Cyber News

Suspicious Vaccine-Related Domains Triple

3 days 16 hours ago
The number of suspicious domains that feature the word "vaccine" in their title increased by almost 100% in the month after the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was given outside of a clinical trial.

Dark Web

3 days 19 hours ago
The Dark Web is a network of systems connected to the Internet designed to share information securely and anonymously. These capabilities are abused by cyber criminals to enable their activities, for example selling hacking tools or purchasing stolen information such as credit card data. Be aware that your information could be floating around the Dark Web, making it easier for cyber criminals to create custom attacks targeting you..

Smashing Security podcast #211: Fleeking, COVID-19 hacking, and Bitcoin balls-ups

4 days ago
Your privacy may be at risk if you're on Fleek, hackers not only steal COVID-19 vaccine data but then tamper with it to spread mistrust, and the Bitcoin bungles keep on coming... All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Hacker Valley Studio's Ron Eddings.
Graham Cluley

How most large cloud breaches happen revealed in Orca Security report

4 days 6 hours ago
The world of cybersecurity isn’t fair. Security teams need to secure everything, but attackers need only find one weak link. For most organizations, cloud workload security is dependent upon the installation and maintenance of security agents across all assets. Something that rarely happens, as Orca Security's new report reveals.
Graham Cluley

Coin-Mining Malware Volumes Soar 53% in Q4 2020

4 days 8 hours ago
Detections of cryptomining malware surged by 53% quarter-on-quarter in the final three months of 2020 as the value of Bitcoin soared higher than ever before, according to security firm Avira.

Google Details Patched Bugs in Signal, FB Messenger, JioChat Apps

4 days 7 hours ago
In January 2019, a critical flaw was reported in Apple's FaceTime group chats feature that made it possible for users to initiate a FaceTime video call and eavesdrop on targets by adding their own number as a third person in a group chat even before the person on the other end accepted the incoming call. The vulnerability was deemed so severe that the iPhone maker removed the FaceTime group
Ravie Lakshmanan