NEWS ARTICLES

Android/Clicker.G malware found in Google Play apps

Android/Clicker.G malware found in Google Play apps

Researchers found a series of malicious apps containing Android/Clicker.G on the Google Play store. The campaign targets mobile devices in Russia, but they affect apps that are available globally.

Tech groups present 'Technology Sector Presidential Platform' to candidates

Tech groups present 'Technology Sector Presidential Platform' to candidates

The leaders of a group of tech industry associations asked the presidential candidates to strengthen the United States' cybersecurity posture, and attached a "Technology Sector Presidential Platform" that lays out recommendations.

Hacker pranks 'stupid' Locky distributor, but ransomware threat keeps growing

Hacker pranks 'stupid' Locky distributor, but ransomware threat keeps growing

A vigilante hacker turned the tables on a major Locky ransomware distributor, after hacking into its command and control server and swapping out the malicious payload with a script that contains the message "Stupid Locky."

Spearphishing attack nets $495K from investment firm

Spearphishing attack nets $495K from investment firm

An employee at a Troy, Mich. Investment firm was tricked using a spearphishing attack into transferring almost $500,000 to a Hong Kong bank.

NEWS BRIEFS

Lingering Android flaw exposes SMS

Lingering Android flaw exposes SMS

Android devices are vulnerable to attack owing to a newly discovered bug.

Tribune Media's ProSportsDaily Forum site breached

Tribune Media's ProSportsDaily Forum site breached

Tribune Media's ProSportsDaily notified the California Attorney General's Office Wednesday of a data breach that compromised login credentials and likely other user information.

Wyden plans bill opposing law enforcement hacking expansion

Wyden plans bill opposing law enforcement hacking expansion

Sen. Ron Wyden is planning to introduce legislation to reverse proposed amendments to Rule 41 within days, an aide to Sen. Wyden told SCMagazine.com.

Charles Schwab data breach exposed client investment data

Charles Schwab data breach exposed client investment data

Charles Schwab informed some of its customers on May 4 that their accounts were likely accessed by an unauthorized person possibly exposing their names, account information and other financial data.

DATA BREACH BLOG

Brunswick Corp.'s 13,000 workers' W-2 data compromised

Brunswick Corp. reported on May 3 that it was victimized by a spearsphishing scam that netted the W-2 information for possibly all 13,000 current and former company employees.

1,206 Solano Community College employees victimized in W-2 data breach

Solano Community College in Fairfield, Calif. was hit with a spearphishing attack led to the W-2 information for about 1,200 staffers being compromised.

LuckyPet data breach compromises online payment info

Seattle-based pet store LuckyPet notified the California State Attorney General's office of a data breach that compromised online customer information.

Sign up to our newsletters

TOP COMMENTS