CheckPoint experts found that the number of job search ads on the darknet and on hacker forums is growing – job seekers that were desperate to find a job are now ready to work for cybercriminals. Check Point reports that a new trend has emerged at the beginning of
Check Point analysts reported that hackers are actively exploiting the BLM (Black Lives Matter) theme for attacks and noted increase in the activity of cybercriminals, connecting it with weakening of the isolation regime. In June, the average number of attacks per week
Researchers from California-based IS company Anomali have discovered 12 fake COVID-19 patient contact tracking apps posing as official programs. Attackers are actively exploiting the panic around the coronavirus pandemic to trick users into revealing their credentials. “Fake
Google has added a number of new features to its mapping service to help users protect themselves from COVID-19. Google Maps now provides travelers and people on duty with public transport information on how the COVID-19 pandemic could affect their trip. Among other updates,
Using ransomware, cybercriminals attacked the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the leaders in developing a vaccine against COVID-19. The university administration confirmed to Bloomberg reporters that it was the victim of an “illegal invasion”, but did
Fresenius, Europe’s largest private hospital operator and major provider of products and services for dialysis, was affected during Snake ransomware cyberattack. According to KrebsOnSecurity sources, the incident disrupted some systems, but care for the patients continues.
Recently, India’s technology giant Jio, partly acquired by Facebook, has disclosed the confidential data of people, tested for COVID-19. In March of this year, Jio released a service that allows users to identify COVID-19 symptoms with their phone or website. “The
Microsoft founder Bill Gates fell victim of fake theories that he was allegedly involved in the creation of the coronavirus COVID-19. In fact, conspiracy theorists accused Bill Gates in creation of a coronavirus and intention to achieve material benefits from the pandemic.
Most recently, I wrote that Firefox developers plan to remove from their browser support for the FTP protocol, as consider it to be unsafe. At the same time, Google re-enabled FTP support for Chrome. Google developers have been talking about abandoning FTP since 2014, since
Representatives of the space agency said that recently NASA staff and home-based agency contractors suffered from increase in the number of hacker attacks, and their devices are constantly trying to gain access to malicious sites. Therefore, according to official figures, in