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The Ukrainian Secret Service is blaming Russian intelligence for an attack it thwarted that was launched upon a chlorine distillation plan in the Dnipropetrovsk region using VPNFilter malware.

Ukrainian Secret Service blame Russia for VPNFilter attack on chlorine distillation station

The Ukrainian Secret Service is blaming Russian intelligence for an attack it thwarted that was launched upon a chlorine distillation plan in the Dnipropetrovsk...
Symantec security researchers have discovered a new version of the Fakebank malware which intercepts a user's calls to the bank, redirecting them to the cybercriminals number, and mask calls from crooks to phone calls from the bank.

New Fakebank malware intercepts users calls to the bank

Symantec security researchers have discovered a new version of the Fakebank malware which intercepts a user's calls to the bank, redirecting them to the...
A Chinese malware operation is currently building a massive botnet nearly 5 million Android smartphones using a strain of malware dubbed RottenSys.

Chinese Malware Infected Nearly 5 Million Android Smartphones

A Chinese malware operation is currently building a massive botnet nearly 5 million Android smartphones using a strain of malware dubbed RottenSys. A malware RottenSys...
An Arkansas computer malware developer was sentenced to federal prison for aiding and abetting computer intrusions by selling malicious software, to individuals who used the malware to steal sensitive information and surreptitiously activate webcams.

Computer malware creator of NanoCore RAT sentenced to prison

An Arkansas computer malware developer was sentenced to federal prison for aiding and abetting computer intrusions by selling malicious software, to individuals who used...
A just only one character message can destroy your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as favorite apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Gmail, and Outlook.

One character message can destroy any Apple device

A just only one character message can destroy your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as favorite apps...
Kaspersky Lab security researchers recently discovered ATM malware "Cutlet Maker" for hacking ATMs, which is previously distributed through AlphaBay.

ATM malware is sold on the dark web market for $5000

Kaspersky Lab security researchers recently discovered ATM malware "Cutlet Maker" for hacking ATMs, which is previously distributed through AlphaBay. The researchers told in the blog...
Cybersecurity experts believe that the recent hacking of the CCleaner utility was a group of government hackers, known as Axiom.

CCleaner hack linked to cyber espionage group Axiom

Cybersecurity experts believe that the recent CCleaner hack was by a group of government Chinese hackers, known as Axiom. Earlier this month it became known...

Worst Android Malware: Over 21 Million Victims

Another worst Android malware was found on Google Play Store this month, with an infection over 21.1 million devices from dangerous malware family. According to...
British hacker aka BestBuy or Popopret pleads guilty to hack almost 1 million Deutsche Telekom routers with Mirai malware.

Deutsche Telekom: Hacker guilty to hack 1M routers

The British hacker BestBuy, also known as Popopret, pleaded guilty in court Cologne Germany last Friday to hack almost 1 million routers from the...
A new piece of trojan dubbed CopyCat malware has infected about 14 million Android smartphones globally, according to cyber security company Check Point.

CopyCat malware infects smartphones globally

The CopyCat malware grosses its distributors approximately $1.5 million in fake ads revenues in only two months. In the Check Point blog post the...

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