Malvertising attack distributes malicious Chrome extensions, backdoors

Researchers believe that the campaign has been active since 2018, and since then, the malware has been under development constantly. Cisco Talos researchers have identified malvertising campaigns using fake installers…

1,000 arrests made in online fraud crackdown, says Interpol

Police have arrested 1,003 individuals across 22 jurisdictions in the last few months as part of a Interpol-coordinated operation against online financial crimes, including the business email compromise (BEC) scams. …

Mozilla ends support for Firefox Lockwise password management app, strands iOS users

Farewell, sweet prince. Image: Mozilla Mozilla has emailed its Lockwise users to inform them that on December 13, it will be ending support for its Lockwise password management app. Lockwise…

Why are you still using QWERTY? 2021's most common passwords revealed

An analysis of password habits worldwide has revealed we are still performing poorly when it comes to strong credential management.  While the idea of using passwords such as QWERTY, 123456,…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

Spanish Brewery “Paralyzed” by Cyber-Attack

Spanish Brewery “Paralyzed” by Cyber-Attack Spain’s second-biggest brewery says it expects to fully recover from a “highly complex” cyber-attack “in the coming days.”  Sociedad Anónima Damm, which has been making the world-renowned…

Twitter hacker charged in sim swapping, cryptocurrency scheme

The 22-year-old British national Joseph James O’Connor, aka PlugwalkJoe, was one of the hackers behind 2020’s massive Twitter hack – PlugwalkJoe also stole Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin from victims…

US Indicts Brit Over SIM Swap Crypto Theft

US Indicts Brit Over SIM Swap Crypto Theft A 22-year-old man from Britain has been indicted by the United States in connection with the 2019 theft of crypto-currency worth approximately $784,000. It…

US indicts UK resident 'PlugwalkJoe' for cryptocurrency theft

US prosecutors have indicted a UK national for allegedly conducting a SIM-swapping scheme resulting in the theft of cryptocurrency. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) named Joseph O’Connor,…

The Mekotio Banking Trojan Is Apparently Back in Business

Mekotio is a banking trojan that mostly targets victims in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Peru, and Portugal. The use of a SQL database as a C&C server is the most…