Category: Ransomware

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…

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…

November 26, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 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 Koul 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 12, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 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 10, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 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 Koul 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…

October 28, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 1 comment

This week we published a major security alert, one that should not be overlooked: be careful about Bad Rabbit, a ransomware outbreak delivered through a fake Adobe Flash Update. It’s significantly more threatening than its predecessors like non-Petya or WannaCry, because it also saves the collected information. This malware spread like wildfire through major organizations in…