You’ve Been Hit By Ransomware. Now What?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 05:20:55 +0000

“ALL YOUR FILES HAVE BEEN ENCRYPTED”   You see that line flashing on your laptop or desktop and suddenly your adrenaline level shoots up with hundreds of questions already hitting your mind… How Do I Remove that Message? Why Can’t I Access My System? Will I Lose All My Work?…

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A week in security (September 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:03:26 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 17–23, including Android scams, massive WordPress compromises, and high fines for Equifax.

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A week in security (September 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:56:14 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 10–16, including omnichannel fraud, ways to get back at scammers, the security of 2FA, and partnerstrokas.

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A week in security (August 20 – August 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:06:17 +0000

A roundup of the security news from August 20 – 26, including a look at insider threats, several breaches, and what tech giants Google and Facebook are doing about their privacy issues.

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Nur Vorkasse bitte – Neue WannaCrypt-Ransomware ist aufdringlich

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:24:35 +0000

Gibt es Schlimmeres als einen Ransomware-Angriff, der sämtliche Dateien zerhackt und Geld fordert, damit der Computer wieder befreit wird? WannaCry hat der Ransomware-Gefahr eine ganz neue Dimension verliehen, indem es den Prozess der Datenzerstörung mit einem selbst-verbreitenden Computer-Virus kombinierte. Als Ergebnis konnte WannaCry sich automatisch ins eigene Netzwerk einschleichen und hatte das Potenzial, Hunderte oder [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/QLhkSXxyFmU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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“Troldesh’s” One More Variant in the Encryption Offender

Credit to Author: Gulamgaus Shaikh| Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 11:52:13 +0000

Over the past few days, we have been observing criminals/hackers using a new carrier to deliver the ransomware malware. Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs observed a new variant of Troldesh ransomware which encrypts the data and adds the extension as “.no_more_ransom”. This ransomware comes under Crypto-Ransomware variant, the origin of this…

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A new ransomware campaign in the wild,Ryuk!!

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:07:23 +0000

Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs observed a new destructive ransomware named ‘Ryuk. Ransomware’. This ransomware campaign has already affected many users worldwide and seems to be a spear phishing attack. The compelling thing, it encrypts victim files without appending any extension but making files unreadable. Ryuk uses robust military algorithms…

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Cybercriminals Changing Tactics as Seen in First Half Report

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:05:30 +0000

Today, Trend Micro released its first half 2018 security roundup report in which we want to share the threat intelligence we discovered through the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ that allows us to identify the threats that have targeted our customer base. Below are some thoughts I’d like to share with you about these trends…

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A week in security (August 20 – 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:06:17 +0000

A roundup of the security news from August 20 – 26, including a look at insider threats, several breaches, and what tech giants Google and Facebook are doing about their privacy issues.

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How Digital Extortion Impacts Today’s Enterprises

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:47:42 +0000

By now, many enterprise decision-makers are familiar with the concept of digital extortion, particularly in the form of ransomware. These encryption-based attacks lock users out of their sensitive and valuable data, applications and operating systems. Attackers demand a ransom in the form of untraceable digital currency for the decryption key – which may or may…

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Android malware that combines a Banking Trojan, Keylogger, and Ransomware in one package

Credit to Author: Gajanan Khond| Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:12:09 +0000

This malware has all basic functionalities of the Android banker along with additional features like call forwarding, sound recording, keylogging and ransomware activities. It has the ability to launch user’s browser with URL received from the C&C server. It repeatedly opens the accessibility setting page until the user switches ON the ‘AccessibilityService’. The…

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