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Hackers Amp Up COVID-19 IP Theft Attacks

In-depth report looks at how COVID-19 research has become as a juicy new target for organized cybercrime. Attackers are looking to the healthcare space as a rich repository of intellectual property (IP) now more than ever, as critical research…
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Cryptomining Malware Uninstalls Cloud Security Products

New samples of cryptomining malware performs a never-before-seen function: uninstalling cloud security products. Researchers say they have discovered a unique malware family capable of gaining admin rights on targeted systems by uninstalling…

Google Patches ‘High Severity’ Bug

UPDATE Google is urging users to update their Chrome desktop browsers to avoid security issues related to a high-severity stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability. Google issued the alert Thursday and said an update for most browsers has been…

BadRabbit Hitting Russia!

A ransomware attack has put a halt to business inside a handful of Russian media outlets and a number of major organizations in the Ukraine, including Kiev’s public transportation system and the country’s Odessa airport. The attacks are…

Porn Site Becomes Hub for Malvertising Campaigns

Pornhub, a top-20 ranked U.S. website according to Alexa, was serving up large-scale malvertising attacks exposing millions of visitors to click-fraud. Behind the attacks is the KovCoreG Group, best known for distributing Kovter click-fraud…

Latin American ATM Thieves Turning to Hacking

MADRID—ATM jackpotting is hardly a novelty act in Latin America where criminals are more than ever connecting with hackers to figure out how to more efficiently steal money from an automated teller than, say, by using a stick of dynamite. No,…