How to identify (and avoid) security threats while shopping online

Although you want to grab the best deals this holiday weekend, remember that this is the perfect time for scammers to take advantage of you online. Phishing emails — claiming…

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…

A full analysis of the BlackMatter ransomware

BlackMatter is the name given the most recent ransomware in the wild and equipped with the tools and techniques from DarkSide, REvil and LockBit 2.0 ransomware families.  BlackMatter is a…

Free Discord Nitro Offer Used to Steal Steam Credentials

A fake Steam pop-up prompts users to ‘link’ Discord account for free Nitro subs. There’s a new scam making the rounds on Discord, through which cybercriminals can harvest Steam account…

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…

Squirrel Bug Lets Attackers Execute Code in Games, Cloud Services

The out-of-bounds read vulnerability enables an attacker to escape a Squirrel VM in games with millions of monthly players – such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Portal 2 – and…

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…

The Data Breach Twitch Suffered Had Minimal Impact, the Company Says

Earlier this month, the Twitch source code and sensitive information belonging to streamers and users were reportedly leaked online by an anonymous user on the 4chan imageboard. The hacker posted…