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Hospital Data Breach
Huntsville Hospital in Alabama is informing work candidates about a data rupture that may have brought about the bargain of their own information. The data rupture happened in May 2018 yet the doctor’s facility came to think about it just in October 2018.   As indicated by the notice letters conveyed by the healing center,...
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Rakhni Trojan: A New Breed of Cryptomining
Rakhni, an old ransomware dating as far back as the year 2013, recently stepped up its game by adding a new devastating algorithm with its arsenal of attacks. It now decides whether to demand ransomware or secretly profit by installing a miner. How It Works The malware is shared via email attachment, often disguised as...
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A Virus that decides whether your PC is good for Crypto-Mining or Ransomware
Ransomware and Cryptocurrency mining attacks have been very frequent this year. Attacking not only unsuspecting individuals, but corporate systems as well. They share a few similarities and mostly engage in digital currencies. And like other malwares and hacking tools, they are also on the verge of evolving. These are both non-complex intrusions in nature but...
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Magniber Ransomware goes Global
Magniber has officially gone global. After painstakingly targeting only South Korean users, the ransomware expands its target landscape to Chinese locations (Macau, China, Singapore) and Malay ones (Malaysia, Brunei) with more sophistication in its coding. It may be a matter of time till it goes global. This ransomware wasn’t impressive before. It relied heavily with...
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Hernia Institute in California Attacked by Gamma Ransomware – Patient Records Exposed
The information exposed by the assault incorporates the data of patients who were treated preceding 19th July, 2018. The bargained information incorporates patients’ full names, addresses, dates of birth, social security information, laboratory findings and clinical arrangements. California-based National Ambulatory Hernia Institute was hit by a ransomware assault that traded off an aggregate of 15,974...
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Hackers Are Now Using Your Private Photos As Ransom
Active smartphone users are being warned about a scary new piece of “ransomware” designed to send victims’ private photographs to all the contacts in their address book. The tech security firm McAfee has sounded the alarm over a new type of virus called LeakerLocker, reports The Sun. This creepy ransomware is capable of locking down...
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SamSam Ransomware
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...
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Recent research shows, with the widespread use of Apple devices, Mac-specific malware and viruses are now widespread. Apple Macs were once thought to be safer than Windows. Hackers found it more worthwhile to target Windows based operating systems with malware and viruses. A recent study conducted by a veritable IT security firm reported Mac-specific malware...
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Bad Rabbit Ransomware, Phishing Intelligence
Fake News? What’s worse is a Ransomware to Ruin Your Day. People whose job is to gather information, do general research on current events may have been previous victims of fake news from Fake News Sites. Believing in false information could harm you intellectually and socially. What’s worse that could happen next, assuming people has...
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Bitcoins Cyber Criminals, Cybercrime Solutions
What happened? Recently a known Bitcoin exchange which is BTC-E has been shut down and seized by 6 US law enforcement agencies, due to the exchange’s involvement in the theft of 2.21 billion USD from two well-known Bitcoin exchanges Bitcoinica and Mt. Gox. The founder of BTC-E who is named Alexander Vinnick was arrested in...
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