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Clop ransomware continues to work even after a series of arrests

Clop ransomware continues to work even after a series of arrests

The media reported that Clop ransomware continues to work: its operators have again begun posting data stolen from victims on…

John McAfee, creator of McAfee antivirus, found dead in prison in Barcelona

On June 23, 75-year-old programmer and creator of the first commercial antivirus McAfee John McAfee passed away – he was…

Previously assessed as insignificant, DirtyMoe botnet infected over 100,000 Windows systems

The developers of the DirtyMoe botnet (which was assessed as insignificant) added to it a worm-like spreading module, after which…

Encryption algorithms for 2G networks have been intentionally weakened

A group of scientists from several European universities published a report on encryption algorithms for 2G networks, which many information…

US authorities can hack iPhone, but may have difficulties with Android

US authorities can hack iPhone, but may have difficulties with Android

Although the US authorities are persistent in waging a “cryptographic war” with technology companies, demanding weakening of encryption, they already have technical tools for cracking any phone. For example, US…

IS specialists studied working methods of the REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware operators

IS specialists studied working methods of the REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware operators

Information security specialists of the Danish provider KPN applied sinkholing to REvil (Sodinokibi) cryptographic servers and studied the working methods of one of the largest ransomware threats today. Revall that…

97 of the 100 largest airports use vulnerable sites and web applications

97 of the 100 largest airports use vulnerable sites and web applications

Specialists from the Swiss company ImmuniWeb conducted an analysis of the cybersecurity level of the 100 world largest airports (in Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, Africa and South America). According…

Free Software Foundation encourages Microsoft to open Windows 7 source code

Free Software Foundation encourages Microsoft to open Windows 7 source code

Admit that are you already tired of the news about Windows 7. Let it finally rest in peace. However, it’s hard to ignore that Microsoft, under pressure of the public…

Citrix releases new patches, racing with the hackers that install encryptors on vulnerable machines

Citrix releases new patches, racing with the hackers that install encryptors on vulnerable machines

Destructive race: Citrix releases new patches, and hackers are actively attacking vulnerable servers and installing encryption engines on them. It seems that users are losing. At the beginning of this…

Windows 7 users will not receive a patch for critical vulnerability in the IE

Windows 7 users will not receive a patch for critical vulnerability in the IE

Microsoft said that Windows 7 users will not receive a patch for a critical vulnerability in IE. The fix will be available only to Windows 7 users, which paid for…

Windows EFS can help encryptors and make work of antiviruses more difficult

Windows EFS can help encryptors and make work of antiviruses more difficult

Safebreach Labs reported that attackers could use the Windows Encrypting File System (EFS) for their needs. Windows EFS can help encryptors and make work of antiviruses more difficult. EFS has…

Temporary patch for 0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer arrived on the Internet

Temporary patch for 0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer arrived on the Internet

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced about vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which is already exploited for “limited targeted attacks”. Now arrived temporary patch for this 0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The…

Government hackers attacked companies more often in 2019

Government hackers attacked companies more often in 2019

Organizations are more likely to become victims of state-sponsored cybercriminals. Government hackers in 2019 began to attack companies around the world more often. 25% of companies associate attacks on their…