Category: AntiVirus

December 9, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

The most important story of this week was probably the one about a security breach suffered by NiceHash, one of the most popular crypto-mining marketplaces. The the stolen money was tracked to a single Bitcoin wallet and the amount was estimated at $70 million. Curious to read what happened this week in the industry? Here…

December 7, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Running Microsoft’s Windows operating system, then you need to apply this emergency patch immediately. By immediately, I mean now! Microsoft just has released an emergency security patch to address a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in its Malware Protection Engine (MPE) that could allow an attacker to take full control of a victim’s PC. Enabled by…

November 27, 2017 arrunadayy 2 comments

Google has been continuously working to detect and remove malicious apps from your devices using its newly launched Google Play Protect service, in an attempt to protect Android users from malware and shady apps. Google Play Protect—a security feature that uses app usage analysis and machine learning to check devices for potentially harmful apps—recently helped…

November 26, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

Curious to know what happened this week in cyber security?  Here are most important stories of the past days in our weekly security round-up, so keep calm and read the news: 1. Only 12% of Organizations are Likely to Detect a Sophisticated Cyber Attack According to the EY survey of nearly 1,200 C-level leaders of the…

November 19, 2017 arrunadayy 4 comments

This week we wrote two articles about three WordPress plugins and Microsoft Word Vulnerability. Microsoft Word Vulnerability was there for 17 years but no one was aware of this. Read and take action as now these vulnerability is now in public domain. The most important story of the week was the one about Apple’s Face…

November 17, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Security investigators have discovered a new, sophisticated form of malware based on Zeus banking Trojan that steals more than just bank account details. Dubbed Terdot, the banking Trojan has been around since mid-2016 and was initially designed to operate as a proxy to conduct Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) attacks, steal browsing information such as stored credit card information and…

November 12, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

The most important story of the week was the one about a fake Whatsapp application found in Google Play store that tricked over a million of users into downloading it. Let’s find out what happened in cyber security industry this week in our weekly security roundup. Grab your coffee or tea and read the news!…

November 11, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

WordPress recently removed a plugin known as “Animated Weather Widget by weatherfor.us.” from plugin repository. It appears that the plugin was removed for including JavaScript code that would mine cryptocurrency using the CPU resources of site visitors. How It Worked: A WordPress site owner installs the “Animated Weather” plugin. The plugin loads an iframe. This…

November 10, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

A recently found strain of Locky ransomware has actually been uncovered masquerading as genuine Microsoft Word files. An additional advancement of Locky ransomware is spreading out with destructive add-ons camouflaged as genuine files from efficiency applications like Microsoft Word and also Libre Office. Avira Lab identified the ransomware previously today. This type of Locky has the…

November 6, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

This week we could not publish any article due to my bad health so now let’s see the major stories of the past days in our weekly round-up. As always, the cyber-security landscape brings new challenges, so read on and keep yourselves informed! 1.Unencrypted USB stick with 2.5GB of data detailing airport security found in…