Software engineer hacked webcams to spy on girls—Here’s how to protect yourself

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:47:07 +0000

Yes, hackers can and will use your webcams against you if they see an opportunity. Don’t let them.

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Attackers are mailing USB sticks to drop ransomware on victims’ computers

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 11:43:26 +0000

We look at an FBI alert warning businesses to be wary of too-good-to-be-true USB sticks sent their way, bundled with malware.

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A chink in the armor of China-based hacking group Nickel

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 14:33:38 +0000

Microsoft has been allowed to take control of 42 web domains that belonged to Chinese hacking group Nickel aka APT15

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Murder-for-hire, money laundering, and more: How organised criminals work online

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 16:45:58 +0000

Europol has released an extensive report into serious and organized crime, including how these groups use the internet to aid in their criminal behaviour.

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We dig into the Game Players Code

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:00:05 +0000

We take a look at some new tips designed to keep younger gamers safe and see what can be added to make them even more informative.

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“Killware”: Is it just as bad as it sounds?

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 15:51:52 +0000

“Killware,” as USA TODAY put it, is the latest cyberthreat that’s even eclipsing ransomware. But is it all it’s hyped up to be?

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What is Phishing? A Deep Dive into the Phishing Attack Mechanisms with Tips

Credit to Author: Amruta Wagh| Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 06:41:08 +0000

Phishing is a technique used to steal credentials, personal information & financial details of a user. The attacker…

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