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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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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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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Emotet Trojan Returns With New Waves Of Spam Campaigns

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 …

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Stealing Photos Videos And Spying On Android Users: AnubisSpy Malware

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 …

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Loapi Android Malware Can Damage Your Smartphone

Due to the recent upward movement in cryptocurrency prices, not only hackers but also legitimate website administrators are increasingly using JavaScript-based cryptocurrency miners to monetize by levying the CPU power of your PC to Mine Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. Last week, researchers from AdGuard discovered that some popular video streaming and ripper sites including openload, Streamango, Rapidvideo, and OnlineVideoConverter hijacks CPU cycles from …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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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 …

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Banking Trojan Now Steal Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts

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 …

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