Tag Archives: Cybercrime

Trojans go after MS Office vulnerabilities and China hacks US hardware

Danabot opens a US account
After making its presence felt in Australia and European banks, Danabot, a modular Trojan horse has made its way to the States. Written in Delphi, the perpetual beta modular malware can take screenshots, log keys and stealin…

The NUUO Peekaboo vulnerability gives hackers your camera feed | Avast

New vulnerabilities found in NUUO surveillance software can put cybercriminals in the director’s chair. When exploited through a stack buffer overflow, the Peekaboo vulnerability grants hackers full control over the surveillance video. Assuming control…

How to tell if an Android App is safe to install | Avast

By now, you should be familiar with that sudden bout of uncertainty as you are gearing up to install a new application. How do you check if an Android app is safe to install? Does it have a virus? What does a malware app even look like? If you have eve…

Data breach — 380,000 British Airways transactions compromised | Avast

Continuing the seemingly unending parade of data breaches marching through the headlines over the past year, including the Reddit breach, the Atlas Quantum breach, the Huazhu hotel chain breach, and the Air Canada breach — and those were all just in Au…

Data breach — 380,000 British Airways transactions compromised | Avast

Continuing the seemingly unending parade of data breaches marching through the headlines over the past year, including the Reddit breach, the Atlas Quantum breach, the Huazhu hotel chain breach, and the Air Canada breach — and those were all just in Au…

Google tracking, a fax attack, and a vote of “un-confidence” | Avast

Google may still be tracking you…
Adding to the growing mistrust consumers have about what tech companies do with the data they collect, we learned this week from an Associated Press investigation that Google still tracks and stores your whereabouts…