survey

43 Percent of US PC Owners Never Heard of Ransomware

Ransom-What? A recent report by Kaspersky Lab, ('RANSOM-WHAT? A study on consumers’ awareness of ransomware ') shows that 43percent of P.C users (includes other vulnerable devices) in the U.S and Canada surveyed...
locky obfuscation

Locky Gets Trickier, Uses JavaScript XOR Obfuscation

RockLoader and obfuscation help Locky stay at the top of the charts Proofpoint security say that Locky has moved into one of the top positions for ransomware distributed via e-mail by using...
telia

Telia Customers Suffer Ransomware Attacks

Hackers mounted a brand new ransomware campaign which impersonates the Nordic telecom giant Telia. The telecom giant operates in Europe and Asia and has millions of customers who could all become...
pc worm

ZCryptor – New Ransomware That Self-Replicates Across the Network

A new trojan-ransomware has been discovered with improved attack capabilities, researchers believe. ZCryptor displays what has been described as "worm-like" capabilities, not only spreading to network drives, but also any removable...
proxy server

TeamViewer Used by a Trojan to Turn PCs into Web Proxy Servers

The backdoor trojan - named BackDoor.TeamViewer.49 – was first discovered and analyzed at the start of May by Russian security software firm Dr.Web. The malware is delivered by a multi-stage method,...
android phishing

Android SpyLocker Went Phishing for EU Banks Clients

The trojan called SpyLocker is described as a new version of Android malware which shows credential phishing popups for customers of EU banks and some of the popular Android applications In fact,...
EITest

EITest Malware Campaign Backed by Neutrino Exploit Kit

A persistent EITest malware campaign keep getting stronger, prompted by the fact that it has shifted its distribution technique over time.Based on the analysis of the malware campaign conducted earlier this...
malware alert

Operation Ke3chang Malware Evolves

The advanced persistent threat (APT) named Operation Ke3chang was first noticed in 2013. At that time, it was targeting Europe-based Ministries of Foreign Affairs, however, now it appears that the threat...
badblock

New Ransomware on the Block: BadBlock

A new strain of ransomware has been discovered. It calls itself BadBlock (this from the message left on the red lock-screen displayed after encryption reading, "Badblock is on the block!").This ransomware...
grand country esd

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...