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url spoofing

An Incredibly Easy URL Spoofing Flaw Affects Major Web Browsers

The security expert Rafay Baloch found a an extremely easy way to overcome the security features of several browsers and spoof the browser`s URL address. Even though Mozilla and Google have already...
shamoon-disk-wiper

Shamoon Disk Wiper Returns After A Four Year Break

The Shamoon Disk Wiper Malware, also going by the name of Disttrack, has returned with new attacks after a four-year break once again oriented in attacking companies in Saudi Arabia. First...

42% of UK Security Breaches In 2015 Down To Ransomware

According to a recent research, 42% of security breaches in the UK in 2015 were down to ransomware. The security reseller Foursys polled 400 UK IT managers and found about 62% expected...
scripting error

A New Locky Ransomware Version Hits PCs Using an Embedded RSA Key

A new Locky Ransomware variant, also known as Zepto, now includes a RSA key embedded in it, says the security expert Timothy Davies. According to Davies, this version is brand new,...
slicer trojan

The Android.Slicer Trojan Shops for you on Google Play Store

The Russian-based cybersecurity company, Dr.Web, has uncovered a new Android Trojan which buys applications from Google Play Store and then installs them onto the victims` devices without their permission. When it...
iOS-bug

Apple iOS Safari Bug Used In A Ransom Scam

The iOS security bug that was used by cybercriminals to blackmail users into paying a ransom fee to unlock their Mobile Safari browsers has been fixed by Apple. This week, the...
charity

CryptMix Ransomware Gang Promises Giving Money For Charity

A gang of crooks calling themselves the Charity Team has created a brand new type of ransomware. By their invention, the hackers are trying to encourage users to pay the ransom...
windows 10

Microsoft to Celebrate Windows 10 Anniversary Focused on Security

Marking a birthday with an update The core concept of Windows 10 marketing has been increased security features. Visual features like the Windows Hello face and fingerprint recognition have made it a...
Furtim's Parent

Intelligent Malware Hit A European Energy Company

The SentinelOne security experts have registered a malware campaign which targeted at least one European energy company. The new campaign included a great number of tools hardly seen in ordinary malware...
backend

Researchers Hacked Dridex’s Backend

Buguroo's security researchers have found one of Dridex's admin panels, and after leveraging an older vulnerability, they hacked its backend, recovering user's data. The researchers' investigation started in January 2016, when their...