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Russia proposes 10 Year in Prison Sentence for Hackers and Malware Authors

Russia proposes 10 Year in Prison Sentence for Hackers and Malware Authors

December 08, 2016Mohit Kumar
The Russian government has introduced a draft bill that proposes prison sentences as punishment for hackers and cyber criminals creating ...
Hacking Millions with Just an Image — Recipe: Pixels, Ads & Exploit Kit

Hacking Millions with Just an Image — Recipe: Pixels, Ads & Exploit Kit

December 06, 2016Mohit Kumar
If you have visited any popular mainstream website over the past two months, your computer may have been infected — Thanks to a new explo...
Malvertising Campaign Hits Top Websites to Spread Ransomware

Malvertising Campaign Hits Top Websites to Spread Ransomware

March 18, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Hackers are always in search for an elite method to create loopholes in the cyberspace to implement the dark rules in the form of vulner...
Hackers Install Free SSL Certs from Let's Encrypt On Malicious Web Sites

Hackers Install Free SSL Certs from Let's Encrypt On Malicious Web Sites

January 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Who else didn't see this coming? It was so obvious as I stressed earlier that the  Let's Encrypt free HTTPS certificates w...
AOL Advertising Network Abused to Distribute Malware

AOL Advertising Network Abused to Distribute Malware

January 06, 2015Wang Wei
Security researchers have uncovered a malvertising campaign used to distribute malware to visitors of The Huffington Post website, as w...
Adobe Releases Emergency Flash Player Update to Address Critical Vulnerability

Adobe Releases Emergency Flash Player Update to Address Critical Vulnerability

November 25, 2014Mohit Kumar
Adobe has rolled-out an urgent out-of-band update for a critical remote code-execution vulnerability in its popular Flash Player that i...
Tracy Morgan Dead? Facebook Scam Targeting Users with Malware

Tracy Morgan Dead? Facebook Scam Targeting Users with Malware

June 27, 2014Wang Wei
Oh MY God! Is Tracy Morgan Really Dead? NO, Thankfully it’s only a hoax, but scammers announced the popular comedian and actor Tracy Mo...
Zeus Alternative Pandemiya Banking Malware For Sale in Underground Forums

Zeus Alternative Pandemiya Banking Malware For Sale in Underground Forums

June 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A new and relatively rare Zeus Trojan  program has found which is totally different from other banking Trojans and has capability to se...
Cryptowall Ransomware Spreading Rapidly through Malicious Advertisements

Cryptowall Ransomware Spreading Rapidly through Malicious Advertisements

June 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware is an emerging threat in the evolution of cybercriminals techniques to part you from your money. Typically, the malicious so...
Netflix Users Targeted by Microsoft Silverlight Exploits

Netflix Users Targeted by Microsoft Silverlight Exploits

May 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Netflix, the world’s largest Internet Video Subscription service with more than 35.7 million customers in U.S alone, that runs on the Mi...
Tilon/SpyEye2 Banking Trojan Usage Declining after SpyEye Author Arrest

Tilon/SpyEye2 Banking Trojan Usage Declining after SpyEye Author Arrest

February 26, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Today, when we come across various malware, exploit kits and botnets that are in the wild, we think about an effective Antivirus solutio...
Yahoo Ad Network abused to redirect users to malicious websites serving Magnitude Exploit Kit

Yahoo Ad Network abused to redirect users to malicious websites serving Magnitude Exploit Kit

January 05, 2014Wang Wei
Internet advertisement networks provide hackers with an effective venue for targeting wide range computers through malicious advertisements....
Prison Locker Ransomware, an upcoming malware threat in 2014

Prison Locker Ransomware, an upcoming malware threat in 2014

January 03, 2014Anonymous
Ransomware is one of the most blatant and obvious criminal's money making schemes out there. Ransomware malware was mostly known by the...
More than 1,400 Financial institutions in 88 Countries targeted by Banking Trojan in 2013

More than 1,400 Financial institutions in 88 Countries targeted by Banking Trojan in 2013

December 22, 2013Swati Khandelwal
As the year draws to a close, we have seen the number of emerging threats like advance phishing attacks from the Syrian Electronic Army , fi...
'Paunch', Blackhole exploit kit creator and Gang arrested in Russia

'Paunch', Blackhole exploit kit creator and Gang arrested in Russia

December 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
In October, we had reported that the creator of the infamous Blackhole  exploit kit was  arrested in Russia  and now the Russian Ministry o...
New Banking malware 'i2Ninja' being sold via underground Russian Cybercrime Market

New Banking malware 'i2Ninja' being sold via underground Russian Cybercrime Market

November 21, 2013Wang Wei
Researchers at Trusteer   spotted a new banking malware program on the underground Russian cybercrime market , that communicates with ...