Doug Olenick

Recent articles by Doug Olenick

Malicious Chrome extension hijacks Gmail, Facebook accounts

Malicious Chrome extension hijacks Gmail, Facebook accounts

Ambitious malware registers newly created domains in victim's name.
Doug Olenick Oct 16 2017, 11:47AM Security
Kaspersky denies report its software was used to hack NSA

Kaspersky denies report its software was used to hack NSA

Report claims Russians targeted contractor using Kaspersky products.
Doug Olenick Oct 9 2017, 11:12AM Security
Remotely locked Apple devices hit by ransomware

Remotely locked Apple devices hit by ransomware

Most likely using stolen iCloud credentials.
Doug Olenick Sep 22 2017, 6:06AM Security
Cyber experts missed chance to pre-empt WannaCry: report

Cyber experts missed chance to pre-empt WannaCry: report

If only researchers had paid more attention to Shadow Brokers dump.
Doug Olenick Aug 10 2017, 6:44AM Security
Passwords possibly swiped from OneLogin

Passwords possibly swiped from OneLogin

Unauthorised person accessed database.
Doug Olenick Jun 4 2017, 6:37PM Security
Microsoft's new Patch Tuesday gets mixed reviews

Microsoft's new Patch Tuesday gets mixed reviews

Security bulletins replaced with updates guide.
Doug Olenick Apr 19 2017, 3:21PM Security
Phishing campaign uses myGov to pull personal information

Phishing campaign uses myGov to pull personal information

Campaign mirrors the real site.
Doug Olenick Mar 6 2017, 6:58AM Security
Apple issues patches to most of its products

Apple issues patches to most of its products

Vulnerabilities on iCloud could lead to memory corruption.
Doug Olenick Jan 25 2017, 12:58PM Software
Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers

Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers

Haven't even been rolled out yet.
Doug Olenick Sep 26 2016, 9:56AM Security
Lost devices is the leading cause of data breaches

Lost devices is the leading cause of data breaches

Financial sector targeted.
Doug Olenick Aug 30 2016, 12:30PM Security
Dropbox users details may have been compromised

Dropbox users details may have been compromised

Recommends users to change credentials.
Doug Olenick Aug 29 2016, 11:25AM Cloud
Australian teen let off hook after DDoS campaign

Australian teen let off hook after DDoS campaign

Initiated denial of service attacks against Commonwealth Bank.
Doug Olenick Aug 23 2016, 8:51PM Security
Hacker reportedly selling 200 million Yahoo user credentials

Hacker reportedly selling 200 million Yahoo user credentials

Digital giant faces massive data breach.
Doug Olenick Aug 3 2016, 11:50AM Security
Ransomware most dominant malware ever

Ransomware most dominant malware ever

Most costly malware ever.
Doug Olenick Jul 27 2016, 7:48PM Security
New ransomware hits Google Docs

New ransomware hits Google Docs

CuteRansomware is anything but soft and cuddly.
Doug Olenick Jul 14 2016, 5:51PM Security
Cloud aggregator Datadog breached

Cloud aggregator Datadog breached

Tells users to reset passwords.
Doug Olenick Jul 12 2016, 11:31AM Security
Android 7.0 Nougat will block screenlock ransomware

Android 7.0 Nougat will block screenlock ransomware

Google to put in defensive measure.
Doug Olenick Jul 6 2016, 3:37PM Security
Webcams, IoT gadgets hijacked to launch DDoS attacks

Webcams, IoT gadgets hijacked to launch DDoS attacks

LizardStresser enslaves devices.
Doug Olenick Jul 5 2016, 11:00PM Security
Ransomware hits Office 365

Ransomware hits Office 365

Millions potentially exposed to 'Cerber' zero-day.
Doug Olenick Jun 28 2016, 11:48AM Security
Malware steals data through a computer's cooling fans

Malware steals data through a computer's cooling fans

A lot of effort.
Doug Olenick Jun 28 2016, 11:43AM Security

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