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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Cryptocurrency Trader Gets 15 Months of Jail for Stealing Bitcoin, Litecoin

Cryptocurrency Trader Gets 15 Months of Jail for Stealing Bitcoin, Litecoin

He expropriated $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Google Employs Machine Learning to Protect Users Who Install Apps from APKs

Google Employs Machine Learning to Protect Users Who Install Apps from APKs

Google Play Protect analyzes all apps it finds on the web

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
DHS Cybersecurity Branch Signed into Existence by Trump

DHS Cybersecurity Branch Signed into Existence by Trump

POTUS officialized the rebranding and restructuring of NPPD

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Stealthy DarkGate Cryptocurrency Mining and Ransomware Evades AV Detection

Stealthy DarkGate Cryptocurrency Mining and Ransomware Evades AV Detection

Human operators also use it for remote control

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
New WebCobra Cryptojacking Malware Uses Platform Specific Miners

New WebCobra Cryptojacking Malware Uses Platform Specific Miners

This new threat seems to spread via rogue PUP installers

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Mylobot Botnet Now Exfiltrates Data Using Second Stage Khalesi Trojan

Mylobot Botnet Now Exfiltrates Data Using Second Stage Khalesi Trojan

The botnet is also capable of DDoS and ransomware attacks

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
A RAT Just Made It in the Global Threat Index’s Top 10

A RAT Just Made It in the Global Threat Index’s Top 10

Cryptominers, worms, and malvertising took the other spots

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
G Suite Adds Advanced Password Controls

G Suite Adds Advanced Password Controls

Admins can now force users to use strong passwords

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
Firefox Now Alerts You of Website Data Breaches While You're Browsing the Web

Firefox Now Alerts You of Website Data Breaches While You're Browsing the Web

Uses the Firefox Monitor service to alert of site breaches

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
85 Percent of ATMs Can Be Hacked in Under 15 Minutes via Network

85 Percent of ATMs Can Be Hacked in Under 15 Minutes via Network

NCR, Diebold Nixdorf, and GRGBanking ATMs were tested

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
500 Percent Increase in macOS/iOS Ransomware Attacks During 1H 2018

500 Percent Increase in macOS/iOS Ransomware Attacks During 1H 2018

MSPs report 5+ attacks on their client base on average

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
Microsoft Patches RCE Vulnerabilities in Word, Excel, and Windows Search

Microsoft Patches RCE Vulnerabilities in Word, Excel, and Windows Search

Memory corruption and buffer overflow bugs behind the issues

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
21K Donors Had Their Personal Info Leaked Following Kars4Kids Data Breach

21K Donors Had Their Personal Info Leaked Following Kars4Kids Data Breach

Exposed MongoDB database PII of 21,612 donors and customers

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
1,000 Bitcoins Ransom Asked from Media Prima After Successful Ransomware Attack

1,000 Bitcoins Ransom Asked from Media Prima After Successful Ransomware Attack

Attackers locked Media Prima Berhad's email system

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
Most Free VPN Mobile Apps Offer Little-to-No Privacy, Might Spy on Their Users

Most Free VPN Mobile Apps Offer Little-to-No Privacy, Might Spy on Their Users

Untrustworthy VPNs are an issue on App Store and Google Play

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
Californian Pleads Guilty to Deadly Swatting, Bomb Hoax Threats Against FBI, FCC

Californian Pleads Guilty to Deadly Swatting, Bomb Hoax Threats Against FBI, FCC

Also pleaded guilty to cyberstalking and related crimes

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 13th, 2018
Fake Crypto Wallet Apps Discovered in Google Play, Built Using Drag-n-Drop

Fake Crypto Wallet Apps Discovered in Google Play, Built Using Drag-n-Drop

Attack methods: phishing credentials and stealing crypto

 
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