Watch out for these scams targeting Amazon customers

Most people are fans of the convenience Amazon brings to online shopping, and that’s precisely what cybercriminals are betting on. Amazon is the largest online marketplace in the world boasting over US$386 billion in revenue in 2020 with 200 million subscribers to its Amazon Prime service just in the United States. And that’s just a … More Watch out for these scams targeting Amazon customers

Popular Wi‑Fi routers still using default passwords making them susceptible to attacks

To mitigate the chances of their Wi-Fi home routers being compromised, users would do well to change the manufacturer’s default access credentials. One in 16 home Wi-Fi routers is still sporting the manufacturer’s default admin password, a recent study conducted by technology website Comparitech revealed. This flaw could allow cybercriminals to conduct all manner of cyberattacks, including … More Popular Wi‑Fi routers still using default passwords making them susceptible to attacks

$38 million worth of gift cards stolen and sold on dark web

Easy to redeem and hard to trace, gift cards remain a hot commodity in the criminal underground. A cybercriminal has sold almost 900,000 gift cards and over 300,000 payment cards on a top-tier cybercrime forum on the dark web. The total value of the cards was claimed to be some US$38 million. The hacker probably gained … More $38 million worth of gift cards stolen and sold on dark web

Beware Android trojan posing as Clubhouse app

The malware can grab login credentials for more than 450 apps and bypass SMS-based two-factor authentication. Cybercriminals are attempting to take advantage of the popularity of Clubhouse to deliver malware that aims to steal users’ login information for a variety of online services, ESET malware researcher Lukas Stefanko has found. Disguised as the (as yet non-existent) Android … More Beware Android trojan posing as Clubhouse app

Warning issued over hackable security cameras

The owners of the vulnerable indoor cameras are advised to unplug the devices immediately. Around 3.5 million security cameras installed in homes and offices mainly in Asia and Europe have serious vulnerabilities that expose the gadgets’ owners to the risk that attackers will spy on them, steal their data or target other devices on the … More Warning issued over hackable security cameras