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Cuba Ransomware Operators Use Previously Unknown ROMCOM RAT

Cuba Ransomware Operators Use Previously Unknown ROMCOM RAT

Palo Alto Networks reports that the Cuba ransomware operators have begun to use new tactics in their attacks, including the…

Top Facebook Scams 2022: How to Avoid Them

More than 2.8 billion people log in to Facebook monthly to connect with friends, share information, get their news, and…

Auto Parts Manufacturer Attacked by Three Different Ransomware in Two weeks

Sophos experts told about an interesting case when an unnamed auto parts manufacturer was attacked by three different ransomware in…

6 Steps and Tips Avoid Online Shopping Scams

Online sales are rising yearly, surpassing $870 billion in 2021, a 50% increase from 2019. Due to the pandemic, many…

Microsoft fixes DogWalk bug as part of Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixed more than 120 vulnerabilities this month, including the DogWalk bug, as part of the traditional “Update Tuesday”. Indeed,…

6 Popular Types of Hackers: Protection Tips in 2022

6 Popular Types of Hackers: Protection Tips in 2022

The internet has given us many wonderful things: smart homes, NFTs, cryptocurrency, and more. Without our connection to the internet, the world would be a much different place today. Unfortunately,…

Most Often, Malware to Bypass Protection Impersonates Skype, Adobe Acrobat and VLC

Most Often, Malware to Bypass Protection Impersonates Skype, Adobe Acrobat and VLC

VirusTotal analysts presented a report on the methods that malware operators use to bypass protection and increase the effectiveness of social engineering. The study showed that attackers are increasingly imitating…

ParseThru Vulnerability Threatens Go-Based Applications

ParseThru Vulnerability Threatens Go-Based Applications

Researchers have discovered a vulnerability called ParseThru — the bug affects Go-based products and can be abused to gain unauthorized access to cloud applications. Experts from the Israeli company Oxeye,…

BlackCat Says It Attacked Creos Luxembourg, European Gas Pipeline Operator

BlackCat Says It Attacked Creos Luxembourg, European Gas Pipeline Operator

The operators of the BlackCat ransomware (aka ALPHV) claimed responsibility for hacking Creos Luxembourg, which operates a gas pipeline and electricity grid in central Europe. Encevo, which owns Creos Luxembourg…

STOP Ransomware Spreads through Discord, Carrying RedLine Stealer

STOP Ransomware Spreads through Discord, Carrying RedLine Stealer

An infamous STOP/Djvu ransomware adopted a new spreading tactic. According to the report of Avast Threat Labs, a malware intelligence group, ransomware distributors opted for Discord as a place to…

Drinker App – what is Drinker Adware?

Drinker App – what is Drinker Adware?

The Drinker app is another example of a malicious program that disguises itself as a useful utility for your PC. Another two – Healthy and Strength – popped up almost…

Microsoft Links Raspberry Robin Worm to Evil Corp

Microsoft Links Raspberry Robin Worm to Evil Corp

Microsoft analysts have noticed that the access broker, which the company tracks as DEV-0206, is using the Raspberry Robin Windows worm to deploy the malware loader on networks where traces…

10 Reasons to Choose GridinSoft Trojan Killer

10 Reasons to Choose GridinSoft Trojan Killer

We used to think of anti-malware software as a program that features all kinds of supplementary services. VPN plan, disk encryption tool, guest mode and parental control – all of…

Healthy App (HealthySoftware) – What is Healthy?

Healthy App (HealthySoftware) – What is Healthy?

Healthy App seems to be the companion of the other unwanted app – Strength Adware. The dubious application gets into users’ PCs to show them tons of advertisements. Let’s check…