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RIG Exploit Kit Poisons the Web

At the beginning of 2016, the Angler exploit kit went on holiday, though the Russia-hosted RIG exploit kit took over instead.The security researchers, at Cisco's Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group...

Brand New Version of TeslaCrypt Ransomware Released

During the last days, security researchers reported a huge spam campaign distributing malicious threat. It turns out that the new ransomeware is a brand new version of TeslaCrypt which is very...

Spymel Malware Uses a Digital Certificate

Spymel is the latest malware, which uses a digital certificate signed by DigiCert to attack systems, reported the security seller Zscaler.The trojan infection takes place by attackers issuing a JavaScript file...

Malware Campaign Targets WhatsApp Users

Recently, WhatsApp users have been warned not to open dangerous email, whose purpose is to make them install a malicious executable file.According to security researchers, the above-mentioned malware has being distributed...

Facebook Parse Used For C&C Server by Two Mobile Banking Trojans

Two banking trojans are said to target mobile devices lately. The Android/OpFake and the Android/Marry malware families have stored their C&C servers inside Facebook Parse, the company's BaaS offering.BaaS is a...

LatentBot Malware Targets Finance Industry

LatentBot malware has been considered as an unusual attack which uses multiple levels of obfuscation to target companies in the financial and insurance industries all around the world.According to a report...

Microsoft SmartScreen Security System Protects From Drive-By-Download Attacks

The latest update, which Microsoft made to its SmartScreen security system is said to protect users from drive-by-download attacks in Edge and Internet Explorer.SmartScreen, which was first introduced with IE7, is...

New TeslaCrypt Ransomware Version Released, Aimed at Gamers

The ransomeware TeslaCrypt is a Trojan which is known for targeting computer games, such as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Minecraft and World of Tanks, and encrypting its game files....

Ransom32: A Javascript Ransomware That Runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X

Ransom32 is a new type of ransomware based on JavaScript, which infects users via Node.js. The ransomeware has been coded on top of the NW.js platform and it may be considered...