Viruses and parasites

Stay safe online - 2019-03-19

STOP ransomware variant now incorporates password stealer Azorult

The new strain of STOP ransomware also downloads and installs Azorult, an info-stealing trojan that is capable of harvesting the most sensitive data. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 18, 2019  

Ransomware attack at a medical billing company: 15K patients affected

Ransomware attack at Wolverine Solutions Group leads to thousands of NOCHS patients affected. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 11, 2019  

Banking Trojan horse distributed by using false Google reCAPTCHA

Crooks pretend to be from Google and try to steal users credential data. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 09, 2019  

Pinchy Spider group takes up Big game hunting with GandCrab

The notorious Gandcrab ransomware is going big game hunting: developers and the affiliates now targeting enterprise organizations to increase profits. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 08, 2019  

JCry ransomware utilized in #OpJerusalem campaign against Israeli sites

The attack was meant to compromise thousands of Israeli websites users with JCry ransomware, but the plot failed due to the flaw in the code. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 05, 2019  

Cryptojacking software Coinhive will be terminated next week

Coinhive, a legitimate Monero mining tool that has been abused by malware authors, will be shut down due to economical unviability. More
News Viruses and parasites   March 01, 2019  

Apex Legends mobile app scam: fake download sites distribute malware

Apex Legends fans download malware instead of a promised iOS or Android version of the game. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 28, 2019  

Ransomware encrypts 15 000 patient records in Australian hospital

Cardiology unit at Cabrini Hospital in Malvern experienced ransomware attack that ended in encrypted and compromised patient files. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 27, 2019  

Porn-related malware attacks decreased, but credential theft tripled

While the overall malware attacks on porn sites decreased, Premium-access credentials theft rose by 300%. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 25, 2019  

CracksNow banned from torrent sites for hosting GandCrab ransomware

Previously trusted torrent uploader CracksNow barred from multiple torrent sites for infecting users with GandCrab V5.1 and other malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 19, 2019  

Malware attack affected 100k Alaskan households back in April 2018

Department of Health and Social Services data breach, dating back in Spring 2018, is announced with more victims. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 17, 2019  

Windows .exe file used to infect Macs with data-stealing malware

The malicious .exe file is downloaded from torrent sites, avoids Gatekeeper's detection. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 12, 2019  

Super Mario image utilized to infect Italian users with GandCrab

Malicious actors use Steganography and Mario graphic package to spread GandCrab and other malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 11, 2019  

Linux servers targeted by SpeakUp backdoor that installs miners

The new malware strain abuses remote code execution vulnerabilities and avoids detection. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 05, 2019  

New Mac malware Cookieminer is capable of stealing crypto wallet data

The new Mac threat can steal cookies related to cryptocurrency wallets and then drop crypto-miner on the system to maximize profits. More
News Viruses and parasites   February 01, 2019  
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