Category: Malware

April 25, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

Security researchers observed a new ransomware strain dubbed VevoLocker. Its variants have already encrypted multiple websites, including the official webpage of the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and several Danish webpages. Before seeing what steps you have to take to avoid this infection, let’s examine it further. How the infection happens: Exploiting well-known vulnerabilities in popular…

April 21, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

You may be familiar with GandCrab ransomware that seems to widely spread via various spam campaigns or social engineering techniques to infect and harvest users’ most important data.This fast-growing malware has infected more than 50,000 victims and targeting mostly the ones from Scandinavia and UK speaking countries, according to a report CheckPoint. Security researchers recently analyzed…

March 15, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

Safety and security researchers have discovered an enormous continually expanding malware campaign that has already infected nearly 5 million smart phones worldwide. Called RottenSys, the malware that disguised as a ‘System Wi-Fi solution’ app came pre-installed on numerous new smartphones made by Honor, Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, Samsung as well as GIONEE– included at someplace…

January 12, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

This week we wrote about Fake Chrome MinerBlock Extension which is playing Video in the background. Ready for the weekend? Keep calm and read some of the most important news in our weekly cyber security round-up. 1. Wi-Fi Alliance Launches WPA3 Protocol with New Security Features Probably one of the most important news of this week…

January 6, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

Before we tell you about the most relevant cyber security news of the first week of this new year, We want to wish you all “Happy New Year” and a very safe and secure 2018! It’s been only 5 days of this year and we already learn about two major and severe security flaws found…

January 5, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul 1 comment

OK, 2018 has just started and it has totally borked all networks in the whole world. That’s a fine mess we’re in to start off the year.:) Meltdown and Spectre are CPU hardware design flaws that we techies understand. In a nutshell, Meltdown breaks the isolation between the user app and the OS, so the…

December 23, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

This week we published a security alert about a new wave of spam campaigns containing the Emotet banking trojan that can exploit Windows admin rights on users’ PC. We also included a protection guide to better fight against these online threats. 1. Top 25 Worst, Most Insecure Passwords Used in 2017 How secure are your passwords? Are you…

December 22, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

Guess who after nearly 2 months, it’s the Emotet banking trojan that’s been around for a while and aims to harvest users’ sensitive financial information. Be careful! For the past days, researchers have been analyzing several spam campaigns containing the Emotet banking trojan and found that the malware authors have been using payloads to perform malicious…

December 20, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 2 comments

Android devices seem to be the most preferred target for hackers as there have so far been multiple incidents involving malware, ransomware and cryptocurrency miner apps designed to infect Android devices. Now, security experts have identified a new Android malware that has been dubbed as AnubisSpy. This particular malware targets Arabic speaking users and its primary attack domain…