Miner Trojan – How to avoid or remove them?

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In the recent years, Bitcoin has taken the world by storm. Anyone who watches the news has at least heard of this new crypto currency. It was created in 2009 and since then has become an electronic payment system that is used not only by regular computer users, but also by international companies and organizations. Bitcoin is created…

Cybersecurity news headlines 1-15 February

Cybersecurity news headlines 1-15 February
In this edition of cybersecurity news headlines, we talk about cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX and how they are unable to access $145 million funds, Russia’s disconnect from the internet test, Dunkin‘ Donuts credential stuffing attack, and dating app’s Coffee Meets Bagel data breach.…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 15-31 January

Cybersecurity news headlines for 15-31 January
To continue our January 2019 edition of cybersecurity news headlines, we have four stories to report on: 772,904,991 email addresses exposed in a huge collection of data, Google fined €50 million for violating GDPR, DailyMotion suffers a credential stuffing attack, and Facebook’s data collection practices hit the headlines again.…

Department of Justice prepares to take down Joanap botnet

US Department of Justice announced efforts to disrupt the Joanap botnet, known to be controlled by a hacker group with ties to the North Korean government. A court order and a search warrant obtained in October 2018 allowed the FBI and US Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) to gather information about the network of infected devices and start…

1-15 January 2019 Cybersecurity news headlines

Fortunately, the first few weeks of 2019 have been relatively quiet in cybersecurity. There’s yet to be a major data breach (something that seems to happen on a regular basis), or a wide-spread malware attack. So in this cybersecurity news headline edition, we are reporting on rather minor incidents. We give an update on the data breach involving hotel chain…

The biggest data breaches of 2018

The biggest data breaches of 2018
2018 was the year of data breaches. Near the end of 2017, many predicted that we would see devastating ransomware attacks dominate 2018, but data breaches make up the majority of cybersecurity incidents in 2018. There were small ones affecting a couple of hundred of thousand users, and there were huge ones involving data of…

Cybersecurity news headlines November 15-30, 2018

Cybersecurity news headlines November 15-30, 2018
To continue the November edition of cybersecurity news headlines, we report on the news that made the biggest cybersecurity headlines in November 15-30. This edition is all about data breaches and leaks, with Instagram exposing users’ passwords in plain text, Amazon leaking information, and Atrium Health suffering a data breach. It also seems the Uber…