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5 Best Tips For Protecting Your Online Security From Malware & Hackers

In this modern world of Computers, many people don’t realize about the enormous risks that appear from the constant interaction with latest technology. With the persistent threats from the remote hackers, protecting yourself and your PC is must. As we all are too much familiar with System viruses that are the oldest form of malware. With the enhancement in the use of Internet, team of malware creators uses lots of deceptive and tricky methods to infect all installed browsers and…
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A New Trojan Named Silence, Involved In Attacking The Financial Organizations

Recently, In September 2017, team of malware researchers have discovered a new trojan attack on the financial institutions. The infected users are mostly from the Russian banks but it also infected the organizations in Armenia and Malaysia. The creators of Silence trojan uses very deceptive techniques to make money from innocent users, gain persistent access to internal banking network for long time, make video recording on the bank employee’s activity, know what software is used in financial organization, learn how…
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Reaper : A Proven Dangerous Botnet Referred as Calm Before the IoT Security Storm

Want to gather information about Reaper ?? Well then read this article as it includes all the recent revealed report on Reaper Malware which is reported recently and making IoT devices quite vulnerable for its attack. Reaper can be regarded as a variant of Mirai botnet infection which the malware researchers have notified utilizing actual software-hacking techniques for the purpose of breaking into targeted devices. Although it has similar properties when compared to Mirai but is actually more lethal in its…
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Malicious Chrome Extension Mines Monero, Using Your Gmail Accounts

As we all too much familiar that Google Chrome is one of the most popular and widely used web browser. With widely used browser, cyber attackers started to develop more malicious and advanced browser extension every day. There are numerous malicious Chrome extension developed by hacker but recently they have uncovered a new and very ambitious notorious Google Chrome extension named Ldi. This notorious Chrome extension takes its malicious behavior to the next advanced level which does not only leads…
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Time To Upgrade Windows OS : June 2018 Will be the End of Firefox For Win XP & Vista

In a statement made on October 4th, 2017, Mozilla announced that it will completely drop the support for Firefox browser in Windows XP and Vista after the mid of year 2018. However, Firefox users on these two operating system platform can expect regular security patches for the browser until then, but they have to make an effort to upgrade the Windows operating system sooner rather than later to continue using the tool. After the release of Firefox 53 in April…
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Locky Ransomware Got Reported Pushed Alongside FakeGlobe in Enhanced Spam Campaigns

The beginning of this September, furnishes the PC users with detection of a sizeable spam campaign propagating the latest locky variant. Locky is actually a noxious ransomware infection which the system security researchers have reported initially detected in the early months of 2016 and continued to evolve and propagate through numerous distinct method, specially spam email. A thorough research at samples from recent campaigns clearly reveals the cyber crooks utilizing numerous highly sophisticated propagation methods, affecting users in more than…
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Dramatic Drop of Malware Attack Reported as Hurricane Hit Texas & Florida

There has been considerable decline in the cases of malware attack reported in Texas and Florida after it was hit by Hurricane named Harvey and Irma. As an aftermath of these hurricanes which devastated areas around these regions, people were forced to remain offline. Eventually millions of System users spent little or did not at all accessed their PC due to devastating storms. After the two devastating hurricanes in the Miami, Houston, Florida and Texas, ESG scanned for Malware detection…
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Malware Mostly Targeted New Hampshire, Colorado and Virginia in 2017

Based on the new report published by ESG – a reputable security firm, the PC users in New Hampshire were three times more likely than those elsewhere in the United States to get a nasty malware infection on their systems. According to the study from Enigma Security Group also the developer of a reliable security software SpyHunter, there are more than 1.5 million computer threats were analyzed across all 50 states in the US in first six months of year…
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AdGholas Malvertising Campaign Tied To Mole Ransomware Attack on UK Universities

According to a new research conducted by the security analysts of Proofpoint, there are number of universities in the United Kingdom were infected with a noxious ransomware virus through a malvertising campaign identified as AdGholas. In this case, the con artists used a nasty exploit kit named Astrum in order to deliver the Mole Ransomware in the University College London. Proofpoint researcher Kafeine said in a blog post that this was a noticeable departure from the banking Trojans that the…
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Jaff Ransomware Found Associated to Russian Dark Web Market

It has been found that there was a close association between Jaff Ransomware and Russian Dark Web Market Store. This recently came into light when Jaff Ransomware was found hosted on this very server and was reported by the Research Analysts at Heimdal Security. Reports claimed that the server hosting the ransom virus was located in St. Petersburg in Russia. This could be clearly deduced that hackers who hosted it on the server might be a Russian. The havoc created…
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