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A new strain of yet another ransomware campaign has been discovered in which the malicious actors have expanded payment options beyond Bitcoin; they are instead offering alternatives (such as PayPal) that include a phishing link, according to MalwareHunterTeam. Attackers are

The new year is a time for resolutions and promises of change, so much so that even malware has returned from a bit of time off with some new features, including a new Flash exploit, according to Malwarebytes head of

Security experts from Trend Micro have recently spotted two Android apps that use the motion sensor to evade detection and spread the Anubis banking Trojan. Malware authors continue to improve their malicious apps to avoid detection and infect the largest

Malicious code was lurking about in two different apps within the Google Play store, according to researchers at Trend Micro who have disclosed that they discovered a banking Trojan in what seemed like legitimate apps. Both the currency converter and

Microsoft has left two publicly known vulnerabilities unpatched in Windows this month, but researchers have stepped in and created temporary patches that can be easily applied to protect systems until an official fix becomes available. During the last two weeks

Experts at Malwarebytes have reported that the code for the recently discovered Flash zero-day flaw was added to the Fallout Exploit kit. Experts at Malwarebytes observed a new version of the Fallout Exploit kit that include the code to exploit

The House Energy and Commerce Committee released the comprehensive Cybersecurity Strategy Report, in which it identified procedures to both address and prevent cybersecurity incidents. In the report, the committee identified six key concepts and priorities, noting, “The identification of these

Over two-thirds of UK firms have fallen victim to a cyber-attack over the past year, with many claiming they don’t get enough guidance from the government on how to combat threats, according to RedSeal. The security vendor polled over 500

A critical flaw in online flight ticket booking system developed by Amadeus could impact almost half of the fight travelers of 141 airlines around the world A critical flaw in online flight ticket booking system developed by Amadeus could be

According to Nicole Eagan, CEO of software company DarkTrace, only two out of every ten cybersecurity experts typically embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as a key component of threat detection. The others, she explains, tend to be “totally resistant” or agree

A malicious MS Word document, titled “eml_-_PO20180921.doc,” has been found in the wild, and according to researchers at Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs, the document contains auto-executable malicious VBA code. Victims who receive and open the document are prompted with a security

Researchers have uncovered a twelvth Magecart group using tried-and-tested methods to disseminate the digital skimming code by infecting the supply chain. RiskIQ, which has for several years been tracking the activity of groups using Magecart to steal customer card details,

Players who love to indulge in online battle should heed caution when playing Fortnite, according to researchers at Check Point who have disclosed vulnerabilities that could give a malicious actor access to a user’s account and their V-Bucks. In addition

A new security assessment conducted by the Defense Department Inspector General revealed that the Pentagon is still exposed to many cyber risks, The report published by the Defense Department Inspector General on January 9, shows a worrisome situation, there are

As the US inches toward a full month of a government shutdown, concerns over the impact on national security and cybersecurity continue to mount, and according to security experts from Juniper Networks, Untangle and Vectra, the shutdown may affect government

Another ransomware attack has made headlines with the city of Del Rio, Texas, announcing on January 10, 2019, that the servers at City Hall were disabled, according to a press release. “The first step in addressing the issue, was for