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Stay safe online - 2017-11-24
Necrus botnet started distributing Scarab ransomware

Necrus botnet started distributing Scarab ransomware

Scarab is updated again and spreads via Necrus botnet. Security experts warn that it’s time to update your backups and be careful with received emails. More
Self-replicating qkG ransomware targets only Word documents

Self-replicating qkG ransomware targets only Word documents

Document-encrypting qkG virus exploits VBA macro. Experts have recently found an entirely different variant of the ransomware — qkG virus. More

Uber paid $100,000 to cover up the major data leak

Uber paid $100,000 to cover up the major data leak

The convenient workaround – paying the hackers. It seems that now misfortune of data breach has descended on Uber, well-known ride-hailing company specializing in driving apps. More
News Security  2017-11-22
CCleaner bundled Avast Free Antivirus to its installer

CCleaner bundled Avast Free Antivirus to its installer

Avast Free Antivirus comes together with CCleaner in not the most appropriate way. More
CryptoMix family received another update - 0000 ransomware virus

CryptoMix family received another update - 0000 ransomware virus

CryptoMix is back with .0000 file extension. Developers of CryptoMix presented two new versions of the ransomware in the middle of November 2017. More

The biggest dangers you can face on Cyber Monday 2017

The biggest dangers you can face on Cyber Monday 2017

Crooks take advantage of online shoppers to profit during Cyber Monday. More
News Spam and phishing  2017-11-19
Cyber threat forecasts for 2018

Cyber threat forecasts for 2018

The business sector – constant target for malware developers. More
News Security  2017-11-18

Terdot is back: Zeus virus spin-off now steals social media data

Terdot is back: Zeus virus spin-off now steals social media data

Updated version of Terdot trojan emerged. Spotted in the middle of 2016 Terdot virus, a variant of infamous Zeus Trojan, is back. More
8 malicious apps were detected on the Google Play store

8 malicious apps were detected on the Google Play store

Corrupted applications drop a multi-stage malware on Android devices. More
News Security  2017-11-16
Ordinypt ransomware destroys files in German companies

Ordinypt ransomware destroys files in German companies

Giselle Wolf’s and Viktoria Henshel’s resumes spread Ordinypt malware. More
News Spam and phishing  2017-11-15

Despite fears of cyber espionage, Barclays continues promoting Kaspersky products

Despite fears of cyber espionage, Barclays continues promoting Kaspersky products

Barclays will continue offering Kaspersky anti-virus giveaways. More
News Security  2017-11-14
Government of Spring Hill faces ransomware attack

Government of Spring Hill faces ransomware attack

City’s computer system was infected with ransomware via corrupted e-mail. More
News Security  2017-11-13

Hackers use phishing to steal Google accounts

Hackers use phishing to steal Google accounts

IT experts report that phishing is still the most effective method to steal credentials. More
News Security  2017-11-12
Black Friday 2017: 6 main tips to avoid scams

Black Friday 2017: 6 main tips to avoid scams

Common scam strategies and tips to avoid getting deceived. More
News Spam and phishing  2017-11-11
Windows Movie Maker scam sneaked into Google search results

Windows Movie Maker scam sneaked into Google search results

Scammer managed to end up in the top Google search results with fake Windows Movie Maker download site. More
News Spam and phishing  2017-11-10

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