Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Computer Security News

Computer Security News

Cerber-Ransomware-new

Cerber Ransomware Added a Feature for Avoiding Triggering Canary Files

Security experts from Cybereason have found a new type of the Cerber ransomware which includes a feature for avoiding canary files anti-malware.The so called “canary files” are known as security measure...
Disdain-Exploit-Kit

Disdain Exploit Kit Appeared on Underground Forums

A brand new exploit kit has been noticed on the underground forums these days. The malware is called Disdain and its creator is advertising it at $80 only.The new EK was...
powerpoint-malware

PowerPoint Slide Show Files Exploited for Installing Malware

Security researchers from Trend Macro warn that a Microsoft Office vulnerability patched in April, has been exploited for RAT distribution.Initially, the zero-day remote code execution vulnerability tracked as CVE-2017-0199, was used...
IsraBye-Wiper-ransomware

The IsraBye Wiper Spreads as a Ransomware

Security researchers found an anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian data wiper which spreads as a ransomware. The new wiper is called IsraBye and it was found by the malware expert Jakub Kroustek from...
Russian-Spam-Campaign

New Spam Campaign Attacks Russian-Speaking Enterprises

Trend Micro alerts users that an email campaign which appeared a couple of months ago is currently targeting Russian-speaking enterprises and delivering a new Windows-based backdoor.The campaign uses a number of...
Hotspot-Shield

Hotspot Shield Accused of Collecting User Data

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received a complaint against the Virtual Private Network (VPN) service Hotspot Shield alleging that the service intercepts traffic and collects user data.The complaint was filed...
Microsoft-Update

Microsoft Releases New Cumulative Updates for Windows 10

Microsoft will release new cumulative updates for all versions of the operating systems tomorrow.Due to the fact that the new updates will include security fixes addressing vulnerabilities in Windows and the...
Google-store-apps

Google Stands Against the Android Crashing Applications

Google is focusing on the application quality at the Play Store in order to help users find the apps which won't affect their devices.According to the latest announcement by Google, the...
TrickBot-Trojan-Data

TrickBot Trojan Targets Web Browsing Data and Outlook

Security experts warn that hardly after the TrickBot trojan was found to have worm-like spreading capabilities, the virus has expanded its target list to browser data and Outlook.Despite being active for...
Triada-Trojan

Low-Cost Android Devices Feature Triada Trojan

Dr. Web security researchers found that Triada Trojan was preinstalled on some low-cost Android device models.Triada was developed as a financial threat which has been placed among the most advanced mobile...