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How A Drive-by Download Attack Locked Down Entire City for 4 Days

How A Drive-by Download Attack Locked Down Entire City for 4 Days

October 16, 2017Mohit Kumar
We don't really know the pain and cost of a downtime event unless we are directly touched. Be it a flood, electrical failure, ranso...
jQuery Official Website Compromised To Serve Malware

jQuery Official Website Compromised To Serve Malware

September 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
The official website of the popular cross-platform JavaScript library jQuery (jquery.com) has been compromised and redirecting its visi...
Warrant Authorized FBI to Track and Infect Computers with Malware

Warrant Authorized FBI to Track and Infect Computers with Malware

August 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Tor has always been a tough target for law enforcement for years, but the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) has foun...
CVE-2014-0322: Internet Explorer zero-day exploit targets US Military Intelligence

CVE-2014-0322: Internet Explorer zero-day exploit targets US Military Intelligence

February 15, 2014Anonymous
Hackers are using a zero day vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) web browser and targeting US military personnels in ...
LOCKER Malware - Yet another new variant of Cryptolocker Ransomware

LOCKER Malware - Yet another new variant of Cryptolocker Ransomware

December 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
Ransomware , a t hreat to internet users that continues to grow in popularity with cyber criminals due to its success and monetary potential...
Necurs Rootkit infect 83,427 machines in November

Necurs Rootkit infect 83,427 machines in November

December 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Rootkit named as "Necurs" infect 83,427 unique machines during the month of November 2012. It is a multi-purpose rootkits capab...
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