Thursday, August 13, 2020

Five new malware programs are discovered every second

A new report from the respected independent testing agency AV-Test.org reveals some scary-sounding facts about the state of malware today. According to AV-Test.org, it has 578,702,687 malware samples in its testing database – with over 115 million discovered so far...

OMG….Over 1 million Google accounts may have been breached by Gooligan malware

  Check your google account is hacked or not by Gooligan World's  biggest  Cyber Security  firm checkpoint software revealed today a new and alarming malware campaign. The attack campaign, named Gooligan, breached the security of over one million Google accounts. The number continues to...

Hackers Are Using MailChimp to Spread Malware

You probably know MailChimp either as an email newsletter service, or the company that seems to have adverts on every single podcast you've ever listened to. Hackers recently jumped on that popularity, and managed to send out emails containing...

Mozilla plans fix for same malware vulnerability with Tor [updated]

Mozilla officials say they'll release a Firefox update on Tuesday that fixes the same cross-platform, malicious code-execution vulnerability patched Friday in the Tor browser. The vulnerability allows an attacker who has a man-in-the-middle position and is able to obtain a...

Recent POS malware attacks signal a need for app security for mobile payments

In the past, hackers have most often gone after specific merchants when seeking cardholder information. Recent attacks on point-of-sale (POS) vendors, however, may signal a drastic shift in how these cybercriminals operate, and certainly signal a need for application...
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