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Hidden Tear Ransomware Used For Base of 24 Other Ransomware Strains

While being developed, a hidden encryption flaw has been left in the Hidden Tear ransomeware. Later on, Hidden Tear was used in the Linux.Encoder and Cryptear B. ransomware families, both of...

Neutrino Exploit Kit Uses A New Method For Detecting Security Researchers

Neutrino exploit kit has a new feature for detecting security researchers from studying their attacks. The innovative feature was discovered after Trustwave's SpiderLabs division found computers they were using for research...

Dual-Mode DMA Ransomware Got Cracked

The new DMA ransomware family, which appeared at the beginning of this year, got cracked.Despite the fact that the creators of the ransomeware perfected their code and added English ransom notes...

Western Union Spam Emails Drop Teslacrypt Ransomware

A malicious message, masking itself as a "Western Unioun" email, has been disturbing the PC users lately. The fake email claims that you have received a remittance and the information is...

Dridex Botnet Activity Jumps Up Significantly

After the season break, the creators of Dridex botnet have pumped up their email campaign activity even more.Despite the fact that the hackers slowed down on their spam campaigns in the...

Ransomware Keeps Spreading Out Fast

Nowadays malware infections have become commonplace. Every day, the news reports damaging attacks on popular brands with depressing regularity. Meanwhile, consumers' confidence suffers because users do not know how to sort...

Android Ransomware Threatens 67% of Devices

Security researches reported that Android.Lockdroid.E ransomware threatens up to 67% of Android devices, posing as a porn application called Porn ‘O’ Mania. The malware gives hackers access to admin rights and...

Malicious Emails Attack Facebook Users Via Voice Message

Corrupted emails have been attacking Facebook users lately. These emails use the same method as a recent virus aimed at WhatsApp users, and security researchers think that the creators of both...

Booking.com Users Attacked by CryptoWall 4.0

According to security researchers, a phishing email masking itself as a Booking.com email, has been confusing PC users these days. The malware-disguised email consists an “E-TICKET_CONFIRM.doc” attachment which, when downloaded, makes...

Is CryptoWall 5.0 Ready to Strike?

Last year, ransomware attacks have grown significantly, and the evidence points to the fact that the trend is likely to continue. About 42% of the security breaches in the UK were...