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New Dridex Spam Wave Relies On Password-Protected Malicious Files

According to the security researcher MalwareTech, the gang behind the infamous Dridex banking Trojan is now trying out a new spam delivering tactic. Recently, the expert has noticed that legitimate websites have...
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Unnamed Nuclear Power Plant Hit by Cyber-Attack

Тhe head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, announced this week that a cyber-attack has affected a nuclear power plant at some point during the last couple of...
locky ransomware

Locky Ransomware Attack in Israel Unsuccessful, Lesson to be Learned

ReSec Technologies and IronScales stopped the attack of Locky ransomware. Both companies got together and successfully blocked the attack on one of Israel’s largest defense companies before an infection could take...

Kaspersky Released a Free Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business

Software security company Kaspersky Lab has just released Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business on the market. The software is available free of charge. It functions as an additional security protection tool....
remvio trojan

The Remvio Trojan Comes with an EULA, Sold Just for $58

Symantec researchers have recently discovered that a new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) is currently being offered for just for $58 by its creator – an Italian malware creator known as “z3r0” The...

Two Decryptors for VindowsLocker Ransomware Released

The Malwarebytes security team in cooperation with the independent security researcher @TheWack0lian have created free decryptors for a brand new version of ransomware which came out a week ago. The new...

Locky and Sage Ransomware Use the Same Distribution Infrastructure

PhishMe security researchers warn that the Locky ransomware is relying on the same delivery infrastructure which was previously used for the Sage ransomware distribution. Cybercriminals often share infrastructure between one another,...
zepto ransomware

Zepto Ransomware Debuts as Locky’s Successor

Zepto is among the new types of ransomware attacks cropping up during this month. It is considered as the very latest version of ransomware which hits internet users and thus far,...
websites attack

Massive Malvertising Campaign Attacks 288 Websites

A massive malvertising campaign in Netherlands is currently infecting some of the most popular Dutch websites. By now, the campaign has hit 288 websites in total, and there could be more...
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New Ransomware Campaign Illustrates The Way Attacks Are Tailored

A huge number of ransomware attacks have been registered this week. According to Chester Wisnewski, a senior advisor Sophos Inc, the hackers are now using a phony Bank of Montreal template...