Rene Millman

New campaign to hack MS-SQL servers uncovered

New campaign to hack MS-SQL servers uncovered

Around 3,000 systems infected daily by a newly discovered campaign to infect Microsoft SQL servers with data-stealing malware and Monero cryptomining code.

Flaw in WordPress plug-in turns hackers into admins

Flaw in WordPress plug-in turns hackers into admins

Wordfence discovers flaw that could grant or revoke admin rights to any registered user, another allows attacker to control website navigation

Unscrambled: iOS flaw stops VPN apps from encrypting all traffic

Unscrambled: iOS flaw stops VPN apps from encrypting all traffic

An unpatched flaw in iOS 13.3.1 and later could prevent VPNs from encrypting all traffic, according to security researchers, enabling hackers to snoop on private data

Hackers drop backdoor onto victim’s systems with fake Google Chrome update

Hackers drop backdoor onto victim’s systems with fake Google Chrome update

Hackers have compromised WordPress-based websites of corporate sites and news blogs to plant backdoors onto victim’s systems. Compromised websites redirect victims to phishing sites.

Android malware intercepts 2FA codes from banks

Android malware intercepts 2FA codes from banks

TrickMo malware steals transaction authorisation codes from victims

Critical flaw: New variant of the Mirai malware is 'trivial-to-exploit'

Critical flaw: New variant of the Mirai malware is 'trivial-to-exploit'

A flaw found last month is used by hackers to compromise and controlZyxel NAS devices under attack from Mukashi Mirai variant

Ransomware up 36%: Healthcare can't rely on the kindness of hackers during coronavirus outbreak

Ransomware up 36%: Healthcare can't rely on the kindness of hackers during coronavirus outbreak

Cyber-criminals say they won’t attack healthcare IT systems, but security pros expect ransomware onslaught to continue - with attacks up 36% says Positive report: Avast, Twitter act to aid public.

Intel processors vulnerable to new Snoop hack

Intel processors vulnerable to new Snoop hack

Difficult to exploit, new flaw discovered in Intel processors could allow hackers to steal data from the CPU's cache memory.

Coronavirus test results delayed by cyber-attack on Czech hospital

Coronavirus test results delayed by cyber-attack on Czech hospital

Hackers launched cyber-attack on a hospital in Czech Republic, stalling dozens of coronavirus test results

WordPress plugin vulnerability enables hackers inject malicious code

WordPress plugin vulnerability enables hackers inject malicious code

WordPress plugin for creating and deploying popups contains flaws that allow hackers to inject malicious JavaScript code into such popups