VevoLocker Ransomware Hits Ukrainian Government: Security Alert

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 …

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GandCrab Ransomware Spreading Through Spam Campaigns: Security Alert

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 …

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Facebook Collected Android Call History And SMS Data

It’s no surprise – Facebook knows a great deal regarding you, your likes and also dislikes. But do you know, if you have installed Facebook Messenger app on your Android device, there are opportunities that the company had actually been gathering your contacts, SMS, and also call history information a minimum of till late in …

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Malware Found Pre-Installed On Million’s Of Popular Android Smartphones

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 …

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Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro Has A hardcoded Password Backdoor

Lenovo has recently rolled out security patches for a severe vulnerability in its Fingerprint Manager Pro software that could allow leak sensitive data stored by the users. The vulnerability impacts Lenovo ThinkPad, ThinkCentre and ThinkStation laptops,  models that run Windows 7, 8 and the 8.1 operating systems. Fingerprint Manager Pro is a utility for Microsoft …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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 …

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Fake Chrome MinerBlock Extension Playing Videos in the Background

Fake MinerBlock Extension Legitimate MinerBlock Extension Security researcher Bryan Campbell discovered a malicious Chrome extension today that is masquerading as the legitimate MinerBlock extension. The legitimate MinerBlock extension is used to block sites that utilize in-browser cryptocurrency mining, while the newly discovered version causes Chrome to repeatedly play videos in the background without your knowledge. The Chrome Web …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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 …

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Protect Your Devices From Meltdown And Spectre Attacks – Find How

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 …

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