If you are one of those people who are contemplating whether to buy a new antivirus solution, we can only envy your confidence. These days going into the cyber world without any antivirus can sometimes be a risky escapade. Just read recent news headlines from the IT field. A whole cyber war even unfolds for… Continue reading Antivirus Is Important! Advantages Of Using
Many of us have probably noticed various security-related markings around browsers’ address bars, but our understanding of what it all meant remained vague. These things are a closed padlock icon, green and yellow highlighting of the link, and, if something is wrong, we see an open padlock icon, crossed HTTPS at the beginning of the… Continue reading What is SSL Certificate?
Canadian defense contractor Top Aces Inc became the victim of a ransomware attack. LockBit group, an infamous ransomware gang known for its strict principles, already claimed responsibility. They boasted of it by posting the logotype of this company on their Darknet site. More details about the Top Aces company Top Aces Inc is a defense… Continue reading LockBit attacks the Canadian defensive co. Top Aces inc
Following recent fixes for a large number of UEFI vulnerabilities, worldwide-known PC and laptop vendor HP is releasing a new BIOS update. This time around, two serious vulnerabilities affecting a wide range of over 200 PC and laptop models that allow code to run with kernel privileges, including driver management and BIOS access, were the… Continue reading Vulnerability in HP BIOS causes system takeover
Spyware can be called the most sophisticated malware these days. It never acts openly, uses tricky techniques, and appears more often with other viruses. Together with its brother-in-law – stealer malware – spyware helps the cyber criminals to find and exfiltrate the data from attacked corporations. Moreover, ransomware that aims at individuals (exactly, STOP/Djvu family)… Continue reading The 5 Most Famous Spyware Attacks
Not a long time ago, a cybersecurity analyst posted a video on YouTube where he shows the vulnerability in ransomware samples used by well-known ransomware groups. In the footage, expertly shows this exploit usage on the REvil ransomware sample, but there are half a dozen of ransomware products vulnerable to that thing. The crooks’ weapon… Continue reading Vulnerabilities Allow Hijacking of Most Ransomware to Prevent File Encryption
Yahoo Search is a legitimate search engine that exists for over 25 years. When chosen by desire, it offers all the basic functions of any search engine. However, there are certain situations when Yahoo search appears in your Chrome browser without your wish. In this article, I will show you how to remove Yahoo Search… Continue reading Yahoo Search: How to Remove Yahoo from Chrome?
It is hard to imagine the modern world without wireless connections. Wi-Fi routers and Bluetooth devices have become a part of our everyday life. And yet, not more than fifteen years ago, the technology was not that widespread, and we still used local network wires most of the time. Public Wi-Fi hotspots were hard to… Continue reading Can Malware Spread Through a Shared Wi-Fi Connection?
A vulnerability has been discovered (CVE not yet issued) in uClibc and uClibc-ng C standard libraries. These libraries are vastly used in IoT devices. The newly found vulnerability makes it possible to place forged data into the DNS cache, allowing to set an arbitrary IP address in that cache with the subsequent rerouting of all… Continue reading A DNS vulnerability in uClibc/uClibs-ng libraries jeopardizes IoT devices
Scareware is a widespread Internet fraud scheme that intimidates victims into buying unnecessary or harmful software taking advantage of their ignorance. Scareware usually exploits fears of having a computer virus on a machine and persuades users to purchase fake security software. Here we’ll regard how this spoof works and how not to get fooled by… Continue reading What is Scareware and How Not to Buy Into It?