javascript

New JavaScript Redirect Takes Phishing to a New Level

If cyber criminals get smart about their mode of operation, hovering links to check their actual location may soon turn out be a useless security tip Normally, phishing emails contain links which...
ole malware

Microsoft OLE Allows Embedding Malicious Code in Office Documents

Developers of malware have discovered a macro-like infection method which abuses Microsoft Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) system with malicious scripts Microsoft OLE system is a proprietary Microsoft technology that is used...
paypal

New Phishing Attack Harvests Paypal Credentials

My Online Security has reported of a new phishing scheme, directed at PayPal users. The scam involves misleading users into filling in their login details. The data is recorded, allowing hackers...
verizon hacked

Verizon’s Webmail Flaw Allowed Hackers to Collect Users’ Emails

A serious vulnerability was recently discovered in the email portal of telecom company Verizon. The flaw could have allowed hackers to forward users' emails to an arbitrary address. The targeted users...
mofang

Mofang Cyber Gang Attacks via ShimRat Malware

Mofang, which means "to imitate" in Chinese, is a recently found cyber-espionage group which has targeted many countries worldwide. The main malware of this group is called ShimRat and it was...
iphone

Chinese SDK Can Spy on Your iPhone

FireEye security experts have recently discovered a malicious version of Vipon advertising SDK providing support for intrusive commands which allows a remote third-party to manipulate iOS devices The advertising SDK Vipon has...
email protection

3 Ways To Protect Your E-mail Address From Spammers

Now, spam is not just a pain in the proverbial processor – it's a real live and kicking threat. Apart from having to constantly clean up the garbage, one careless click...
vawtrack banking trojan

Vawtrack Banking Trojan Version 2 Discovered

SophosLabs security experts have recently discovered Vawtrack v2 in a series of attacks targeting banks in countries where the trojan was not active before According to Symantec, Vawtrack, which is also known...
javascript

RAA Ransomware – Born From JavaScript

RAA is a brand new ransomware family which uses only JavaScript code to infect computers and encrypt their data In fact, RAA is not the first JS-based ransomware threat, however, it is...
ftp

Vulnerable FTP Servers Spread PhotoMiner Worm

Recently, it has become clear that PhotoMiner worm gets distributed via vulnerable FTP servers, infects public Web pages, spreads to Windows computers and sets up a mining process for the Monero...