Monday, October 16, 2017
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Computer Security News

ATMii-malware

ATMii Malware Can Completely Drain ATMs

Kaspersky Lab researchers have found a detailed malware which targets automated teller machines (ATM). The new malware is capable of draining all the available cash stored in the ATMs.The malicious threat...
FIN7-hackers

FIN7 Hackers Switched to New Attack Method

Security experts reported that the financially-motivated FIN7 hacking group has recently changed their delivery technique and has been employing a different malware obfuscation method.FIN7 (also known as Anunak, or Carbanak), which...
paying-ransom-mcafee

McAfee Warns: Paying Ransom Makes You Hackers’ Preferred Target

The security company McAfee Labs said that while cyber attacks are constantly increasing, meeting hackers' demands is not a guarantee they won't hit you again. On the contrary, the experts claim...
KasperskyLab-Flaw

Russian Hackers Exploited Kaspersky AV to Hack into NSA Contractor

Russian spies extracted NSA exploits from a NSA Contractor’s home PC using Kaspersky Lab software.According to anonymous sources, a malicious code let hackers steal classified code, documentation and some other sensitive...
VulnScan-tool

New Tool by Microsoft Analyzes Memory Corruption Bugs

Microsoft Corporation released a new tool which helps security specialists to analyze memory corruption bugs. The tool is called VulnScan and it was created by the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC)...
CCleaner-attack

The CCleaner Attack Linked to State-sponsored Chinese Hackers

Security researchers revealed that the CCleaner chain attack, which resulted in millions of users downloading a backdoored version of the CCleaner PC software utility, was linked to state-sponsored Chinese hackers.The attack...
zero-day-flaw

Zero-Day Flaws Exploited to Affect WordPress Plugins

The Wordfence security company warned that hackers have been exploiting zero-day flaws for affecting WordPress plugins to plant backdoors and take control of vulnerable websites.According to the experts, hackers had been...
Banking-Trojan

Legitimate VMware Binary Distributes Banking Trojan

Security experts from Cisco reported that a banking Trojan spam campaign has been exploiting a legitimate VMware binary to trick security programs into allowing malicious binaries to load.According to the...
Windows-Defender

Illusion Gap Helps Malware to Bypass Windows Defender

Microsoft’s Windows Defender is one of the most important programs in Windows OS, which is used by millions of users all over the world. However, despite the security feature that Windows...
global-ransomware-attacks

Europol Alerts of Global Epidemic Ransomware Attacks

Yesterday, Europol warned that ransomware is now attacking globally. The attacks affect computers worldwide, as well as internet-linked devices such as routers and CCTV cameras turning them into hackers tools."Ransomware attacks...