Website Attack Attempts Rose by 69% in 2018

Website Attack Attempts Rose by 69% in 2018

Millions of websites have been compromised, but the most likely malware isn’t cyptomining: it’s quietly stealing files and redirecting traffic, a new Sitelock report shows.…

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Recent Firefox’s Zero-Day Flaw Was Used in Attacks Against Coinbase’s Employees

Recent Firefox’s Zero-Day Flaw Was Used in Attacks Against Coinbase’s Employees

The recent Firefox’s zero-day security flaw was used in attacks against major crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase, according to a tweet from Coinbase security…

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New Ransomware Variant Developed Entirely as Shellcode

New Ransomware Variant Developed Entirely as Shellcode

PwndLocker is harder to detect than other crypto-malware, Crypsis Group says. Researchers have discovered a new ransomware variant that they say has significantly different behavior…

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Microsoft Patches Windows Vuln Discovered by the NSA

Microsoft Patches Windows Vuln Discovered by the NSA

The National Security Agency is publicly acknowledged for its finding and reporting of CVE-2020-0601, marking the start of what it says is a new approach…

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Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin

Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin

A years-long campaign targets users of Russian darknet markets with a modified install of a privacy-oriented browser. Criminals are using the Tor browser — long…

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Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, is purportedly in preliminary talks with multiple digital payments firms as well as a state-owned bank to launch digital payment services…

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