Archive for the ‘ransomware’ Category
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One of the world's largest producers of aluminum has been forced to shut down several of its plants across Europe and the U.S. after an "extensive cyber attack" hit its operations, leaving companies' IT systems unusable.
According to a press release shared by Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro today, the company has temporarily shut down several plants and
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It's not at all surprising that downloading movies and software from the torrent network could infect your computer with malware, but it's more heartbreaking when a popular, trusted file uploader goes rogue.
Popular software cracks/keygens uploader "CracksNow," who had trusted status from many torrent sites, has now been banned from several torrent sites after he was repeatedly found
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Security researchers have discovered two separate malware campaigns, one of which is distributing the Ursnif data-stealing trojan and the GandCrab ransomware in the wild, whereas the second one is only infecting victims with Ursnif malware.
Though both malware campaigns appear to be a work of two separate cybercriminal groups, we find many similarities in them. Both attacks start from
Posted in Cyber Attack, GandCrab ransomware, macros, malware, Microsoft office, Microsoft Word, ransomware, ransomware malware, Spear Phishing, Ursnif malware | Comments (0)
One of the most devastating aspects of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack was its self-propagating capability exploiting a vulnerability in the file access protocol, SMB v1.
Most enterprises defences are externally-facing, focused on stopping incoming email and web attacks. But, once attackers gain a foothold inside the network through malware, there are very few security controls that
Posted in Cato Networks, firewall, intrusion prevention system, network security, Network Security Services, network security tool, ransomware, smb vulnerability, WannaCryptor | Comments (0)
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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Bad news for Android users — Decompiled source code of for one of the oldest mobile and popular Android ransomware families has been published online, making it available for cyber criminals who can use it to develop more customised and advanced variants of Android ransomware.
Decompiled source code for the SLocker android ransomware, which saw a six-fold increase in the number of new
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Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when people just don’t care to apply patches on time.
Late last year, Cisco’s Talos intelligence and research group discovered three critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Memcached that exposed major websites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube,
Posted in cache server, database hacking, hacking database, memcached, MongoDB database, patch update, php website, ransomware, remote code execution, secure mongodb, server hacking, Vulnerability, website security | Comments (0)