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Health Clinic Sued Three Days After Announcing Massive Security Breach


Some people don’t like to wait when filing lawsuits; Aug 8, 2016 01:30 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu Three days after announcing a data breach that might have potentially affected a whopping 3.7 million patients, a US-based healthcare provider was sued for negligence by one of its employees in a class-action lawsuit. Personally they should […]

Criminal Group Uses LogMeIn to Compromise PoS Systems with Malware


Crooks deploy new malware called PosCardStealer Aug 9, 2016 13:01 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu A criminal group is using compromised LogMeIn accounts belonging to systems running PoS software to access those computers and infect them with the new PosCardStealer malware. At the end of June, PandaLabs was reporting on a wave of PoS infections […]

Chthonic Banking Trojan Distributed via Legitimate PayPal Emails


Victims would have a hard time spotting malicious emails Jul 26, 2016 23:50 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu  ·  Share: Legitimate emails sent from PayPal’s official email address included links that redirected users to a website that distributed Chthonic, a newer variant of the infamous Zeus banking trojan. At the source of this problem is […]

Backdoor Account Found in Dell Network Security Products


Dell SonicWall equipment came/comes with a hidden account Jul 20, 2016 21:04 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu Security researchers have discovered six serious security issues that plague several Dell SonicWall products, one of which is a hidden account with easy-to-guess credentials. US-based security firm Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI) found the issues and reported the problems […]

French authorities serve notice to Microsoft for Windows 10 privacy failings


Strict online privacy laws in the EU continue to bedevil American tech companies. Latest to catch flak is Microsoft, over a handful of objections from a French data protection agency. By Ed Bott for The Ed Bott Report | July 20, 2016 — 19:57 GMT (12:57 PDT) | Topic: Windows 10 Microsoft loses lawsuit over […]

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Huge Spam Wave Drops Locky Variant That Can Work Without an Internet Connection


New Locky variant uses a weaker encryption method Jul 14, 2016 00:35 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu During the past days, the crooks behind the Locky ransomware have amped up their operations and distributed hundreds of thousands of spam emails that contain malicious files, which, when opened, would install a new version of the Locky […]

T9000 malware records Skype calls, screenshots and text messages to steal data


Correct me if I am wrong Microsoft owns Skype PLEASE CALL MICROSOFT AND COMPLAIN TO FIX THIS SECURITY BREACH Call Microsoft Customer Service direct – 1-800-642-7676 – hours 5 AM til 9 PM PST time (USA) – Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST time (USA). In Canada, call (877)568-2495. Sophisticated Trojan can goes […]

Google Chrome Will Mark HTTP Sites as Insecure With a Big Red X


HTTP sites will be considered broken and insecure by default Jan 28, 2016 18:45 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu If you have hired Web.com/Network Solutions to do your web site please contact them to have it converted over to HTTPS other wise your site may not be seen..especially if it was written in/with WordPress if […]

BadWinmail Microsoft Outlook Bug Can Give Attackers Control Over PCs


By Catalin Cimpanu    17 Dec 2015, 22:38 GMT Please read from Microsoft (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-131) Users are vulnerable just by reading or previewing an email Just by looking at an email message in Outlook, attackers can now take control over your PC. The good news is that Microsoft has patched the issue, but unless you updated Outlook […]