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BitDefender Ransomware Vaccine

BitDefender Created an Anti-Ransomware Vaccine For CTB-Locker, Locky And TeslaCrypt

The security vendor Bitdefender has updated its anti-ransomware vaccine to add support for the latest versions of the CTB-Locker, Locky and TeslaCrypt ransomware families. The well-known Bitfender Anti-Ransomware toolkit has been disturbing...
TorrentLocker-Ransomware

New Version of TorrentLocker Ransomware Launches Attacks in Denmark

TorrentLocker returned with a vengeance and an enhanced arsenal. The ransomware deployed two large scale attacks in Denmark within a few days. Upon analyzing the new variant of the program, researchers...
marsjoke decrypter

MarsJoke Ransomware Cracked, Free Decryptor Available

Luckily for all users who have fallen victims to the MarsJoke ransomware, the Kaspersky Lab security team has managed to crack the threat and create a free decryptor. MarsJoke is a fairly...

Teslacrypt Ransomware Campaign Attacks Skype Users

Lately, security experts revealed a new malvertising campaign which attacks Skype users. The campaign is usually mistaken for an accidental infection, however, it is not as harmless as it seems to...
ransomware trend

Report: New Ransomware Attacks Will Become Common in 2016

Based on the severe ransomware attacks lately, the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) warns users that ransomware threats will probably escalate this year. The ICIT report shows that 2016 will be...

Crypto Ransomware Attacks Hospitals in Germany

Crypto ransomware attacked at least three hospitals in North Rhine-Westphalia state, Germany these days. The first one is Lukas Hospital in Neuss, the second one is Klinikum Arnsberg, an academic teaching hospital...
komplex trojan

The Komplex Trojan Infects OS X Systems With Decoy Docs

Palo Alto Networks researchers have detected an OS X Trojan, which, according to them, has been previously used by an infamous Russian cyber spying gang in attacks against the aerospace industry. Dubbed...
computer threat

New Source Of Cyberthreats Attacks Businesses

Recently, Palo Alto Networks, known as one of the leaders in enterprise security, reported that cyber criminals in Nigeria have evolved massive malware campaigns to infiltrate businesses which have not previously...
android marshmallow

Keystone Trick Permits Attacks On Android Marshmallow

According to the Symantec engineer Dinesh Venkatesan, the creators of malware have one up on Google with the pillaging of a keystone trick which allows attacks on Android Marshmallow. This method was...
renaming office files

Renaming Office Files Allows Macro Malware Evade Detection

Cybercriminals have come up with a new technique for macro-based malware distribution, published the Cisco`s security team. In 2007, Microsoft decided to change the default file formats in the Office suite and...