Malware

Hackers Posing as Renowned Security Researchers Launch a Destructive MBRLocker Wiper Attack screenshot

Hackers Posing as Renowned Security Researchers Launch a Destructive MBRLocker Wiper Attack

If you think no threat is worse than ransomware, you've probably never been through the hellish experience of having a wiper on your computer system. What's so different about this malware? Wipers have the ability to... Read more

April 17, 2020
Beware: Newly-Crafted Coronavirus Wiper Malware Targets Windows Users screenshot

Beware: Newly-Crafted Coronavirus Wiper Malware Targets Windows Users

Cybercriminals look at the current pandemic state of the world as nothing more than an opportunity for a cash-grab. These malicious individuals seize every chance to capitalize on people's fear regarding the COVID-19... Read more

April 9, 2020
Cyber Attackers Use Fake

Cyber Attackers Use Fake "Corona Antivirus" to Spread BlackNET Remote Administration Tool

It seems that even in times of a global epidemic, hackers remain vicious as ever. The COVID-19 strain continues to be exploited by cyber attackers for their malicious schemes. So far, we've seen Coronavirus-related... Read more

April 3, 2020
Updated HawkEye Keylogger Exploits Coronavirus Scare for Profit screenshot

Updated HawkEye Keylogger Exploits Coronavirus Scare for Profit

The HawkEye keylogger has been making the rounds on the web since 2013. In 2019, there was a newly-released update of the threat – HawkEye Reborn v9. Now it's back on security experts' radars, and it appears to have... Read more

March 25, 2020
Cybercriminals Use 'COVID-19' as Discount Codes to Buy Malware screenshot

Cybercriminals Use 'COVID-19' as Discount Codes to Buy Malware

The coronavirus pandemic has been described as one of the biggest challenges humankind has faced over the last few decades, and if you think that this is an exaggeration, you need to think again. As of the time of... Read more

March 20, 2020
Hackers Are Actively Attacking Healthcare Institutions Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak screenshot

Hackers Are Actively Attacking Healthcare Institutions Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak

Sometimes, it's easy to forget that cyberattacks are launched by fellow human beings, doubly more so when you read about criminals that are hacking into hospitals' IT systems in the middle of a global pandemic.... Read more

March 19, 2020
Cybercrooks Taking Advantage of the Global Pandemic to Profit from Coronavirus Malware screenshot

Cybercrooks Taking Advantage of the Global Pandemic to Profit from Coronavirus Malware

With the World Health Organization officially declaring the COVID-19 infection a pandemic, more and more countries around the world are taking extra measures to contain the spreading of the virus. In this time of... Read more

March 17, 2020
As Fears of the Coronavirus Pandemic Spread, So Does COVID-19-Themed Malware screenshot

As Fears of the Coronavirus Pandemic Spread, So Does COVID-19-Themed Malware

In these turbulent times, people are living in fear. It's a time of crisis as the cases of Coronavirus increase, and healthcare systems collapse one after the other. Many are afraid for their lives, and the lives of... Read more

March 17, 2020
Chinese-Based Vicious Panda Group Weaponizes Coronavirus Data for a Cyber Attack screenshot

Chinese-Based Vicious Panda Group Weaponizes Coronavirus Data for a Cyber Attack

Vicious Panda is a Chinese-based anonymous group that carries out attacks against a variety of targets. It received the classification Advanced Persistent Threat (APT). APT indicates a prolonged and aimed attack. One... Read more

March 16, 2020
Mozart Malware Proves Elusive To Detection Thanks to Its Use of DNS Protocol screenshot

Mozart Malware Proves Elusive To Detection Thanks to Its Use of DNS Protocol

Mozart is the name of a backdoor Trojan. It created shock-waves in the webspace in February 2020. Even in its short lifespan since then, it has managed to rile people up. So far, it has claimed a mere few hundred... Read more

March 16, 2020
5 Tips to Ensure That Servers Are Protected Against Hackers screenshot

5 Tips to Ensure That Servers Are Protected Against Hackers

If you’re running a business, part of it is definitely online. All of the online data that you need to run your operations is stored on a server. There are all sorts of servers out there and various ways to host your... Read more

March 6, 2020
Emotet Malware is Now Capable of Hacking Wi-Fi Networks screenshot

Emotet Malware is Now Capable of Hacking Wi-Fi Networks

Many people don't think much of it, but the correct configuration of a Wi-Fi network is incredibly important. It could open the gateway to all your personal devices, and its security must be treated with utmost... Read more

February 11, 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
Cybercriminals Use Coronavirus-Themed Spam to Spread Malware screenshot

Cybercriminals Use Coronavirus-Themed Spam to Spread Malware

The Wuhan coronavirus (also known as 2019-nCoV) is still dominating the news, and unfortunately, this is unlikely to change any time soon. The death toll rises at an alarming rate, and people are on the verge of... Read more

February 3, 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
The Most Surprising Cyber Hacks That Shook Us in 2019 screenshot

The Most Surprising Cyber Hacks That Shook Us in 2019

Cyber security threats kept growing in 2019, and it is expected that they will continue to increase in 2020, despite all efforts to stop it. Every time a weakness is patched, hackers find another system with a... Read more

January 14, 2020
What Is a Deepfake and How Can It Affect Our Cybersecurity? screenshot

What Is a Deepfake and How Can It Affect Our Cybersecurity?

We're now closing in on the end of the year, which means that it's time for cybersecurity experts to start jotting down their predictions for 2020. You can be pretty sure that they'll try to warn people about all the... Read more

December 12, 2019
Workstations in a European Airport Found to Be Riddled with Crypto-Miners screenshot

Workstations in a European Airport Found to Be Riddled with Crypto-Miners

When you walk into an airport, you might expect crowds, overworked staff, people who had too much fun with the free perfume samples at a duty-free store, and bad food. And you might be willing to accept it all. It’s... Read more

December 12, 2019