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Stay safe online - 2017-07-29

“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
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   July 27, 2017  

Persistent CryptoMix ransomware gets livelier than ever before

CryptoMix developers are determined to embed their names in the ransomware history Though CryptoMix ransomware did not receive such global notorious fame as Locky or Cerber and the malware itself might not be as aggressive as the latter crypto threats, however, its story is no less intriguing. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   July 21, 2017  

LeakerLocker ransomware found in two Google Play Store apps

Google Play Store takes down two malicious apps that contained LeakerLocker ransomware According to Android, all applications undergo a rigorous security testing before they make it to the Google Play Store. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   July 10, 2017  

Petya developers release master decryption key while NotPetya victims are still counting their losses

Criminals give away decryption key for all three Petya virus versions Christmas came early for the Petya ransomware victims as the official developers of the virus, who call themselves Janus Cybercrime Solutions, have released master decryption key capable of decrypting all Petya virus variants . More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   July 07, 2017  

Petya/NotPetya ransomware deletes data? No, it’s something different

Petna/NotPetya grants more riddles for IT experts Like after the assault of WannaCry, the world has to find ways how to recover from Petya/ExPetr/NotPetya attack as well. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   June 29, 2017  

Another global ransomware attack: Petya or NotPetya?

New ransomware hits businesses, governmental institutions, and infrastructure Just a few weeks after the massive WannaCry attack, a new ransomware hit companies and industries in Europe and the United States. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   June 28, 2017  

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
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   June 08, 2017  

Chinese company is responsible for infecting 250 million computers worldwide

Over 250 million computer users all around the world have been infected with Fireball malware. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   June 02, 2017  

Games downloaded from Google Play store infected 36.5 million users with malware

Online security researchers at Checkpoint have recently come across a zero-day malware dubbed Judy which was being distributed on the popular mobile download platform Google Play. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   May 30, 2017  

Developers of WannaCry are expected to launch DDoS attack

There’s no doubt that WannaCry ransomware is the worst what has happened this year to the online community. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   May 29, 2017  

Recently discovered EternalRocks worm employs 7 NSA hacking tools

Recently emerged EternalRocks network worm might become even a bigger cyber threat than WannaCry ransomware. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   May 23, 2017  

Adylkuzz crypto-miner exploited EternalBlue and DoublePulsar weeks before WannaCry

While the Internet was booming with numerous reports about the WannaCry attacks , another malicious program called Adylkuzz managed to pass by without major media coverage. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   May 18, 2017  

Could Lazarus hackers be behind WannaCry attack?

After the storm of WannaCry or Wana Crypt0r has slightly subsided, cyber security specialists have more time to investigate the origins and the identity of the culprit. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   May 16, 2017  

How to survive WannaCry attack?

The cyber-attack launched on Friday, 12 May 2017 unquestionably made WannaCry ransomware hit the headlines of all the main news sites. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   May 15, 2017  

SLocker ransomware comes back and puts Android users at even bigger risk

The online community started talking about SLocker ransomware in the middle of 2016. More
Spyware News Viruses and parasites   May 11, 2017  
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