Millions put at risk by old, out of date routers

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 17:53:28 +0000

Testing from Which? reveals many homes in the UK are using routers that can’t receive security updates.

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11-13 year old girls most likely to be targeted by online predators

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 11:35:23 +0000

New shocking numbers from the Internet Watch Foundation’s annual report kick-started a huge campaign to save young girls who are at the crosshairs of online predators.

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CodeCov supply-chain compromise likened to SolarWinds attack

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 20:13:24 +0000

A sophisticated supply-chain attack on CodeCov appears to have given attackers access to “hundreds” of the company’s clients, and their codebases.

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Shady scam bots trick Omegle users into nonconsensual video sex recordings

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:42:20 +0000

A BBC investigation has highlighted the use of Virtual Cam Whores (VCWs) on Omegle by scammers.

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Ransomware disrupts food supply chain, Exchange exploitation suspected

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:54:05 +0000

The disruption of food logistics company shows how the target isn’t the only victim of a successful ransomware attack.

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When contractors attack: two years in jail for vengeful IT admin

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 20:26:00 +0000

An IT contractor has been handed a two year jail term after he deleted over 80% of his client’s Microsoft Office 365 accounts.

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When contractors attack: two years jail for vengeful IT admin

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 20:26:00 +0000

An IT contractor has been handed a two year jail term after he deleted over 80% of his client’s Microsoft Office 365 accounts.

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FBI warns of increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting education

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:39:57 +0000

Big-game ransomware, PYSA (AKA Mespinoza) is targeting educational institutions in the US and UK.

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