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Russian Antivirus Software: Kaspersky Lab
Russian Antivirus Software: Kaspersky Lab, officially banned by the US Government. European Union considers the Antivirus “malicious” US agencies are now officially prohibited from using Kaspersky Lab along with all related services. Although no concrete evidence, this started after classified hacking materials for the National Security Agency (NSA), was hacked with the help of Kaspersky...
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Russian Antivirus Software Kaspersky Lab officially banned by US
Russian antivirus software Kaspersky Lab has now been officially banned by the US Government. The recent hacking of classified National Security Agency (NSA) materials was attributed to the Kaspersky Lab Antivirus system, leading to the ban. The software has been associated with the Russian Secret Service and claimed to be spyware. The ban will be...
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What Does the Recent Cryptocurrency Exchange Hack Mean for Crypto Cyber Security? One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Korea, Coinrail, was hacked in June. While Coinrail did not release an official figure for the stolen coins, The Guardian estimates that at least £27.8m worth of digital funds are now lost forever. The immediate result...
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Firefox as the New Weapon of Cyber Criminals
Web cache is data front liners that are automatically downloaded for faster bootup times during your next same-site visit. It’s a typical web practice that normally wouldn’t warrant any suspicions, but recent research now finds it vulnerable to abuse – and attack website’s visitors. The Research Team from PortSwigger Web Security, under the supervision of...
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Net Neutrality Contributes Secured Internet
What is Net Neutrality? From the word itself which is neutrality; unbiased and an open freedom for all. This way people governed under the famous Net Neutrality act gets to enjoy the liberty of surfing the internet, view contents and post anything not libelous nor derogatory would have nothing to fear. It prohibits internet service...
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Android Based Botnet launches DDoS Attacks, Phishing Intelligence
On the 17th of August, a lot of content providers and delivery network companies were attacked by a botnet called WireX. A multitude of Android devices was being used to launch the attack to the targeted victims through malicious applications on the devices that are running in the background and is programmed to create DDoS...
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APWG Phishing Solution
Phishing Crimeware APWG Quarter 1 2016 Report The following is an extract of the most recent APWG Report Q1 2016. The full APWG report can be viewed at – http://docs.apwg.org/reports/apwg_trends_report_q1_2016.pdf Phishing Report Scope The APWG Phishing Activity Trends Report analyzes phishing attacks reported to the APWG by its member companies, its Global Research Partners, through...
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