email security

Visited An Adult Website? Then You Are In Danger Now!

If the headline above frightened or at least alarmed you, that means you really can fall prey of this cybercrime. Because it is a bit…

Viro Botnet Malware

Viro Botnet Malware Takes Many Different Forms

The latest, strangest new ransomware appears to come from France, or at least from French speaking cyber attackers. If your Windows PC has been successfully…

phishing scams

Massive Phishing Attacks Hit Turkish Banks Users. But … is it Just Phishing?

The immense wave of phishing attacks hit the users of major banks in Turkey. Poisoned emails dropped into the users’ inboxes to covertly penetrate their…

Chinese Backdoor

Did China put hardware backdoors into Apple and Amazon networks?

Bloomberg Businessweek published a shocking and controversial report on October 4th. Supermicro is based in San Jose, California. Although their end product servers are designed…

UEFI-Rootkit

Uh Oh – UEFI rootkit malware spotted in the wild

I remember a little while back, the year was 2011. Those were the last of my consumer Windows tech support days before I specialized in…

Malware Analysis

Is Xbash the Swiss Army Knife of Windows and Linux malware?

Recently discovered Xbash malware fits an emerging trend. It’s not just one type of malware, it’s at least four different types. It’s a worm! It’s…

Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware cripples an Alaskan town

It’s bad enough when ransomware infects an individual’s PC or smartphone. Not having access to locally stored files can really throw a wrench in the…

Cyber Attacks

What you need to know about the newest Cold Boot exploit

Kim Crawley The cybersecurity industry is all abuzz over a recently discovered and very scary exploit, a new devastating Cold Boot vulnerability. Cold Boot attacks…

WordPress Roulette

Mirai Strikes Back

All it took was one malware to form a botnet that left the domain-based internet inaccessible to many on the eastern coast of the United…

Ransomware Attacks

Ryuk Ransomware Authors: “Be thankful you’re hacked by serious people.”

Look out, SamSam. There’s a new ransomware in town that’s very carefully targeting enteprises and businesses. Say hello to Ryuk. In the first two weeks…

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