Posts From Raina Zakir

According to recent Proofpoint research, eight extensions for the Google Chrome web browser have been compromised by attackers, sending malicious ads to the affected users. In a report, Proofpoint explained that the authors of these extensions had their credentials stolen,

A new modification of notorious mobile banking Trojan “Faketoken” has resurfaced which is able to steal credentials from popular taxi applications and ride-sharing apps, Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab said on Friday. “The new version of ‘Faketoken’ performs live tracking

Researchers have discovered that cyber attackers are exploiting a vulnerability that allows them to elude antivirus software to deliver malware via Microsoft PowerPoint. The flaw itself exists in the Windows Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) interface and attackers have previously

Malware has threatened computers, networks, and infrastructures since the eighties. There are two major technologies to defend against this, but most organizations rely almost exclusively on just one approach, the decade’s old signature-based methodology. The more advanced method of detecting

In 2016, Linux turned 25. When it began, it was a student project. Today, Linux runs everything. From smartphones to supercomputers to web servers to clouds to the car, it’s all Linux, all the time. Even the one exception, the

A variant of an old adware for Mac was recently discovered, and has sneakily found a way to circumnavigate security platforms by Apple. Dubbed ‘Mughthesec,’ the program is an improved version of the OperatorMac malware family, according to Thomas Reed,

A powerful form of ransomware, which encrypts whole hard drives instead of just files, has suddenly returned — and there’s no way for victims to decrypt the data. Similar tactics have been used in other ransomware attacks, most notably Petya,

Hotspot Shield, a virtual Private Network VPN service is been blamed for breaching its own privacy policy according to the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) which is a nonprofit organization group for consumer rights. CDT has filed a complaint