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Firefox now notifies you when you visit a hacked website

Firefox now notifies you when you visit a hacked website

Mozilla adds a new security feature to Firefox Quantum. This makes it clear to users when they visit a website that has recently reported a data breach. In this way, users know whether their information is safe or not. When a user visits a site that has recently or in the past reported a leak, a pop... Read more

date6 years ago
WebCobra malware installs miners for monero and zcash

WebCobra malware installs miners for monero and zcash

McAfee Labs reports that a new type of malware has been found that works as a cryptographic mineral. The malware bears the name WebCobra and takes over his victim's device. Then it starts with cryptographic currency mining, including zcash and monero. Of course, the earnings go to the hackers. The t... Read more

date6 years ago
IoT botnet infects 100,000 routers to send spam

IoT botnet infects 100,000 routers to send spam

A new botnet has infected approximately 100,000 routers, connecting them to webmail services and probably sending large-scale spam campaigns via email. The botnet has grown in silence over the past two months, reports ZDNet. The botnet was discovered in September by the Netlab team at Qihoo 360. The... Read more

date6 years ago
Hackers abused StatCounter and infected nearly 700,000 websites

Hackers abused StatCounter and infected nearly 700,000 websites

Hackers who use cryptographic currency have hacked into one of the most widely used services for traffic analytics. They abuse StatCounter in an attempt to steal bitcoin from the users of online stock exchange Gate.io. More than 688,000 websites were affected by the attack. That's what the ZDNet sit... Read more

date6 years ago
Intel processors face new side-channel vulnerability

Intel processors face new side-channel vulnerability

Intel processors are facing a new vulnerability. This enables attackers to leak encrypted data from the CPU's internal processes. The vulnerability was named PortSmash and was discovered by a team of five academics from Finland and Cuba. The researchers state that every CPU is designed with a Simult... Read more

date6 years ago

Cisco vulnerability to crash systems used in the wild

Cisco's security team revealed earlier this year that products running Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software had a zero-day vulnerability. Now it appears that this vulnerability has been abused in the wild. There are no patches for the problem yet. The vulnera... Read more

date6 years ago
FIFA again hacked; preparing for harmful leaks

FIFA again hacked; preparing for harmful leaks

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is the victim of a phishing attack in which data has been stolen. The hack was supposed to have taken place in March. In any case, private e-mail exchanges have been stolen, some of which have been passed on to the German magazine De... Read more

date6 years ago
Cryptovalutabeurs canceled due to hack, but is possible exit scam

Cryptovalutabeurs canceled due to hack, but is possible exit scam

A small Canadian exchange for cryptic currency has been closed down, after it claimed to have been hacked. The scholarship that bore the name MapleChange is accused by critics of cheating on people. On the stock exchange, 62 crypt currencies, including bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin, could be traded... Read more

date6 years ago
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