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Beware! Fireball Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide

Beware! Fireball Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide

June 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a massive malware campaign that has already infected more than 250 million computers across the worl...
Russian Hacker Selling Cheap Ransomware-as-a-Service On Dark Web

Russian Hacker Selling Cheap Ransomware-as-a-Service On Dark Web

April 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware has been around for a few years, but it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting businesses, hospitals, f...
Nemesis Bootkit — A New Stealthy Payment Card Malware

Nemesis Bootkit — A New Stealthy Payment Card Malware

December 07, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Another day, another stunning Malware – this time targeting banks, payment card processors, and other financial services. Security ...
ALERT: This New Ransomware Steals Passwords Before Encrypting Files

ALERT: This New Ransomware Steals Passwords Before Encrypting Files

December 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
You should be very careful while visiting websites on the Internet because you could be hit by a new upgrade to the World's worst Ex...
Deadly Simple Exploit Bypasses Apple Gatekeeper Security to Install Malicious Apps

Deadly Simple Exploit Bypasses Apple Gatekeeper Security to Install Malicious Apps

September 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Apple Mac Computers are considered to be invulnerable to malware, but the new Exploit discovered by security researchers proves it indee...
Over 17000 Mac Machines Affected by 'iWorm' Botnet Malware

Over 17000 Mac Machines Affected by 'iWorm' Botnet Malware

October 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A newly discovered zombie network that exclusively targets Apple computers running Mac OS X across the globe has compromised roughly 17,000 ...
BadUSB Malware Code Released — Turn USB Drives Into Undetectable CyberWeapons

BadUSB Malware Code Released — Turn USB Drives Into Undetectable CyberWeapons

October 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Once again USB has come up as a major threat to a vast number of users who use USB drives – including USB sticks and keyboards. Security...