Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube…

Scammers targeted YouTube creators to takeover accounts, promote crypto investment fraud

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Scammers have been targeting YouTube creators with fake content collaboration offers in order to steal their accounts, according to a Google…

New Linux kernel memory corruption bug causes full system compromise

Researchers dubbed it a “straightforward Linux kernel locking bug” that they exploited against Debian Buster’s 4.19.0.13-amd64 kernel. In 2017, MacAfee researchers disclosed a memory corruption bug inside the Linux kernel’s UDP…

Ad-blocker Chrome extension AllBlock injected ads in Google searches

AllBlock was available on Google Chrome’s Web Store where it is marketed as a potent Ad Blocker focusing on Facebook and YouTube to prevent pop-ups. Google has maintained that it…

State-sponsored Iranian hackers uploaded fake VPN app to Google's Play store, posed as university officials

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected government-backed hackers from Iran have used an array of techniques, from password theft to uploading a fake app to a…

Android Privacy Issues Were Discovered in a New Study

A UK team of researchers has carried out a study discovering some Android privacy issues related to Android smartphones. Huawei Android devices, Realme, Xiaomi, and Samsung represented the experts’ focus…

Google blames suspected Russian hacking group for targeting 14,000 Gmail users

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 7, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Russian hackers targeted approximately 14,000 Gmail users last month, according to the company Threat Analysis Group. While 100 percent of the…

150 Million Google User Accounts Will Automatically Be Enrolled Into 2FA

The 2FA technique, often known as two-factor authentication, is essentially a two-step verification, as the name suggests. Users log in using two authentication factors: one can be a password or…

Google pushes emergency update for Chrome zero-days, the latest in a hectic year for vulnerabilities

Written by Tim Starks Oct 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Google Chrome has issued emergency updates for two zero-day flaws that attackers are exploiting, the second pair for the browser in…

Urgent Chrome security update released to patch widely exploited 0-day

By Deeba Ahmed The vulnerability impacts 2 Billion Chrome users worldwide therefore Google is asking users to update their browsers right now. This is a post from HackRead.com Read the…