Tuesday, November 21, 2017

WhatsApp Users Tricked By Malware

WhatsApp is the world's most popular cross-platform messaging application. However, it has been the target of a new scam lately, which tricks users into disclosing personal data which might be used...

Teslacrypt Ransomware Campaign Attacks Skype Users

Lately, security experts revealed a new malvertising campaign which attacks Skype users. The campaign is usually mistaken for an accidental infection, however, it is not as harmless as it seems to...

DMA Locker Ransomware Patches Decryption Flaw, Decryption Impossible at the Moment

A new version of DMA Locker was released by the ransomeware developers. The updated threat includes a patch to fix a flaw that left earlier iterations easily decryptable.This is the third...

Hacked WordPress Sites Serve Teslacrypt Ransomware

During the past week, the security experts have reported an increase in TeslaCrypt ransomeware. According to the researchers, the latest peak has been influenced by the WordPress content management system (CMS).Ars...

Russian Authorities Took Down Dyre Trojan

Dyre Trojan, knows also as Dyreza, has been one of the most effective financial viruses during the past years. However, presently the threat is not active anymore.To be precise, the email...

Adwind Malware-as-a-Service Hit 400,000 Victims Worldwide

It turns out that Adwind RAT, know as a cross-platform and multifunctional malware program distributed via a single malware-as-a-service platform, have been used in attacks against nearly 443,000 private users, commercial...

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...