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WannaCry continues to wreak havoc worldwide - Honda, RedFlex among the victims

WannaCry continues to wreak havoc worldwide - Honda, RedFlex among the victims

More than a month after the first WannaCry outbreak, the virus continues to infect machines worldwide Almost everyone heard about the initial WannaCry cyber attack that started on May 12. More
Spyware News  2017-06-22
Cyber attack suspected behind sudden Skype outage

Cyber attack suspected behind sudden Skype outage

Skype services stopped working on June 19th If you’ve been on the Internet these last couple of days, you most likely noticed all the buzz about the major Skype outages that reportedly started on June 19th and are continuing today . More
Spyware News  2017-06-21

South Korean web hosting company paid $1 million after ransomware attack

South Korean web hosting company paid $1 million after ransomware attack

Negotiation with cyber criminals helped to decrease the size of the ransom South Korean web hosting company Nayana agreed to pay the ransom after Erebus ransomware attack on 10th of June. More
General Spyware News  2017-06-20
Looking for an easy way to back up your files? Meet Google‘s Backup and Sync feature

Looking for an easy way to back up your files? Meet Google‘s Backup and Sync feature

The importance of backup has been long discussed in the online media. More
Spyware News  2017-06-19
Computer risks do differ: major cyber hazards in a nutshell

Computer risks do differ: major cyber hazards in a nutshell

Cyber threats are more serious than most people think Rumors have it that cyber threats do not really sting us. More
Security Spyware News  2017-06-16

Paypal phishing site asks for a selfie as it steals your information

Paypal phishing site asks for a selfie as it steals your information

Scammers ask victims to take photo of themselves holding ID and credit card to "verify the identity" PayPal users were always the primary targets for cybercriminals. More
Spyware News  2017-06-16
North Korean government-sponsored hacker group believed to be behind worldwide cyber attacks

North Korean government-sponsored hacker group believed to be behind worldwide cyber attacks

North Korean-sponsored malware terrorized the world for nearly a decade FBI and U.S. More
Security Spyware News  2017-06-15

June’s Patch Tuesday: 96 vulnerabilities that have to be fixed on your computer

June’s Patch Tuesday: 96 vulnerabilities that have to be fixed on your computer

Microsoft released critical and important updates for Windows Microsoft released security patches for 96 security vulnerabilities in Windows operating system, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge web browser, Office products, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Uniscribe, and Windows Graphics. More
Security Spyware News  2017-06-14
It is that time of the year! Free flight ticket scam spreads on Facebook

It is that time of the year! Free flight ticket scam spreads on Facebook

The scam goes viral on Facebook Recently, you might have seen posts on Facebook about major airline companies, such as Delta, AirAsia or Emirates Airlines offering airline ticket giveaways. More
SambaCry malware enrolls infected Linux systems into a cryptocurrency mining botnet

SambaCry malware enrolls infected Linux systems into a cryptocurrency mining botnet

Attackers use SambaCry vulnerability to infect Linux systems with cryptocurrency miner Not a long ago, news broke about the fearsome Windows exploit dubbed EternalBlue. More
Spyware News  2017-06-12

An inside job: 20 Apple employees detained for selling users' personal data on the black market

An inside job: 20 Apple employees detained for selling users' personal data on the black market

Chinese authorities have issued a public announcement which revealed that a total of 22 people had been arrested for the alleged trading of users’ personal data on the black market . More
General Spyware News  2017-06-09
Hackers exploit PowerShell commands to download malware from PowerPoint file

Hackers exploit PowerShell commands to download malware from PowerPoint file

Probably, everyone has heard about dangers that might hide under the “Enable Macros” button in the Microsoft Word document that has unexpectedly shown up in one of the received emails. More

Hackers turn to malvertising to revive exploit kits

Hackers turn to malvertising to revive exploit kits

While the issue of malicious advertisements has been an occasional topic on the cyber space, neither IT experts nor ordinary netizens regarded malvertising as a serious threat to cyber security and online privacy. More
14-year-old Japanese teen arrested for developing crypto-ransomware

14-year-old Japanese teen arrested for developing crypto-ransomware

Police arrests 14-year-old Japanese ransomware creator Japanese authorities have recently arrested their first-ever ransomware author who turns out to be a citizen of Japan. More
Spyware News  2017-06-06
Researchers uncover connections between Russian Dark Web market store and Jaff ransomware

Researchers uncover connections between Russian Dark Web market store and Jaff ransomware

Security researchers have recently made an unexpected discovery as they uncovered a Russian Dark Web market store evidently hosted on the same server as the infamous Jaff ransomware. More
Security Spyware News  2017-06-05

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