Raindrop is another malware detected during the SolarWinds hack

Symantec specialists detected Raindrop malware, which was used during the attack on SolarWinds along with other malware. According to the researchers, Raindrop was used by cybercriminals in the last stages of the attack and was deployed only on the networks of a few selected targets (only four malware samples were found). Let me remind you… Continue reading Raindrop is another malware detected during the SolarWinds hack

Five Eyes Alliance, India and Japan Call for Backdoors in Software

Countries participating in the Five Eyes Alliance (which brings together intelligence agencies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom), as well as India and Japan, have once again urged tech companies to leave backdoors in their products so that law enforcement agencies have access to content in a readable and… Continue reading Five Eyes Alliance, India and Japan Call for Backdoors in Software

Octopus Scanner Malware Found On GitHub

GitHub developers have issued a warning about the appearance of the new Octopus Scanner malware, which is distributed ton the site through malicious Java projects. Octopus Scanner was discovered in projects managed with the Apache NetBeans IDE, a tool used to write and compile Java applications. After a tip received in March from information security… Continue reading Octopus Scanner Malware Found On GitHub

Cybercriminals increasingly use pirated software to deliver backdoors and ransomware

Cybersecurity experts once again warn that while pursuing for free games and applications, users face the risk of installing a malicious program that may collect all passwords in the system and send them to its operator. Cybercriminals increasingly use pirated software to deliver backdoors and ransomware. Previously, fans of free applications mostly came across unwanted… Continue reading Cybercriminals increasingly use pirated software to deliver backdoors and ransomware

5 Dangers of Cracked Games

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Another one may crack everything that one human ever created. This sentence, in different alterations, is often used by computer pirates. Programs cracked by them can be easily downloaded on the Internet. Of course, the main advantage of cracked apps is that they are completely free. This factor is a reason for cracked games’ popularity… Continue reading 5 Dangers of Cracked Games