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Chrome Extension ViperSoftX Steals Passwords and Cryptocurrency

Chrome Extension ViperSoftX Steals Passwords and Cryptocurrency

A Windows malware designed to steal cryptocurrency and clipboard contents installs a malicious VenomSoftX Chrome extension on users’ machines. The…

Apple ID Scams: Identify and Prevent Apple Phishing Email

Apple users are believed to be protected from all sorts of fraud and hacking. That’s because Apple designs its technologies…

Black Friday Scams Alert: Worst Black Friday Shopping Scams

Black Friday is almost here, and many of us are ready to run to empty the store shelves. Black Friday…

Exploit for Vulnerabilities ProxyNotShell Appeared on the Network

Experts warned that an exploit for two high-profile vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange, which are collectively called ProxyNotShell, has appeared in…

Security Experts Secretly Helped Zeppelin Ransomware Victims for Two Years

Since 2020, some information security specialists have helped victims, as individuals and companies affected by the Zeppelin ransomware. The fact…

PCspoF Attack Could Disable Orion Spacecraft

PCspoF Attack Could Disable Orion Spacecraft

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, and NASA have detailed a TTEthernet (Time-Triggered Ethernet) PCspoF attack that could disable the Orion spacecraft. Experts…

Pretexting in Cyber Security: Facts to Know

Pretexting in Cyber Security: Facts to Know

Pretexting is a type of social engineering in which an attacker gains access to information, a system, or service by deception. In doing so, the attacker provides a false script…

What is eWallet? How to Protect Your eWallet

What is eWallet? How to Protect Your eWallet

During a time of crisis, Americans turned to digital wallets called eWallets to purchase supplies without face-to-face interaction with payment terminals or cards. These wallets make purchasing supplies faster and…

“This Site Can’t Provide a Secure Connection”: How to Fix

“This Site Can’t Provide a Secure Connection”: How to Fix

Every active Internet user has encountered error messages at least once, especially security-related ones. For example, the “This site can’t provide a secure connection” notification can be alarming. However, more…

42,000 Sites Generate Ad Traffic Pretending to Be Famous Brands

42,000 Sites Generate Ad Traffic Pretending to Be Famous Brands

The Chinese group Fangxiao has built a huge network of 42,000 websites that pose as well-known brands (including Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Knorr, Unilever, Shopee and Emirates) and generate ad traffic. These…

MSIL/Microsoft.Bing.A Detection (BingWallpaperApp.exe) — Why Does It Appear?

MSIL/Microsoft.Bing.A Detection (BingWallpaperApp.exe) — Why Does It Appear?

A lot of users on different forums complain about MSIL/Microsoft.Bing.A detection in ESET antivirus. This detection points to BingWallpaperApp.exe file – the benevolent file which belongs to Windows and is…

Ukrainian Cyber Police and Europol Arrested Fraudsters Involved in Fake Investments

Ukrainian Cyber Police and Europol Arrested Fraudsters Involved in Fake Investments

The Ukrainian cyber police and Europol have arrested five members of an international network of fraudsters, whose income is estimated at 200 million euros a year. Let me remind you…

KmsdBot malware combines DDoS-attacks and coin mining

KmsdBot malware combines DDoS-attacks and coin mining

A new malware, called KmsdBot, strikes user devices. The Akamai SIRT has discovered a new malware that uses the SSH (Secure Shell) protocol to infiltrate target systems in order to…

Why Does My Computer Keep Freezing: Working Methods to Solve

Why Does My Computer Keep Freezing: Working Methods to Solve

As an active PC user, you have probably at least once encountered where your computer suddenly freezes while working on a project. Whether it’s a cursor hanging in place or…