Sunday, July 15, 2018
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wosign

Apple Bans Chinese WoSign Certificates

On September 30th, Friday, Apple made an announcement they are about to untrust digital certificates issued by the Chinese Certificate Authority (CA) WoSign. Their decision is based on a report, which...
verizon hacked

Verizon’s Webmail Flaw Allowed Hackers to Collect Users’ Emails

A serious vulnerability was recently discovered in the email portal of telecom company Verizon. The flaw could have allowed hackers to forward users' emails to an arbitrary address. The targeted users...
Message-Authentication

Hackers Can Bypass Spam Filters and Message Authentication

Email source spoofing, bypassing spam filters and protections, such as Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC), have been represented by the penetration tester Sabri Haddouche, posing a risk to users...
LeakerLocker-Ransomware

LeakerLocker Ransomware is Targeting Android Devices

A brand new malware is targeting Android, the security company McAfee warns. The new threat is called LeakerLocker ransomware and it attacks Android devices via applications published in the Google Play...
cerber

Cerber Ransomware Moves Fast Forward

Nowadays computer viruses are inevitable. Once they infiltrate your computer, the viruses affect its daily routine and keep you away from your files. Suddenly, all the simple things like accessing the...
kaspersky-antivirus

The US Government Banned Kaspersky Antivirus

The Kaspersky Lab software was suddenly banned by the US government due to accusations for collaboration with local intelligence services and possible relations with Kremlin. According to the General Services Administration, Kaspersky...

Cloud Synch Apps Help Malware Distribution

Over the past month, the cloud security experts have seen more and more malware spreading from one computer to another in a fan-out effect. According to the specialists, this is due...
Zepto

Currently Zepto Is The Most Dangerous Ransomware

Security experts warned about a brand new nasty threat based on Locky ransomware, called Zepto. Over the past four days, Zepto malware has been delivered in approximately 140,000 spam messages. It...
Hospitals Virus

Hospitals More at Risk Than Ever With the New Locky Ransomware Wave

A huge increase in the number of ransomware attacks against US-based hospitals was detected by the security team at FireEye. The infamous Locky Ransomware, delivered by powerful cybercriminal distribution campaigns, is targeting...
Neptune-Exploit-Kit

Neptune Exploit Kit Delivers Cryptocurrency Miners via Malvertising Campaigns

Security researchers from FireEye published a report stating that the Neptune exploit kit have been exploited by hackers for delivering cryptocurrency miners via malvertising campaigns. Registered in January, this year, the Neptune...