Tag: Fake

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers
Android, google

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers

The Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking group has been caught repeatedly uploading fake and modified Android apps to Google’s Play Store. . Fake Android apps uploaded to ... Read More

Fake Steam Skin Giveaway Site Steals your Login Credentials
Security Update

Fake Steam Skin Giveaway Site Steals your Login Credentials

A fake Steam skin giveaway site has been created that states it gives away news skins every day, but in reality it just steals your login ... Read More

Black Friday Shoppers Targeted By Scams and Fake Domains
Black Friday, Black Hat 2019

Black Friday Shoppers Targeted By Scams and Fake Domains

Cybercriminals are tapping in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers with an array of scams and malware - including domain impersonation, social media giveaway ... Read More

Fake Voicemail/Office 365 Attack Targets Enterprise Execs
Black Hat 2019, email

Fake Voicemail/Office 365 Attack Targets Enterprise Execs

Executives at high-profile companies are being targeted by a fake voicemail campaign hunting for Office 365 credentials. . Fake Voicemail/Office 365 Attack Targets Enterprise Execs ... Read More

ThreatList: Sharp Increase in Fake Mobile Apps Impersonating Legit Ones
Android, Apple

ThreatList: Sharp Increase in Fake Mobile Apps Impersonating Legit Ones

Consumers don't vet apps well enough to mitigate mobile threat risk, according to the latest mobile-threat report from RiskIQ . ThreatList: Sharp Increase in Fake ... Read More

Facebook pulls fake news networks linked to Russia and Iran
2020 US presidential elections, BLMNews

Facebook pulls fake news networks linked to Russia and Iran

It took down four foreign interference campaigns and announced initiatives to prevent foreign interference in US elections. . Facebook pulls fake news networks linked to ... Read More

Hackers use fake UpdraftPlus plugins to backdoor WordPress websites
article, cybersecurity

Hackers use fake UpdraftPlus plugins to backdoor WordPress websites

Malicious actors utilize fake plugins with backdoor capabilities that hide in plain sight to compromise and maintain the access to WordPress websites, and to upload ... Read More

Hackers Backdoor Sites by Hiding Fake WordPress Plugins
Security Update

Hackers Backdoor Sites by Hiding Fake WordPress Plugins

Malicious plugins that hide in plain sight and act as backdoors are used by attackers to gain and maintain a foothold on WordPress websites, and ... Read More

Fake WordPress Plugin Comes with Cryptocurrency Mining Function
Security Update

Fake WordPress Plugin Comes with Cryptocurrency Mining Function

Malicious plugins for WordPress websites are being used not just to maintain access on the compromised server but also to mine for cryptocurrency. Researchers at ... Read More