Friday, August 18, 2017

Cryptocurrency Investors May Turn to Old-School Security Methods After Series of Heists

It looks like it is possible that cryptocurrency issuers may turn to the old-fashioned way of security – bank vaults.After hackers stole $30 million worth of ether last week, a company...

SLocker Decompiled Code Leaked On GitHub

The decompiled code for SLocker has been leaked on the public board GitHub. This event could lead to a dominoes effect, considering the history of the virus. SLocker is one of...

The Stantinko Botnet is Back After Years Under The Radar

ESES researchers alert that Stantinko – a huge botnet which hasn’t been detected for the past five years – is now not only back but it also managed to infect half...
iphone-update

iPhones Can Be Locked by Hackers if Not Updated to the Latest iOS Version

Security experts claim that all iPhones which are not updated to the 10.3.3 version of iOS can be taken over by cyber criminals at will.If an iPhone is not updated and...
AVPass-Toolkit

The AVPass Toolkit Bypasses 58 Android Antivirus Applications

Georgia Tech experts developed an Android hacking tool which managed to bypass almost all of the 58 Android antivirus applications.The so called “AVPass toolkit” features a query function which vets and...
EternalSynergy-Based-Exploit

Recent Windows Versions Compromised by an EternalSynergy-Based Exploit

A security expert has found an EternalSynergy-based exploit which is capable of compromising newer than Windows 8 versions for Windows.EternalSynergy is among the exploits that the Shadow Brokers hacker group stole...
EXTE-Extension

New Version of CryptoMix Ransomware Adds .EXTE Extension to the Encrypted Files

Security experts have noticed a new version of the CryptoMix ransomware, which appends the .EXTE extension to the encrypted files.The CryptoMix ransomware family was spotted about a year ago and...
OSX-Dok-malware

Mac Malware Installs Signal Private-Messaging App Stealing Banking Credentials

A brand new malware is currently targeting all Mac users. The threat installs a Signal private-messaging application onto victims' mobile devices in order to steal their banking credentials.The Mac virus is...
windows-update

Microsoft Got Windows 10 Cumulative Updates at Last

Due to the fact that a great part of Microsoft's cumulative updates failed to install or caused a number of issues when deployed, the release of Windows 10 did not appear...
kaspersky-antivirus

The US Government Banned Kaspersky Antivirus

The Kaspersky Lab software was suddenly banned by the US government due to accusations for collaboration with local intelligence services and possible relations with Kremlin.According to the General Services Administration, Kaspersky...