UpdateAgent malware variant impersonates legitimate macOS software

The new variant of UpdateAgent malware is also capable of dropping adware against macOS. The IT security researchers at Microsoft Security Intelligence have discovered a new variant of  UpdateAgent (aka…

Hackers somehow got their rootkit a Microsoft-issued digital signature

Cybersecurity researchers at Bitdefender have detailed how cyber criminals have been using FiveSys, a rootkit that somehow made its way through the driver certification process to be digitally signed by Microsoft.  …

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Against Russia Have Tripled

Distributed Denial of Service, otherwise known as DDoS attacks are online attacks in which legitimate users are prevented from accessing their target online location. The attack happens by flooding the…

Google Crushes YouTube Cookie-Stealing Channel Hijackers

Google has caught and brushed off a bunch of cookie-stealing YouTube channel hijackers who were running cryptocurrency scams on, or auctioning off, ripped-off channels.  Google has caught and brushed off…

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…

TikTok Serves Up Fresh Gamer Targets via Fake Among Us, Steam Offerings

The tween-friendly video app is being used to serve up malvertising, disguised as free Steam game accounts or Among Us game hacks. TikTok has made people do all sorts of…

Best gaming VPN for 2021

Photo by Branden Skeli on Unsplash Look, let’s be honest with each other. The laws of physics aren’t going to be repealed by any VPN service provider. Bits take a…

Best gaming VPN 2021

Look, let’s be honest with each other. The laws of physics aren’t going to be repealed by any VPN service provider. Bits take a certain amount of time to move…

Twitch: No Passwords Were Taken in Data Breach

Twitch: No Passwords Were Taken in Data Breach A massive breach at one of the world’s biggest gaming platforms earlier this month may not be as bad as first thought, with the…

Cloud security is an ongoing struggle to keep sensitive data safe. Is it getting any easier?

The latest cloud security breaches show that we have miles to go as we keep fighting to keep our sensitive data safe.  2020 marked a record number of cyberattacks. Cloud-based…