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…

There is no such thing as good malware

In The Crab’s Claws: The New Version Of Ransomware Hits Everyone But Russians

The arms race between cybercriminals and cybersecurity warriors is increasing at an enormous speed. Malware authors immediately react on any detected and neutralized malware with…

IKARUS Ransomware

Indian Hospitals Crippled by Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware is pretty dreadful when it hits consumer PCs and smartphones. But ransomware is also frequently being used to target organizations and institutions around the…

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The Way of Double Deception: Why Unwanted Applications are a Greater Threat than You Realize

Many people don’t take Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUA) as a serious danger. The reason for such a reckless attitude is that PUA are usually installed…

android trojan

The explosion of fake Fortnite game Android Trojans

If you’re into gaming, you’ve probably heard of Fortnite: Battle Royale. Epic Games’ popular new online title debuted on consoles and PCs in September 2017,…

Cyber Security

New Immense Attack of Emotet Trojan Targeted Thousands of Users

If you ask a malware analyst to name the most dangerous and nefarious trojans, Emotet will be definitely present in the list. According to the…

Cyber Security

New malware threat means bad news for ATMs

The most memorable cyber attack demonstration I’ve ever seen was Barnaby Jack’s ATM jackpotting presentation at Black Hat 2010. (Rest in peace, Barnaby Jack.) He…

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