A week in security (July 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:08:33 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 1-7, including stalkerware, Bitcoin generators, app permissions, Chinese spyware, some giant leaks, and a new malware attack method.

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Steer clear of Bitcoin Cash generators

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 18:19:20 +0000

We take a look at a number of sites claiming to offer free Bitcoin Cash money.

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Threats target financial institutions, fintech, and cryptocurrencies

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Losing trust in financial institutions can have a disrupting effect on society. And malware authors love to target these direct sources of money. How can we protect them?

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Vital infrastructure: Threats target financial institutions, fintech, and cryptocurrencies

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Losing trust in financial institutions can have a disrupting effect on society. And malware authors love to target these direct sources of money. How can we protect them?

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Wall Street Market reported to have exit scammed

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:54:55 +0000

Users reported that Wall Street Market, a broadly-known cryptocurrency dark net market, has executed an exit scam, swindling millions from account holders in the process.

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Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.

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A week in security (February 4 – 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:05:33 +0000

A roundup of security news from February 4 – 8, including Facebook’s secure messaging integration, Google’s changes to URLs, a scam involving the Kindle store and John Wick, and more.

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Luas data ransom: the hacker who cried wolf?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000

Irish tram firm Luas were recently compromised and told to pay 1 Bitcoin, or risk user data being fired into the void. The deadline for paying the ransom has now passed: So what happens next? And is anyone out there really at risk?

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