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Antivirus Programs Fooled by New Android Ransomware

Security researchers from Zscaler ThreatLabZ have recently found a new type of Android ransomware which cannot be detected by the antivirus programs.The new ransomware was noted in the app "OK," which...

Developer Leaks Source Code for Nuclear Bot to Get Avowal From His Peers

After falling victim to peer pressure, the creator of the Nuclear Bot banking Trojan decided to release its source code. Now everyone who wishes can use this program to rob people....

Internet Spies On You Despite Web Traffic Encryption

A couple of weeks ago, a lobby group of big internet providers like Verizon and Comcast attacked a set of online privacy regulations that, according to them, are way too strict....

Test Trials For PyCL Ransomware Launched

A new ransomware family was recently spotted in the wild. The virus, written in Python, comes in a script titled PyCL ransomware is spread via the RIG exploit kit (EK)....

Cerber Ransomware Uses New Techniques to Evade Machine Learning Security

Brand new evasion techniques developed to elude machine learning security solutions have been registered lately. The techniques were noticed onto compromised machines together with the Kovter click-fraud Trojan.Since its appearance in...

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...

Cybercriminals Exploit Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability

On Friday, Trend Micro reported that one of the Windows zero-day vulnerabilities patched by Microsoft this month, has been exploited by cybercriminals since last summer.The March 2017 Patch released on Tuesday,...

RCE Flaw in SAP GUI Exposes Company Networks to Malware Attacks

ERPScan security researchers alerted that a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability has been found in SAP GUI (Graphical User Interface). The flaw exposes unpatched systems to malware attacks, mostly to ransomware....

Cerber Ransomware Distributed Through Blank Slate Campaign

Cerber ransomware is notorious for its constant changes. The renegade developers behind the virus work tirelessly to make their software difficult to combat against. The latest chapter in the book of...

Necurs Botnet Campaign Manipulates the Stock Market

Because of distributing Dridex and Locky ransomware, Necurs has been pronounced as the largest spam botnet in the world. However, it seems that Necurs has a brand new role now, trying...