Sophisticated Ransomware : “Katyusha”

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:59:58 +0000

For several months, Quick Heal Security Labs has been observing an increase in ransomware, we have found one more interesting ransomware which encrypts files and adds extension “.katyusha” and demands for an amount of 0.5 btc within three days and threatens to release the data to public download if the ransom is not…

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CVE-2018-15982- Adobe Flash Player use after free (Zero Day) vulnerability alert!

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:52:25 +0000

The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-15982 in Adobe Flash Player enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSB18-42 on December 5, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild exploit is being used in targeted attacks. Vulnerable Versions Adobe…

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Obfuscated Equation Editor Exploit (CVE-2017-11882) spreading Hawkeye Keylogger

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 06:17:45 +0000

Cyber-attacks through phishing emails are increasing and generally, attackers use DOC embedded macros to infiltrate victim’s machine. Recently Quick Heal Security Labs came across a Phishing e-mail sample which uses Microsoft’s equation editor exploit to spread Hawkeye keylogger. Cybercriminals use different techniques to steal confidential data. Now they are offering…

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A week in security (October 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:00:00 +0000

A roundup of security news from October 22 to October 28, including more headaches for airlines, how to avoid being a victim of a sextortion scam, and problems with search engines, browsers, and email.

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Ransomware attacks through Remote Access are on rise. Secure your system now!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:43:52 +0000

Once again ransomware attacks are on the rise and this can leave your systems vulnerable to critical data loss and breach. In fact, the recent outbreak of ransomware allows cyber criminals to easily gain access to your computer through Remote Desktop using brute-force technique, which is capable of cracking weak…

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Ransomware attacks through Remote Access is on rise. Secure your system now!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:43:52 +0000

Once again ransomware attacks are on the rise and this can leave your systems vulnerable to critical data loss and breach. In fact, the recent outbreak of ransomware allows cyber criminals to easily gain access to your computer through Remote Desktop using brute-force technique, which is capable of cracking weak…

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50 Million Facebook Accounts Hacked – Time to act before it’s too late!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:53:39 +0000

The afternoon of September 28th 2018 brought in a wave of shock for 50 million Facebook users, when they found themselves logged out of Facebook!! In one of the worst data breach attacks in the history of Facebook, over 90 million users on Friday afternoon, were forced to log out…

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