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In Nokia's latest Threat Intelligence Report, it was revealed that smartphones account for 72% of mobile network infections for 2017, with Android being the most targeted platform.
It's now evident that the CCleaner malware attack was a targeted operation rather than being a brute force one. New clue suggests that the attackers targeted 18 tech companies for possible IP theft.
A recent study by security firm McAfee regarding celebrities that generate the most dangerous web results reveal Avril Lavigne at the top of the list, which is reportedly caused by free mp3 searches.
Trend Micro has discovered a new campaign that distributes two variants of ransomware which can alternate. This allows re-encryption even after a victim has already paid up from the first infection.
A new malware that attacks devices via Bluetooth has been discovered by a security firm. Without the need to pair, it can spread itself onto other devices without the victim's knowledge.
Security firm AppRiver has recently discovered a spike in the email distribution of the infamous Locky ransomware, sending it out to as much as 23 million people in just over 24 hours.
The Internal Revenue Service of the United States has released a warning over an email scam that uses the name of the agency and FBI to discreetly download ransomware, locking the victim's files.
A ransomware development kit from China allows anyone interested to customize their own ransomware for Android. Coding skills are not necessary, only requiring the user to fill out a form.
Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report is now available, detailing the rise of attacks against the firm's software and its clients. Although attacks are on the rise, so are security measures.
A new variant of the Locky ransomware has been discovered, which now utilizes a new file extension. After encrypting files, it will demand 0.49 Bitcoins, which is equal to more than $2,000.
A ransomware variant infamous for encrypting the entire hard drive has returned to target large corporations and organizations. It also manipulates the Master Boot Record to prevent system access.
The Cerber ransomware has gained an ability to steal Bitcoin wallets and browser passwords from host computers, according to a security report. This is done aside from the usual encryption process.
Android security researchers have recently found a new spyware called Lipizzan that made its way into the Google Play Store. The program could silently gather sensitive data about the victim.
According to a recent study by Google, Chainanalysis, and two universities, ransomware victims have paid out over $25 million dollars over the past two years in hopes of getting their files decrypted.
A threat intelligence firm has taken a look at an online course that actually offers its students lessons on how to commit credit card fraud and gain access to online accounts for their own gain.
A new form of Android malware has recently been discovered by Trend Micro, which can not only steal sensitive data from a device, but can also record audio and video without the victim's knowledge.
The Action Fraud centre of the UK is now warning people about tech support scams saying their machine is infected by WannaCry, and then demanding a hefty amount of money as payment.
A newly-discovered ransomware variant was seen using old techniques of victimizing users. However, it demands a steep amount to unlock files, exploiting the rapid rise of the value of Bitcoin today.
A new strain of Android ransomware has been found, which was able to evade all antivirus programs, according to a security firm. Even if a payment is made, a device will continue to remain locked.
A new variant of the infamous Cerber ransomware has been found, which has the ability to evade detection and analysis by researchers by ceasing to run whenever a virtual machine is detected.
A new ransomware variant that uses Star Trek references has been discovered. Called "Kirk," the malware asks for payments to be made in Moneros. Once paid, it will launch a decryptor called "Spock."
Researchers have discovered a critical issue in the popular web application framework and patched it a couple of days ago. But since then the number of attacks targeting it have gone up dramatically.
A new piece of ransomware designed for macOS computers has recently been discovered. It is acquired through torrent sites, and pretends to be a license patcher for popular software.
In a recent report by ESET, it was found that Android ransomware attacks have grown significantly in just a year. 'Police' ransomware has been found to be effective in scaring victims into paying up.
To be able to combat tech support scammers, a programmer has utilized bots which answer the fraudulent calls. This, according to him, is his major initiative to shut down Windows scammers for good.
Security researchers are warning of widespread attacks on numerous institutions with a highly sophisticated type of malware that's almost impossible to detect because it doesn't use files.
Yesterday's Patch Tuesday saw numerous bug fixes and additions to many of Microsoft's operating systems. However, breaking with tradition, Microsoft released a very small number of security fixes.
The Action Fraud centre of the United Kingdom is warning educational institutions of cybercriminals posing as government officials. They will send "important" documents, which contain ransomware.
A new ransomware called 'Koolova' has recently been discovered. Unlike others, it will provide the decryption key for free if the victim reads two articles about security and staying safe online.
An infamous disk-wiping malware called KillDisk is now functioning as ransomware. It will demand a surprisingly steep amount of 222 bitcoins, or equal to almost $215,000 to unlock infected files.
Security experts are foreseeing ransomware to further explode in the coming year, bringing with it more dangerous features like being able to easily spread from one computer to another.
Cybereason has released RansomFree, a free-to-use program which aims to protect computers from ransomware attacks. If an unusual encryption activity is detected, it will quickly suspend the process.
Microsoft is warning everyone shopping online of a new phishing scam that appears to be a billing email. In reality, it contains an attachment that installs the Cerber ransomware.
Yahoo has disclosed another severe data breach, which affected over a billion users. According to the company, the breach took place over three years ago, and is separate from September's disclosure.
A new in-development ransomware has been discovered, which stands out from the crowd, letting victims have their files decrypted by spreading the malware to others until a ransom is paid.
A new variant of the Petya ransomware has recently surfaced, called 'GoldenEye.' The program exploits macros and manipulates the boot process to further convince victims to pay up.
A large number of National Lottery online accounts may have been hacked, according to the draw's operator. Luckily, no money seems to have been taken from affected accounts, at least not yet.
A new variant of ransomware has been discovered, which not only encrypts a victim's files, but it also makes a computer unusable by placing a lock screen right even before a user could boot.