbit Devices Found Vulnerable to Hacking

    Recent studies show that Fitbit devices are vulnerable to hacking...

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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 Malware

    More BankBot Apps Sneak Into Google Play

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    More BankBot Apps Sneak Into Google Play

    Applications laced with the BankBot malware have been surfacing in Google Play despite efforts to clamp down...

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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 Malware

    Malicious Plugin Installs Backdoor in 200,000 WordPress Sites

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    Malicious Plugin Installs Backdoor in 200,000 WordPress Sites

    A WordPress plugin named "Display Widgets" has been used to install a backdoor on more than 200,000 WordPress sites...

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  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 Vulnerability

    Malware Evades Detection Using New WSL Technique

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    Malware Evades Detection Using New WSL Technique

    A new technique that leverages a new Windows 10 feature named Subsystem for Linux (WSL) allows any known malware to evade detection...

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  • Wed, 6 Sep 2017 Personal Information

    6 Million Instagram Users' Info On Sale In Darknet

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    6 Million Instagram Users' Info On Sale In Darknet

    Instagram has warned that the API hack that affected high-profile users may be more extensive than expected...

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  • Mon, 4 Sep 2017 Personal Information

    Over 4 Million Time Warner Cable Records Exposed

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    Over 4 Million Time Warner Cable Records Exposed

    Over four million records of users of Time Warner Cable’s MyTWC app were found unsecured on an Amazon server...

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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 Vulnerability

    SAP Point-of-Sale Systems Allow Hackers to Buy Things at $1

    SAP Point-of-Sale Systems Allow Hackers to Buy Things at $1

    Researchers found that SAP's point-of-sale (POS) systems do not authenticate or check internal commands...

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  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 Cyber Security Solutions

    Vaccine Against Mirai

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    Vaccine Against Mirai

    Researchers have create a white worm from the Mirai source code that can defend Internet-of-Things (IoT) from being compromised...

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  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    300% Jump in User Account Compromises

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    300% Jump in User Account Compromises

    Researchers observed a 300% increase in user account compromises since 2016 brought about by weak passwords...

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  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 Hacking

    HBO Hackers Reject Bug Bounty

    HBO Hackers Reject Bug Bounty

    Hackers have rejected HBO’s US$250,000 "bug bounty" and continued to leak information on popular HBO shows...

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  • Tue, 8 Aug 2017 Ransomware

    New Cerber Ransomware Variant Steals Bitcoin Wallets, Passwords

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    New Cerber Ransomware Variant Steals Bitcoin Wallets, Passwords

    A new Cerber variant has been modified to steal Bitcoin wallets and passwords before encrypting victims’ files and demanding ransom...

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  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    A New Espionage Tool in Development

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    A New Espionage Tool in Development

    Researchers discovered a new spyware in development known as Rurktar...

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  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 Cyber Attacks

    Police Shuts Down Two Dark Web Marketplaces

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    Police Shuts Down Two Dark Web Marketplaces

    The US and Netherlands police have shut down AlphaBay and Hansa Market, two of the top three criminal marketplaces...

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  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 Cyber Attacks

    Trickbot Targeting US Financial Institutions

    Trickbot Targeting US Financial Institutions

    Researchers discovered that the Necurs botnet, one of the largest spam botnets in the world, is delivering the Trickbot...

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  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 Ransomware

    New 'NotPetya' Ransomware Goes Global

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    New 'NotPetya' Ransomware Goes Global

    There are early signs of a new global ransomware attack after more than 2,000 computers...

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  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 Ransomware

    VirusTotal Detects New Shifr RaaS Samples

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    VirusTotal Detects New Shifr RaaS Samples

    The new Shifr Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) portal has drawn the attention of several anti-virus vendors...

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  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 Personal Information

    Radio Service's Database Traded On Dark Web

    Radio Service's Database Traded On Dark Web

    More than 18 million user accounts of internet radio service 8tracks are being traded...

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  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Mobile Ransomware Spiked In Q1 2017

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    Mobile Ransomware Spiked In Q1 2017

    Mobile ransomware attacks increased sharply in the first quarter of 2017...

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  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Deloitte: Oil Firms Remain Vulnerable to Attacks

    Deloitte: Oil Firms Remain Vulnerable to Attacks

    A Deloitte report released on Monday shows that three out of four oil and natural gas companies fell victim to at least one cyber attack...

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  • Mon, 29 May 2017 Phishing

    'Tainted Leaks': Russia-Linked Phishing and Disinformation

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    'Tainted Leaks': Russia-Linked Phishing and Disinformation

    Russia-linked actors are pilfering data through phishing campaigns and then releasing falsified documents...

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  • Mon, 29 May 2017 Personal Information

    Hackers Stole Restaurants' Payment Data

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    Hackers Stole Restaurants' Payment Data

    A malware pilfered Chipotle customers' credit card data in a data breach...

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  • Mon, 29 May 2017 Ransomware

    Chinese WannaCry Ransom Note Could Be Original Note

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    Chinese WannaCry Ransom Note Could Be Original Note

    The Simplified and Traditional Chinese versions of WannaCry's ransom note contained more details and colloquialisms...

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  • Mon, 29 May 2017 Cyber Security Solutions

    EsteemAudit Gets Windows XP, Server 2003 Patch

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    EsteemAudit Gets Windows XP, Server 2003 Patch

    US cyber security firm enSilo has released a patch for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 to protect users from attacks leveraging on EsteemAudit...

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  • Mon, 29 May 2017 Malware

    Judy Malware Spreads Via More Than 40 Apps

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    Judy Malware Spreads Via More Than 40 Apps

    The Judy malware campaign has been spreading via more than 40 applications on Google Play Store...

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  • Fri, 26 May 2017 Malware

    EternalRocks Shuts Down

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    EternalRocks Shuts Down

    The developer of the EternalRocks Server Messaging Block (SMB) worm has shut down his operation...

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  • Fri, 26 May 2017 Trojan

    Mutating Qakbot Malware Targets Enterprise Networks

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    Mutating Qakbot Malware Targets Enterprise Networks

    The information stealing, self-propagating Trojan, Qakbot, has been targeting businesses...

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  • Fri, 26 May 2017 Vulnerability

    Two Android User Features Leave Millions At Risk

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    Two Android User Features Leave Millions At Risk

    Two user features in the Android system, "system alert window" and "bind accessibility service" can be used...

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  • Fri, 26 May 2017 Vulnerability

    Twitter Bug Allows Attacker to Tweet From Any Account

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    Twitter Bug Allows Attacker to Tweet From Any Account

    A bug in Twitter's ad platform, ads.twitter.com, allows a hacker to tweet as any user...

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  • Fri, 26 May 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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    Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

    CVE is a catalogue of known security threats for publicly released software...

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  • Wed, 3 May 2017 Vulnerability

    Backdoor Flaw Found In Hundreds Of Android Apps

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    Backdoor Flaw Found In Hundreds Of Android Apps

    A recent study found that hundreds of Android apps that help users connect to PCs via Wi-Fi...

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  • Wed, 3 May 2017 Hacking

    OurMine Hacks Unity Game Engine Forum

    OurMine Hacks Unity Game Engine Forum

    The OurMine hacker group defaced the official forum of the Unity cross-platform game engine...

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  • Wed, 3 May 2017 Trojan

    TrickBot Trojan Now Targets Private Banking

    TrickBot Trojan Now Targets Private Banking

    A new wave of attacks powered by the TrickBot banking Trojan is targeting private banks and investment firms...

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  • Wed, 3 May 2017 Vulnerability

    Intel Issues Patch for Remote Code Execution Bug in Chips

    Intel Issues Patch for Remote Code Execution Bug in Chips

    Intel has issued a security advisory on a critical flaw that has affected its processors for almost a decade...

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  • Wed, 3 May 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Cyber Criminals Breached Over 1 Billion Accounts in 2016

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    Cyber Criminals Breached Over 1 Billion Accounts in 2016

    An Internet security threat report revealed that data breaches in 2016 exposed 1.1 billion identities...

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  • Wed, 19 Apr 2017 Trojan

    Google App Store Security Scan Bypassed By Cyber Criminals

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    Google App Store Security Scan Bypassed By Cyber Criminals

    Google security scan was persistently bypassed by cyber criminals to upload the BankBot Trojan...

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  • Wed, 19 Apr 2017 Spam

    Spam Emails Spreading Java-Based RATs

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    Spam Emails Spreading Java-Based RATs

    An ongoing spam email campaign delivers Java-based remote access tools (jRATs) to fully compromise US tax filers' devices...

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  • Wed, 19 Apr 2017 Phishing

    Widely Used Browsers Vulnerable to Undetectable Phishing Attacks

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    Widely Used Browsers Vulnerable to Undetectable Phishing Attacks

    Widely used browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Opera are vulnerable to phishing attacks that leverage on a type of homograph attack...

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  • Wed, 19 Apr 2017 Malware

    Mirai Threatened By New Botnet

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    Mirai Threatened By New Botnet

    An Internet-of-things (IoT) malware known as Hajime has been spreading unabated...

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  • Wed, 19 Apr 2017 Ransomware

    Karmen RaaS Advertised on Hacking Forums

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    Karmen RaaS Advertised on Hacking Forums

    A Russian-speaking underground hacking forum is selling Karmen Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS). Karmen is based on the Hidden Tear...

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  • Tue, 18 Apr 2017 Personal Information

    Snapchat User Data Leaked By Indian Hackers

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    Snapchat User Data Leaked By Indian Hackers

    Indian hackers have leaked Snapchat's database of 1.7 million users on the dark net...

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  • Tue, 18 Apr 2017 Phishing

    More Japanese Gamers Conned By Spear Phishing Scams

    More Japanese Gamers Conned By Spear Phishing Scams

    Cyber criminals are stepping up spear phishing emails with fake offers of in-game currency...

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  • Tue, 18 Apr 2017 Social Media

    McAfee's LinkedIn Page Defaced

    McAfee's LinkedIn Page Defaced

    McAfee's LinkedIn page was recently hacked and defaced by unidentified hackers...

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  • Tue, 18 Apr 2017 Social Media

    UK Far-Right Group Hit By Hacking Attacks

    UK Far-Right Group Hit By Hacking Attacks

    Unidentified hackers recently hacked and defaced the Twitter account of UK far-right political party...

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  • Tue, 18 Apr 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Cerber Overshadows Locky in Q1 2017

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    Cerber Overshadows Locky in Q1 2017

    In the first quarter of 2017, Cerber enlarged its share of the ransomware market to 87%...

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  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 Hacking

    New Batch of NSA's Hacking Tools Leaked

    New Batch of NSA's Hacking Tools Leaked

    A hacker group known as Shadow Brokers leaked a new batch of tools that supposedly belong to the US National Security Agency...

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  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 Phishing

    UK Foreign Office Targeted in Spear Phishing Campaign

    UK Foreign Office Targeted in Spear Phishing Campaign

    Hackers targeted UK's Foreign Office with a spear phishing campaign believed to have begun in April...

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  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 Online Scams

    Airbnb Homes Robbed After Booking By Hijacked Accounts

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    Airbnb Homes Robbed After Booking By Hijacked Accounts

    Airbnb is cracking down on scammers who robbed homes after hijacking users' accounts...

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  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 Zero-Day Exploit

    200,000 Magento Merchants At Risk of Zero-Day Vulnerability

    200,000 Magento Merchants At Risk of Zero-Day Vulnerability

    A popular version of the open source Magento ecommerce platform is vulnerable...

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  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Corporations Not Prepared for Mobile Device Breach: Survey

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    Corporations Not Prepared for Mobile Device Breach: Survey

    A new survey on mobile device security breaches shows that nearly two-thirds of respondents are doubtful...

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  • Tue, 11 Apr 2017 Malware

    Sathurbot Botnet Grows By Compromising WordPress Sites

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    Sathurbot Botnet Grows By Compromising WordPress Sites

    A 20,000-device strong botnet is probing and compromising WordPress sites to spread a Trojan called Sathurbot...

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  • Tue, 11 Apr 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    Philippines' Monetary Board to Strengthen Authentication of Clients' Identity

    Philippines’ Monetary Board to Strengthen Authentication of Clients' Identity

    Philippines' monetary board Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to require banks...

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  • Tue, 11 Apr 2017 Hacking

    Hackers Target Third-Party Sellers On Amazon

    Hackers Target Third-Party Sellers On Amazon

    Hackers are targeting the growing population of third-party sellers on Amazon.com, using stolen credentials...

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  • Tue, 11 Apr 2017 Hacking

    Hacker Sets Off All Tornado Siren in Dallas

    Hackers Target Third-Party Sellers On Amazon

    A hacker, or group of hackers, set off all 156 tornado sirens in the city of Dallas...

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  • Tue, 11 Apr 2017 Ransomware

    Achieve Game High Score to Neutralise Ransomware

    Achieve Game High Score to Neutralise Ransomware

    A new ransomware dubbed "Rensenware" forces players to get a high score in a PC game...

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  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 Zero-Day Exploit

    Microsoft Word Zero-Day Attack

    Microsoft Word Zero-Day Attack

    A new Microsoft zero-day attack is able to install malware even on a fully patched computer by exploiting a vulnerability...

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  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 Malware

    BrickerBot Destroys Unsecured IoT Devices

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    BrickerBot Destroys Unsecured IoT Devices

    A new botnet known as BrickerBot permanently destroys poorly configured IoT devices...

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  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 Vulnerability

    Amnesia Botnet Targets Vulnerable DVRs

    Amnesia Botnet Targets Vulnerable DVRs

    A new IoT botnet known as Amnesia is exploiting an unpatched remote code execution vulnerability...

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  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 Vulnerability

    Matrix Ransomware Spreads Using Desktop Shortcuts

    Matrix Ransomware Spreads Using Desktop Shortcuts

    The Matrix ransomware is sporting a new feature that facilitates its spread to other computers...

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  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 Hacking

    Hackers Publish Password for NSA Hacking Tools

    Hackers Publish Password for NSA Hacking Tools

    The Shadow Brokers (TSB) has published the password to a trove of NSA's hacking tools...

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  • Fri, 7 Apr 2017 Vulnerability

    Apache Struts Exploit Admits Ransomware Onto Servers

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    Apache Struts Exploit Admits Ransomware Onto Servers

    Cyber criminals have been exploiting the Apache Struts vulnerability to install the Cerber ransomware...

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  • Fri, 7 Apr 2017 Ransomware

    Ransomware Attacks Against Healthcare Institutions

    Ransomware Attacks Against Healthcare Institutions

    Ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) platforms have facilitated attacks against healthcare institutions...

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  • Fri, 7 Apr 2017 Malware

    40 Countries Targeted By Malware Campaign

    40 Countries Targeted By Malware Campaign

    A cyber criminal group identified as APT-C-23 or Two-Tailed Scorpion has been targeting the education, military and media sectors...

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  • Fri, 7 Apr 2017 Vulnerability

    Hard-Coded Passwords in SCADA

    Hard-Coded Passwords in SCADA

    Schneider Electric's Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) products were discovered to be embedded with hard-coded passwords...

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  • Fri, 7 Apr 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    Logic Bomb

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    Logic Bomb

    A logic bomb, also known as slag code, is a piece code intentionally inserted into a programme...

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  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 Malware

    CIA's Unremovable Malware

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    CIA's Unremovable Malware

    The US Central Intelligence Agency's hacking arsenal includes malware that cannot be removed...

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  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 Business Email Compromise (BEC)

    Two Tech Companies Lose Over US$100 Million to BEC Scam

    Two Tech Companies Lose Over US$100 Million to BEC Scam

    A Lithuanian man swindled over US$100 million from two US tech companies through a business email compromise (BEC) scam...

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  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 Ransomware

    "Blank Slate" Malspam Pushing Cerber Ransomware

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    Malspam Pushing Cerber Ransomware

    A malicious spam (malspam) campaign called "Blank Slate" has been spreading the Cerber ransomware...

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  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 Malware

    Macro Script Malware Targets Both Windows and Mac OS

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    Macro Script Malware Targets Both Windows and Mac OS

    Security researchers have discovered a malicious Word document designed to spread malware...

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  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    DNS Hijacking

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    DNS Hijacking

    DNS hijacking is an attack that overrides the targeted devices' TCP/IP settings and renders the default DNS invalid...

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  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 Spam

    World's Largest Botnet Manipulates Stock Market

    World's Largest Botnet Manipulates Stock Market

    The world's largest spam botnet Necurs is back online and is engaged in a spam scheme...

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  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 Personal Information

    Mobile Network Operator Hit By Data Breach Again

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    Mobile Network Operator Hit By Data Breach Again

    Mobile operator Three has been hit by another data breach...

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  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 Hacking

    Hacked Websites on the Rise

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    Hacked websites

    Google painted a bleak picture of cyber security trends in a post on its webmaster blog...

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  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 Vulnerabilities

    Cisco Issues Advisory On Flaw in Hundreds of Switches

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    Cisco Issues Advisory On Flaw in Hundreds of Switches

    Cisco has issued a security advisory for a bug in the cluster management protocol...

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  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 Malware

    Stealthy Backdoor in Chinese PUPs

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    Chinese PUPs

    Chinese programmers have developed a stealthy backdoor in Potentially Unwanted Programmes (PUPs) to load unsigned drivers...

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  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 Hacking

    'Anonymous' to Target Central Banks for Cash

    'Anonymous' to Target Central Banks for Cash

    Hacker group Anonymous is believed to have focused their attacks on central banks...

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  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 Personal Information

    McDelivery Leaks 2.2 Million Customers' Data

    McDelivery Leaks 2.2 Million Customers' Data

    India's McDonald's delivery service is leaking customers' information from an insecure API endpoint...

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  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 Cyber Attacks

    DNS Attack Used to Fake Contact Between Russian Bank and Trump

    DNS Attack Used to Fake Contact Between Russian Bank and Trump

    Russian bank Alfa said that it was targeted in a DNS botnet attack that uses its IPs to spoof communication...

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  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 Cyber Attacks

    String of Attacks Possibly Tied to Single Hacker Group

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    String of Attacks Possibly Tied to Single Hacker Group

    A string of attacks in the past few months was attributed to a single cyber actor group...

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  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 Insider Threat

    Former IT Admin Plants Backdoor to Steal Information

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    Former IT Admin Plants Backdoor to Steal Information

    Colombia Sportswear is suing its former IT administrator for stealing information...

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  • Mon, 20 Mar 2017 Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)

    DDoS Attacks Target Taiwan Hi-Tech Firms

    DDoS Attacks Target Taiwan Hi-Tech Firms

    Majority of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks launched between 15 February to 14 March this year...

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  • Mon, 20 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Korea: 6th Top Target of Mobile Malware Attacks

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    Korea: 6th Top Target of Mobile Malware Attacks

    South Korea was sixth most targeted by mobile malware in the world...

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  • Tue, 14 Mar 2017 Malware

    Danish-Speaking Users Infected By Malware Spread via Dropbox

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    Users Infected By Malware Spread via Dropbox

    Danish-speaking users in Denmark, Germany, and several Scandinavian countries were hit by a malware attack...

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  • Tue, 14 Mar 2017 Malware

    Malware Pre-Installed On Android Phones

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    Malware Pre-Installed On Android Phones

    An outbreak of malware was pre-installed on 38 Android devices...

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  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 Malware

    New IoT Malware

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    New IoT Malware

    A new malware known as ELF_IMEIJ.A is turning cloud-enabled AVTech devices into a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) botnet...

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  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 Vulnerability

    Canada Revenue Agency Website Down Following Potential Security Risk

    Canada Revenue Agency Website Down Following Potential Security Risk

    Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has suspended some of its online services, including tax-filing options, due to a security threat...

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  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Exploit Kit Activity Declined

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    Exploit Kit Activity Declined

    A recent report revealed that exploit kit (EK) has declined in popularity due to improved protections...

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  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 Hacking

    UK Warns Political Parties About Russian Hacking Threat

    UK Warns Political Parties About Russian Hacking Threat

    UK intelligence services warned that cyber attackers would target UK's political system and parties...

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  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 Personal Information

    Fake Chrome Steals Credit Card Details

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    Fake Chrome Steals Card Details

    An application disguises as Google Chrome browser to steal credit card payment details...

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  • Fri, 10 Mar 2017 Malware

    Governments Extorted for Political Statements

    Governments Extorted for Political Statements

    Middle Eastern governments are targeted by attacks using a previously unseen ransomware...

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  • Fri, 10 Mar 2017 Zero-Day Exploit

    Zero-Day Vulnerability Leaves Apache Struts Open to Hijack

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    Zero-Day Vulnerability Leaves Apache Struts Open to Hijack

    Attackers are targeting companies which use Apache Struts, an open-source web application framework...

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  • Fri, 3 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Network Defenders Constrained By Bureaucracy

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    network defenders constrained

    A recent survey revealed that cyber criminals have an edge over network defenders...

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  • Fri, 3 Mar 2017 Malware

    132 Malicious Apps on Google Play

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    Malicious apps

    132 Android apps on the Google Play store were found to contain malicious coding...

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  • Fri, 3 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    Cyber Criminals Target Data-Rich Smartphones

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    Smartphones

    Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting smartphones as they contain key information...

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  • Fri, 3 Mar 2017 Trojan

    PowerShell Trojan Uses DNS for Bidirectional Communication

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    Trojan

    An elusive malware is being distributed via spam emails attached with a malicious MS Word...

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  • Fri, 3 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    Telephony Denial-of-Service

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    TDoS

    Telephony Denial-of-Service (TDoS) occurs when an attacker overwhelms the telephone system...

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  • Thu, 2 Mar 2017 Personal Information

    Japan: More Than 12 Million Records Leaked in 2016

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    Records leaked

    Japan reported that approximately 12.6 million records of personal information were leaked...

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  • Thu, 2 Mar 2017 Hacking

    Lotte's Chinese Website Hacked By Virus

    Website hacked by virus

    South Korean retailer Lotte Group's Chinese website was hacked using an unidentified virus...

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  • Thu, 2 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    68% of Oil and Gas Firms Suffered Digital Attacks

    oil and gas suffered attacks

    Research shows that 68% of oil and gas firms in the United States have experienced at least one digital attack...

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  • Thu, 2 Mar 2017 Malware

    Dridex 4.0 First to Adopt AtomBombing Technique

    Dridex 4.0

    Dridex's latest 4.0 variant changed the way malicious code is loaded into the host's memory...

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  • Thu, 2 Mar 2017 Ransomware

    Spam Emails Carry TorrentLocker Ransomware

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    TorrentLocker

    In February, Denmark users were hit by spam emails embedded with malicious macros...

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  • Wed, 1 Mar 2017 Vulnerability

    Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability in WordPress Plugin

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    SQL Injection Vulnerability in WordPress Plugin

    Researchers have discovered a SQL injection vulnerability in WordPress' NextGEN Gallery plugin...

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  • Wed, 1 Mar 2017 Vulnerability

    Google Discloses Unpatched Microsoft Edge and IE Bug

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    Google Discloses Unpatched Microsoft Edge and IE Bug

    Google has released details about a Microsoft zero-day bug affecting Internet Explorer and Edge...

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  • Wed, 1 Mar 2017 Phishing

    Racketeers Send Fake Ransomware Threats

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    Racketeers Send Fake Ransomware Threats

    Racketeers are sending victims fake ransomware emails that threaten to hold their files hostage...

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  • Wed, 1 Mar 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Ransomware Take Out Victoms For At Least A Week

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    Ransomware Take Out Victoms For At Least A Week

    Studies have found that a vast majority of businesses hit by ransomware were locked out of crucial files...

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  • Wed, 1 Mar 2017 Personal Information

    CloudPets Voice Messages and Passwords Exposed

    CloudPets Voice Messages and Passwords Exposed

    More than 2 million voice recordings of children and parents and 800,000 account login credentials were exposed...

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  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Business Emails More Prone to Cyber Threats

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    business email threat

    A recent study revealed that business emails are more prone to receiving cyber threats...

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  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Improving Endpoint Security

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    endpoint security

    Increasingly, modern computing endpoints are operating remotely, allowing attackers to target vulnerable applications...

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  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Trojan

    Hacking Threats From Fake Android App

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    fake android app

    A new Android Trojan known is being distributed on third-party app store...

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  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Phishing

    Cyber Espionage Campaign Targets 70 Organisations

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    cyber espionage

    A cyber espionage campaign targeted at least 70 organisations across industries...

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  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Hacking

    Asiana Airlines' Website Defaced

    airline website defaced

    South Korea's Asiana Airlines' website was down for 4 hours after hackers defaced it...

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  • Mon, 20 Feb 2017 Vulnerability

    JavaScript Exploit Bypasses ASLR Protection

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    javascript exploit

    Security researchers have discovered a flaw that allows hackers to bypass the ASLR protection...

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  • Mon, 20 Feb 2017 Malware

    Hospital Devices Face Advanced Threat

    healthcare devices face malware threat

    A new version of the medical device hijack (MEDJACK) malware poses a zero-day threat...

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  • Wed, 15 Feb 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Australia Among Top 10 Countries for Hosting Phishing URLs

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    Australia in Top 10 for Hosting High-Risk URLs

    A study indicates that Australia ranks among the top ten countries for hosting high-risk URLs...

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  • Fri, 10 Feb 2017 Personal Information

    Retail Giant Keeps Mum On Data Breach

    Data breach

    UK retail giant Sports Direct was hacked in September 2016, and 30,000 employee records were exposed...

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  • Tue, 7 Feb 2017 Personal Information

    InterCon's Payment System Breached

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    payment systems breached

    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) confirmed that its payment systems in 12 US hotels were infected...

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  • Tue, 7 Feb 2017 Hacking

    Hacker Exposes Phone Hacking Tools

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    phone hacking tools

    The hacker who stole 900GB of data from Israeli mobile data extraction company...

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  • Tue, 7 Feb 2017 Hacking

    Anonymous Group Takes Down the Dark Web

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    Anonymous hacking

    The Anonymous Group hacked a Dark Web hosting provider, Freedom Hosting II (FHII), shutting down more than 10,000 Tor-based websites...

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  • Tue, 7 Feb 2017 Personal Information

    700,000 Hacked Police Forum Accounts for Sale

    Police forum accounts for sale

    A hacker is selling the credentials of 700,000 user accounts from the PoliceOne.com forum...

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  • Tue, 7 Feb 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Cyber Fraud Costs UK Retailers £100 Million

    cost of cyber frauds

    A recent survey on retail crimes in the UK reveals that cyber fraud accounts for 53% of total fraud...

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  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 Phishing

    PayPal Users Targeted By New Phishing Campaign

    paypal phishing

    A new phishing campaign has set up convincing fake websites and sent out slick emails to trick PayPal users...

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  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Police Camera Network Held for Ransom

    Ransomware in Police Cameras

    Hackers planted ransomware in police surveillance cameras throughout the city...

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  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 Cyber-terrorism

    Jihadi Cyber Attack A Real Threat

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    cyber attack

    Experts warned that a jihadi cyber attack is a real threat and can shut down power grids...

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  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Ransomware Hits Hotel Electronic Key Lock System

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    Ransomware in hotel key lock system

    A ransomware hit an Austrian hotel's computer, which manages the hotel's electronic key lock system...

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  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 Malware

    Malware in Fake Banking Emails Steals Data and Bitcoins

    Malware in banking emails

    Researchers have discovered a new malware which steals passwords and bitcoins from crypto-currency wallets...

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  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017 Trojan

    Trojan Transforms Linux Devices into Proxies for Malicious Traffic

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    trojan

    A new Trojan known as Linux.Proxy.10 is turning Linux devices into proxy servers...

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  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Dark Web Marketplace Hacked

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    dark web

    Popular dark web market AlphaBay's list of user IDs and usernames, along with 218,000 personal messages...

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  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    RoT: Ransomware of Things

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    ransomware of things

    Cyber researchers have warned that the ransomware threat could evolve to target connected devices...

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  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    Pivot Attack

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    pivot attack

    In a pivot attack, the hacker gains foothold in a lower security host...

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  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    4.2 Billion Records Exposed in 2016

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    records exposed

    More than 4.2 billion records were exposed in 2016, up four times from the previous high...

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  • Thu, 26 Jan 2017 Malware

    Bogus Plugin Redirects to Porn Sites

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    fake plugin

    A bogus version of the bbPress plugin was uploaded onto compromised WordPress sites...

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  • Thu, 26 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Charger Ransomware Locks Android Phone

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    Ransomware

    The new Charger ransomware has been found embedded in a mobile application called EnergyRescue...

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  • Thu, 26 Jan 2017 Vulnerability

    223 Flaws Found in Security Products

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    Flaws in security products

    Since July 2016, researchers discovered 223 flaws in 11 global security...

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  • Thu, 26 Jan 2017 Trojan

    SpyNote Trojan Impersonates Netflix App

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    Trojan

    Recently, researchers have discovered a fake Netflix application, which is embedded with...

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  • Thu, 26 Jan 2017 Trojan

    Japanese Spam Campaign Delivers Trojan

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    spam campaign

    Japanese spam emails recently contain a zipped attachment that delivers the Ursnif...

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  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 Trojan

    Improved AndroRAT Malware Surges in Activity

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    malware

    Android malware AndroRAT has recently surged in activity...

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  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 Malware

    Millions Infected with HummingWhale Malware

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    android malware

    The HummingBad Android malware, which infected more than 10 million devices...

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  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 Vulnerability

    200,000 Servers and Devices Still Affected by Critical Bug

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    vulnerability to bug

    According to Internet of Things (IoT) search engine Shodan, nearly 200,000 servers and devices are vulnerable...

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  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Government Website Hacked Amid Political Standoff

    website hacking

    The Gambian government website was hacked after the incumbent president Yahya Jammeh...

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  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 Malware

    Disk-Wiping Malware Resurfaces

    malware

    The Shamoon 2.0 disk-wiping malware has resurfaced, targeting Saudi government agencies...

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  • Tue, 24 Jan 2017 Cyber Attacks

    FBI Probing Cyber Attack on Film Festival

    cyber attack

    The FBI is investigating a cyber attack on 21 January targeting the Sundance Film Festival...

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  • Tue, 24 Jan 2017 Phishing

    Employment Scam Targets College Students

    Scam

    The FBI has warned that an ongoing online scam is tricking college students into depositing fraudulent checks...

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  • Tue, 24 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Gambling Site Hacked With Dharma Ransomware

    Ransomware attack on horse racing website

    A popular Indian horse racing website (Racingpulse.in) was hacked on 17 January and held ransom...

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  • Tue, 24 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Hacked New York Times Tweet: Russia to Attack US With Missile

    Twitter hacking

    The New York Times Video Twitter account (NYTVideo) posted a fake news tweet on 22 January about Russia...

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  • Tue, 24 Jan 2017 Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)

    Massive DDoS Disrupts Banking Services

    DDoS

    Major UK bank, Lloyds Banking Group, suffered a massive Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack...

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  • Mon, 23 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Mobile Wallets and PoS Devices Targeted

    attacks on digital payment platforms

    Mobile wallets and Point of Sale (PoS) devices in India have become cyber attack targets...

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  • Mon, 23 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    New Ransomware Demands Credit Details

    new ransomware

    A new ransomware family, detected as Android/Locker.FK!tr, locks access to the device...

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  • Mon, 23 Jan 2017 Trojan

    New Variation of BankBot Developed

    Trojan

    Threat actors recently used the leaked source code of an unnamed Android banking Trojan...

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  • Mon, 23 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    New RaaS Customises Satan Ransomware

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    Satan RaaS

    The new Satan Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) allows threat actors to create customised versions...

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  • Mon, 23 Jan 2017 Cyber Attacks

    Russia Suffers Cyber Attacks Every Day

    Cyber attacks

    A Russian presidential spokesperson said that Russia suffers hundreds and thousands of cyber attacks...

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  • Fri, 20 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    What is Footprinting?

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    footprinting

    Footprinting, also known as reconnaissance, is the process of collecting information...

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  • Fri, 20 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    Translation Firm Exposes Sensitive Data

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    security lapse exposes data

    Network attached storage (NAS) devices used by US-based translation firm Interpreters Unlimited were found...

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  • Fri, 20 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Open Source Databases Wiped Out

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    databases wiped out

    The databases of open source data software CouchDB and Hadoop were recently controlled and deleted...

    Read More
  • Fri, 20 Jan 2017 Malware

    Fruitfly Malware Hits Biomedical Research Centres

    malware

    The new Fruitfly malware has been targeting Mac systems of biomedical research centres...

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  • Fri, 20 Jan 2017 Malware

    Fake Font Updates Infect Chrome Users

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    fake font updates infect chrome users

    A new social engineering campaign lures Google Chrome users to download fake font update packages...

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  • Thu, 19 Jan 2017 Malware

    New Malware Takes Control and Steals Data

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    malware

    Researchers discovered the new GhostAdmin malware that enables attackers to control infected computers...

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  • Thu, 19 Jan 2017 Vulnerability

    Unpatched Vulnerability in Samsung Smartcam

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    vulnerability

    In a recent security investigation of the Samsung Smartcam, researchers discovered that the PHP files...

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  • Thu, 19 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Charity's Server Data Deleted

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    charity data deleted

    A hacker identified as TheDarkOverLord recently deleted all the data in the server and physical backups...

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  • Thu, 19 Jan 2017 Phishing

    Phishing Attacks Lead to Fake Naver Portal

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    Naver phishing

    In recent spear phishing attacks targeting North Korean analysts, defectors, and North Korean human rights organisations...

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  • Thu, 19 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Singapore: One in Four Cyber Attacks Succeed

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    one in four cyber attacks succeed

    A recent survey shows that one in four cyber attacks targeted at Singapore companies succeed...

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  • Wed, 18 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    £1 Million At Risk After Credential Leak

    Credential leak

    A group of fraudsters were arrested for sourcing and using leaked login credentials from the dark web...

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  • Wed, 18 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    Yahoo Breach Compromises Government Officials

    data breach

    The 2013 Yahoo breach leaked more than 3,000 credentials linked to high-profile Australian government officials...

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  • Wed, 18 Jan 2017 Cyber Attacks

    Scandal Investigators Cyber Attacked

    cyber attacks

    The special investigation team probing South Korea President Park Geun Hye’s political scandal recently suffered a cyber attack...

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  • Wed, 18 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Spam Emails Deliver Kovter and Locky

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    Spam delivers ransomware

    The Kovter ad fraud Trojan has been distributed with Locky ransomware in spam emails...

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  • Wed, 18 Jan 2017 Trojan

    DroidJack RAT Poses As Super Mario App

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    Trojan poses as Super Mario app

    The DroidJack Remote Access Trojan (RAT) has been found posing as the Super Mario Android application...

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  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 Phishing

    Highly Effective Gmail Phishing Technique

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    Phishing

    In a recent phishing campaign targeting Gmail users, attackers use compromised accounts to distribute emails...

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  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 Phishing

    Return of the Hancitor Spam Campaign

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    spam campaign

    The Hancitor spam campaign, which typically deploys Visual Basic (VB) macros to deliver malware...

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  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    HKPC Caution Comes After 506% Increase in Ransomware

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    rise in ransomware

    On 16 January 2017, the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) urged organisations and the public to protect themselves...

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  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 Malware

    UK Hospital Trust Hit By Malware Attack

    malware attack

    Barts Health Trust, UK’s largest National Health Service (NHS) Trust which runs six London hospitals, recently suffered a malware attack...

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  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 Hacking

    SWIFT Systems of Indian Banks Compromised

    SWIFT systems compromised

    Hackers recently compromised the SWIFT systems of three Indian banks...

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  • Mon, 16 Jan 2017 Phishing

    Turkish Instagram Password Thieves Discovered

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    Instagram password thieves

    Several Instagram password-stealing applications targeting Turkish Instagram users...

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  • Mon, 16 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Group Which Hacked NSA Retires

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    Hackers

    Hacker group Shadow Brokers, who pilfered hacking tools from the US National Security Agency (NSA)...

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  • Mon, 16 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    Israeli Mobile Forensics Firm Hacked

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    Hackers

    Israeli mobile forensics firm Cellebrite was breached after hackers pilfered 900 gigabytes of data...

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  • Mon, 16 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    New Cross-Browser Fingerprinting Techniques Identified

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    cross-browser fingerprinting (CBF) techniques

    New cross-browser fingerprinting (CBF) techniques have been identified to track users...

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  • Mon, 16 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Unpatched Vulnerabilities End With Ransomware Infection

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    Ransomware exploits unpatched vulnerabilities

    The RIG exploit kit recently infected victims with the Cerber ransomware...

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  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 ATMs

    New ATM Malware Variant Hits Latin America

    ATM malware

    Ploutus ATM malware's latest variant, Ploutus-D, was found to be targeting the Kalignite...

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  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 Phishing

    EyePyramid Malware Spreads via Phishing

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    malware

    Italian police recently arrested two siblings for infecting email accounts and stealing sensitive data...

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  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 Malware

    Nuke Malware for Sale on Dark Web

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    malware

    A new malware dubbed Nuke is up for sale on the dark web by an alleged Russian hacker...

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  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    What is Sender Policy Framework?

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    Sender Policy Framework

    Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is an anti-spam mechanism that authenticates the Internet domain of email senders...

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  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    Government Employees' Financial Data Leaked

    Financial data leaked

    On 10 January 2017, financial data of more than 2,000 Taipei City Government employees were leaked...

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  • Thu, 12 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Websites Defaced By Religious Hacktivists

    websites defaced

    Religious hacktivist group Tunisian Fallaga Team defaced websites in Australia, Russia...

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  • Thu, 12 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    Anonymous Leaks Job Portal Data

    Job portal data leak

    As part of its ongoing protests against the Thai government's Internet surveillance legislations...

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  • Thu, 12 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    Siblings Hacked Tens of Thousands Email Accounts

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    email hacking

    Italian police recently arrested two siblings for hacking into tens of thousands of email accounts...

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  • Thu, 12 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Spora Ransomware Capable of Offline Complex Encryption

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    ransomware

    A new ransomware family called Spora exhibits notable features...

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  • Thu, 12 Jan 2017 Malware

    New Remote Overlay Malware Targets Banks

    malware targets banks

    A recently discovered malware, Client Maximus, is designed to attack Brazilian banks...

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  • Wed, 11 Jan 2017 Phishing

    Netflix Phishing Adopts Anti-Detection Tactic

    phishing

    Researchers discovered a phishing campaign in the wild targeting United States Netflix...

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  • Wed, 11 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Solutions

    St. Jude Medical Releases Patches for Devices

    patch for medical device

    St. Jude Medical recently released patches for the Merlin@home Transmitter medical device...

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  • Wed, 11 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    Ransomware Drops DiamondFox Malware

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    ransomware

    New variants of the Merry Christmas ransomware are dropping the DiamondFox malware...

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  • Wed, 11 Jan 2017 Hacking

    World's Largest Poker Forum Hacked

    forum hacking

    Hackers breached TwoPlusTwo, the world's largest poker forum...

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  • Wed, 11 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Hackers Hit Journalist Union Website

    website hacking

    Unidentified hackers hit the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines website...

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  • Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Trojan

    Shifu Banking Trojan Gains New Infection and Anti-Detetion Techniques

    banking trojan

    The Shifu banking Trojan, which pilfers banking credentials, adopted multiple new infection and anti-detection techniques...

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  • Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Trojan

    Fake Super Mario App Delivers Trojan

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    app delivers trojan

    Researchers have discovered a fake Super Mario Run Android application that delivers the Marcher banking Trojan...

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  • Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)

    Iranian APT Sends Digitally Signed Malware

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    malware

    In recent attacks, Iranian advanced persistent threat (APT) group OilRig...

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  • Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Community Service Bank Account Hacked

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    bank account hacking

    US organisation Manila Community Services District lost approximately US$42,000 (S$60,304)...

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  • Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Cyber Attacks

    Turkey Points Power Outage to US Attacks

    cyber attacks

    Turkey said that recent power outages were caused by cyber attacks...

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  • Mon, 9 Jan 2017 Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)

    APT Group Deploys Malware Against Japanese

    APT

    The DragonOK advanced persistent threat (APT) group has been deploying Sysget, TidePool, and IsSpace malware...

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  • Mon, 9 Jan 2017 Malware

    Student Arrested for Malware Attack on School Network

    student arrested for malware attack

    A University of Alberta student has been arrested for infecting the school's network with malware...

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  • Mon, 9 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    New KillDisk Ransomware Variant Targets Linux

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    ransomware

    The latest KillDisk ransomware variant renders Linux machines unbootable...

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  • Mon, 9 Jan 2017 Online Scams

    Scam Page Triggers DoS Attacks on Mac OS

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    scam

    Mac users are targeted in a new tech support scam that can cause a Denial-of-Service (DoS)...

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  • Mon, 9 Jan 2017 Trojan

    Backdoor Returns As BigBoss and SillyGoose

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    backdoor

    Researchers have discovered two new versions of the MM Core backdoor...

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  • Fri, 6 Jan 2017 Vulnerability

    Printer Security Often Overlooked

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    printer security

    Printers have been often overlooked when it comes to security despite being vulnerable...

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  • Fri, 6 Jan 2017 ATMs

    Taiwan and Europe ATM Heists Linked

    ATM hacking

    Hacker group Cobalt, which stole more than US$2 million (S$2.86 million) from Taiwan's First Commercial Bank ATMs...

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  • Fri, 6 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    New Ransomware Armed With DDoS Function

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    DDoS ransomware

    A new ransomware family called FireCrypt can encrypt computer files and launch a weak Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)...

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  • Fri, 6 Jan 2017 Ransomware, Cyber Security Solutions

    Globe Ransomware V3 Decryptor Released

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    ransomware

    The decryptor for version three of the Globe ransomware has been released...

    Read More
  • Fri, 6 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Guide

    What is Polymorphic Malware?

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    Polymorphic Malware

    Polymorphic malware is a harmful computer software that constantly changes to evade detection...

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  • Thu, 5 Jan 2017 Malware

    Malicious WhatsApp Links from Neighbour Country

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    WhatsApp

    Pakistan has issued an advisory warning mobile users of malicious links masquerading as links...

    Read More
  • Thu, 5 Jan 2017 Phishing

    Phishing Email Quotes New Year Speech

    Phishing

    One day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's televised New Year speech, North Korean hackers sent phishing emails...

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  • Thu, 5 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Canadian Utility's IP Address Compromised By Russian Hackers

    Hacking

    During an investigation into the alleged hacking of the US Democratic National Committee, the US Department...

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  • Thu, 5 Jan 2017 Ransomware

    UK School Employees Targeted in Ransomware Attacks

    Ransomware targets school

    Fraudsters pretending to be officials from the UK Department of Education are calling up schools...

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  • Thu, 5 Jan 2017 Personal Information

    Confidential Box.com Files Found on Search Engines

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    data leak

    The confidential files of online file sharing and content management provider Box.com were found via Google, Bing...

    Read More
  • Wed, 4 Jan 2017 Hacking

    New Junk Messages Distraction Tactic

    Attack on share trading users

    In a new attack tactic aimed at Hong Kong share trading users, hackers overwhelm victims with junk text messages...

    Read More
  • Wed, 4 Jan 2017 Hacking

    Human Rights Commission Website Taken Offline

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    Hacking

    The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission website was recently hacked...

    Read More
  • Wed, 4 Jan 2017 Cyber Security Findings

    Street Crime Falls, Cyber Crime Rises

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    Cyber crime rates

    Thailand saw a decline in street crime rate and a surge in cyber crime in 2016...

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  • Wed, 4 Jan 2017 ATMs

    Man Arrested for ATM Skimming

    ATM Skimming

    A Bulgarian man was recently arrested by the police in the Philippines for ATM skimming...

    Read More
  • Wed, 4 Jan 2017 Malware

    Russian Malware Code Discovered in US Power Utility Laptop

    Malware

    The US-based Burlington Electric Department (BED) recently discovered malware, which was distributed by...

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