Tag Archives: Cybercrime

Home Security Cameras and Monitors Open Homes to Cyber Crimes | Avast

It’s not uncommon today for a home to be equipped with security gear, home monitoring equipment and other internet enabled IoT devices, like IP cameras and wireless monitors.  But the benefits of securing a home through new technologies can also…

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…