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A newly discovered ransomware family was found to be using the NSA-linked EternalBlue exploit for distribution and is capable of fileless infection, researchers have discovered. Dubbed UIWIX, the malware was initially spotted on Monday, when the WannaCry outbreak was in

Researchers have finally been able to create a decryptor for the WannaCry ransomware that has affected more than 3,00,000 computers in 150 nations since its attack on computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system last Friday. For those unfamiliar, the

A fast-moving wave of ransomware attacks is hitting hard across the world, exploiting a recently patched vulnerability that was exposed in documents leaked from the NSA by the mysterious Shadow Broker group. Dubbed WannaCry, the ransomware is exploiting a critical

A ransomware variant called WanaCrypt0r 2.0, also known as WanaCry or WCry, has locked up over 75,000 computers in 99 countries in the last 24 hours according to cybersecurity company Avast. The National Health Service in the UK, Spanish telecommunications

If you have recently downloaded the popular open source video transcoder app HandBrake on your Mac, there are chances that your computer is infected with a notorious Remote Access Trojan (RAT). The HandBrake team issued a security alert on Saturday,

A ‘phishing’ scam that tricked people with what appeared to be Google Docs links was doused by the internet giant after spreading wildly on Wednesday. The purpose of the scam, and the culprits behind it, remained unknown late in the

Cybercrime is quickly shifting to the mobile space as mobile device malware infections reached an all-time high in 2016. According to Nokia’s Threat Intelligence Report, malware has infected 1.35 percent of all mobile devices, and smartphones have been deemed the

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the general availability of its phone sign-in for customers with Microsoft accounts — a system that could be the beginning of the end for passwords. The new system requires that customers add their accounts to the