Deciding whether you should pay a ransomware or not is a philosophical question until your systems were hit by a ransomware. The city of Baltimore is now on its fifth week battling a file-locking ransomware variant called RobinHood. It infected around 10,000 computers which prevents residents from obtaining building permits and business licenses including buying...Continue Reading
The 2017 version of OSX.Dok used a fake Preview icon to disguise an application bundle. The malware apparently targeted mostly European Mac users and was spread via an email phishing campaign that attempted to convince the user there was some problem with their tax returns. A similar trick is used in the new version,...Continue Reading
OSX.Dummy: Mac Malware Targets Crypto-Community Forums Attackers posing as admins are asking users from crypto-community channel forums of Slack and Discord to infect themselves with malware through the use of simple, and rather dumb, social engineering tactics. Mac researchers agreed naming the malware OSX.Dummy, for a reason. The following command was shared to unknowing crypto...Continue Reading
SamSam Ransomware is back with New Variant Considered as the most infamous and well-known ransomware today, which alone stole over $325,000 in just 4 weeks since its first appearance last January, SamSam ransomware is back with a new plot in mind. Now it asks for the attacker’s password first before infection. Researchers found this particular...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Empire Market a Shadow of the Glorious Alphabay It is back and now with a different name. The former site which was well-known in the Dark Web used to be called Alphabay was seized and then shut down by the authorities. A lot of dark netizens were hopeful that the site would re-emerge with a...Continue Reading
Recently there has been a new Android malware which runs rampant that targets your bank credentials straight right off your fingertips. This is not a new case where phishing apps pretend to be a legitimate banking app just to steal your credentials. However, this time it keeps evolving and gets more deceitful. Adaptive nature of...Continue Reading
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