Security

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Android Malware Apps Get Extra Crafty and Net Over 300,000 Installs
The dropper apps disguised themselves as PDF and QR code scanners, as well as fitness apps.
Mark Knapp
pcmag
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The Best Cyber Monday 2021 Security, IT, VPN, & Antivirus Deals
Cyber Monday is here and there are great deals available for computer security.
BleepingComputer Deals
bleepingcomputer
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Over nine million Android devices infected by info-stealing trojan
A large-scale malware campaign on Huawei`s AppGallery has led to approximately 9,300,000 installs of Android trojans.
Bill Toulas
bleepingcomputer
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US, UK warn of Iranian hackers exploiting Microsoft Exchange, Fortinet
US, UK, and Australian cybersecurity agencies warned today of ongoing exploitation of Microsoft Exchange.
Sergiu Gatlan
bleepingcomputer
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FBI: HelloKitty ransomware adds DDoS attacks to extortion tactics
The U.S. (FBI) has sent out a flash alert warning private industry partners that the HelloKitty ransomware gang (aka FiveHands) has added (DDoS) attacks.
Sergiu Gatlan
bleepingcomputer
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BlackMatter ransomware victims quietly helped using secret decryptor
Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft has been secretly decrypting BlackMatter ransomware victims since this summer.
Lawrence Abrams
bleepingcomputer
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Amazon’s Twitch hit with major breach of source code, security tools, streamer payouts, and more
The Amazon-owned livestreaming network Twitch has confirmed that it’s been hacked
THOMAS WILDE
geekwire
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SonicWall fixes critical bug allowing SMA 100 device takeover
`SonicWall has patched a critical security flaw impacting several Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series products
Sergiu Gatlan
bleepingcomputer
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New macOS zero-day bug lets attackers run commands remotely
Security researchers disclosed today a new vulnerability in Apple`s macOS Finder, which makes it possible for attackers to run arbitrary commands on Macs
Sergiu Gatlan
bleepingcomputer
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These 4 downloads can ruin a Windows PC
`I give a lot of advice about what you should do in your digital life. I give just as much about what you shouldn’t do.
Kim Komando
komando
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The Week in Ransomware - September 10th 2021 - REvil returns
This week marked the return of the notorious REvil ransomware group, who disappeared in July
Lawrence Abrams
bleepingcomputer
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Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchases, rules judge in Epic v. Apple
Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers issued a permanent injunction in the Epic v. Apple case on Friday morning.
Russell Brandom
theverge
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8 Easy Ways to Stay Anonymous Online
Some might say the internet was built on anonymity, paving the way for a place where free speech reigns supreme. But after years of learning about who`s snooping into everything we do online, privacy on the web is hardly a given.
Eric Griffith
pcmag.com
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Google just banned 8 dangerous apps – Check your phone right now!
The pandemic has caused financial hardships across the globe, and people are seeking to supplement their income.
ALBERT KHOURY
komando
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Cybercriminal sells tool to hide malware in AMD, NVIDIA GPUs
Cybercriminals are making strides towards attacks with malware that can execute code from the graphics
Ionut Ilascu
bleepingcomputer
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Tech companies pledge to help toughen US cybersecurity in White House meeting
Apple, Google, Microsoft and others will fund new technologies and training as part of the nation`s struggle to combat cyberattacks.
Lance Whitney
techrepublic
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Federal Government Sues Facebook—Again—After Court Struck Down First Lawsuit
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed an amended complaint against Facebook Thursday alleging the social media giant is a monopoly
Alison Durkee
forbes
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Best password managers: Reviews of the top products
If you`re still using your dog`s name to log in to your bank, you are courting disaster.
Michael Ansaldo
pcworld
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LockFile ransomware uses PetitPotam attack to hijack Windows domains
`At least one ransomware threat actor has started to leverage the recently discovered PetitPotam NTLM relay attack method
Ionut Ilascu
bleepingcomputer
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Hackers can bypass Cisco security products in data theft attacks
Cisco said that unauthenticated attackers could bypass TLS inspection
Sergiu Gatlan
bleepingcomputer