New wave of Mal-Spam campaign attaching Disk Imaging Files

Credit to Author: Prakash Galande| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:04:10 +0000

From past few months at Quick-Heal Labs, we have been observing a sudden rise in Spear Phishing mail containing distinct file formats as attachment like IMG, ISO, etc. These new types of attachments are mainly used to deploy some well-known and older Remote Access Trojans. The subject of these emails…

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Ako Ransomware targeting businesses using RaaS

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:00:51 +0000

Ako Ransomware targeting businesses using RaaS Quick Heal security researchers recently observed ransomware that uses RaaS (Ransomware as a Service) which is a subpart of MaaS (Malware as a Service). Before delving into the AKO ransomware or RaaS, one must understand what Malware as a Service means, as it is…

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The Summit of Cybersecurity Sits Among the Clouds

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 17:38:33 +0000

Trend Micro Apex One™ as a Service You have heard it before, but it needs to be said again—threats are constantly evolving and getting sneakier, more malicious, and harder to find than ever before. It’s a hard job to stay one step ahead of the latest threats and scams organizations come across, but it’s something…

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Parental Controls – Trend Micro Home Network Security has got you covered

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 14:10:53 +0000

We continue our three-part series on protecting your home and family. If you missed our first part, you can find it here.  Are your kids at that formative age when they’re beginning to use mobile devices? How about at that inquisitive age when they start to discover the wonders of the Internet? Or that age…

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You’re In Safe Hands with Trend Micro Home Network Security

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:05:42 +0000

A three-part series on using Home Network Security to protect your home Your home should be a haven that protects you. In the cyber age, however, your router, computers, and TVs, your game consoles and smart devices, are continuously connected to the internet and run the risk of being hacked—usually when you least expect it…

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Stalking the Stalkerware

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 20:54:33 +0000

A recently released survey interviewed black hat hackers to get a better sense of the strategies and methodologies today's cybercriminals are using.

Ever get the feeling you’re being followed? Unfortunately, when it comes to our digital lives, this is increasingly the case. But while we’re all keen to boost our followers on social media, it’s a different matter when it comes to anonymous third parties secretly stalking us online. Yes, we’re already tracked by ISPs every time…

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Warning! Windows 10 Fake Update is Actually Ransomware

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:27:31 +0000

Mobile devices could be the biggest ransomware threat.

Microsoft never sends updates via email. Many folks don’t know that, which is why a new ransomware campaign masquerading as a Windows 10 update is so pernicious. You may have already gotten a fake notice saying “Install Latest Microsoft Update Now!” Or “Critical Microsoft Windows Update!”, with the body of the message asking you to…

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Online Phishing: How to Stay Out of the Hackers’ Nets

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:05:56 +0000

Phishing scams and social engineering continue to cause problems for social media users.

Despite the growing popularity of social media and messaging apps, email remains the preferred way to communicate online for millions of Americans. And the bad guys know it. Of the 28.6 billion cyber-threats Trend Micro blocked globally in the first half of 2019, over 24.3 billion were carried by email. That’s 91%. Many of these…

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