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New Mac Malware Hides in Memory and Masquerades as a Crypto App

A new form of malware is almost invisible to anti-virus software.

Cryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Two members of Romanian hacker gang Bayrob Group were sentenced to two decades in prison after their malware mined crypto on 400,000 infected computers.
Newly discovered Mac malware uses “fileless” technique to remain stealthy

Newly discovered Mac malware uses “fileless” technique to remain stealthy

In-memory infection makes it harder for end-point protection to detect it.
Small Business Cybersecurity Threats and How to Fix the Fox

Small Business Cybersecurity Threats and How to Fix the Fox

Just because your business isn’t on fortune 500 list, it doesn’t guarantee it’s threat free. If you think hackers attack only the big boys and girls, you may be shocked by these stories. Here are
Malware, crypto scams, and boner pills: Facebook's had enough

Malware, crypto scams, and boner pills: Facebook's had enough

is going to court. The social media company most often associated with the wants you to know that, if nothing else, it truly cares about your ad experience. So much so, in fact, that it's taking a
Members of Cybercrime Group Evil Corp Indicted for $100 Million In Heists and No One Can Touch Them

Members of Cybercrime Group Evil Corp Indicted for $100 Million In Heists and No One Can Touch Them

The governments of the U.S. and the UK on Thursday announced the unsealing of indictments against two Russian members of a major cybercriminal operation called Evil Corp.

Facebook Sued Hong Kong Firm for Hacking Users and Ad Fraud Scheme

Following its efforts to take legal action against those misusing its social media platform, Facebook has now filed a new lawsuit against a Hong Kong-based advertising company and two Chinese

DOJ charges two Russians with using malware to steal millions

Officials are offering a $5 million reward for information that leads to the capture of Maksim Yakubets of Moscow. Yakubets is one of two Russian nationals charged with cybercrimes that resulted in
Justice Dept. charges Russian hacker behind the Dridex malware

Justice Dept. charges Russian hacker behind the Dridex malware

U.S. prosecutors have brought computer hacking and fraud charges against a Russian citizen, Maksim Yakubets, who is accused of developing and distributing Dridex, a notorious banking malware used to
Avast extension removed from Firefox and Opera for tracking users

Avast extension removed from Firefox and Opera for tracking users

Once upon a time, you couldn’t go living a normal Internet-connected life without an anti-virus software of some kind. While the threat and effects of malware haven’t really gone down, the quality of
Avast extension removed from Firefox and Opera for tracking users

Avast extension removed from Firefox and Opera for tracking users

Once upon a time, you couldn’t go living a normal Internet-connected life without an anti-virus software of some kind. While the threat and effects of malware haven’t really gone down, the quality of

ZeroCleare: New Iranian Data Wiper Malware Targeting Energy Sector

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new, previously undiscovered destructive data-wiping malware that is being used by state-sponsored hackers in the wild to target energy and industrial

North Korean Hacking Group May Be Behind Malware-Laden Fake Crypto Site

A new and hard-to-detect macOS malware variant has been discovered lurking on a fake cryptocurrency trading site.
How to Tell If an Android App Is 'StrandHogg' Malware in Disguise

How to Tell If an Android App Is 'StrandHogg' Malware in Disguise

‘StrandHogg’ sounds like something out of Quake II, but it’s actually the name of a new Android vulnerability that allows malware apps to masquerade as legitimate apps, ask for permissions, and then
Use a 'USB Condom' to Protect Your Devices at Public Chargers

Use a 'USB Condom' to Protect Your Devices at Public Chargers

Yes, it’s a terrible phrase, but a “USB Condom” is a great little gadget you can buy to prevent an unknown attacker from doing something they shouldn’t when you’re charging your device. In other
Delete Unused Apps to Protect Your Android From Vulnerabilities

Delete Unused Apps to Protect Your Android From Vulnerabilities

Regularly uninstalling unused apps from your smartphone (and disabling unnecessary app permissions) does more than just free up extra storage space—it helps keep your personal data safe. Case in
Un peligroso troyano suplanta las apps de siete bancos españoles en Android

Un peligroso troyano suplanta las apps de siete bancos españoles en Android

El software malicioso Ginp fue creado hace solo unos meses y forma parte de una campaña centrada en España
Android Users: Check Now to See If a Rogue App Can Control Your Phone's Camera

Android Users: Check Now to See If a Rogue App Can Control Your Phone's Camera

According to an investigation by Checkmarx security researchers, some Android devices may have an unpatched security flaw that an app could use to record you without your knowledge using your device’s
Official Monero website is hacked to deliver currency-stealing malware

Official Monero website is hacked to deliver currency-stealing malware

GetMonero.org delivers Linux and Windows binaries that steal users' funds.
Your Cheap Android Phone Could Be Filled With Malicious Apps

Your Cheap Android Phone Could Be Filled With Malicious Apps

There are many Android phones in the market today. Some are cheap, some are expensive, and usually in the case of cheaper Android phones, certain compromises have to be made. Maybe the build quality