Monday, December 18, 2017

TeslaCrypt 3.0 Adds .MP3 Extension To Filenames

The well-known ransomware TeslaCrypt has gone through continuous evolution of cyber racketeering mechanisms. Last February, it targeted mostly gamers, and later on the ransomware turned into a more flexible extortion tool...

8-Year Old Bug Makes Software And Devices Vulnerable

Security experts have reported a potentially catastrophic flaw in one of the Internet's core building blocks. Unfortunately, the flaw can leave thousands of applications and hardware devices vulnerable to attacks that...

Malicious Word Documents Spreading Locky Ransomware

A brand new type of ransomware has been disturbing PC users lately. According to the security experts, this malware is rather similar in its mode of attack to the notorious banking...

Ransomware Victims: To Pay Or Not To Pay?

The ransomware attacks keep increasing every day, and the only question regarding this issue is whether to pay or not to pay the ransome the victims are asked for. The answer...

Bloody Hackers’ Hands: Hollywood Hospital Is Held Hostage For $3.6 Million

The internal network at a hospital in Los Angeles have been down for more than a week after being infected with ransomware. For that reason, all the patients at Hollywood Presbyterian...

DVSA Receipt Emails Drop Malware

DVSA Receipt Malware Email is one that pretends to be sent from the Fixed Penalty Office at the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. According to this email, your DVSA receipt...

The Criminals’ Arrogance is Limitless: PadCrypt Ransomware Offers Live Support

PadCrypt is described as a new, unique ransomware family, which offers a live support chat window for its victims, along with an uninstaller.The security researchers detected PadCrypt yesterday, presuming that it...

Corrupted Netflix Applications Infect With Banking Trojans

Due to its expansion, Netflix has been getting more and more attractive to cyber criminals lately. Of course, their main purpose is to take advantage of its numerous users.Security researchers claim...

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...