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Locky Ransomware Steals CryptXXX`s Dominant Position

At the start of July the ransomware distribution via exploit kits had a major turnover as one of the biggest distributors using this method switched from dropping the CryptXXX ransomware to...
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Warning: Business Cloud Apps are not Security Compliant

A Blue Coat Systems` analysis of 15,000 cloud application came back with a shocking outcome. As it turned out, 99% of the investigated apps didn’t comply with the standards to properly protect...
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AdGholas Malvertising Campaign Finally Spotted After One Year on the Loose

A huge malvertising campaign managed to infect millions of users before finally being spotted by Proofpoint and Trend Micro security researchers. The campaign, called AdGholas, is supposed to have start operating in...
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The New Android RAT SpyNote Available Online

A new kind of Android remote access Trojan (RAT) is soon expected to start targeting uses, as its builder is now publicly available on malware forums.The newcomer, named SpyNote, has some...
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Locky Ransomware Ranks #1 on the Malware Threat List

Proofpoint security firm reports that the Locky ransomware has been #1 malware threat in the second quarter of 2016.This statistic should not come as a surprise considering the fact that Locky...
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The Chthonic Banking Trojan Propagated via PayPal

Hijacked or newly created PayPal accounts are being leveraged and embroiled in the Chthonic Banking Trojan distribution campaign, analysts from Proofpoint security company alarm.In the course of this campaign, cybercriminals are...
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Cisco: Ransomware to be the Most Effective Moneymaker

Cisco’s Mid-Year Cybersecurity Report reveals that cybercriminals generate roughly $34 million a year targeting companies by spreading huge amounts of powerful ransomware. The security firm adds that ransomware attacks have become...
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Ransomware-as-a-Service Ramps Up Petya/Misha Ransomware Distribution

The Petya and Misha ransomwares families have now decided to start using the quickly catching up Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) trend. Ransomware-as-a-Service allows anyone to become an official ransomware distributor. RaaS will surely be...
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Chimera Ransomware Decryption Keys Leaked

In any business industry competitors are trying to sabotage each other so their product would be the only one in the market. This “rule” implies even when in the cyberworld and...
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New Sophisticated Ransomware Will Catch Organizations Off Guard

New and improved pieces of ransomware will catch organizations off guard, security firm Cisco repots.According to Cisco`s Midyear Cybersecurity Report the new advanced piece of ransomware will be targeting not only...