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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No privacy for mobile users?

Due to occasional scandals about data leaks, each of us starts questioning whether it is possible to stay anonymous or at least protect personal data. More
Security Spyware News   2017-06-01

10 mobile security tips for summer holidays

Your long-awaited dream holiday is just around the corner, and we are sure that you have already prepared your smartphone for it. More
Security Spyware News   2017-05-31

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

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

The end of AES_NI ransomware? The hacker publishes decryption keys

While most of the cases, virus researchers are the ones who release long-awaited ransomware decryption keys, in the case of AES-NI ransomware, things are vice versa. More
General Spyware News   2017-05-26

Scammers are quick to exploit WannaCry ransomware fears

The cyber attack launched on 12 May 2017 attracted a lot of media attention, and considering how successful the attack was, there is no doubt that it caused mass hysteria. More
Spyware News   2017-05-25

Hackers endanger movie lovers by embedding malware into subtitle files

Movie streaming via torrent-like services is an unethical, copyright-infringing and quite risky activity in itself and it has just become even more dangerous as the subtitle files with embedded malicious scripts were spotted circling the web. More
Security Spyware News   2017-05-24

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
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