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Personal Information 145 million eBay users stolen

By | April 23, 2015

With a attack on the auction site eBay attackers gained access to the data of a total of 145 million users, a big part of the information was copied. With the attack a large amount of encrypted passwords were stolen. According to eBay , it is not easy to decrypt the encrypted passwords, yet users were advised to change their password.… Read More »

Apple patches 22 vulnerabilities in Safari

By | April 22, 2015

Apple has released 22 updates for Apple OSX – Safari to fix certain vulnerabilities in the browser. Through the vulnerability, an possible attacker could execute arbitrary code to gain access to the computer, there is also a problem fixed with the unicode characters. All vulnerabilities are in the WebKit engine that Safari uses for rendering websites. Eight of the repaired… Read More »

Last year 24 million computers attacked by malware

By | December 27, 2014

Last year, 24 million computers using the Microsoft security were attacked by malware that steals all kinds of information from the computer. Only 5 million or less were actually affected by the attack and information was stolen. The attack is related to the malware such as Gamarue, Dorkbot, Zbot, Banker, Bancos and Fareit for example to steal login… Read More »

TheMoon worm spreads by Linksys routers

By | December 20, 2014

A worm called TheMoon, infects Linksys routers and when the routers are infected then it starts searching for other vulnerable routers. A few days ago, a US carrier already warned for the worm, that is targeting more routers then they first declared. The worm connects to port 8080, whether or not via SSL. Then the “/HNAP1/” URL is requested, which… Read More »

Warning of new vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10

By | December 18, 2014

There is a new vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10 discovered that cybercriminals actively targeting. There is not a patch from Microsoft available for this vulnerability at this moment. FireEye security warned for the flaw in Internet Explorer 10. The new leak was discovered during a “watering hole attack.” Thereby a website is hacked that a potential target visits by itself. As… Read More »

Mac malware distributed via Download.com and MacUpdate.com

By | December 18, 2014

Variants of a Trojan horse for Mac OS X that steal bitcoins for Mac users are found on major download sites as Download.com and MacUpdate.com. Says SecureMac that already warned before for the CoinThief malware. The malware was found primarily on the developer platform GitHub, but appears to be distributed via the popular download sites. On these sites… Read More »