Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Computer Security News

Computer Security News

Cybercrime-Group

Cybercrime Group Arrested for Distributing Ransomware

Last week, a cybergang involved in distributing ransomware was arrested by the authorities as part of a global cybercrime crackdown operation.According to Europol, the gang included five Romanian individuals, three of...
Loapi-Android-Trojan

Loapi Android Trojan Attacks Mobile Devices

Kaspersky Lab researchers warn that they have found a malicious program which features a modular architecture that allows performing various maleficent activities. The mobile threat is called Trojan.AndroidOS.Loapi and it is...
Kaspersky-Anti-Virus

Kaspersky Lab Sues the U.S. Government Over the Antivirus Products Ban

The Russian company Kaspersky Lab has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decision to prohibit the use of Kaspersky products in federal agencies.The...
Keeper-Password-Flaw

Keeper Password Manager Affected by Critical Flaw

The Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy has found a critical flaw in Keeper password manager. The vulnerability is quite similar to one the expert discovered in the same application over...
Avast-Retargetable-Decompiler

Open Sources Retargetable Decompiler Ready to Fight Malware

Attempting to solve the malicious software issue, the anti-malware company Avast has just announced the release of its open sources machine-code decompiler. The software utility is called Retargetable Decompiler (RetDec), and...
Spider-Ransomware

PC Users Targeted by Spider Ransomware

Security researchers reported that while analyzing a mid-scale campaign over the weekend, they have found a new ransomware family. The new threat is called Spider ransomware and it uses decoy documents...

Donald Trump Bans Using Kaspersky Products in Federal Agencies

Yesterday, the U.S. President Donald Trump signed a bill which bans the use of Kaspersky Lab products and services in federal agencies.The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018 (H.R. 2810) is...
macOS-Backdoor

macOS Backdoor Attacks Users via Innovative Disguise Method

A backdoor version targeting macOS devices is now using an innovative method to cover the fact that it is an executable. According to security researchers, the main purpose of the new...
Orcus-RAT

Bitcoin Investors Threatened by Orcus RAT Campaign

Fortinet security experts have found that the creators of a remote access Trojan have been targeting Bitcoin investors trying to benefit from the recent spike in its value.The hackers send the...
cloudflare-solutions-keylogger

Keylogger Infected Thousands of WordPress Sites

Sucuri security experts reported that more than 5,500 WordPress sites have been infected with a piece of malware which is capable of logging user input.This infection is part of an April...