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linux malware

New Linux Malware attacks AVTech IOT devices

A new malware that targets Linux-based Internet of Things (IoT) devices has been detected by Search-Lab, a Security research and development firm. This Linux ARM malware called as ELF_IMEIJ.A exploits a vulnerability in devices from AVTech, a surveillance technology company. […]

wikileaks

How CIA used Fine Dining attack to hijack DLL files

The Vault 7 leaks have exposed a bunch of tricks from CIA’s books. Well, seriously speaking the leak details how the CIA is building a surveillance system that encompasses advanced tools, hackers, and state of the art technology. Amidst all […]

browser

Firefox to warn you about insecure Logins

With every subsequent release, every browser developer tries to make its browser more secure and reliable. Firefox treads along the same path. If you are not aware, the browser has a special feature that issues warning to users by default […]

Decryptor for Dharma Ransomware now available

Dharma Ransomware now officially has decryptor keys. Kaspersky RakhniDecryptor v 1.17.17.0 & ESET Crysis Decryptor v 2.0.3.0 have been updated to decrypt Dharma ransomware encrypted files and remove the malware. Kaspersky has tested and legitimized the master decryptor keys that were […]

Password Managers found leaking passwords

Popular Password Managers were found leaking passwords

Passwords cannot be easy to remember and tough passwords are difficult to remember. In order to get around this problem most of us usually use a Password Manager which will encrypt and store all of our credentials and will enter […]

Poorly coded Lamdelin Lockscreen Ransomware lets you in using Alt+F4

Ransomware, in general, is deadly, but sometimes their authors may not be intelligent enough to make them lethal enough, and that’s what happened with the new Ransomware kid, Lamdelim.A. Win32/Lamdelim.A has been detected as locking victim’s PC in exchange for […]

Anti-malware products from C-DAC India

C-DAC India launches free Botnet Cleaning & Anti-malware products

The Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), the premier R&D organization Govt. of India for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and Computing, has via its Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), launched a bunch of […]

This malware tracks your audio by remotely controlling PC microphones

CyberX announced that it had discovered a massive cyber-reconnaissance operation, Operation BugDrop that attackers were carrying out in a number of targets in Ukraine. This fairly recent attack eavesdrops on sensitive conversations by remotely controlling PC microphones – in order […]

Avecto report

Mitigate security threats by removing excessive User Privileges, says report

In today’s highly advanced digital world, security against data stealing and threats have taken the center stage. One of the major security threats for the organizations could be employees within the organization. Though the most trusted stakeholders of any company; […]

IoT Security

Hacker shows how easy it is to hack people in public

A video by Cyber threat detection company Pwnie Express shows that hackers can launch a Cyberattack at almost any location be it Public places like streets, trains, or in a company’s office without letting the victims know that their devices […]

Cloudflare bug causes leak of personal HTTPS data of leading websites

Cloudflare is a fairly popular web service, and security company and a recent massive attack are said to have exposed user data with regards to several sites running on Cloudflare. Let’s first begin by understanding what exactly does Cloudflare does. […]

Missing Font

New Google Chrome Malware prompt Users to download Missing Font, Beware!

Security researchers claim cybercriminals are getting more aggressive in an attempt to target computer users. The researchers reveal they have discovered a new hacking vector for Google Chrome browser that prompts users to download a ‘Missing font’ and then tricks […]

Avast announces a new free decryption tool for CryptoMix ransomware

Avast, the popular antivirus provider, today announced the rollout of their latest free ransomware decryptor tool for the ransomware strain, CryptoMix. CryptoMix is a rather infamous ransomware with multiple aliases, including CryptFile2, Zeta, or the most recent alias CryptoShield. Decryption […]

Over 140 enterprises worldwide hit with this Fileless Malware

A malware attack or even an attempt is much like an aircraft crash, in both the investigators need to look for the clue on why it actually happened. Analogous to the black box in the aircraft, security researchers try to […]

Ransomware

Fewer Malware being released now, but Ransomware is on the rise

According to a report published by Network security company, SonicWall, there was a decline in the Malware attacks in 2016, however at the same time Ransomware attacks multiplied by hundreds. Statistics reveal that unique malware samples collected fell to 60 […]

Zero-Day Security Flaw makes Windows PC vulnerable to Denial of Service Attacks

The CERT Team has revealed that an existing vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows Operating Systems including Windows 10 that may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to gain access to the Windows system. They discovered a zero-day vulnerability in the Server Message […]

hotel ransomware

Ransomware hijacks Hotel’s Smart Lock system & locks Guest’s rooms

Most of the houses and hotel room these days are equipped with electronic doors. These locks come with one or more means of entry, which include RFID, keypad, biometric (fingerprint), or Bluetooth. Until now, locks featuring biometric identification and RFID […]

ransomware

Ransomware lashes out in Washington DC, kills 70% of CCTV cameras

Another day, another Ransomware. Yes, Ransomware seems to have been the order of the world with new kind cropping out every now and then. While we usually see Ransomware hitting out on large organizations this time it was something pretty […]

Google will block .js (JavaScript) attachments in Gmail starting Feb 13

Lately, scammers and cybercriminals have renewed the use of email-based attacks and a part of this includes deploying the payload by integrating it as a Macro in a Word documents. This along with the Javascript that runs on infected clients […]

artificial intelligence

Meet AI2 , Artificial intelligence based Security System that is 85% accurate

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the machine-learning startup PatternEx have demonstrated an artificial intelligence platform that predicts cyber-attacks with 85% accuracy. Named as AI2, this artificial intelligence platform is roughly three times better than present […]

Exploit Kit activity pose a major threat to outdated software worldwide

Analyzing the monthly encounters of Exploit Kit in 2016, Microsoft has said that they pose a major threat to the PCs running unpatched software. The past year saw attackers using exploit kits to inflict some of the most prominent threats […]