Cellular networks under fire from Soft Cell attacks

We break down the recently revealed attacks on telco operators around the globe, targeting specific high-value individuals.

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Hacker destroys VFEmail service, wipes backups

A hacker managed to compromise, and entirely destroy, a popular email service and all of its backups. What happened?

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Collection 1 data breach: what you need to know

In what’s being dubbed one of the largest data dumps in history, Collection 1 contains the data of over 770 million people. But is it really as bad as it sounds? We take a closer look and let users know what to do if their info is caught up in the mix.

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Marriott breach impacts 500 million customers: here’s what to do about it

Marriott disclosed a large-scale data breach impacting up to 500 million customers who have stayed at a Starwood-branded hotel within the last four years.

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Web skimmers compete in Umbro Brasil hack

In this web skimming match between two Magecart groups, there can only be one winner.

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Two major Canadian banks blackmailed after alleged data breach

The information of close to 90,000 customers from Simplii Financial and Bank of Montreal has reportedly been stolen by a group of hackers.

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Bogus hack apps hack users back for cryptocash

Recently, we discovered a gold mine of fake hack apps that mine for Monero cryptocurrency and serve up annoying adware.

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ShadowBrokers fails to collect 1M bitcoins – releases stolen information

ShadowBrokers finally made good on their promise to release the decryption key to unlock the stolen ‘auction’ file purportedly filled with NSA hacking tools.

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It’s a hard life for phishers

Phishing URL compromise is surprisingly common, as many phish pages are fully expected to have a short shelf life. Of course, having a site taken down isn’t the only thing making life difficult for phishers. As you’ll see, it’s often the least of their worries given the surprisingly plentiful ways people want to celebrate International Give a Phisher a Headache Day.

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Mr. Chow’s website serves up ransomware

A high profile fine Chinese cuisine restaurant has had their site hacked. Unsuspecting visitors will get infected with ransomware if their machines are vulnerable.

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