Friday, September 21, 2018
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rokku

Rokku Ransomware Linked To Chimera

Rokku ransomware was discovered a few weeks ago. One of the most common methods for distributing it is via spam emails, where a malicious executable is dropped by a VB script...

The CCleaner App Compromised Before Launch

The popular CCleaner application was hijacked and compromised to steal information from its users and send it to unknown individuals, announced Piriform, the company that made it. According to experts, the...
target blank vulnerability

The target=”_blank” Attribute Exposes Major Social Networks at Risk of Phishing Attacks

Very popular Internet services are vulnerable to phishing attack because of the fact they are using the target="_blank" attribute in their links. The target="_blank" attribute has been reported extremely dangerous many times...
telecrypt-ransomware

TeleCrypt Ransomware Decrypted In Three Weeks

It took experts only three weeks to break the code of TeleCrypt, the ransomware which exploits the chat app Telegram messenger. The virus uses a simple cryptosystem which was easy to...
wannacry-attack

The Crooks Behind WannaCry Ransomware Launch Monthly Data Dump Service

The cybercriminal gang behind the WannaCry ransomware - Shadow Brokers - posed in a blog post that every month they will be releasing more and more of the data they stole....
MicroCop

MIRCOP Ransomware Decrypter Released

Nowadays, discovering a new ransomware is a daily issue, thus it is not even possible to know about each of them. Nevertheless, some threats are so ridiculous and offensive that it's...

Spora Ransomware Working Offline With A Proficient Payment Website

A brand new ransomware family has been just found. It is called Spora, which is the Russian word for "spore", and has very impressive features. Among them are the ability to...
malware avoid emet

Angler EK Escapes Microsoft’s EMET Security Toolkit

Security researchers from FireEye claim that they have found Angler exploit kit installations which are capable of evading some of the security protections provided by the Microsoft EMET toolkit on Windows...
javascript

RAA Ransomware – Born From JavaScript

RAA is a brand new ransomware family which uses only JavaScript code to infect computers and encrypt their data In fact, RAA is not the first JS-based ransomware threat, however, it is...
teslacrypt 4.1a

TeslaCrypt 4.1a: Refreshed and Ready for Action

The ransomware that started out in February 2015 infecting gamers is back in the game again. In the past two weeks there have been two updated versions released with increased evasion...