Tuesday, October 17, 2017
image magic exploit

ImageMagick 0-Day Vulnerability Expose Websites to Hacking

A while ago, two Russian security researchers reported a vulnerability in the ImageMagick image processing library deployed with countless Web servers. The researchers define it as a zero-day which has been...
ransomware on the rise

Report: Ransomware Infections Up by 14 Percent

FireEye's latest report states that you cannot keep ransomware down. The report analyzes ransomware's deeper impact into the world's computers.One of the top conclusions in the report is the one that...
charity

CryptMix Ransomware Gang Promises Giving Money For Charity

A gang of crooks calling themselves the Charity Team has created a brand new type of ransomware. By their invention, the hackers are trying to encourage users to pay the ransom...
servers

Ransomware Infects Companies Via RDP Servers

Lately, cyber criminals have been targeting enterprises through an often-found hole in the corporate network: Internet facing, poorly secured remote desktop servers.The Senior Forensic IT Expert at Fox-IT - Wouter Jansen,...
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New Ransomware Campaign Illustrates The Way Attacks Are Tailored

A huge number of ransomware attacks have been registered this week. According to Chester Wisnewski, a senior advisor Sophos Inc, the hackers are now using a phony Bank of Montreal template...
fbi

New Ransomware Warning By FBI

A while ago, the FBI issued a new ransomware alert, warning internet users that the number of infections is going to rise again this year.Last year, the Agency advised organizations to...
locky lockdown

Locky Ransomware Enters Lockdown Mode

Recently, Locky ransomware has entered an encrypted lockdown mode and it is currently protecting the network communication between victims and the command & control servers with public key encryption.Locky ransomware was...
severe ransomware

Crypto-Ransomware Gets Worse For End Users

At the beginning of this year, several new strains of ransomware have been discovered. Considering their vicious routines, and witnessing the threat actors behind these operations, took ransomware to new heights....
location

Ransomware Targets Victims By Location

According to SophosLabs, the latest trend among hackers is to choose their victims by location when creating ransomware.In order to draw more victims with their attacks, hackers are currently creating customized...
amazon gift card

TrueCrypter Ransomware Demands Payment In Bitcoins Or Amazon Gift Cards

The AVG analyst Jakub Kroustek discovered a new ransomware called TrueCrypter. The new ransomware encrypts your data using AES-256 encryption and demands either .2 bitcoins or $115 USD in Amazon gift...