Enlarge (credit: Kit / Flickr) A deceptively simple malware attack has stolen a wide array of credentials from thousands of computers over the past few weeks and continues to steal more, a researcher warned on Tuesday. The ongoing attack is the latest wave of Separ, a credential stealer that has been known to exist since […]
More than 500,000 people downloaded games on the Google Play Store that were infected with nasty malware — here are the 13 apps affected (GOOG, GOOGL)
Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Google has removed several games from its Play Store for containing malware. The games, which were all driving simulators, required users to download an extra app that could then gain full network access to a user’s device. If you’ve downloaded one of the apps, your best bet is to factory reset your […]
Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels) Payment card skimming that steals consumers’ personal information from e-commerce sites has become a booming industry over the past six months, with high-profile attacks against Ticketmaster, British Airways, Newegg, and Alex Jones’ InfoWars, to name just a few. In a sign of the times, security researcher Jérôme Segura found two competing groups […]
Recounts to decide Florida’s next governor and senator have been tainted by foul play, Donald Trump has claimed, sparking accusations that the president is undermining the democratic process by pushing conspiracies. Ascending once again to his presidential Twitter pulpit, Donald Trump wrote on Monday that the Florida recounts were a sham and that the elections […]
British officials say a health worker involved in treating a patient with monkeypox has been infected with the rare disease, suggesting possible lapses in the hospital’s infection control procedures.
Health experts are warning that the potentially lethal parasitic disease spread by ‘kissing bugs’ has taken hold in the US, with more than 300,000 Americans contracting it. The Chagas disease, which used to be contained in Central and South America (infecting at least eight million people) has reached the US, infecting hundreds of thousands across […]
Connoisseurs say that the taste of cheese improves with age – but what if it was left to age for 3,200 years? Archaeologists in Egypt now have the chance to find out, but it comes with an unexpected bonus: deadly ancient bacteria. A team from the University of Catania in Italy found the cheese at […]
Enlarge (credit: Rainway) Tens of thousands of Fortnite players have been infected by malware that hijacks encrypted Web sessions so it can inject fraudulent ads into every website a user visits, an executive with a game-streaming service said Monday. Rainway CEO Andrew Sampson said in a blog post that company engineers first detected the mass […]
FOUR in five Britons infected with hepatitis B do not even know they have it, a study warned.
NITS are tiny brown insects that live in human hair. Signs of head lice infestation include itchy heads and finding tiny white eggs in your hair.