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Stay safe online - 2024-04-12

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
News   2017-05-25

Malware might attack movie lovers from 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
News Security   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
News Viruses and parasites   2017-05-23

98% of WannaCry ransomware victims were Windows 7 users

The cyber attack using WannaCry ransomware was launched a little earlier than a week ago now, and analysis and research by cyber security experts bring more and more facts to the table. More
News   2017-05-22

French researchers release a free WannaCry decryption tool

WannaCry ransomware shook the entire world on May 12, 2017, when cybercriminals used in a massive cyber attack that affected hundreds of thousands computers worldwide. More
News Security   2017-05-19

Adylkuzz miner exploited EternalBlue and DoublePulsar before WannaCry

While the Internet was booming with numerous reports about the WannaCry attacks , another malicious program called Adylkuzz managed to pass by without major media coverage. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-05-18

Hackers leaked "Pirates Of The Caribbean 5" on Torrent sites

Online piracy became an issue in the digital world as soon as first file-sharing programs became available on World Wide Web. More
General News   2017-05-17

Could Lazarus hackers be behind WannaCry attack?

After the storm of WannaCry or Wana Crypt0r has slightly subsided, cyber security specialists have more time to investigate the origins and the identity of the culprit. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-05-16

How to survive WannaCry attack?

The cyber-attack launched on Friday, 12 May 2017 unquestionably made WannaCry ransomware hit the headlines of all the main news sites. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-05-15

SLocker ransomware comes back: Android users are at risk

The online community started talking about SLocker ransomware in the middle of 2016. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-05-11

Opera presents quick access to FB Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram

The new image of Opera 45 browser intrigues not only its long-time users but may attract new ones. More
General News   2017-05-10

Legitimate software download server was hacked to push Proton Trojan

Developers of an open-source video ripping and conversion software Handbrake issued a report earlier this month, informing users about a security infringement which has affected one of the software download servers. More
News Security   2017-05-09

New computer worm spreads as invitation to Google Docs

After Skype spam campaign has dashed away, felons do not miss a chance to exploit every small detail for their advantage. More
News Spam and phishing   2017-05-08

TorrentLocker is back with campaigns targeting Denmark

TorrentLocker ransomware virus, which is also known as fake Crypt0l0cker, has been disappearing and emerging again since 2015. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-05-05

Firefox users should be aware of HoeflerText scam too

Not so long ago misleading "HoeflerText font was not found” ads has been spotted spreading Spora ransomware virus. More
News Viruses and parasites   2017-05-04