Archive for the ‘Cyber Attack’ Category

8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

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8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

Posted in Browser extensions, browser security, Chrome exploit, chrome extension, Cyber Attack, hacking news | Comments (0)

8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

Posted in Browser extensions, browser security, Chrome exploit, chrome extension, Cyber Attack, hacking news | Comments (0)

8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

Posted in Browser extensions, browser security, Chrome exploit, chrome extension, Cyber Attack, hacking news | Comments (0)

Warning: Two Dangerous Ransomware Are Back – Protect Your Computers

August 15th, 2017

Ransomware has been around for a few years but has become an albatross around everyone’s neck—from big businesses and financial institutions to hospitals and individuals worldwide—with cyber criminals making millions of dollars.

In just past few months, we saw a scary strain of ransomware attacks including WannaCry, Petya and LeakerLocker, which made chaos worldwide by shutting down hospitals

Posted in Cyber Attack, file encryption, hacking news, Locky ransomware, Mamba ransomware, ransomware attack, Ransomware Decryption Key, ransomware malware, Uncategorized | Comments (0)

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

August 10th, 2017

Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotPetya) — the same computer virus that massively hit numerous businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different parts of Europe around 45 days ago.

However, the story is not as simple as it seems, which portrayed this man as a criminal. I

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New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends

July 13th, 2017

After WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, a scary (but rather creative) new strain of ransomware is spreading via bogus apps on the Google Play Store, this time targeting Android mobile users.

Dubbed LeakerLocker, the Android ransomware does not encrypt files on victim’s device, unlike traditional ransomware, rather it secretly collects personal images, messages and browsing history and

Posted in Android hacking, Android Malware, android ransomware, Cyber Attack, hacking android phone, hacking news, ransomware, ransomware malware, web browsing history | Comments (0)

New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends

July 13th, 2017

After WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, a scary (but rather creative) new strain of ransomware is spreading via bogus apps on the Google Play Store, this time targeting Android mobile users.

Dubbed LeakerLocker, the Android ransomware does not encrypt files on victim’s device, unlike traditional ransomware, rather it secretly collects personal images, messages and browsing history and

Posted in Android hacking, Android Malware, android ransomware, Cyber Attack, hacking android phone, hacking news, ransomware, ransomware malware, web browsing history | Comments (0)

[Video] Ukrainian Police Seize Servers of Software Firm Linked to NotPetya Cyberattack

July 5th, 2017

Ukrainian National Police has released a video showing officers raiding company of M.E.Doc accounting software makers, whose systems have been linked to outbreak of Petya (NotPetya) ransomware that recently infected computers of several major companies worldwide.

On 4th July, masked police officers from Ukrainian anti-cybercrime unit — carrying shotguns and assault rifles — raided the

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UK Teenager, Aged 18, Charged With Running DDoS-For-Hire Service

July 3rd, 2017

A teenage student has been charged with running a supplying malware that was used for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against websites of some of the world’s leading businesses.

Jack Chappell, an 18-year-old teenager from Stockport, is accused of helping cyber criminals with his DDoS booter service (DDoS-for-hire service) to flood millions of websites around the world

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