Marcus Hutchins, a British Cyber Security Researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware cyberattack, has been arrested by the FBI. The Department Of Justice released an indictment accusing the 23-year-old of creating the Kronos (a banking Trojan) in 2015.
Alluring social media profiles of a fake photographer are attracting and tricking employees in North African and Middle Eastern industries like oil and gas, government, telecommunications, defense, and financial services. The spearphishing and social engineering attacks utilize a very well
Today, Google announced that it is taking steps to add further protection from unverified and malicious apps. After an advanced phishing worm hit Google Drive users in May, the company made a commitment to help protect it’s users from
A particularly violent outbreak of ransomware being called “GoldenEye/Petya” is disrupting networks across Europe with the Ukraine being the worst hit so far. According to Bitdefender Labs: “Bitdefender has identified a massive ransomware campaign that is currently unfolding worldwide. Preliminary information
The BBC is reporting a new worldwide ransomware attack is currently underway. Victims have thusfar been in reported at least 74 different countries. The UK’s National Health Services, Spain’s largest telecom provider, Telefónica, and FedEx have all reported being hit
If you own or operate a business or value your position at your current job then this is the one mistake that could really cost you. Hackers have started requiring an average of over $1000 for the ransom demand to
Recent reports indicate that a new version of the notorious malware Cryptowall, a type of ransomwware, is now upon us. First seen in 2014, Cryptowall is a variant or cousin of Cryptolocker, which first appeared in 2013. This malware can