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Stealing Windows credentials using Google Chrome
Similar attacks have been demonstrated using Internet Explorer and Edge, but being able to do this with a (very popular) third party browser increases the chances of this being used in the wild by a lot. Chrome uses a technique called MIME-sniffing for files with a text or text-like content...
Should SaaS Companies Publish Customers Lists?
A few weeks back, HR and financial management firm Workday.com sent a security advisory to customers warning that crooks were sending targeted malware phishing attacks at customers. At the same time, Workday is publishing on its site a list of more than 800 companies that use its services, making it relatively simple...
Beware of “HoeflerText Font Wasn’t Found” Malware in Firefox
The malicious scam campaign, "The 'HoeflerText' font wasn't found," is back, which was previously targeting Google Chrome users to trick them into installing ransomware on their computers. This time the campaign has been re-designed to target Mozilla Firefox users with a banking trojan, called Zeus Panda. Interestingly, the attackers behind this...
Your Personal Information stolen? What Can You Do Now?
There are several different types of malware that look for interesting information on an infected computer and transmit that information to the threat actor. Identifying and removing the malware is our job, but what do you need to do yourself to control the aftermath? To answer that question it’s important...
How did the WannaCry Ransomworm spread?
Security researchers have had a busy week since the WannaCry ransomware outbreak that wreaked havoc on computers worldwide. News of the infection and the subsequent viral images showing everything from large display terminals to kiosks being affected created pandemonium in ways that haven’t been seen since possibly the MyDoom worm...
Fraudsters Exploited Lax Security at Equifax’s TALX Payroll Division
Identity thieves who specialize in tax refund fraud had big help this past tax year from Equifax, one of the nation’s largest consumer data brokers and credit bureaus. The trouble stems from TALX, an Equifax subsidiary that provides online payroll, HR and tax services. Equifax says crooks were able to reset...
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