New Malware Campaign Targets Linux and Web Apps to Install Crypto-Mining Software
Security researchers have identified a new campaign pushing malware that targets Linux devices and specific web applications with the purpose of deploying crypto-mining apps. Taking over hardware to deploy crypto-mining apps is not uncommon. Criminals try to compromise systems so they can work from them to cut operational costs. Crypto mining is an expensive endeavor, and using other people's systems reduces almost all costs. Criminals tend to follow a similar path, and it starts by identifyin
What Is a VPN, How Does It Protect Me, and What Cool Perks Does it Offer?
Virtual Private Network use has soared during the pandemic. Everyone from students to corporate employees to government workers was forced to employ VPN to access digital assets remotely and meet security protocols. While the pandemic itself has been a drag for everyone, it also drew attention to the ever-growing threat of cyberattacks when connecting to the web without the proper security layers. Now, VPN is an instrumental aspect of our lives. A VPN enables users to send and receive data acro
Epik Data Breach Affects 15 Million Customer and Non-Costumers. Are You a Victim?
On September 13, Epik, a known domain registrar, was allegedly breached by Anonymous hacktivists, who leaked over 150 GB of stolen data online. The news took the company by surprise. In an initial statement, Epik said it was not aware of any breach. However, on September 18, the hosting company tweeted a security notice. "On September 15, we confirmed that certain customer account information for our domain-related systems was accessed and downloaded by unauthorized parties," Epik said [https: