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Grant County ESD Suffers Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacked the Educational Service District which shut down school and county admin e-mail and internet facilities Robert Waltenburg, Superintendent, explained that the infection happened last week and that now services have...
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Customers Will Soon Pay for Security Flaws, UK Banks Propose

Banks are currently liable for their customers losses due to online fraud. This could soon change with a collaboration between the Bank of England and the U.K government (involving GCHQ, the...
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Huge Malicious E-mail Campaign Utilize .js as Payload

Proofpoint security researchers have been tracking a campaign which involves malicious JavaScripted attachments. The observations suggest that previously unknown volumes of mal-mail have been sent in this campaign – perhaps involving...
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Highest Number of Phishing Attacks Since 2004

The APWG (Anti-Phishing Working Group) recorded more phishing attacks so far in 2016 that at any time in its twelve years of monitoring The group found unique phishing sites growing at an...
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New Cerber Version Could Launch DDoS Attacks

Usually, after paying the ransom, the nightmare is over. Unless, you are asked to pay up a second time. Although, you should be aware that no matter if you pay or...
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New Version of DMA Locker Ransomware Released

Introducing DMA Locker – v4.0 DMA Locker trojan-ransomware emerged in January (though there was an ineffective Polish language version discovered previous to this, last December). The first two versions had flaws which...
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Ransomware Operators Dump Teslacrypt, Move to CryptXXX Instead

Well – what headlines: TeslaCrypt retires and publishes a master decryption key, while tech and security specialists believe that the same team are now pushing the new, improved CryptXXX, v3.0. One...
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Modern Exploit Kits Employ Flash Player 0-Day

New Exploits for the latest Adobe Flash Player zero-day vulnerability have been integrated into the Angler, Neutrino and Magnitude exploit kits, which are leading compromised computers to different ransomware strains, banking...
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Cyber Criminals Want More Money After Getting A Ransom

According to the news channel KWCH 12, the latest target of cyber criminals is Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. However, there is one peculiar thing about the Wichita hackers – the...
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Ransomware Campaign Targeting Amazon Users

There is a new ransomware targeting Amazon users. Comodo Labs first detected the phishing mails purporting to be Amazon notifications: autoshipping@amazoncom. While there is no text body, the subject is: 'Your...