Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Computer Security News

Computer Security News

Atlas-Quantum-Cryptocurrency-Platform

Cyber Criminals Hacked Atlas Quantum Cryptocurrency Platform

The Cryptocurrency Platform Atlas Quantum was hacked by cyber criminals last Sunday. The security breach impacted more than 260k users.The hackers managed to steal customer names, phone numbers, and email...
FlawedAmmyy RAT

Malspam Campaign Uses Microsoft Publisher Files to Attack Banks

Trustwave security experts have registered an unusual malspam campaign attacking banks with the FlawedAmmyy RAT.What is interesting about this campaign is the use of Microsoft Office Publisher files to infect victims’...
Google-Location-History

Google Can Track Users Even When Their Location History is Disabled

Associated Press reported that a number of Google services on both Android and iPhone keep users' location data even if their “Location History” is disabled.After users disable the “Location History” from...
Ramnit-Black-Botnet

Ramnit Operators Contribute in Creating the Black Proxy Botnet

Checkpoint security experts reported that they found a massive proxy botnet, tracked as “Black” botnet, created by Ramnit developers.Ramnit was first registered in 2010 and it is currently known as one...
Google-Play-Store-Apps

Google Play Store Removed Hundreds of Apps Carrying Windows Malware

Security experts reported that the official Google Play store has removed 145 applications that were carrying Windows malware.The malicious applications were uploaded to the Google Play store between October and November...
ESLint-account-compromised

Cyber Criminals Compromised an ESLint Maintainer’s Account to Steal Login Tokens

Hackers compromised an ESLint maintainer’s account and uploaded malicious packages attempting to steal login tokens from the npm software registry.The affected packages hosted on npm are:eslint-scope version 3.7.2 o, a...
VSDC-Malware-Attack

Hackers Hijacked the Official Website of VSDC to Distribute Malware

Qihoo 360 Total Security experts reported that cyber criminals used the official website of VSDC (http://www.videosoftdev.com) for distributing malware.According to the researchers, hackers have hijacked download links on the VSDC website...
Obfuscated-Coinhive-Shortlink

Obfuscated Coinhive Shortlink Exploited by Hackers to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Security experts reported that instead of injecting the CoinHive JavaScript miner straight into compromised websites, hackers leverage an alternative scheme to mine cryptocurrencies.Additionally, CoinHive provides an “URL shortener” service letting users...
gentoo-linux-page

Gentoo Linux GitHub Page Got Compromised by Hackers

Gentoo Linux distribution alerted their users that hackers have compromised one of the GitHub accounts infecting it with malicious code.“Today 28 June at approximately 20:20 UTC unknown individuals have gained control...
HeroRat-Android

Telegram-based HeroRat Attacks Android Users

ESET security experts have found a brand new strain of Android RAT, called HeroRat, which uses Telegram protocol for command and control and stealing users' data.After TeleRAT and IRRAT, the Android...