Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Computer Security News

banking trojans

GozNym Malware Hit 24 Financial Institutions

A gang of hackers has combined two dangerous malware programs in order to create a new online banking Trojan. The newly-found malware has already stolen millions of dollars from customers of...
wtp

Windows Troubleshooting Platform Abused by the LatentBot Malware

Proofpoint researchers issued a warning that a highly obfuscated malicious backdoor, which was compromising companies since 2013, has been recently caught using the Windows Troubleshooting Platform (WTP) feature for its distribution...
Gmail-spoofed-msg

Gmail Distributes Spoofed Messages

Security researchers warn that Gmail delivers spoofed emails without even warning users of any suspicious activity. Unlike spam emails which are usually used for delivering malicious documents or links to unsuspecting users,...
torrentlocker ransomware

New TorrentLocker Ransomware Version Targeting Italian Users

The TorrentLocker (Crypt0L0cker) appeared on the ransomware stage in August 2014 but it reached its peak in distribution in early to middle 2015. It had some major spreading campaigns mostly targeting...
windows account flaw

Microsoft Account Passwords at Risk Because of Windows Flaw

Users` Microsoft account data or even VNP credentials are at risk of being hijacked because of a defect in Windows old authentication procedures for shared network resources. All a crook has to...
ransomware medical attack

Another Ransomware Attack Against A Medical Facility

Health care institutions have been the victim of ransomware infiltration on a number of occasions this year. Mature ransomware strains Locky and CryptXXX were responsible for infecting the data of several...
Shadow-BTCware-Ransomware

New Version of Shadow BTCware Ransomware Appeared

Security researchers found a brand new version of the Shadow BTCware Ransomware which can be installed manually on unprotected systems. Being installed on the machine, the new variant of the Shadow BTCware...

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...
microsoft edge browser

Microsoft Edge Browser is the Most Effective Protection Against SEM

According to the latest report of NSS Labs, Microsoft Edge is the web browser which blocks the highest percentage of socially engineered malware (SEM) and phishing attacks when compared to Google...
Stampado Ransomware

Stampado Ransomware Keeps Files As Hostages

Security experts have just noticed a new malware which gives victims 96 hours to pay a ransom before it starts deleting files from their computers. In case the victims refuse to...