Sunday, August 20, 2017
Computer Security News

Computer Security News

rokku ransomware

Rokku Ransomware Helps Victims Pay The Ransom Via QR Codes

Security researchers have just found a new ransomware strain which goes to great lengths to provide users with all the details needed in paying the ransom. The culprit is called Rokku, and...
locky number one threat

Locky Ransomware Ranks #1 on the Malware Threat List

Proofpoint security firm reports that the Locky ransomware has been #1 malware threat in the second quarter of 2016. This statistic should not come as a surprise considering the fact that Locky...
CryptXXX Ransomware

WordPress And Joomla Sites Hacked to Serve CryptXXX Ransomware

Recent analysis show that Cyber criminals are using out-of-date CMSs, usually WordPress and Joomla websites, to hijack Web traffic and redirect users to rogue websites hosting the Neutrino exploit kit that's...
ransomware creator

Jigsaw, AnonPop and Ranscam Ransomware May Share The Same Creator

After exposing the crook who was behind the Ranscam ransomware, Cisco researchers decided to look deeper and managed to find a clue that links the same individual to other very similar...
snslocker code

Poor SNSLocker Code Reveals C&C Server Credentials

An epic fail has happened in the world of infosecurity recently. The creator of the SNSLocker ransomware forgot the access credentials to his C&C (command and control) server in the ransomware's...
furtim malware

Modern Malware Evolves, Evades AV Detection

Clever new credential-thief aces Latin and flunks VirusTotal tests 'By stealth' in Latin is Furtim. There has emerged a malware which can steal credentials though as yet has a VirusTotal detection of...

Apache Struts Bug Exploited to Deliver the Cerber Ransomware

Security experts alert that cybercriminals have been exploiting a recently patched Apache Struts 2 flaw to distribute the Cerber ransomware. The vulnerability, detected as CVE-2017-5638, can be used for remote code execution....
crypton-ransomware

The Newly-Discovered Crypton Ransomware Is ‘A Good One’

A new piece of ransomware named Crypton was discovered by the security researcher MalwareHunterTeam. Lately, many .NET-based ransomware pieces flooded VirusTotal but most of them were poorly coded and unsophisticated. Crypton,...
Android.Fakebank.B

Android Trojan Cancels Customers’ Outgoing Calls To Banks

The Symantec security experts have found a brand new version of the Android.Fakebank.B banking trojan which inhibits outgoing calls to bank customer services. The security researchers from Symantec have noticed a new...
new ctb-locker

CTB-Locker with New, Improved Version

An improved version of Onion ransomware has just emerged. No matter if you call it Onion or CTB-Locker, this is a Cryptolocker piece of malware which is capable of encrypting all...