Initially created to help political dissidents bypass traffic restrictions and hide their online activity from authoritarian governments, the Tor anonymity network has long since become a great tool for cyber crooks to hide their criminal activities and infrastructure.
Researchers from German antivirus company G Data have discovered and analyzed a complex rootkit with spying capabilities and believe that it has been created and employed by Russian-speaking hackers working for a nation-state.
Popular domain registrar and web hosting service Namecheap has been having trouble with an unexpected DDoS attack targeting 300 or so domains on two of their their DNS nameservers.
University of Maryland is the latest higher learning institution to have suffered a data breach of considerable scope and proportions, as nearly 310,000 records of staff and students have been copied and exfiltrated from its networks.
Extremely well-made fake notifications claiming the recipients' PayPal transaction was declined are doing rounds and trying to trick users sharing personal and financial information.
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