Archive for the ‘Cyber Security News’ Category


APT Groups Lured by Silent Cryptocurrency Miners

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Iron Tiger is the name of a hacking group that is believed to have launched its first cyberattack campaign way back in 2010. At first, their targets were primarily based in East Asia, but later, they also hit organizations in North America. Iron Tiger are classified as an APT (Advanced ...

New ‘Skygofree’ Android Spyware Stuns Researchers with Its Unique Capabilities

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky reports about a new form of malware targeting Android mobile devices with spying capabilities never seen before. Although the researchers have detected the infection just at the end of last year, the analysis shows it has been around for at least four years now during which time ...

Digmine: The Cryptocurrency Mining Bot Which Hijacked Facebook’s Messenger

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

A new type of malware utilizes the computer power of unsuspecting PC users to mine Monero digital coins for its perpetrators. Dubbed Digmine by TrendMicro's researchers, the mining bot only infects desktop machines running Facebook Messenger in Google Chrome. The core of the malware – an executable script coded in ...

New Set of Banking Malware Targeting Android Devices Managed to Sneak into Google Play Store

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Cybersecurity company ESET detected two new forms of banking malware that have bypassed Google's anti-virus filter and have managed to make their way into the official Play Store. Targeting some of the largest banks in Poland, these new Banking Trojans come disguised as legitimate applications for Android, the first one ...

Mozilla Released New Security Features for iOS and Multitasking Capabilities for Android

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Last Thursday, Mozilla launched the newest Firefox for the two mobile platforms iOS and Android. While the iOS release is a brand-new version of the popular browser, the Firefox Focus for Android devices is an update to the latest version launched in June this year. Firefox for iOS version 9 ...

The Release of the New iPhone X Could Be Delayed Due to Production Issues

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal reports this week that the launch of the new iPhone X could be delayed due to insufficient manufacturing capacities combined with some technological problems. According to a report published on Wednesday, users will have to wait even longer than expected for the latest Apple device as ...

Hackers Manage to Infiltrate Malware in the CCleaner Installer

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Hackers managed to breach the security of CCleaner with the intent to inject malware in the app and to spread it to its millions of users worldwide. Security researchers working at Cisco Talos found out that download servers used by Avast, the company that owns CCleaner, were compromised. For some ...