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Stay safe online - 2017-08-16
Criminals behind Locky and Mamba ransomware are back in business

Criminals behind Locky and Mamba ransomware are back in business

The most dangerous cyber criminals do not take a break - new ransomware attacks spotted in August 2017 Ransomware developers, just like regular people, do not like to spend summer time sitting in front of a computer, so the activity of these malicious viruses usually slows down noticeably during the warm season. More
Spyware News  2017-08-16
Mughthesec malware forces Mac OS users to reinstall their OS

Mughthesec malware forces Mac OS users to reinstall their OS

The age for Mac OS malware is coming As surprising as it may seem, this time we are not talking about scam malware or ransomware oriented at Windows OS users. More

Ukrainian police arrest suspected Petya.A distributor

Ukrainian police arrest suspected Petya.A distributor

In the pursuit of Petya developers While the global virtual community still calculates the losses inflicted by the NotPetya/Petya.A attack, the very malware seems to contain more secrets to unravel. More
Security Spyware News  2017-08-11
Locky returns: the new variant called Diablo6 spreads via malspam

Locky returns: the new variant called Diablo6 spreads via malspam

Locky comes back with a new version on August On August 9th security researcher discovered the new variant of the infamous Locky ransomware actively spreading via malicious spam emails - Diablo6 ransomware virus. More
August Patch Tuesday: Microsoft fixed 48 security vulnerabilities

August Patch Tuesday: Microsoft fixed 48 security vulnerabilities

This month’s security bulletin covers security updates for Windows and other Microsoft products August Patch Tuesday is here. More
Security Spyware News  2017-08-09

Hackers keep phishing Chrome Extension Developers

Hackers keep phishing Chrome Extension Developers

When good Chrome extensions go bad If your Chrome browser is loaded with diverse extensions or you happen to be an extension developer yourself, then the news about increasing phishing attacks on Chrome add-ons should certainly become a concern to you. More
6 steps to survive the next NotPetya/FakeCry attack

6 steps to survive the next NotPetya/FakeCry attack

Both NotPetya and FakeCry proved to be something different than they seemed to be at the first sight Thousands of computer users were doomed by the massive ransomware outbreak at the end of June 2017. More
Security Spyware News  2017-08-07

WannaCry kill switch founder detained on suspicions he might be the creator of Kronos Banking Trojan

WannaCry kill switch founder detained on suspicions he might be the creator of Kronos Banking Trojan

A hero or a crook? MalwareTech impact on WannaCry attacks Before hitting the headlines as the suspected developer and distributor of Kronos Banking Trojan, Marcus Hutchins, better known by his screen name MalwareTech, became famous overnight after discovering a kill switch which helped immobilize the infamous WannaCry virus . More
Spyware News  2017-08-04
“Invisible Man” Android banking malware spreads as Flash Player

“Invisible Man” Android banking malware spreads as Flash Player

Fake Flash Player was noticed spreading new Android malware in 23 countries Researchers discovered a new Android banking malware that works as a key-logger. More
Amazon Echo can be turned into a secret spying tool

Amazon Echo can be turned into a secret spying tool

Physical attack can turn Amazon Echo into a microphone British researchers found out that Amazon Echo speaker can be turned into a spying tool. More
Security Spyware News  2017-08-02

Hackers leak Game of Thrones script and some HBO episodes online

Hackers leak Game of Thrones script and some HBO episodes online

HBO "white hat" hackers break into HBO and steals 1.5 TB of data, including Game of Thrones scripts On Monday, July 31st of 2017, HBO confirmed that it became a victim of a cyber attack. More
Spyware News  2017-08-01
Chinese researchers discover zero-day vulnerabilities in Tesla’s Model X

Chinese researchers discover zero-day vulnerabilities in Tesla’s Model X

IoT expands way beyond the web-controlled fridges Some call electric-powered and eco-friendly vehicles the future of the transportation industry and companies like Tesla Motors are working towards making this future arrive sooner. More
Security Spyware News  2017-07-31

ShieldFS might stop ransomware attacks on the computers

ShieldFS might stop ransomware attacks on the computers

Security researchers found a new solution for ransomware prevention Italian researchers revealed good news for computer and Internet users all over the world. More
Security Spyware News  2017-07-28
“Must be funny in the ransomware world”: or how crypto-malware earned $25 million in two years

“Must be funny in the ransomware world”: or how crypto-malware earned $25 million in two years

Ransomware attacks are all about money It has been long since cyber criminals malware ceased to be just a way to entertain hackers. More
Chinese authorities arrest "Fireball" malware operators

Chinese authorities arrest "Fireball" malware operators

Chinese police arrest operators of Fireball malware campaign Chinese authorities have arrested at least 11 individuals who reportedly were working behind Fireball malware campaign. More
Spyware News  2017-07-26

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