Cryptocurrency Social Engineering Schemes Helped Criminals Net Nearly £7.5 Million Last Year

Kaspersky Lab experts have exposed a relatively new fraudulent trend: the development of cryptocurrency is not only attracting investors, but also cyber-criminals seeking to boost their profits. During the first half of 2018, Kaspersky Lab products blocked more than a hundred thousand triggers related to cryptocurrencies on fake exchanges and other sources. With each attempt, […]

All 21 Million Timehop Users Breached

Timehop, a mobile app that surfaces old social media posts from the same day but from previous years, has announced a security breach affecting its entire userbase of over 21 million users. Not all users were affected to the same extent. The company said a hacker gained access to its infrastructure and stole details on […]

This Password-Stealing Malware Just Added A New Way To Infect Your PC

It has been reported that a powerful form of malware which can be used to distribute threats including Trojans, ransomware and malicious cryptocurrency mining software has been updated with a new technique which has rarely been seen in the wild. Distributed in spam email phishing campaigns, Smoke Loader has been sporadically active since 2011 but has continually evolved. The malware […]

Stylish App Recording Browser History

Cybersecurity Pros Face Increased Pressures

Google and Firefox have pulled the Stylish App from their add-on stores after reports that the app was recording consumers’ browser histories and then selling sending that info to remote servers. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust: “Google and Mozilla’s decision to remove the Stylish browser extension from their respective add-on stores will no […]

UK Banks Told To Show Their Backup Plans For Tech Shutdowns

Earlier today news broke that British banks and other financial services will have 3 months to explain how they can avoid damaging IT breakdowns and respond to the growing threat of cyberattacks. Leo Taddeo, Chief Information Security Officer at Cyxtera, and Former FBI Special Agent: “There are good reasons to worry about a nation-state or “hacktivist” cyberattack […]