Posts under Security category

Kaspersky

Kaspersky will work with feature limitations on Windows 10 v1703

It looks like Kaspersky users who upgraded to Windows 10 v1703 may face some feature limitations in their security product. Users of Kaspersky Internet Security, Kaspersky Antivirus, and Kaspersky Endpoint Security may have seen this message after upgrading their computers […]

Malwarebytes impacting Windows 10 Creators Update

Malwarebytes disabling Windows Defender in Windows 10 Creators Update

A user of Malwarebytes has posted on its forums that the program has some major issue with the Windows 10 Creators Update. The user said that Malwarebytes is disabling Windows Defender program in Windows 10 Creators Update. Malwarebytes deactivating Windows […]

Windows Defender

Windows Defender tops AV-Test zero-day malware charts for the 3rd straight month

The recent test reports of Security firm AV-Test reveal that Microsoft’s Windows Defender has scored 100% for the 3rd consecutive month when tested for the zero-day malware protection. AV-test tested Windows Defender against current online threats, which involved accessing known […]

Zero-Day in Microsoft IIS 6.0 Web Server temporarily patched

Attackers have been using a Zero day exploit in IIS 6.0 in order to take control of Windows servers. The worst part is that the IIS 6.0 was originally released in 2010 and was shipped along with Windows Server 2003 […]

Windows Vista support

Microsoft to end Windows Vista support this month

Microsoft Windows Vista was one of the most talked about operating systems of its time. In fact, Windows Vista was a huge change from other Windows OS of that era. Hence, it was loved and hated by many. However, it’s […]

Microsoft to strengthen the Edge Sandbox in Windows 10

Microsoft Edge will now be more secure and safe, says Microsoft. Seeing the increasing hack reports of Microsoft Edge web browser, the Company has decided to improve the security of its Sandbox thereby controlling the Remote Code Execution attacks. As […]

Ransomware attackers use Installer Packages to hide malware deeper

Ransomware is slowly gaining traction with antivirus manufacturers. The antivirus is trained especially to find strains of ransomware coming from unknown sources. But ransomware operators are trying to stay a step ahead by disguising the malware as installer packages used […]

McAfee

McAfee ramps up Investment in India; Now hiring more people

Antivirus software market in India has witnessed a steady growth and finds a fair percentage of adoption amongst both the consumer as well as business. The primary reason that can be attributed to the rapid rise of the persistence of this trend […]

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 […]