What Is Password Stealer And How Dangerous Is It?

Password stealers, or PWS, is the specific malware type that attempts to get your passwords and other credentials. These viruses have been pretty widespread over the last seven years, giving cybercriminals access to the accounts of various individuals and companies. But many users don’t know how it works and how to avoid the PWS injection.… Continue reading What Is Password Stealer And How Dangerous Is It?

What is the worst computer virus? Figuring out

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Worst computer virus – what is it? Seems that anyone who has ever been infected asks this question. And each user will think that his case was more severe than someone’s else. Is that true? And which virus is really the worst? It is important to mention that computer viruses are not only “viruses”. Nowadays,… Continue reading What is the worst computer virus? Figuring out

Five Eyes Alliance, India and Japan Call for Backdoors in Software

Countries participating in the Five Eyes Alliance (which brings together intelligence agencies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom), as well as India and Japan, have once again urged tech companies to leave backdoors in their products so that law enforcement agencies have access to content in a readable and… Continue reading Five Eyes Alliance, India and Japan Call for Backdoors in Software

Chinese hack group SilentFade defrauded Facebook users for $4,000,000

At the Virus Bulletin 2020 conference, Facebook’s security team revealed one of the most complex malware operations it has ever faced. Information security experts told about the Chinese hack group SilentFade, which defrauded Facebook users for more than 4 million dollars. The main target of these hackers, as you might guess, were Facebook users. The… Continue reading Chinese hack group SilentFade defrauded Facebook users for $4,000,000

Experts discovered Chrome largest spyware installation campaign

Specialists from the company Awake Security reported about currently perhaps the largest spyware campaign for installing spyware in Google Chrome. As part of the campaign, criminals registered thousands of domains and used extensions in Chrome to install malware on victims’ devices. Users installed spyware through 32,962,951 downloads of various malicious extensions. “The Awake Security Threat… Continue reading Experts discovered Chrome largest spyware installation campaign

Hackers use Discord as a tool for stealing passwords

The Bleeping Computer magazine warns that the new version of the AnarchyGrabber Trojan steals passwords and tokens, disables 2FAs and distributes the malware to the victim’s friends. Moreover, attackers modify and use the official Discord client as a tool for stealing passwords. As a rule, attackers spread AnarchyGrabber through Discord, posing as a trojan for… Continue reading Hackers use Discord as a tool for stealing passwords

Qatar obliged citizens to install “spyware” for containing COVID-19 pandemic

As part of the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection, the Qatar government has obliged citizens and residents to install special software on their mobile devices to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. This spyware tracks contacts with infected people. This would sound fine, but for some reason the application requires permission for a number of… Continue reading Qatar obliged citizens to install “spyware” for containing COVID-19 pandemic