Russian hackers have stolen over 250 million usernames and passwords for popular email providers, including Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, Russia's own Mail.ru as well as Chinese and German accounts.
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Most security reports that are put out by IT security companies are basically thinly veiled advertisements for a service that they provide. However, every year Verizon puts out a comprehensive one of their own that lays out the state of internet security and data breaches.
So far in 2016 has been a continuous onslaught of ransomware. In the first quarter of this year alone there has been quadruple the number of attacks from the same time period last year.
We recently told you about a new piece of ransomware called CryptXXX from the cybergang behind the Reveton malware. It turns out that security experts have now been able to decrypt files after a CryptXXX infection.
The cybergang behind the Reveton malware and chief rival to the group behind Locky, have decided to get into the ransomware business with a hybrid version of their own.
Hackers have developed a new trick in order to steal the person information of iPhones users via text message.
There’s a new form of malware hitting Point of Sale (PoS) terminals in order to steal users’ credit card information. Being called Multigrain, it then send the information back to the criminals who made it using the Domain Name System (DNS).