The strategies hackers use to break into your site can be complicated but the results are usually pretty simple – lost revenue. Here are the 10 most common threats identified by the Open Web Application Security Project: 1. Injection. It’s not uncommon for web applications to have injection […]
FYI Android users, you have to read this article courtesy by HelpNetSecurity.com if you’re an Android smart phone user. I actually read it first from CNN website and again today. Sponsored by Termed.com Life Insurance. Check Point security researchers have revealed a new variant of Android malware, breaching the security of […]
A team of security researchers at a company called Promon managed to locate, unlock, and steal a car using just an Android app. He created a fake WIFI network with a free burger offering to lure his victim. Once the victim took the bait, by getting a free burger and […]
If you’ve received spam emails bearing a file attachment in the last three months, it’s very likely that the file contained a version of the Locky ransomware, according to Proofpoint’s Quarterly Threat Summary for Q3 2016. A previous report from Cisco said that spam numbers returned to record […]
If you’re excited to implement smart appliances into your home network, you must read this CERT Alert for you to secure your devices and minimize exposures. Systems Affected Internet of Things (IoT)—an emerging network of devices (e.g., printers, routers, video cameras, smart TVs) that connect to one another […]
Carbonite reset password after cyber-attack, WordPress 4.5.3 fixes bug and 154 Million voter records exposed.
Security folks are always busy trying to protect our information from malicious users or criminal actors out there. Here’s what’s going for the last couple of days. Carbonite online backup service resets all users passwords after cyber attack. The company said the attacking third-party didn’t compromise any user accounts, […]
32Million Twitter accounts available for sale. Mandatory password reset to some Facebook and Netflix users.
If you’re online most of the time, stop what you are doing right now and update your account information. Visit your favorite social media networks and update your password. If you’re using one of these password listed below, change it now before you lose control. The following table shows […]
If you’re a victim of Alpha Ransomware asking for iTunes Gift cards for payment. This is your lucky day, the folks from Beeping Computer and other people mentioned below provides a free tool for decryption. A new ransomware called Alpha Ransomware was discovered and analyzed this week by Katja Hahn, S!Ri, […]
Mass infection malware attack targets Android AdaptiveMobile uncovered one of the single largest messaging-initiated mobile malware outbreaks. The malware, dubbed Gazon, which uses victims’ mobile phone contacts to propagate, sends messages to their contacts linking to offers for spoof Amazon vouchers, which when opened, installs malware to their […]
A Trojan is making its way around the world’s most populous social network, infecting some 110,000 Facebook users in just two days. The malware spreads itself by posting links to a pornographic video from the account of previously infected users. The postings generally tag no more than 20 […]