Silver Sparrow – MacOS Malware in Development

A new and widespread infection Silver Sparrow is malicious software that infects Mac devices. For now, it does not install any malware. But it’s a threat nevertheless. . The report says that Silver Sparrow can be traced back to at least August 2020. In February of 2021, it was discovered to have infected thirty thousand computers … Continued

How to Fix the Potential Windows Update Database Error

Potential Windows Update Database error is detected by the Windows Update Troubleshooter in some cases where your Windows Update fails to install. You might also experience slow internet connection and bad computer performance – while the Potential Windows Update Database error is unresolved, your computer might repeatedly try to download and install the update, which consumes … Continued

Sphinx banking trojan spreads in fake COVID-19 payment emails

Sphinx, a banking trojan that’s heavily based on Zeus/Terdot, was noticed spreading in COVID-19 themed phishing emails. Malicious emails Emails that promise COVID-19 payments are being sent to people in English-speaking countries. The emails claim to carry a form to fill out – a form that’s needed to receive a large sum of money, such … Continued

Android Banking Trojan Gets an Upgrade

What is Cerberus Here, we’re not talking about the antitheft app for Android that is also named “Cerberus”. We’re talking about a banking trojan developed for Android back in June of 2019. ThreatFabric has found that this Android malware has recently been enhanced with new tricks of a Remote Access Trojan (RAT). It can give cyber … Continued

PureLocker – what is it

PureLocker is a rare cross-OS ransomware infection and it’s evaded antivirus detection for months before being described this week, on the 12th of November, together with IMB X-Force. It’s interesting because it could be converted to work on MacOS. Portable PureLocker Like most of the ransomware viruses that we hear about, PureLocker’s operators target businesses and extort … Continued

Emotet spreads again

Emotet has started actively spreading again. Big business companies, government facilities, individuals — anyone can become a victim to this info-stealing, malware-downloading trojan. , USA, UK, Germany, Poland, and Italy have been seen targeted by this latest malicious email spam campaign that marks Emotet’s wakeup from its months-long slumber. Innocent-looking emails carry an infection Though … Continued

Microsoft improves Remote Desktop Services security

Microsoft improves Windows security by releasing a patch — — for Remote Desktop Services. The vulnerability allowed people to run code on computers or servers without having logged in. Flawed Remote Desktop Services security has been responsible for many cyber attacks and hacked computers and networks. Microsoft’s patch addresses just one vulnerability which used to … Continued

Three antivirus companies hacked

Some very valuable information about the internal workings of certain antivirus companies could be for sale right now, available to cybercriminals all over the world. A Russian hacker group called Fxmsp hacked three American antivirus companies and are selling each company’s products’ source code for $150.000. Fxmsp say that they have 30 Terabytes of data … Continued

Ad fraud by apps ​installed by millions

Six apps were found to be committing fraud against advertising networks by faking clicks on ads. Google Play store removed the apps following an investigation by and , which has uncovered the fraudulent activity that was being caried out. Each of these apps had millions or tens of millions of users, a nice interface, positive … Continued

Millions of Facebook and Instagram passwords were exposed

In January of 2019 Facebook that they were storing many of their users’ passwords improperly. Facebook found that the passwords were not leaked or accessed improperly, despite the fact that thousands of Facebook employees had the ability to see the logs. Facebook said they will be notifying the people whose passwords were exposed. Millions of … Continued

Nasty List — Another Instagram phishing attack

Instagram is a social media network full of people just like us — eager to connect, share news, and experience things together. And it has a jaw-dropping 1 billion users worldwide, all connected by this giant network through which trends, news, and hoaxes flow and either fizzle out, or spark into a fire. When someone … Continued

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