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cryptocurrency mining malware
Cyber Security researchers have just discovered a new Russian malware, dubbed WebCobra, which harnesses victims’ computing power to mine for cryptocurrencies.   Coin mining malware is difficult to detect. Once a machine is compromised, a malicious app runs silently in the background with just one sign: performance degradation. As the malware increases power consumption, the...
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DarkHotel
The stealthy North Korean APT group dubbed DarkHotel, otherwise known as APT-C-06, Fallout Team, SIG25, and so on, has been progressively focusing on Internet Explorer (IE) scripting motor. Security specialists as of late found that DarkHotel made new endeavors for two more seasoned vulnerabilities influencing the Internet Explorer scripting motors.   Despite the fact that...
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Google Play
A malware-bound Android application was discovered hanging around on Google Play for very nearly a year. Amid this time, the malignant application was accessible for download by all Google Play clients. The malware was covered up in an application named “Simple Call Recorder”, distributed by the FreshApps Group.   At the season of disclosure, the...
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Anti malware Protection
Security researchers over the globe joined in a venture committed to sharing URLs used in malicious campaigns managed to take down close to 100,000 websites actively engaged in malware distribution. The task called URLhaus was started by abuse.ch, a non-benefit cybersecurity association in Switzerland. The operations began towards the end of March 2018 and recorded...
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Cheap Android Smartphones discovered to have pre-installed Malware
Unfortunately for Android smartphone users coming from developing countries with usually low privacy protections, a cheap smartphone could come with a hidden cost: Low-end Android smartphone devices mostly sold at developing markets such as Egypt, Brazil, South Africa, Myanmar, etc., contain pre-installed malware. The malware to blame is com.rock.gota, but it masks itself quite ingeniously...
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dark web sites
As a Dark web expert with an expertise in monitoring tor sites and hidden services, We have been encountering many contents that are disturbing and straightforward illegal being peddled around the internet both surface and deep part of the web. A researcher like me discover that these things are the usual in the dark web...
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Saudi PetroChem Plant Hacking Blamed On Russians
Another investigation of the pernicious PC code utilized in a messed up assault on a Saudi petrochemical plant reasons that a great part of the exertion was composed from inside a state-claimed Russian logical establishment, a standout amongst the most immediate connections between authority Russian programmers and an unfriendly interruption on a noteworthy bit of...
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Malvertisement: The Covert Advert
Malvertising Sounds like a mouthful, I know. But it’s a word-blend (postmanteau) between Malware and Advertising. To put it simply, the use of online advertisement to spread Malware. Malvertising is what occurs when online advertising is used to spread malwares. Malvertising is what ensues when attackers purchase ad spaces in famous or legitimate websites and...
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Windows Malware Mylobot
High-level Windows Malware, Mylobot, Deploys Deadly Botnet Tactics A new Windows malware is adding systems into a botnet. It takes absolute control of its victims and also deliver additional malicious payloads. As far as the investigation goes, whoever’s the author of Mylobot malware campaign has to be a sophisticated and certainly capable hacker. To understand...
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Trojan-like Chrome Extension Steals Bank Account Data
Visiting Google, Apple, Amazon or other legitimate online markets for downloading software content are, at best, safe. But although they are official sources we’ve come to fully accept and familiarize about, these are things which aren’t 100% safe. Take for example, a recent Google Chrome Extension called “Desbloquear Conteúdo” (Portuguese for “Unblock contents”), masquerades as...
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