18 Feb 2019

A popular software cracks/keygens uploader CracksNow was found to be repeatedly distributing malware bundles along with the uploads. This uploader had trusted status among many torrent sites as, it has shared thousands of cracked software titles in recent years. There are a dedicated group of followers for the account and “Cracksnow” was previously listed as…

12 Feb 2019

Hackers are using a new technique to bypass Apple’s MacOS security systems and to infect the Mac Computers by deploying malicious Windows EXE file which usually runs only on Windows systems. This was found by the security researchers at Trend Micro and they found numerous samples of malicious macOS application (.dmg) disguised as installers for…

11 Feb 2019

A new cryptocurrency-stealing malware was discovered on Google Play Store which could steal bitcoin and cryptocurrency from innocent users secretly. The malware described as a “Clipper,” was disguised as a legitimate cryptocurrency app and it replaced the cryptocurrency wallet addresses copied into the Android clipboard with the one owned by the attackers. The discovery was…

08 Feb 2019

A new phishing campaign was discovered which tried to steal Google account and Facebook credentials by making use of Google Translate as camouflage on mobile browsers. The security researcher at Akamai’s Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT), Larry Cashdollar, reports that the new phishing campaign effectively uses Google Translate to make the phishing page appear as…

05 Feb 2019

A new backdoor trojan which has been named as “SpeakUp”was found exploiting the Linux servers that hosts more than 90% of the top 1 million domains in the U.S. The trojan uses several complicated tricks to infect hosts and to propagate. The researchers claim that this could be composed for a major offensive that affects…

04 Feb 2019

A 20-year-old college student has been convicted for stealing millions of cryptocurrencies by using the “SIM swapping” technique. The accused, Joel Ortiz of Boston pleaded guilty of the crime and accepted the appeal for stealing more than $5 million in cryptocurrency from around 40 victims. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Ortiz stole…

01 Feb 2019

A new malware has been discovered in Mac which targets to steal the contents in cryptocurrency wallets. The malware has been named as CookieMiner due to its capability to steal browser cookies associated with cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites visited by the victim. The malware has been discovered by the researchers at Palo Alto…

30 Jan 2019

Dailymotion, the online video streaming service have been hit by a large scale and ongoing credential stuffing attack resulting in compromising the data of several users. Paris-based Dailymotion stated in a press conference that their technical support has successfully contained the attack by implementing measures to limit its scope. All the users who have been…

28 Jan 2019

A peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange portal named LocalBitcoins has revealed a security breach that occurred on 26th January which lasted for around five hours. During the breach, while the users accessed the LocalBitcoins forum, they were redirected to a phishing forums login page. The attackers steal the login credentials from users, try to login to their…

24 Jan 2019

A new ransomware called as Anatova is disguised as games or applications to fool the victims to download and install it in their computer. It was first appeared on 1st January and its new code indicates that this is the work of experienced malware developers. This ransomware can morph quickly and has the ability for…