Unprotected VOIP Server Exposed Millions of SMS Messages, Call Logs

By: Mohit Kumar

  A California-based Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) services provider VOIPO has accidentally left tens of gigabytes of its customer data, containing millions of call logs, SMS/MMS messages, and plaintext internal system credentials, publicly accessible to anyone without authentication. VOIPo is one of a leading providers of Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) services in the United States offering reseller VoIP, Cloud VoIP, …

City of Del Rio Hit by Ransomware Attack

By: Kacy Zurkus

Another ransomware attack has made headlines with the city of Del Rio, Texas, announcing on January 10, 2019, that the servers at City Hall were disabled, according to a press release. “The first step in addressing the issue, was for the City’s M.I.S. (Management Information Services) Department to isolate the ransomware which necessitated turning off the …

Crypto-Mining, Banking Trojans Top Malware Threats

By: Kacy Zurkus

Crypto-mining malware has again topped the threat index, with Coinhive holding strong in the number one malware threat for the 13th consecutive month, according to the latest Global Threat Index for December 2018, published by Check Point. The threat index looks at the most common active malware variants and trends as cyber criminals evolve toward crypto-mining and multipurpose …