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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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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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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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 …

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Bad Rabbit Ransomware Spreading Across Europe

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A new widespread ransomware attack is spreading like wildfire around Europe and has already affected over 200 major organisations, primarily in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany, in the past few hours. Dubbed “Bad Rabbit,” is reportedly a new Petya-like targeted ransomware attack against corporate networks, demanding 0.05 bitcoin (~ $285) as ransom from victims to …

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Ransomware Developers Are Paid Well And Cheap To Buy

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This reality hardly ever appears on Regulation & Order, however, for some criminal activity pays as well as very well for Ransomware developers. A record by Carbon Black that researched 21 of the most prominent dark internet markets in August, as well as September 2017, discovered that several of those that establish as well as …

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Keep Your Computer Safe With Help Of Just Two Programs

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What software do you need to protect your computer? We’ve identified two programs that keep your computer safe from anything untoward. The first is Defenx Security Suite. It includes antivirus and anti-spyware protection, a firewall, and an intelligent anti-spam feature that learns how to identify which emails you don’t want to receive in your inbox, automatically …

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New Ransomware-RedBoot Encrypt And Re-partition Hard Drive-Permanently

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A new ransomware called RedBoot is one of the most dangerous yet. It does not only encrypt files, it also alters the partition table and the master boot record to cause what seems to be permanent damage. Early research into RedBoot hasn’t turned up a command and control server, nor are people behind this asking …

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Ransomware Numbers Continue to Look Very Bad

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Ransomware is one of the fastest-growing concerns among IT professionals, according to recent surveys. Even after several years of escalation, ransomware continues its growth by just about every metric. This week, three new studies show how ransomware continues to grow around the globe, proving to be one of the fastest-growing problems that cybersecurity practitioners face …

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Attacks Increased By Locky Ransomware, Spoofs Dropbox

Locky ransomware has been on a wild spree in the past weeks, trying new ways of achieving even higher infections rates. This Ransomware focused on changing tactics and experimenting with new extensions or new baits to get users to click. In their latest, the cyber attackers behind the notorious ransomware strain currently on the market have decided to resort …

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