Computer Security

Russian Hackers Spread VegaLocker Ransomware with Mass Malvertising Campaigns screenshot

Russian Hackers Spread VegaLocker Ransomware with Mass Malvertising Campaigns

VegaLocker is known as a ransomware threat that was first noticed on February 11, 2019, when it hit the web and claimed its first cyber victims. At the time, no one could have predicted it would prove to be such a... Read more

February 13, 2020
Buran Ransomware Continues the Destructive Legacy of Its Predecessor VegaLocker screenshot

Buran Ransomware Continues the Destructive Legacy of Its Predecessor VegaLocker

Buran ransomware first began making headway in May 2019. The malware infection is a Ransomware-as-a-Service threat, or RaaS. Leveraging RaaS threats is a rather common way for cybercriminals to make money. The... Read more

February 10, 2020
Online Phishers Are Going After Microsoft Office 365 Administrator Accounts Using This Clever Scam screenshot

Online Phishers Are Going After Microsoft Office 365 Administrator Accounts Using This Clever Scam

If your organization uses Office 365, you have probably seen phishing emails that target your community by now. However, it’s one thing when phishing attacks target regular users, and it’s an entirely different story... Read more

February 6, 2020
Disastrous Wiper Malware Causing Irreversible Damage to Computers Around the World screenshot

Disastrous Wiper Malware Causing Irreversible Damage to Computers Around the World

Imagine waking up one day to find that all your important data, like photos and documents, have been erased with no way to restore them. A frightening thought, isn't it? As technology changes, so is our way of storing... Read more

February 6, 2020
Beware of Australia Bushfire Scams and Fraud screenshot

Beware of Australia Bushfire Scams and Fraud

There’s a special place in hell for people who use tragedies to their advantage. It’s hard to understand what could have happened in the lives of these people to make them so heartless. All in all, whether you feel... Read more

February 4, 2020
Experts Suggest That We Do Not Know How to Use Fingerprint Authentication Safely screenshot

Experts Suggest That We Do Not Know How to Use Fingerprint Authentication Safely

When you got yourself a smart device capable of reading your fingerprint for authentication, you might have just gone through the setup without thinking much about your virtual security. Although you might believe... Read more

February 4, 2020
Ryuk Ransomware Creates Chaos: Targets Government and Hospital Institutions screenshot

Ryuk Ransomware Creates Chaos: Targets Government and Hospital Institutions

A Deep Look into Ryuk Ransomware Ryuk ransomware is an advanced computer threat that has been leveraged in ways to infiltrate systems and specifically target government institutions and hospitals. Some may recognize... Read more

January 17, 2020
LockerGoga Aims to Attack Critical Infrastructures Worldwide by Joining Efforts as Part of a Ransomware Trio screenshot

LockerGoga Aims to Attack Critical Infrastructures Worldwide by Joining Efforts as Part of a Ransomware Trio

Investigators say that LockerGoga, MegaCortex, and Ryuk ransomware are used in attacks, targeting critical infrastructures across the world. Ransomware has been causing serious chaos in businesses all over the world.... Read more

January 17, 2020
Emotet Malware Attacks Governments and Organizations Costing Victims Millions screenshot

Emotet Malware Attacks Governments and Organizations Costing Victims Millions

Emotet is arguably the most problematic and costly malware of the past five years. This malware was first discovered in 2014, and since then, it has been causing trouble almost non-stop. The threat took a sort,... Read more

January 17, 2020
Netflix Users Report Receiving Scam Emails That Ask to Update Their Payment Details screenshot

Netflix Users Report Receiving Scam Emails That Ask to Update Their Payment Details

So you received an email declaring that you need to ‘Update your account to get back to watching Netflix.’ The message is meant to convince you that Netflix had problems handling billing information and, therefore,... Read more

January 13, 2020
Ransomware Operators Can Now Steal Your Data Before Encrypting It screenshot

Ransomware Operators Can Now Steal Your Data Before Encrypting It

Ransomware has proven time and again to be one of the most powerful weapons in the cybercriminals' arsenal. Initially, hackers would need to create their own family of file-encrypting malware, which isn't exactly a... Read more

December 19, 2019
DeathRansom: Ransomware Hellbent on Killing Files on Infected PCs via Encryption screenshot

DeathRansom: Ransomware Hellbent on Killing Files on Infected PCs via Encryption

Ransomware has turned into such a global problem for computer users and businesses, victims of recent threats have turned to budgeting for an attack so they can pay the demanded ransom and get their computer back to... Read more

December 19, 2019
Dexphot: An Invisible Cryptojacker that Spreads Like Wildfire screenshot

Dexphot: An Invisible Cryptojacker that Spreads Like Wildfire

Dexphot malware has the ability to exploit your system's resources and reaps the rewards, while you suffer the unfortunate consequences. Not many people are aware of what cryptojacking actually is, let alone why they... Read more

December 17, 2019