Stay safe online - 2017-12-12

Imgur finds out about the 3-year-old data breach

Imgur warns its users about the data breach. On November 23 2017, Imgur received an unexpected email message from a security researcher who warned the company about the data breach.More
News Security   November 27, 2017  

5 steps to protect your company from ransomware attack

No IT skills are needed to infect servers with ransomware. More
News Security   November 26, 2017  

400 world's popular sites log everything you type

They spy on you more than you think. There’s no secret that anonymity and absolute privacy are non-existent ideas on the Internet.More
News Security   November 25, 2017  

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
News Viruses and parasites   November 24, 2017  

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
News Viruses and parasites   November 23, 2017  

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   November 22, 2017  

CCleaner bundled Avast Free Antivirus to its installer

Avast Free Antivirus comes together with CCleaner in not the most appropriate way. More
Anti-spyware software News   November 21, 2017  

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
News Viruses and parasites   November 20, 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   November 19, 2017  

Cyber threat forecasts for 2018

The business sector – constant target for malware developers. More
News Security   November 18, 2017  

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
News Viruses and parasites   November 17, 2017  

8 malicious apps were detected on the Google Play store

Corrupted applications drop a multi-stage malware on Android devices. More
News Security   November 16, 2017  

Ordinypt ransomware destroys files in German companies

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

Despite fears of cyber espionage, Barclays continues promoting Kaspersky products

Barclays will continue offering Kaspersky anti-virus giveaways. More
News Security   November 14, 2017  

Government of Spring Hill faces ransomware attack

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