Category: Security

Fake Crypto Platform Distributes North Korean MacOS Trojan

It has been a while since a new strain of malware was linked to cryptocurrencies. In the case of this particular Trojan, it was hosted on a fake cryptocurrency trading platform. The Trojan was originally identified earlier this week by Dinesh Devadoss, a malware researcher. A new MacOS Malware Surfaces It has not been officially named at this point, but the payload has become apparent. The Trojan distributes the mach-O …
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Second Major Ransomware Attack in Louisiana Causes Significant Problems

A good ransomware attack can cause significant problems. The city of Louisiana knows that all too well, as its problems have only just begun. The initial Ryuk ransomware attack against the Louisiana infrastructure dates back to November 18. Louisiana is a Ransomware Target Nearly two weeks after being hit, very little progress has been made. Although some services are accessible once again, the vast majority of them are still offline. …
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OnePlus Confirms it has Suffered Another Data Breach

Most people will agree that data breaches have become all too common in recent years. It now appears OnePlus’ online store has fallen victim to a major breach recently. This marks the second security incident affecting customers shopping through the OnePlus online store in less than two years. Another bad day for OnePlus The first incident occurred in January of 2018. During that security breach, credit card details of tens …
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7-Eleven’s 7Pay Mobile Payments app Gets Hacked Within Days After its Launch

Whenever a new payment service is launched in any part of the world, there is some initial excitement. In most cases, such launches go off without a hitch. That was not the case for 7-Eleven’s new mobile payment service known as 7Pay. In Japan, hundreds of people have had money stolen through this service in the first few days after its launch. Not a good sign for the company, and …
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