ransomware spam campaign

CryptFile2 Ransomware Hits U.S. Companies via Spam Email Flood

Proofpoint security firm has detected the CrypFile2 ransomware being distributed via a huge stream of spam email messages.Only in the course of a week, from August 3rd to 9th, hundreds of...
hiding malware

A New Method of Hiding Malware Inside Digitally-Signed Files Discovered

A new malware hiding method, which would really come in handy to cybercriminals, was recently discovered.Deep Instinct security team found out that malware code could be effectively hidden inside digitally-signed binaries...
remvio trojan

The Remvio Trojan Comes with an EULA, Sold Just for $58

Symantec researchers have recently discovered that a new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) is currently being offered for just for $58 by its creator – an Italian malware creator known as “z3r0”The...
kaspersky

Kaspersky Released a Free Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business

Software security company Kaspersky Lab has just released Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business on the market. The software is available free of charge. It functions as an additional security protection tool....
new mobile ransomware

McAfee Unveils New Mobile Ransomware

A new strain of ransomware was recently detected by the McAfee Labs Mobile Malware researchers running on a legitimate cloud application. The malware was found to use a web-based control panel...
samsung pay flaw

Samsung Pay Token Flaw Allegedly Allows Fraudulent Transactions

Security researchers have recently found a flaw in the Samsung Pay application which, allegedly, could help cybercriminals wirelessly steal users` credit card credentials.The exploit hasn’t been documented in the wild yet...
hitler ransomware

A Sample Variant of the Hitler-Ransomware Found, Sets an One Hour Countdown

Jakub Kroustek, an AVG malware analyst, has discovered a new piece of ransomware which uses the very popular lately technique of deleting the encrypted files if the victim doesn’t pay the...
bank malware

Research Finds Malware In 75% Of The Top 20 Banks In The U.S.

SecurityScorecard published its annual report which analyzes the security level of financial institutions and lists their vulnerable areas. The 2016 Financial Cybersecurity Report covers 7,111 global financial institutions. The company analyzes...
electronic safe

Electronic Safes Found To Have A Major Vulnerability

It is well established that electronic safes have greater protection against hacking attacks than basic electronic locks. A demonstration from last Friday's DEF CON security conference revealed a rather easy way...
nigerian scam

Nigerian Cyber Thieves Exposed After Infecting Their Systems With Their Own Malware

SecureWorks researchers Joe Stewart and James Bettke uncovered a Nigerian bank-fraud ring after the scammers made a fatal mistake. They unwillingly infected their computers with their own malware. As a result,...