Adware from French runs away and hides on 12M machines

Adware from French runs away and hides on 12M machines

Cisco’s Warren Mercer and Matthew Molyett are warning that software downloaded from sites run by French firm Tuto4PC likely included trojan backdoors. The Borg’s security arm, Talos, thinks some 12 million machines have been infected. The malware-bloated...
Vanity dating site BeautifulPeople popped

Vanity dating site BeautifulPeople popped

A December breach dismissed as minor at the time has turned ugly for dating-for-narcissists site BeautifulPeople. Security researcher and architect of HaveIBeenPwned, Troy Hunt, has told Forbes ‘net scum are now offering data from a million BP users for sale....
If you use Waze, hackers can stalk you

If you use Waze, hackers can stalk you

Millions of drivers use Waze, a Google-owned navigation app, to find the best, fastest route from point A to point B. And according to a new study, all of those people run the risk of having their movements tracked by hackers. Researchers at the University of...
Bangladesh hack ‘targeted bank system software’

Bangladesh hack ‘targeted bank system software’

British defence contractor BAE Systems has claimed bank hackers in Bangladesh targeted software from Swift, a key part of the global financial system. According to a report from the Reuters news agency, BAE made the discovery after investigating the theft of $81...