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More Hacking Groups Found Exploiting SMB Flaw Weeks Before WannaCry

More Hacking Groups Found Exploiting SMB Flaw Weeks Before WannaCry

May 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
Since the Shadow Brokers released the zero-day software vulnerabilities and hacking tools – allegedly belonged to the NSA's elite hac...
WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom

WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom

May 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get yo...
Google Researcher Finds Link Between WannaCry Attacks and North Korea

Google Researcher Finds Link Between WannaCry Attacks and North Korea

May 15, 2017Swati Khandelwal
So far, nobody had an idea that who was behind WannaCry ransomware attacks? But now there is a clue that lies in the code. Neel Meht...
WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately

WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately

May 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
By now I am sure you have already heard something about the WannaCry ransomware , and are wondering what's going on, who is doing thi...
WannaCry Kill-Switch(ed)? It’s Not Over! WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Arrives

WannaCry Kill-Switch(ed)? It’s Not Over! WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Arrives

May 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Update —  After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers fro...
Protect Against WannaCry: Microsoft Issues Patch for Unsupported Windows (XP, Vista, 8,...)

Protect Against WannaCry: Microsoft Issues Patch for Unsupported Windows (XP, Vista, 8,...)

May 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
Update —  After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers fro...
WannaCry Ransomware That's Hitting World Right Now Uses NSA Windows Exploit

WannaCry Ransomware That's Hitting World Right Now Uses NSA Windows Exploit

May 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Update —  After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers fro...
Botnet Sending 5 Million Emails Per Hour to Spread Jaff Ransomware

Botnet Sending 5 Million Emails Per Hour to Spread Jaff Ransomware

May 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
A massive malicious email campaign that stems from the Necurs botnet is spreading a new ransomware at the rate of 5 million emails per ho...
Google Won't Patch A Critical Android Flaw Before ‘Android O’ Release

Google Won't Patch A Critical Android Flaw Before ‘Android O’ Release

May 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
Millions of Android smartphones are at serious risk of "screen hijack" vulnerability that allows hackers to steal your password...
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...
No More Ransom — 15 New Ransomware Decryption Tools Available for Free

No More Ransom — 15 New Ransomware Decryption Tools Available for Free

April 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
No More Ransom, so is the Ransomware Threat. Launched less than a year ago, the No More Ransom (NMR) project has increased its capacit...
Apple iOS 10.3 Fixes Safari Flaw Used in JavaScript-based Ransomware Campaign

Apple iOS 10.3 Fixes Safari Flaw Used in JavaScript-based Ransomware Campaign

March 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you own an iPhone or iPad, it's possible you could see popup windows in a sort of endless cycle on your Safari browser, revealing ...
Beware! Pre-Installed Android Malware Found On 36 High-end Smartphones

Beware! Pre-Installed Android Malware Found On 36 High-end Smartphones

March 10, 2017Wang Wei
Bought a brand new Android Smartphone? Do not expect it to be a clean slate. At least 36 high-end smartphone models belonging to popula...