Children in the UK can now protect themselves against sharing intimate photos and videos on the internet.With the sharing of nudes more and more common, some people today fear that it will share their naked photos and videos on the internet. To combat this problem, Facebook allows, for example, its users to send their intimate content to it in order to avoid seeing them … [Read more...] about Online tool to help UK children stop nudes from being posted online
Android: Joker malware threatens to steal your money, quickly uninstall these 8 apps!
The Joker malware is once again back. Hidden in the code of 8 apps from the Google Play Store, the malware seeks to collect user data. Above all, it threatens to steal money from its victims by subscribing them to online services that are as unnecessary as they are expensive. Here is the list of infected applications to urgently uninstall from your smartphone. In a report … [Read more...] about Android: Joker malware threatens to steal your money, quickly uninstall these 8 apps!
NATO cloud computing platform hacked
The SOA & IdM platform, developed as part of the Polaris program, is classified as "secret" because it handles several critical functions.In May 2021, a group of hackers broke into the IT infrastructure of a Spanish company called Everis. This is how hackers could compromise a NATO cloud computing platform. Cybercriminals claim to have made copies of the data on this … [Read more...] about NATO cloud computing platform hacked
88% of health apps collect data about you
Nine out of ten health apps collect personal data about their users, according to a recent global study.In recent years, Internet privacy has become an increasingly important topic for countries and users. This is reflected, for example, by implementing the GDPR, as well as by the recent arrival of an option to refuse all cookies from a website. Through a new global … [Read more...] about 88% of health apps collect data about you
Malware prevents its victims from going to illegal download sites
In a report, SophosLab said it learned of the existence of malware intended to prevent its victims from downloading illegally.Active between October 2020 and January 2021, this malware was content to change the HOSTS file of its victims to prevent them from going to The Pirate Bay and its mirrors.Malware... originalReport author Andrew Brandt described it as "one of … [Read more...] about Malware prevents its victims from going to illegal download sites
Cyberattacks: Biden offers Putin a non-aggression pact
Certain crucial sectors for the two countries would thus be spared.Last weekend, at the G7 in Cornwall in the United Kingdom, participants sounded the alarm bells about the dangerousness of ransomware. These cyber attacks can indeed disrupt the life of public and private services, and citizens and consumers.In their final communiqué, France, the United States, the … [Read more...] about Cyberattacks: Biden offers Putin a non-aggression pact
Alibaba victim of billion data leak
A billion pieces of data belonging to customers of Taobao, Alibaba's online sales site, have been leaked.On June 15, 2021, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Taobao e-commerce website, a subsidiary of Alibaba, suffered a massive data breach. A billion personal information belonging to customers has been collected. These have not been published on the … [Read more...] about Alibaba victim of billion data leak
G7 call on Russia to help arrest cybercriminals
The G7 calls on Russia to cooperate in investigations against those responsible for the ransomware. Can action follow this press release?It could be a turning point for the world of cybercrime. On the occasion of a summit held in Cornwell between June 11 and 13, 2021, members of the G7 - France, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Japan - addressed for … [Read more...] about G7 call on Russia to help arrest cybercriminals
Phishing is breaking records!
As of January, there were over 246,000 active phishing sites. It's an absolute record, but that's not all!245,771, the number of sites used for phishing the recovery of identifiers. This is a record, and they set it as early as January of this year according to a report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). The APWG brings together over 2,200 organizations from the … [Read more...] about Phishing is breaking records!
Russian forum holds contest to find new ways to steal cryptocurrency
A forum awarded several thousand dollars to participants who presented their hacking methods. In the sights: cryptocurrencies.Over $100,000 in prizes to be won for participants. On April 20, 2021, Intel471 researchers spotted an intriguing quiz on a Russian hacker forum. The participants had 30 days to publish their best paper detailing a method of hacking … [Read more...] about Russian forum holds contest to find new ways to steal cryptocurrency