Fake WhatsApp app may have been built to spy on iPhone users – what you need to know

Fake WhatsApp appears to have been used in targeted attacks Users reminded to always be wary of where they install apps from What’s happened? A fake version of the WhatsApp messaging app is suspected of being created by an Italian spyware company to snoop upon individuals and steal sensitive data. Who is behind the fake … Continue reading Fake WhatsApp app may have been built to spy on iPhone users – what you need to know

Google fixes Chrome zero-day actively exploited in the wild

Google has addressed an actively exploited zero-day security vulnerability in the Chrome 88.0.4324.150 version released today, February 4th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux users. "Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2021-21148 exists in the wild," the Google Chrome 88.0.4324.150 announcement reads. This version is rolling out … Continue reading Google fixes Chrome zero-day actively exploited in the wild

Hackers steal StormShield firewall source code in data breach

Leading French cybersecurity company StormShield disclosed that their systems were hacked, allowing a threat actor to access the company's support ticket system and steal source code for Stormshield Network Security firewall software. StormShield is a French cybersecurity firm that develops UTM (Unified Threat Management) firewall devices, endpoint protection solutions, and secure file management solutions. StormShield's … Continue reading Hackers steal StormShield firewall source code in data breach

Why Human Error is #1 Cyber Security Threat to Businesses in 2021

Phishing and Malware Among the major cyber threats, the malware remains a significant danger. The 2017 WannaCry outbreak that cost businesses worldwide up to $4 billion is still in recent memory, and other new strains of malware are discovered on a daily basis. Phishing has also seen a resurgence in the last few years, with … Continue reading Why Human Error is #1 Cyber Security Threat to Businesses in 2021

Vovalex is likely the first ransomware written in D

A new ransomware called Vovalex is being distributed through pirated software that impersonates popular Windows utilities, such as CCleaner. When it comes down to it, all ransomware infections boil down to the same function - encrypt a device's files and then drop a ransom note demanding payment in some form. While Vovalex is no different, … Continue reading Vovalex is likely the first ransomware written in D