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Cobalt Malware Threatens ATM Security

A cyber criminal collective known as the Cobalt Group is suspected to be behind the ATM malware “touchless jackpotting” attacks across 14 countries in Europe, including Netherlands, Russia, Britain, Poland, Romania and Spain. The group gets its name from their…

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Why Are Ransomware Attacks Occurring with Increasing Frequency?

We are starting to see it more and more: ransomware attacks are on the rise – and we’ve been seeing it especially (and unfortunately) in the medical profession lately, where patient records, medical data and key healthcare information are all…

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FROM THE COMODO LABS: WhatsApp the subject of new malware attack

The Comodo Antispam Labs (CASL) team has identified a new malware attack targeted specifically at businesses and consumers who might use WhatsApp, a multi-platform mobile phone messaging service that uses your phone’s Internet connection to chat with and call other…

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FROM THE COMODO LABS: New Malware Attack Targets UK Mail Customers

The Comodo Antispam Labs (CASL) team has identified a malware attack targeted specifically at businesses and consumers who may use UK Mail, the United Kingdom’s largest independent postal operator. As part of a random phishing campaign, the fake emails are…

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Beware Ad Attacks: Malvertising is Booming

Remember when online security meant avoiding those sites on the wrong side of the tracks? No more. Malvertising is booming—not only in the number of attacks, but in sophistication as well. “Malicious advertising” is the illegal effort of spreading malware…

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Beware of SONY Pirated Films!

Everyone loves to get something for free. Over the past few weeks thousands of people have not let a little thing like copyright law stop them from enjoying at least 5 current and soon to be released films pirated from…

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Understanding the Android SMS Virus “Selfmite”

Selfmite is a Worm, a category of computer virus. A worm contains malicious code that uses system networks to replicate themselves. They are major threat to a computer and network system. Worms do not require human intervention whereas viruses do.…

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Oracle Battles BASH Bug with Much Work Left to Do

Oracle has released security updates to address BASH bug vulnerabilities found across multiple products. However, Oracle also included in its announcement a list of 42 Oracle products that remain vulnerable to Shellshock, with 17 more still under investigation. The so…

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Manually Removing an Autorun Virus

So called “autorun viruses” were developed to infect external devices, such as infecting a victim’s PC while opening a flash drive in Windows Explorer. An autorun viruse exploits the Autorun.inf file  in the Windows OS  which is used to launch…

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BASH Update: Apple and IT Scramble to Deal with BASH Bug

IT is on high alert to deal with a fault in the BASH command interpreter found on Unix OS variants that could allow a hacker to take control of the computer.  Apple is one of the first vendors to respond,…

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