FTX says $415 million lost in hack

According to the BBC, collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX says that around $415m (£338m) of crypto has been stolen by hackers. About $323m was hacked from its international exchange and $90m from its US platform since the firm filed for bankruptcy, FTX’s CEO says.FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been accused of stealing billions of dollars from … More FTX says $415 million lost in hack

Tesco Bank not alone in being targeted by Retefe malware

For clarification, this article is focused on providing information on the increased activity of the Retefe banking trojan, which has been targeting various banks, mostly in Switzerland, Austria, and the UK. While this is happening at the same time as news breaking that Tesco Bank suffered a major cyberattack, there is no concrete evidence that … More Tesco Bank not alone in being targeted by Retefe malware

Jamie Oliver website potentially infecting visitors

The website of celebrity TV chef and food activist Jamie Oliver has been compromised with malware for the third time this year, potentially infecting the computers of the site’s visitors, reports The Register. As with the most recent attack in February, the problem stems from malicious links found on all pages of the site, embedded into … More Jamie Oliver website potentially infecting visitors

Mail mimicking Irish names directs users to fake BBC weight loss site

ESET Ireland has received many examples of an email that appears as if a friend is sending you a notification, but the link in it leads to a faked BBC weight loss site, selling bogus products. Another week, another scam. ESET Ireland has been looking at a series of spam emails with unusual “broken” subject … More Mail mimicking Irish names directs users to fake BBC weight loss site

Security Feature: Misplaced trust in trustworthy names?

Just the other day a journalist commented to me, as so many have before, that “surely people can be relatively safe online, if they just avoid dodgy sites” (and by dodgy sites, they usually mean porn or piracy sites). After all the years of telling people about malicious code injections, about drive-by downloads, and about … More Security Feature: Misplaced trust in trustworthy names?