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Free VPN apps on Google Play turned Android phones into proxies

Over 15 free VPN apps on Google Play were found using a malicious software development kit that turned Android devices into unwitting residential proxies, likely used for cybercrime and shopping bots. [...]
Bleepingcomputer 27 Mar 2024 521 Views

Hackers poison source code from largest Discord bot platform

The Discord bot community with over 170,000 members has been impacted by a supply-chain attack aiming to infect developers with malware that steals sensitive information. [...]
Bleepingcomputer 26 Mar 2024 517 Views

It's not just you: ChatGPT is down for many worldwide

OpenAI's ChatGPT is down for many people worldwide, with users facing multiple problems, including being unable to access their accounts, having their chat history come up empty, and the chat screens not loading properly. [...]
Bleepingcomputer 26 Mar 2024 441 Views

Google's new AI search results promotes sites pushing malware, scams

Google's new AI-powered 'Search Generative Experience' algorithms recommend scam sites that redirect visitors to unwanted Chrome extensions, fake iPhone giveaways, browser spam subscriptions, and tech support scams. [...]
Bleepingcomputer 25 Mar 2024 384 Views

Mozilla Fixes Two Firefox Zero-Day Bugs Exploited at Pwn2Own

Mozilla fixed the security flaws in Firefox 124..1 and Firefox ESR 115.9.1 to block potential remote code execution attacks targeting unpatched web browsers on desktop devices.
Cyware News 23 Mar 2024 383 Views

Here's why Twitter sends you to a different site than what you clicked

Users of the social media platform X (formerly Twitter) have often been left puzzled when they click on a post with an external link but arrive at an entirely unexpected website from the one displayed in the post.
Bleeping Computer 21 Mar 2024 539 Views

New ‘Loop DoS’ attack may impact up to 300,000 online systems

A new denial-of-service attack dubbed 'Loop DoS' targeting application layer protocols can pair network services into an indefinite communication loop that creates large volumes of traffic.
Bleeping Computer 21 Mar 2024 441 Views

TeamCity Flaw Leads to Surge in Ransomware, Cryptomining, and RAT Attacks

Multiple threat actors are exploiting the recently disclosed security flaws in JetBrains TeamCity software to deploy ransomware, cryptocurrency miners, Cobalt Strike beacons, and a Golang-based remote access trojan called Spark RAT.
The Hacker News 21 Mar 2024 8198 Views

APIs Drive the Majority of Internet Traffic and Cybercriminals are Taking Advantage

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are the connective tissue behind digital modernization, helping applications and databases exchange data more effectively. The State of API Security in 2024 Report from Imperva, a Thales company, found that the majority of internet traffic (71%) in...
The Hacker News 20 Mar 2024 8744 Views

Cheating Hack Halts Apex Legends E-Sports Tourney

Electronic Arts is trying to track down the RCE exploit that allowed hackers to inject cheats into games during the recent Apex Legends Global Series. [...]
Dark Reading 20 Mar 2024 319 Views