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Researchers Cause Breakdown in RIG Exploit`s Infrastructure

The infrastructure of the dubious RIG exploit kit has been seriously disrupted by a group of experts and security companies led by RSA. This operation, dubbed “Shadowfall”, gave the researchers the...

NSA’s Leaked EternalBlue Exploit Implemented in Cyber Attacks Targeting the Aerospace and Defence Industry

The notorious EternalBlue exploit was leaked from the NSA a couple of months ago. The aftermath from this revelation continues to get more severe with time. The first major implementations of...
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Jaff Ransomware Linked to a Russian Cybercrime Marketplace

Heimdal Security alerts that it seems like the Jaff ransomware is a part of much bigger operations. Jaff first appeared on the same day, when the WannaCry infection did - 12th...
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PDF Attachments Use Decoy Files For Distributing Jaff Ransomware

The Jaff ransomware spam campaigns have significantly increased lately. According to Trustwave security experts, they've been using a number of decoy files hidden inside malicious PDF attachments in order to encrypt...
Spear-Phishing

Spear-Phishing Attacks Become “laser-focused”

The Israeli anti-email phishing solution company IRONSCALES published a report, which states that spear-phishing attacks have become much more focused. A lot of recent campaigns are aiming mostly at a small...
Avast-2017-Antivirus

Avast Releases AES_NI Ransomware Decryptor After Master Keys Become Public

Ransomware programs are a growing threat in today's cyber space. They have become a formidable source of income for computer hackers. Upon creating an encryption virus, renegade developers do their best...
medical-devices

Attacks Against Medical Devices Disturb Healthcare Organizations

Healthcare organizations and manufacturers have been seriously disturbed by the attacks against medical devices lately. However, according to a recent study by the electronic design automation solutions provider Synopsys, just a...
mobile-ransomware

The Number of Mobile Ransomware Has Grown Threefold in Q1 of 2017

Statistics shows that even though ransomware pieces are mostly found on computers, the number of such infections created to target mobile devices has grown significantly. In fact, mobile ransomware has tripled...
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The Jaff Ransomware Family Expands

Jaff is a ransomware program which appeared a few days before the notorious WannaCry. Since the two viruses are of the same type, the latter got all the attention. WannaCry launched...
wannacry-samples

Researchers Found 386 Samples of WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry ransomware has been the most discussed PC virus lately. Currently, the malware is considered as one of the most dangerous infections, due to the fact that it combines a worm...