12 Dec 2018

A new Android malware assuming as a battery optimization tool can steal money from users’ PayPal accounts in spite of having two-factor authentication protection. It allows them to easily log into the app. Strategy to steal PayPal funds The app which is named as Optimization Android is available from unofficial third-party stores and not through…

05 Dec 2018

A new strain of ransomware is spreading swiftly across China which had already affected around 100,000 computers in the last four days due to a supply-chain attack. The count is continuously increasing at every hour. Like the normal ransomware, this new malware doesn’t demand ransom payments in Bitcoin. Instead, the attackers want the payments to…

03 Dec 2018

An anonymous hacker hijacked more than 50,000 internet-connected printers worldwide to print out messages asking the users to subscribe to PewDiePie YouTube channel. Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg aka PewDiePie is a famous YouTuber from Sweden famous for his video game commentary, vlogs and pranks and has had the most subscribers on YouTube since 2013. This…

27 Nov 2018

The rise of ransomware attacks on healthcare industry is continuing and the latest incident being attack on the Ohio Hospital System. The ransomware attack infected computer systems at the East Ohio Regional Hospital (EORH) and Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) which had resulted in the disruption of the hospitals’ emergency rooms. The Ohio Hospital System…

22 Nov 2018

Shoppers wait for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and there are thieves creating malicious apps to steal from these anxious buyers besides targeting online retailers with malware. Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes soon after Thanksgiving Day which are the two most popular days for shopping online and almost all the retailers provide big…

21 Nov 2018

The largest providers of Dark Web hosting services named Daniel’s Hosting was hacked last week and was taken offline. Daniel’s Hosting became the largest Dark Web hosting provider in 2017 when Anonymous hackers breached and took down Freedom Hosting II. According to Daniel Winzen, the software developer behind the hosting service confirms that the hack…

13 Nov 2018

According to a new study done by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the topmost business risk in the regions of Europe, North America, East Asia and the Pacific are the Cyber-attacks. The regional risks for doing business reports highlights the opinions of 12,000 executives from around the globe. Cyber threats have moved from eighth rank…

05 Oct 2018

A significant supply chain attack has been reported which is considered to be one of the largest corporate infiltration and hardware hacking programs from a nation-state. According to Bloomberg, a tiny surveillance chip which is just the size of a grain of rice, has been found hidden in the servers used by nearly 30 American…

04 Oct 2018

A joint technical alert from the DHS, the FBI, and Treasury has been released by US-CERT warning about a new ATM scheme being used by the North Korean APT hacking group called the Hidden Cobra. Hidden Cobra which is also known as Lazarus Group and Guardians of Peace, is believed to be supported by the…

03 Oct 2018

Security researchers have found a new malware which has hacked around 100,000 home routers and changed their DNS settings. Dubbed as GhostDNS, this malware campaign appears to be similar to the infamous DNS Changer malware. GhostDNS aims at getting the sensitive information of the users which includes login details of those who are visiting banking…