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German Government Will Use Malware To Spy On Citizens’ Phone Calls and Messages

Germany's Federal Government has officially announced their new Trojan horse malware, called “Bundestrojaner”. The computer software allows government to track the communications of anyone who downloads it, in addition to purchasing...

TeslaCrypt On The Rise. Again.

TeslaCrypt appeared in February 2015, and since then, it has been spreading around faster and faster. Tesla was built on the heels of another popular piece of ransomware known as CryptoLocker.Usually,...

Ransomware Creators Target Australia

No matter all the warnings about ransomware attacks, the small business will not cease. Actually, the companies will pay the ransom instead to recover their encrypted files and continue their work....

Growth of SSL Encryption is Helping Hackers to Hide Attacks

According to the latest report by Dell, the continued surge in malware, the evolution of exploit kits to keep hackers one step ahead, and the continued increase in SSL/TLS encryption is...

Source Code of GM Bot Android Banking Trojan Leaked Online

Security researchers would say that the Android threat landscape is wide enough already, however, they should be aware that it’s likely to get even wider. This may happen due to the...

Modern Exploit Kits Flooding the Web

Over the past months, cyberc riminals have been working hard to improve Exploit kits' performance and take advantage of the security vulnerabilities they come across. For that reason, the level at...

JavaScript Analytics Code Can Compromise US Banks

Bank login pages should be the safest places on the Internet, however, it turns out they are far from being so, and there are numerous reasons this happens.According to a research...

Trend of Ransom Payoffs Bothers Law Enforcement

Nowadays, cyber criminals are hitting massively. Over the past few months, they took control of a Boston-area police department's computer system last year, and officials had to pay a $500 ransom...

TeslaCrypt Ransomware Escalates To Joomla Websites

TeslaCrypt ransomware campaign started this month and now it's spreading out fast. According to the security experts, the phishing emails have already extended from WordPress to some corrupted Joomla websites.The security...

Android Ransomware Infections Growing Fast

These days, Ransomware has turned into a huge problem for users of mobile devices. Both, lock-screen types and file-encrypting “crypto-ransomware”, have been causing significant financial and data losses for many years,...