Tag Archives: privacy

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…

Security news: More phishing, Canada pays ransom, SMBs are a target | Avast

Data breach in the wild
“Practice what you preach” was clearly not a part of the Swiss-based Veeam’s policy as someone left almost 200GB of data available to anyone online. The unsecured MongoDB server was open from August 31st, 2018 to September 9th,…

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…

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…

How to Create a Strong Password and Beat the Hackers | Avast

Every week, our researchers round up the latest security news and report our findings in these blog pages. If you’ve been reading, you may have noticed a particularly nasty trend claiming new victims week after week — data breaches. In the last two mon…

Fake apps on Google, data breaches around the globe | Avast

Fake apps on Google Play open the door for BankBot Anubis

Mobile users in Turkey, beware. IBM cybersecurity researchers announced this week that they’ve discovered at least ten fake apps on the Google Play Store that seem to be a unified campaign to spread the banking Trojan BankBot Anubis, which is designed to steal bank login credentials, payment card numbers, and e-wallet info.   

Create a cyber protection policy for your small business using our free template | Avast Business

Small businesses (SMBs) make up 99.7% of all US businesses, and they’re under increasing attacks from hackers and malicious software. As such it’s more important than ever to get the right protection by having a comprehensive security policy in place.