VirusTotal hacking – Hackers can access trove of stolen credentials on VirusTotal

Dubbed VirusTotal Hacking; the attack allowed researchers to access 1,000,000 login credentials exfiltrated by unencrypted crypto wallets and different types of malware. Security researchers at SafeBreach have discovered a way…

Guardio Review: Can This Browser Extension Really Protect You From Cybercrime?

From leaked passwords to stolen identities, cybercrime has been steadily increasing over the past ten years, with 2020 seeing record numbers of money lost to fraudulent activities based on stolen…

FBI – Malicious QR codes stealing login and financial data

The FBI has issued an alert urging users to refrain from scanning anonymous QR codes as cybercriminals are using these QR codes to steal login credentials, financial information, and funds.…

Bug in Safari browser leaks personal identifiers and browsing activity

The bug affects the Safari 15 browser for Mac and all versions of Safari on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Researchers at browser fingerprinting and fraud detection service, FingerprintJS, have identified that…

HackRead & Verify announce strategic partnership to combat crypto scams and hacks

Hackread.com has adopted a strategic partnership with Verify Token to help educate investors to make crypto safer for all. As world economies reel from the unprecedented disruption of a modern…

Crypto.com confirms suspicious activity after users report stolen funds

Several Crypto.com users reported that their wallets suffered suspicious transactions that stole thousands of dollars in Ethereum (ETH) despite having 2FA enabled. Crypto.com, a popular app-based cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in…

Microsoft: ‘Destructive malware’ fakes ransomware to target Ukrainian orgs

Microsoft discovered a “destructive malware” that can wipe data on dozens of computer systems and mainly target organizations in Ukraine. Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has discovered a “destructive malware”…

3 ways to improve your website security

Every so often, you hear in the news that a company’s website was down temporarily for several hours, preventing visitors and consumers alike from accessing it. Or, you may receive…

SnatchCrypto attack hits DeFi and Blockchain Platforms with backdoor

Kaspersky researchers believe that North Korean government-backed hackers from the Lazarus Group are behind the SnatchCrypto attack. The IT security researchers at Kaspersky have revealed details of a new campaign…

Husband and wife among ransomware operators arrested in Ukraine

Gang of five arrested in Ukraine for their involvement in large-scale ransomware attacks on international firms costing millions of dollars in damages. Ukrainian law enforcement authorities are on an arrest…