Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malware from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim’s data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid.

Toll Group #Data Leaked Following Second #Ransomware Incident

Toll Group #Data Leaked Following Second #Ransomware Incident

Source: Toll Group Data Leaked Following Second Ransomware Incident. Australian shipping giant Toll Group recently suffered its second ransomware outbreak of the year, with Thomas Knudsen, the company’s managing director, branding the latest attack as being “serious and regrettable.” But was it preventable? To Suffer One May Be Regarded As a Misfortune; To Suffer Two Looks […]

This Service Helps #Malware #Authors Fix Flaws in their Code — Krebs on Security

This Service Helps #Malware #Authors Fix Flaws in their Code — Krebs on Security

Source: This Service Helps Malware Authors Fix Flaws in their Code — Krebs on Security. Almost daily now there is news about flaws in commercial software that lead to computers getting hacked and seeded with malware. But the reality is most malicious software also has its share of security holes that open the door for security […]

Beware of #mobile #banking #malware EventBot, warns CERT-In

Beware of #mobile #banking #malware EventBot, warns CERT-In

Source: Beware of mobile banking malware EventBot, warns CERT-In.An Android mobile banking malware called “EventBot” which steals user data from financial applications is spreading, warns the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). This mobile banking Trojan abuses Android”s in-built accessibility features to steal user data, read user SMS messages and intercept SMS messages, allowing malware […]

Vigilante #hackers target '#scammers' with #ransomware, DDoS #attacks

Vigilante #hackers target ‘#scammers’ with #ransomware, DDoS #attacks

Source: Vigilante hackers target ‘scammers’ with ransomware, DDoS attacks. A hacker has been taking justice into their own hands by targeting “scam” companies with ransomware and denial of service attacks. Last week a new ransomware was discovered called MilkmanVictory that a hacking group stated they created to attack scammers. In a conversation with BleepingComputer, the hacking group […]

New #ransomware is spreading that charges $1,300 in #Bitcoin

New #ransomware is spreading that charges $1,300 in #Bitcoin

Source: New ransomware is spreading that charges $1,300 in Bitcoin – Decrypt. It claims that it has encrypted the victim’s files and that they must pay in Bitcoin to get them unlocked. Cybersecurity experts at SonicWall have discovered new ransomware, dubbed “Instabot” in the antivirus community, that encrypts users’ files and demands 0.14 Bitcoin ($1,274) to […]

#Coronavirus-themed #phishing #templates used to capture personal #information

Source: Coronavirus-themed phishing templates used to capture personal information – TechRepublic. Spoofing government and health organizations, these templates help attackers create and customize their own phishing pages to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic, says Proofpoint. Designing a website from scratch can be time-consuming, especially for cybercriminals busy plotting their next campaign. That’s one reason templates are a […]

#Mobile #Anti-Malware #Market Research Report 2020 By Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast to 2026

#Mobile #Anti-Malware #Market Research Report 2020 By Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast to 2026

Source: Mobile Anti-Malware Market Research Report 2020 By Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast to 2026 – Cole Reports. A research report on the Mobile Anti-Malware Market offers a detailed analysis of market share, size, trends and growth prospects. The report also includes the market volume with an accurate estimate that is offered in the report. […]

#WordPress #Malware Collects Sensitive #WooCommerce Data

#WordPress #Malware Collects Sensitive #WooCommerce Data

Source: WordPress Malware Collects Sensitive WooCommerce Data – Security Boulevard. During a recent investigation, our team found malicious code that reveals how attackers are performing reconnaissance to identify if sites are actively using WooCommerce in a compromised hosting environment. These compromised websites are victims of the ongoing wave of exploits against vulnerable WordPress plugins. Why are […]

#Android #malware secretly infects thousands of smartphones for years

#Android #malware secretly infects thousands of smartphones for years

Source: Android malware secretly infects thousands of smartphones for years. Cybersecurity experts recently disclose a new strain of Android malware that has been secretly invading smartphones for many years. Experts call this new malware Mandrake. This new strain of malicious code is capable of giving hackers complete backdoor access to an infected phone. It is also […]

Supercomputers Infected with #Cryptocurrency #Mining #Malware across Europe

Supercomputers Infected with #Cryptocurrency #Mining #Malware across Europe

Source: Supercomputers Infected with Cryptocurrency Mining Malware across Europe – Science news – Tasnim News Agency. Multiple supercomputers across Europe have been infected this week with cryptocurrency mining malware. Security incidents have been reported in the UK, Germany, and Switzerland, while a similar intrusion is rumored to have also happened at a high-performance computing center located […]