New Trojan Turns Thousands Of Linux Devices Into Proxy Servers

"Linux doesn't get viruses" — It's a Myth. A new Trojan has been discovered in the wild that turns Linux-based devices into proxy servers, which attackers use to protect their identity while...

Nasty Android Malware that Infected Millions Returns to Google Play Store

HummingBad – an Android-based malware that infected over 10 million Android devices around the world last year and made its gang an estimated US$300,000 per month at its peak – has...

Source Code for another Android Banking Malware Leaked

Another bad news for Android users — Source code for another Android banking malware has been leaked online via an underground hacking forum. This newly discovered banking Trojan is designed to steal...

Billion-Dollar Hacker Gang Now Using Google Services to Control Its Banking Malware

Carbanak – One of the most successful cybercriminal gangs ever that's known for the theft of one billion dollars from over 100 banks across 30 countries back in 2015 – is...

Los Angeles College Pays Hackers $28,000 Ransom To Get Its Files Back

Ransomware has turned on to a noxious game of Hackers to get paid effortlessly. Once again the heat was felt by the Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) when hackers managed to infect...

Over 27,000 MongoDB Databases spoiled by Ransom

The ransomware attacks on poorly secured it's installations have doubled in just a day. A hacker going by the handle Harak1r1 is accessing, copying and deleting unpatched or badly-configured  databases and then...

KillDisk Ransomware Targets Linux; Demands $250,000 Ransom

What you'll do if Ransomware infects you? Should you pay or not to recover your files? Believe me, the FBI advises - Pay off the criminals to get your files back if...

This Ransomware Unlocks Your Files For Free !!

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but in last two years, it has become one of the fastest growing threats to businesses and users across the world, so will...

Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom

Nearly two years back, we warned users about publicly accessible MongoDB instances – almost 600 Terabytes (TB) – over the Internet which require no authentication, potentially leaving websites and servers at...

RansomFree Tool Detects Never-Seen-Before Ransomware Before It Encrypts Your Data

Ransomware has risen dramatically since last few years, so rapidly that it might have already hit you or someone you know. With hundred of thousands of ransomware variants emerging every day, it...
This Malware Can Delete and Replace Your Entire Chrome Browser with a lookalike

Malware Can Delete and Replace Your Entire Chrome Browser with a lookalike

Security researchers have uncovered a new piece of Adware that replaces your entire browser with a dangerous copy of Google Chrome, in a way that you will not notice any difference...
This Ransomware Unlocks Your Files For Free If You Infect Others

This Ransomware Unlocks Your Files For Free If You Infect Others

Is your PC infected with Ransomware? Either pay the ransom amount to the attacker or spread the infection further to get the decryption keys. Yes, this new technique has been employed by...
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Russian proposes 10 Year in Prison Sentence for Hackers and Malware Authors

The Russian government has introduced a draft bill that proposes prison sentences as punishment for hackers and cyber criminals creating malicious software used in targeting critical Russian infrastructure, even if they...

Hackers Steal Millions From European ATMs Using Malware That Spit Out Cash

ATM hackers who long relied on tactics of stealing payment card numbers and online banking credentials to steal millions are now targeting the bank itself to steal cash directly from the...

Spammers using Facebook Messenger to Spread Locky Ransomware

If you came across any Facebook Message with an image file (exactly .SVG file format) send by any of your Facebook friends, just avoid clicking it. An ongoing Facebook spam campaign is...

Dangerous Rootkit found Pre-Installed on nearly 3 Million Android Phones

Here's some bad news for Android users again. Nearly 3 Million Android devices worldwide are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks that could allow attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code with root privileges,...

Pre-installed Backdoor On 700 Million Android Phones Sending Users’ Data To China

Do you own an Android smartphone? You could be one of those 700 Million users whose phone is secretly sending text messages to China every 72 hours. You heard that right. Over...

Over 300,000 Android Devices Hacked Using Chrome Browser Vulnerability

A vulnerability in Chrome for Android is actively being exploited in the wild that allows hackers to quietly download banking trojan apps (.apk) onto victim's’ device without their confirmation. You might have...

Hundreds Of Operations Canceled After Malware Hacks Hospitals Systems

Computer viruses do not discriminate. They are not just hacking your email and online banking accounts anymore. Computer viruses do not distinguish between a personal computer or a hospital machine delivering therapy to...

You Can Hijack Nearly Any Drone Mid-flight Using This Tiny Gadget

Now you can hijack nearly any drone mid-flight just by using a tiny gadget. Security researcher Jonathan Andersson has devised a small hardware, dubbed Icarus, that can hijack a variety of popular...

Friday’s Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

Guess how many devices participated in last Friday's massive DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn that caused vast internet outage? Just 100,000 devices. I did not miss any zeros. Dyn disclosed on Wednesday that...

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Telegram Is Rolling Out Live Location, A New Media Player

Telegram 4.4 has just been announced and, judging by the number of new features included, it is not a minor update, but quite the...

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