Security

Data Swiped Of 92 Million Heritage Users

Data Swiped Of 92 Million MyHeritage Users

MyHeritage just reported that email address and hashed passwords of 92 million users were compromised. The data breach happened back on October 26, 2016, but they only knew about it and informed users...
VPNFilter

VPNFilter Malware Is More Dangerous Than What Initial Reports Suggested

Initial reports of the VPNFilter malware were greatly underestimated as the malware is deemed to be more powerful than initially thought. The malware runs on a much larger pool of devices than...
PageUp

Australian HR Company PageUp Affected by Malware Infection

A malware infection in one of the biggest HR providers in the world has affected hundreds of companies. Security investigation in May revealed that client information was compromised by a malware infection...
VPNFilter

New VPNFilter Botnet Discovered by Security Researchers JASK and GreyNoise

The VPNFilter botnet that was discovered which may have infected over 500,000 home and business routers may be back in action. VPNFilter was taken down by the FBI but the botnet seems...
VPNFilter

VPNFilter Malware Could Self-Destruct Over 500,000 Routers

Security researchers stated that over 500,000 routers in 54 countries are in danger from a newly discovered malware. An older version of the VPNFilter malware has already been successful in Ukraine in...
The UK Is Preparing New Laws For Better Online Safety

The UK Is Preparing A New Set of Digital Laws For Better Online Safety

The UK wants to introduce new laws in order to suppress a series of issues on the Internet like cyberbullying and child sexual exploitation. The Conservative party already tried to exercise more control over...
Researchers Have Discovered A New Way To Hack Users Through Smart Home Assistants Called Voice Squatting.

Researchers Have Discovered A New Way To Hack Users Through Smart Home Assistants Called...

Researchers have discovered a new method of attacking smart assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa called "Voice Squatting". Voice Squatting relies on similarities between the voice commands that trigger specific actions. This...
Kaspersky To Move Its User Data And Production Line From Russia To Switzerland

Kaspersky To Move Its Operations and User Data From Russia To Switzerland

Kaspersky announced today that it is moving most of its customers' user data and the software development process to the "Transparency Center" in Switzerland. The company decided to do this in order to...
EFF Discovers Email Encryption Flaws

S/MIME and PGP Email Encryption Flaws Affecting Millions Discovered by EFF

Academics from the Electronic Frontier Foundation have discovered critical vulnerabilities in two email encryption protocols. PGP and S/MIME have flaws that could be exploited to decrypt any incoming or outgoing communication. ...
How to Detect, Prevent and Remove Botnet Malware

How to Detect, Prevent and Remove Botnet Malware

Before we can talk about removing botnet malware, we have to talk about what it is in the first place. What is a Botnet? A botnet or “bot network” is a mass of computers that have...

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