Cyber Attack news headlines trending on Google

The first news that is trending is associated with financial service provider PayPal. News is out that social security numbers of nearly 35,000 users were leaked in a cyber attack that could have emerged from a credential stuffing campaign launched by a state funded actor. According to the update provided by a source from PayPal, […]

PayPal receives a patent against Ransomware attacks

PayPal, an electronic payment processing company of America has recently been awarded a patent for an application technique that could detect ransomware in the early stages of an attack and mitigate its effects on the entire database. As per the sources who are familiar with the developments, PayPal filed for a patent in Sept’16 which […]

Sophisticated Ransomware steals PayPal Credentials

All these days we have seen Ransomware variants encrypting a database and locking down the data access until a ransom in bitcoins or other cryptocurrency is paid. But now, researchers from ‘Malware Hunter Team’ have found that the new malware variant is proficient in further deteriorating the situation by stealing PayPal credentials via a phishing […]

Microsoft, PayPal, and Google top the table of Phishing Email trends

Comodo Cybersecurity, a company which offers threat intelligence and cyber defense services have announced that one in 100 emails received by companies is of Phishing genre. And the most frequently targeted brands are Microsoft(19%) , PayPal(17%) and Google(9.7%). According to the latest Global Threat Report from Comodo Cybersecurity, the three phishing subject-lines ranking at the […]

Cyber Attack leaks personal data of Vision Direct Customers

Vision Direct, a UK based online optical lenses retailer has confirmed that a cyber attack on its database has leaked out personal data of its valuable customers. Sources say that the leaked info includes full name, billing address, email address, password, telephone number, and payment card info- including CVV number & expiry date. Cybersecurity Insiders […]

PayPal survey confirms that Australians are ignoring Mobile Security

American company PayPal which supports digital currency payments and transfers has discovered in the latest survey that Australians are completely ignoring mobile security features, despite the fact that 67% of them use mobile phones for their shopping needs. As per the PayPal research titled mCommerce Index Trends Report Aussies are immensely addicted to their mobile […]

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