New MysteryBot Android Malware Packs a Banking Trojan, Keylogger, and Ransomware

Cybercriminals are currently developing a new strain of malware targeting Android devices which blends the features of a banking trojan, keylogger, and mobile ransomware. Named MysteryBot, this malware strain is still under development, according to security researchers from ThreatFabric, who recently ran across this new threat. MysteryBot has connections to LokiBot ThreatFabric says MysteryBot appears […]

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Beware! Malware affected apps that steal financial data through other banking apps seen

IT security solutions provider QuickHeal has detected Trojan malware and virus that steal sensitive financial data from banking apps on a smartphone. Considering the high number of financial transaction and actions taking place online, this new development is worth noting. QuickHeal’s security lab in Pune, India have detected two banking Trojans, specifically designed to steal […]

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Chinese video-sharing site AcFun hit by cyberattack, compromising millions of users’ data

AcFun, which operates one of China’s popular platforms to share video and animation, has been hit by a cyberattack in which “tens of millions of users’ information” were compromised, the company said on Wednesday. “The reason for this catastrophe is, fundamentally, because we didn’t make the website secure enough,” AcFun said in a statement. The […]

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Mac users: Your antivirus software could be letting malware slip by undetected

Many third-party security platforms are failing to properly implement Apple’s code signing API, and the result could be malware passing itself off as signed software. The “code signing bypass” was discovered by Okta engineer Josh Pitts, who first uncovered it in February 2018 before publicly disclosing it on June 12, 2018. It affects numerous security […]

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Dignity Health under investigation after data breach affects 56K patients

Written by Julie Spitzer | June 13, 2018 | Print  | Email San Francisco-based Dignity Health, a 39-hospital system operating in three states, is under federal investigation after a breach compromised the data of 55,947 patients, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The breach occurred April 24 but wasn’t reported to HHS’ Office for Civil Rights until May […]

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Breach at One of Europe’s Biggest PC Superstore Chains Exposes 5.9 Million Payment Cards

A customer walks out of the PC World store at Braehead Retail Park on November 27, 2008 in Glasgow, Scotland. Photo: Getty Dixons Carphone, one of Europe’s largest electronics retailers, disclosed a data breach on Wednesday involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal records. “As part of a review of our systems and […]

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It’s time to stop laughing at Nigerian scammers — because they’re stealing billions of dollars

(Bitstock photo) By this point, savvy people know it’s a bad idea to trust an email from a Nigerian prince hoping to use their bank account to unload a dead relative’s vast wealth. And they’re just as suspicious of the sudden Internet-based love interest with questionable grammar who needs a few thousand untraceable dollars to clear up […]

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Android malware is infecting Amazon Fire TVs and Fire Sticks

The worm, called ADB.Miner, installs itself as an app called “Test” under the package name “com.google.time.timer”. Once it’s infected a device, it eats up resources mining cryptocurrency — devices will become slow, video playback will stop abruptly and a notification saying “Test” with the green Android robot icon will appear randomly on screen. If you’ve […]

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Bitcoin plummets after cyberattack on South Korea exchange

June 11 (UPI) — The value of bitcoin fell dramatically Monday after a cyberattack on a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange caused the market to plummet 30 percent. The value of bitcoin lost $500 on Luxembourg cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp in one hour — falling to a price of $6,627 — after the currency exchange Coinrail reported […]

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Bank of Chile trading down after hackers rob millions in cyberattack

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Shares in the Bank of Chile <CHI.SN> were down on Monday after it confirmed hackers had siphoned off $10 million (£7.4 million) of its funds, mainly to Hong Kong, though the country’s second-largest commercial bank said no client accounts had been impacted. The cyber heist is the latest in a string of […]

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