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Mozilla has Been Banning Firefox Add-Ons En Masse Lately

Mozilla has banned just shy of two hundred Firefox extensions in the past fifteen days. Users who were already using these add-ons on their browsers will see them disabled now. More...
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“Shlayer” Remains the Most Common Malware Targeting macOS Systems

macOS systems in the USA, Germany, France, and the UK remain big targets for the "Shlayer" Trojan. A new variant of the malware that first appeared in 2018 is written in Python...

Trickbot Now Capable of Stealing Sensitive Windows Active Directory Data

Trickbot has proven to be a sneaky breed of malware, gaining new functionality and avoiding detection at a rapid pace.  It now includes a module affecting Windows’ Active Directory, stealing sensitive information and...

Highly Dangerous sLoad 2.0 (Starsloard) Malware Discovered & Reported by Microsoft

The newly discovered malware breed uses highly sophisticated methods of infecting Windows PC while avoiding detection. Called sLoad, this malware is capable of talking to C&C servers, collecting information from the infected systems,...
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‘Hanna Andersson’ Hacked and Customer Credit Card Details Stolen

The online store of ‘Hanna Andersson’ was infected with magecart code for two months. The retailer says they can’t determine how many people got compromised, so everyone is notified. The credit...
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Researchers Warn About a New Sophisticated Malware Named ‘JhoneRAT’

A new malware called JhoneRAT is infecting Arab computers and steals crucial information. The campaign uses multiple payloads and Cloud services so as to evade detection. JhoneRAT is particularly hard to...
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‘Lifeline Assistance’ Smartphones Come with Malware Pre-Installed

Smartphone devices distributed by a U.S. government program come with malware installed by default. The malware can fetch and install any application it wants without the user ever being notified or asked....
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New Iranian Malware Hit Bahrain’s National Oil Company

Iranian hackers tried to wipe Bapco’s systems using a new data-wiping malware strain. The new tool is called “Dustman” and was hastily deployed to cover the tracks of the actors. Not...
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Lazarus Group Continues to Target Cryptocurrency Holders

The Lazarus hacking group has released a bunch of new malicious crypto-coin transaction tools. The group continues to focus on macOS users, but still releases Windows versions of its malware too. ...
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Apple and Google Remove ‘ToTok’ App from their Stores due to Spying Allegations

ToTok is accused of being UAE-owned spyware, targeting citizen communications in the country. The app has connections with a Cyprus based cybersecurity firm which is currently being scrutinized by the FBI. Both...

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