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Over A Billion Malicious Ad Impressions Exploit WebKit Flaw to Target Apple Users

Over A Billion Malicious Ad Impressions Exploit WebKit Flaw to Target Apple Users
October 01, 2019Mohit Kumar
The infamous eGobbler hacking group that surfaced online earlier this year with massive malvertising campaigns has now been caught runnin...

Microsoft Warns of a New Rare Fileless Malware Hijacking Windows Computers

Microsoft Warns of a New Rare Fileless Malware Hijacking Windows Computers
September 27, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Watch out Windows users! There's a new strain of malware making rounds on the Internet that has already infected thousands of compu...

Outlook for Web Bans 38 More File Extensions in Email Attachments

Outlook for Web Bans 38 More File Extensions in Email Attachments
September 26, 2019Mohit Kumar
Malware or computer virus can infect your computer in several different ways, but one of the most common methods of its delivery is throug...

The Hottest Malware Hits of the Summer

The Hottest Malware Hits of the Summer
September 06, 2019The Hacker News
It's been a summer of ransomware hold-ups, supply chain attacks and fileless attacks flying under the radar of old-school security. W...

French Police Remotely Removed RETADUP Malware from 850,000 Infected PCs

French Police Remotely Removed RETADUP Malware from 850,000 Infected PCs
August 28, 2019Mohit Kumar
The French law enforcement agency, National Gendarmerie, today announced the successful takedown of one of the largest wide-spread RETAD...

WARNING — Malware Found in CamScanner Android App With 100+ Million Users

WARNING — Malware Found in CamScanner Android App With 100+ Million Users
August 27, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Beware! Attackers can remotely hijack your Android device and steal data stored on it, if you are using free version of  CamScanner , a h...

Cerberus: A New Android 'Banking Malware For Rent' Emerges

Cerberus: A New Android 'Banking Malware For Rent' Emerges
August 13, 2019Swati Khandelwal
After a few popular Android Trojans like  Anubis ,  Red Alert 2.0 ,  GM bot , and Exobot, quit their malware-as-a-service businesses, a n...

Your Android Phone Can Get Hacked Just By Playing This Video

Your Android Phone Can Get Hacked Just By Playing This Video
July 25, 2019Wang Wei
Are you using an Android device? Beware! You should be more careful while playing a video on your smartphone—downloaded anywhere from t...

Popular Malware Families Using 'Process Doppelgänging' to Evade Detection

Popular Malware Families Using 'Process Doppelgänging' to Evade Detection
July 25, 2019Mohit Kumar
The fileless code injection technique called Process Doppelgänging is actively being used by not just one or two but a large number of m...

Linux Botnet Adding BlueKeep-Flawed Windows RDP Servers to Its Target List

Linux Botnet Adding BlueKeep-Flawed Windows RDP Servers to Its Target List
July 25, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new variant of WatchBog , a Linux-based cryptocurrency mining malware botnet, which now also ...

EvilGnome: A New Backdoor Implant Spies On Linux Desktop Users

EvilGnome: A New Backdoor Implant Spies On Linux Desktop Users
July 17, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a rare piece of Linux spyware that's currently fully undetected across all major antivirus secur...

Powerful FinSpy Spyware Found Targeting iOS and Android Users in Myanmar

Powerful FinSpy Spyware Found Targeting iOS and Android Users in Myanmar
July 10, 2019Swati Khandelwal
One of the most powerful, infamous, and advanced piece of government-grade commercial surveillance spyware dubbed FinSpy —also known as F...

New Mac Malware Exploits GateKeeper Bypass Bug that Apple Left Unpatched

New Mac Malware Exploits GateKeeper Bypass Bug that Apple Left Unpatched
June 25, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cybersecurity researchers from Intego are warning about possible active exploitation of an unpatched security vulnerability in Apple'...

This Cryptomining Malware Launches Linux VMs On Windows and macOS

This Cryptomining Malware Launches Linux VMs On Windows and macOS
June 21, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cybersecurity researchers from at least two firms today unveiled details of a new strain of malware that targets Windows and macOS system...

Firefox 67.0.4 Released — Mozilla Patches Second 0-Day Flaw This Week

Firefox 67.0.4 Released — Mozilla Patches Second 0-Day Flaw This Week
June 21, 2019Mohit Kumar
Okay, folks, it's time to update your Firefox web browser once again—yes, for the second time this week. After patching a critical ...

GandCrab Ransomware Decryption Tool [All Versions] — Recover Files for Free

GandCrab Ransomware Decryption Tool [All Versions] — Recover Files for Free
June 18, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cybersecurity researchers have released an updated version of GandCrab ransomware decryption tool that could allow millions of affected us...

Hackers Infect 50,000 MS-SQL and PHPMyAdmin Servers with Rootkit Malware

Hackers Infect 50,000 MS-SQL and PHPMyAdmin Servers with Rootkit Malware
May 29, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cyber Security researchers at Guardicore Labs today published a detailed report on a widespread cryptojacking campaign attacking Windows ...
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