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A computer Laptop with six deadly Malware is up for auction

A computer Laptop with six deadly Malware is up for auction

Tech can be weird, and this news is not just unique, but it will raise a lot of eyebrows. Performance artist Guo O Dong and cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct have put up a Samsung NC10-14GB 10.2-Inch Blue Netbook which has […]

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Microsoft asks users to update Remote Desktop Services to prevent worm infections

Microsoft has released a fix for critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability titled CVE-2019-0708. The vulnerability is pre-authenticated and requires zero human interaction. That being said the vulnerability can be exploited by a worm and any malware infected system can transfer […]

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Notorious Evil Clippy brings bad news for Microsoft Office users

Evil Clippy, a tool designed by Dutch security researchers Outflank has been found to assist red teamers and security testers in creating malicious Microsoft Office documents. The tool, as reported, makes the malicious Office docs go unnoticed! Evil Clippy can […]

Ransomware encounters have declined significantly, says Microsoft

Microsoft has published the latest Security Intelligence Report. This report is published every year and offers an insight into the security threats and how they have been affecting the stakeholders. This year’s report is comforting as it talks about the […]

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WannaCry ransomware is dormant on thousands of computers

The latest reports on WannaCry ransomware suggests the malware continues to remain a potent threat. Even after a year of its outbreak, WannaCry ransomware has not been eradicated completely. It is currently dormant and therefore, still has the potential to […]

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Compromised CCleaner version was used to distribute Malware

A CCleaner version that was available for download during the period 15th August and 12th September was compromised and hacked to distribute the Floxif malware. According to Piriform, its developers, the affected versions were CCleaner v5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud v1.07.3191. […]

Bashware

Windows 10 Linux subsystem can be compromised by Bashware

A report from Check Point Security Research suggests that Subsystem for Linux (WSL), a newly introduced feature in Windows 10 ( a hybrid concept which allows a combination of Linux and Windows systems to run at the same time) could […]

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Your Windows Has Been Banned malware makes a comeback

The “Your Windows Has Been Banned” malware has made a comeback, albeit, this time asking victims to pay US$50 in Bitcoin in order to unlock their Windows operating systems. This is the 2nd coming of this malware after it was […]

Banking Trojan

Now simply hovering over the link will install this Banking Trojan

Malware embedded within malicious links are very common. In such malware, the user is prompted to click the link for the malware to do its job. But, researchers at Trend Micro have recently exposed a malware which only needs you […]

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Zusy PowerPoint Malware does not need Macros to spread

Malware often comes in a package that looks harmless. As soon as the victim clicks on it, malware starts spreading like an open can of worms and takes control of the victim’s PC. Typically, in such attacks, when the user […]

Fireball

Fireball malware infects 250 million computers worldwide

A high volume Chinese threat operation was recently discovered by Check Point Threat Intelligence and research teams that have infected more than 250 million computers worldwide. It is said that this newly installed Chinese malware Fireball takes over the target […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Ticno Trojan installs unwanted software and unremovable ads

The number of malicious programs and malware is constantly on a rise. Furthermore, the apps that are designed to be installed with other programs have also been one of the most preferred ways for virus makers to deploy their payload. […]

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MSRT will now detect and removes browser modifier malware – Soctuseer

MSRT November 201 update (Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool) now brings help for Soctuseer victims in this month’s release. MSRT now removes the annoying Soctuseer installations and reverses the system modifications with the help of new detections. Microsoft now adds […]

Office 2013 will now be able to block Macros

Office 2013 now has the protection against Macro-based malware attack. Seeing the significant increase in Macro-base infections lately Microsoft has added the macros blocking feature in Office 2013 which blocks Macro virus from loading in the high-risk scenarios. While this […]

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Microsoft warns of fake Microsoft Security Essentials installer

Protecting your computer from malware has become a major hassle these days, with almost every software having malware-filled clones in the market. But, the irony here is that we now have a fake Microsoft Security Essentials Installer, which is essentially […]

Microsoft notices uneven rates of malware infections around the globe

Malware is a huge issue for Microsoft with its business based solely on software. Their bi-annual Security Intelligence Report (SIR) just came out and it shows the intensity of malware attacks from different parts of the world. The company releases […]

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Checkpoint Security warns enterprise of 9x increase in malware

Checkpoint has published its latest findings from the two research projects, the Check Point 2016 Security Report and the Exploits at the Endpoint:SANS 2016. The reports further reveal the critical challenges and also recommendations for the organizations to buckle up […]

Windows Trojan that fakes Chrome browser neutralized

Dr. Web, an IT security solution vendors have discovered a new Trojan  virus meant for Windows system called Trojan.Mutabaha.1, this Trojan is aimed at misleading the users by installing fake Chrome browsers and also poses ability to replace advertisements on […]

Pay-Per-Install

Google investigates Pay-Per-Install and Unwanted software installs

In collaboration with New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, Google investigated the perils of Pay-Per-Installs leading to unwanted software installation. Coming out with a report after a year of study on unwanted software distribution, Google found that the Pay-Per-Install […]