Forcepoint Security Labs Has Discovered A Current And Ongoing Compromise

Forcepoint Security Labs has discovered a current and ongoing compromise on the very popular Russian site Sprashivai[.]ru.Receiving an estimated 20 million visitors per month and ranked as the 240th most popular website in Russia, Sprashivai[.]ru has been compromised and is silently redirecting users to the RIG Exploit Kit (EK) which is dropping the SmokeLoader (aka Dofoil) […]

How To Stop Google Tracking You And Your Kids

Following the news that Google has defeated a lawsuit from parents who claimed the search giant was illegally tracking the online activity of children,  Paul Bischoff, researcher at Comparitech.com, commented below on how you can stop Google tracking you and your children. Paul Bischoff, Researcher at Comparitech.com: “A US Federal court this week struck down an appeal made […]

Official UEFA Euro 2016 App Leaking Football Fans’ Personal Data

New research from mobile security and management expert Wandera has found that the official UEFA Euro 2016 Fan Guide App is leaking users’ personal data. Analysis of the data traffic patterns from enterprise mobile devices reveals that highly personal user credentials, including usernames, passwords, addresses and phone numbers, are being transferred over an insecure internet connection. The […]

Android Ransomware: Four-Fold Increase In Number Of Users Attacked In One Year

The number of users attacked by ransomware targeting Android-based devices has increased four-fold in just one year, hitting at least 136,000 users globally. A report on the ransomware threat landscape, conducted by Kaspersky Lab, also found that the majority of attacks are based on only four groups of malware. The report covers a full two-year […]

Staying Cyber-Safe On The Road? ESET’s Ten Tips For This Summer Season

Toothbrush? Check. Towel? Check. Computer, smartphone, tablet? Check. If you are one of those travelers who can’t hit the road without having all the tech gadgets in their suitcase, then you should also be aware of the risks that lurk in the “shadows” of public internet connections, online banking and shopping on the road. But […]

World-Check Terrorism Database Leak

Security researcher Chris Vickery has discovered an unprotected World-Check database containing two million details about people and organisations suspected of being involved in terrorism, organised crime and money laundering, among other offences. Although much of the data is aggregated from the public domain, the Data Protection Act requires personal information to be kept secure, regardless of whether […]

Noodles & Co PoS Breach

Following the news about the noodles & company is probing a credit card breach that is said to have hit several of its 500 stores. IT security experts commented below. Brad Bussie, Director of Product Management, STEALTHbits Technologies: “Anti-virus and anti-malware are unable to keep pace with the emerging threats, and we are seeing that daily […]

Why 334M People Should Care About Friday, July 1

Utility companies nationwide are angst-ing about Friday. Not because it’s a long weekend, but because July 1 marks the end of the extended deadline for compliance – imposed by the Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) –  with NERC’s(N. American Electric Reliability Corp.) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) V5 standards. Why is this important? Organizations in NERC’s jurisdiction serve more than 334 […]