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‘HTML5 by Default’ by Google, No More Flash on Chrome

Google wants to make HTML5 the primary experience in Chrome by the fourth quarter of 2016. There will be an exclusion only for a white-list of 10 websites which will run...
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New Android Trojan Steals Your Credit Card Details and Then Locks Your Phone

The mobile trojan Android.SmsSpy first appeared in April 2014. Initially it was distributed by SMS spam and its objective was to intercept two-factor authentication calls and messages. Now it has graduated,...
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Scammers Selling Fake Olympic Tickets Online

Fake ticket scams for the 2016 Rio Games were always on the cards. Whenever a big event takes place, the hackers and scammers take part, too. Kaspersky Lab identified the first...
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CryptXXX Ransomware Decrypted, Again

Recently, the Kaspersky Lab security researchers reported that they had developed a decryption tool for CryptXXX ransomware in order to help the victims get their files back for free. Unfortunately, last...
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Tor Founder: Your Medical Records are the Next Big Hack Target

The co-creator of the Tor web browser, Paul Syverson, was speaking in front of technical specialists and journalists in a sun-lit, airy conference hall in Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage. This...
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South Korea Under Internet Explorer Zero-Day Attack

The Symantec company has discovered an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability that was used in limited targeted attacks in South Korea. A blog post, published on the company's website, stated that the...
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Mischa Ransomware – Petya’s Best Friend

Overview of Petya ransomware In March, we covered the emergence of Petya trojan-ransomware; an original and dangerous threat. It was very virulent malware as it did not merely encrypt user files and...
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Ransomware Within the Great (Fire)Wall

A new ransomware in the Chinese language has been found. Business targets a market – or a sector of a market. Ransomware is becoming more targeted in a way that mirrors...
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USA is the Top Global Victim of Deceptive Ad Attacks

A recent research has revealed that USA is the No. 1 global victim of deceptive advertising-based cyber-attacks.According to the latest report from the Cheetah Mobile Security Research Lab, the deceptive adverts...
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U.S Congress Bans YahooMail After Ransomware Attack

The U.S House of Representatives' System Administrator has taken the decision to temporarily suspend the use of YahooMail until further notice. The Technology Service Desk told staff through an internal e-mail...