Stay safe online - 2017-12-11

Is WannaCry Back? Suspicious ransomware attack hit LG Electronics

LG Electronics were hit by ransomware that uses the identical code as WannaCry. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 21, 2017  

2017 Q2 IT trends: ransomware reigns 

Gloomy moods in the cyber space. When it comes to cyber security, it is difficult to find a spot which would not be affected by computer viruses in one or another way.More
News Viruses and parasites   August 18, 2017  

Want to book a taxi? Faketoken Trojan might steal your credit card details and record your calls

Cyber criminals now target users of taxi applications. Taxi applications are used by millions of people daily.More
News   August 17, 2017  

Criminals behind Locky and Mamba ransomware are back in business

The most dangerous cyber criminals do not take a break - new ransomware attacks spotted in August 2017. More
News   August 16, 2017  

Mughthesec malware forces Mac OS users to reinstall their OS

The age for Mac OS malware is coming. As surprising as it may seem, this time we are not talking about scam malware or ransomware oriented at Windows OS users.More
News Viruses and parasites   August 14, 2017  

Ukrainian police arrest suspected Petya.A distributor

In the pursuit of Petya developers. While the global virtual community still calculates the losses inflicted by the NotPetya/Petya.A attack, the very malware seems to contain more secrets to unravel.More
News Security   August 11, 2017  

Locky returns: the new variant called Diablo6 spreads via malspam

Locky comes back with a new version on August. On August 9th security researcher discovered the new variant of the infamous Locky ransomware actively spreading via malicious spam emails - Diablo6 ransomware virus.More
News Viruses and parasites   August 10, 2017  

August Patch Tuesday: Microsoft fixed 48 security vulnerabilities

This month’s security bulletin covers security updates for Windows and other Microsoft products. More
News Security   August 09, 2017  

Hackers keep phishing Chrome Extension Developers

When good Chrome extensions go bad. If your Chrome browser is loaded with diverse extensions or you happen to be an extension developer yourself, then the news about increasing phishing attacks on Chrome add-ons should certainly become a concern to you. More
News Spam and phishing   August 08, 2017  

6 steps to survive the next NotPetya/FakeCry attack

Both NotPetya and FakeCry proved to be something different than they seemed to be at the first sight. More
News Security   August 07, 2017  

WannaCry kill switch founder detained on suspicions he might be the creator of Kronos Banking Trojan

A hero or a crook? MalwareTech impact on WannaCry attacks. More
News   August 04, 2017  

“Invisible Man” Android banking malware spreads as Flash Player

Fake Flash Player was noticed spreading new Android malware in 23 countries. More
News Viruses and parasites   August 03, 2017  

Amazon Echo can be turned into a secret spying tool

Physical attack can turn Amazon Echo into a microphone. British researchers found out that Amazon Echo speaker can be turned into a spying tool.More
News Security   August 02, 2017  

Hackers leak Game of Thrones script and some HBO episodes

HBO "white hat" hackers break into HBO and steals 1.5 TB of data, including Game of Thrones scripts. More
News   August 01, 2017  

Chinese researchers discover zero-day vulnerabilities in Tesla’s Model X

IoT expands way beyond the web-controlled fridges. Some call electric-powered and eco-friendly vehicles the future of the transportation industry and companies like Tesla Motors are working towards making this future arrive sooner.More
News Security   July 31, 2017  
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