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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...

Vicious Google Chrome Extension Is Spying on You

Google Chrome browser is famous for some of the best security tools ever made. Among its pupular features is Safebrowsing which protects users from malicious websites. Actually, ChromeOS, which powers the...

Who is Watching You Through Your Webcam?

Lately, PC users have been at risk of being spied on through unsecured webcams courtesy of a new service being offered by Internet of Things search engine Shodan. According to local...

Decrypter For The LeChiffre Ransomware Released

LeChiffre ransomware has been wandering around since June 2015. What is interesting about this ransomware is that it is not distributed via ordinary means like Trojan downloads, exploit kits, or email,...

42% of UK Security Breaches In 2015 Down To Ransomware

According to a recent research, 42% of security breaches in the UK in 2015 were down to ransomware.The security reseller Foursys polled 400 UK IT managers and found about 62% expected...

LeChiffre Ransomware Causes Severe Damages At Three Indian Banks

At the beginning of this month, the computer systems of three Indian banks and a pharmaceutical company have been severely infected with crypto-ransomware. The unknown hacker used the LeChiffre ransomware family...

TeslaCrypt Flaw Allows Free File Decryption

The ransomeware family TeslaCrypt came out about a year ago and it includes a design flaw which has already allowed security researchers to build a free file decryption tool.According to Lawrence...

Best Antiviruses Still Unable To Save Your Files From Ransomware

Considering all the computer viruses being released every day, users should know that internet can be a very dangerous place. Among the most vicious computer viruses these days is the so...