A newly discovered DNS-changer Trojan dubbed Extenbro has been observed while blocking access to websites of security solutions vendors to prevent its victims from getting rid of the adware it dumps on their computers.
The average payment demand following a ransomware attack has almost doubled in the second quarter of the year and victims have Ryuk and Sodinokiby to blame.
American telecommunications company Sprint states in a breach notification letter sent to customers that hackers managed to infiltrate their accounts using the Samsung.com "Add A Line" website as a springboard in their attack.
Hackers can take advantage of a logical flaw in WhatsApp for Android and modify or replace media files available in external storage, such as memory cards, before the intended recipient can see them.
In an FBI Flash Alert, the FBI has released the master decryption keys for the Gandcrab Ransomware versions 4, 5, 5.0.4, 5.1, and 5.2. Using these keys, any individual or organization can create and release their very own GandCrab decryptor.
When users run into issues using a popular site on Mozilla Firefox, instead of fixing the issue internally in the browser, Mozilla will create mini-patches that are applied to the site. This allows them to quickly fix known issues, while they work on fixing bugs or adding new features into the browser.
An app styling itself as a more feature-rich unofficial version of Telegram was installed over 100,000 from Google Play only to provide minimum messaging services and to promote malicious websites.
The data breach monitoring service Haveibeenpwned.com has added a database dump of almost 101 million Evite users who had their information exposed when attackers gained unauthorized access to their servers.
Microsoft has added a new bug to the list of known issues in Windows 10 1903 about Remote Desktop connections displaying a black screen when connecting to devices using older graphic drivers.
A critical security issue found in the Ad Inserter WordPress plugin currently installed on over 200,000 websites allows authenticated attackers to remotely execute PHP code.
Malware researchers have discovered a new file-encrypting malware they dubbed DoppelPaymer that has been making victims since at least mid-June, asking hundreds of thousands of US dollars in ransom.
Microsoft will block Windows 10 users from installing the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on Surface Book 2 devices with NVIDIA discrete graphics processing unit (dGPU).
Another public administration in the U.S. surrenders cybercriminal demands as La Porte County, Indiana, pays $130,000 to recover data on computer systems impacted by ransomware.
Following recent reports about mass-scale attacks aimed at modifying Domain Name System records, UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released an advisory with mitigation options for organizations to defend against this type of threat.
If you read the news, it's hard not to see that ransomware is far from dead and may be worse then ever. Emboldened by large government payouts, ransomware developers are increasingly targeting cities, the enterprise, and charities where they can create large scale damage and thus potentially large-scale ransom payments.
Microsoft is rolling out Microsoft Forms proactive phishing detection to improve the product's security by blocking phishing attacks from abusing surveys and forms created using the app.
Microsoft removed three Windows 10 version 1903 upgrade blocks today after resolving the three critical issues impacting the Windows devices blocked from updating.
2020 U.S. presidential campaigns are not using proper email security according to research from Californian-based email threat protection firm Agari.
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