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Increasing phishing and malware threats until 2025

Rising cases of phishing and malware threats in organizations might propel the growth, although the global Cyber Security Market would witness a healthy CAGR (compound annual growth rate). The forecast was published in a report available on Million Insights. The attacks…
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Star Wars scam spreads malware

A Star Wars scam became a bait to spread malware. Thus, cybercriminals lure users into downloading malware. In exchange, the bad guys promise exclusive footage, content or full movie before its release. This happens now, when the new movie “The Rise of Skywalker” is…
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267 million Facebook users had their data exposed

A leak exposed the data of 267 million Facebook users. According to Comparitech’s representatives, this was the result of a scraping operation carried out by cybercriminals. “One possibility is that the data was stolen from Facebook’s developer API before the…
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Chrome's latest update is wiping users' data

Chrome’s latest update was paused by Google due to concerns that a bug is wiping users’ data. The latest version of the most popular browser is Chrome 79. And more than 1 billion people use the web browser. The reported bug seems to affect only apps that use…
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Fact-checking program extended on Instagram

Facebook is expanding its fact-checking program on Instagram globally. This is to help combat the rising amount of misinformation. The company started working in May with third-party fact-checkers in the US. If they consider the content as false, Instagram labels it as such.
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Over 1TB of customer data leaked

Vpnmentor discovered over 1TB of customer data leaked from a huge online retailer.  Researchers found the breach in the security of LigthInTheBox – a Chinese online retailer with a significant North American fan base. Researchers managed to gain access to a…
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Christmas-themed phishing at work

Christmas-themed phishing lures hit users’ emails from spammers behind Emotet. According to researchers, Cofense Labs discovered the phishing emails. The attackers are trying to gain legitimacy with subject lines such as “Christmas” or “Christmas Party”. One…
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Malware campaign mining for Monero

Researchers discovered a new malware campaign mining for Monero. This is a cryptocurrency and the campaign deploys miner on Windows installations. In order to avoid detection, it is using the hollowing technique. This covers up a process behind a secondary process. In order…
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Chrome warns you if your password was stolen

Chrome warns you if your password was stolen, according to Google’s announcement. So, Google will alert users if their credentials were compromised. The new feature was integrated into Google Accounts. Thus, users have an easy way to check if their login credentials…