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BandarChor-Ransomware

The BandarChor Ransomware is Back with a New Version

A new version of the BandarChor ransomware is being distributed via malicious advertisements on adult websites and store selling drones, alarm researchers.This latest BandarChor`s variant was discovered by Proofpoint security...
Credit-Report

Fake Credit Card Reports Distribute Cerber Ransomware

Apparently the Cerber ransomware gang is ready for the holiday season. The criminals have just launched a brand new spam campaign which uses fake credit card reports to trick users into...
Mirai-Versions

The New Mirai Versions Have DGA Features

Security researchers alarm about newly-found versions of the Mirai botnet pack domain generation algorithm (DGA) features, which are not associated with previous Mirai samples.Mirai is an Internet of Things (IoT) botnet...
samas-ransomware

The Samas Ransomware Gang Earned Over $450,000

According to the Palo Alto Networks researchers, a gang of cyber criminals has earned more than $450,000 by infecting organizations with the Samas ransomware over the past year.The Samas ransomware was...
proof-of-concept

“Proof of Concept” Project Spawns Three Real-Life Ransomware Families

Three new and real ransomware families have been spawned by the open-source CryptoWire ransomware project, which is uploaded as a “proof of concept” on GitHub.The original of this “educational” ransomware project...
popcorn-time-ransomware

Popcorn Time Ransomware Offers Free Decryption Key For Collaboration

A couple of days ago, the researchers at MalwareHunterTeam discovered a ransomware virus called Popcorn Time. The malicious software shares a common name with an application which downloads and streams copyrighted...

Hospital Systems Shut Down Due to Ransomware Infection

The Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust had to shut down their systems forcedly due to a ransomware infection in October. At that time, all the operations were interrupted...
goldeneye-ransomware

Petya-Misha Ransomware Rebranded as GoldenEye?

It looks like the developer of the Petya-Misha ransomware has created a new ransomware version, which is based on his previous product but it uses a brand new name – GoldenEye....
osiris-ransomware

Locky Ransomware Developers Continue The Mythology Trend With The .Osiris File Extension

Locky ransomware is the top encryption virus for 2016. Throughout the year, the developers of the malicious program have appended many changes to its code and specifications. The file extension is...
apple-activation-lock

Apple’s Activation Lock on iPhones and iPads is Unlocked

Security experts have recently discovered how to bypass the Apple Activation Lock on the latest versions of iOS, 10.1 and 10.1.1 for iPhones and iPads.Activation Lock is the lock screen which...