Huge Ransomware List by Gridinsoft Research – Part #1

History knows a lot of really noteworthy ransomware attacks

Ransomware is rightfully considered one of the most dangerous types of malware. It attacks individuals and companies, creating a mess in their files and paralysing their work. And even being such a devastating malware, it manages to have its own favourites. Let’s have a look at the most notorious ransomware attacks that ever happened. What… Continue reading Huge Ransomware List by Gridinsoft Research – Part #1

Fargo Ransomware aims at vulnerable Microsoft SQL servers

MS SQL servers were opted as a breach point by Fargo ransomware

Ransomware rarely chooses the sole type of targets for their attacks. They roam from attacks on small coffee shops to strikes on governmental organisations, with the corresponding adaptations to their software. However, all classic handbooks about offensive operations state that it is important to find a vulnerability of a target and exploit it. Such a… Continue reading Fargo Ransomware aims at vulnerable Microsoft SQL servers

The Essential Guide to Computer Viruses

Computer viruses can steal and facilitate the dissemination of your confidential information, and reduce your computer performance and any other threats. To understand what viruses are and how to get rid of them, we gave you a little insight into this topic. What is a computer virus? The computer virus is a piece of code… Continue reading The Essential Guide to Computer Viruses

Which Deadliest Virus in History? Types to Remember

What is the Deadliest Virus in History? On November 11, 1983, the first virus was written, which ushered in a new era of dangerous programs for computers. An American student at the University of Southern California, Fred Cohen, wrote a program that demonstrated the ability to infect a computer at a virus reproduction rate of… Continue reading Which Deadliest Virus in History? Types to Remember

NCC Group’s May 2022 Threat Report Reflects Conti’s End

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NCC Group’s monthly report on cyber threats features some curious news, namely the alleged closure of ransomware group Conti and the strengthening of the Lockbit 2.0 gang. Conti, a notorious Russian ransomware gang responsible for the attack on Irish medical institutions last year, is believed to be disbanded after the internal correspondence of the gang… Continue reading NCC Group’s May 2022 Threat Report Reflects Conti’s End

10 Types of Cyber Security Attacks in IoT

In a world where information progress is rapidly developing, it is impossible to do without IoT. You probably don’t know what you’re talking about, so let’s take a quick look at this acronym. IoT(Internet of things) – is a large number of Internet things that interact with each other. In other words, it’s data transfer… Continue reading 10 Types of Cyber Security Attacks in IoT

Benefits Of Using Malware Protection

It seems that people are not aware of the benefits of using malware protection. Many people have heard about computer threats but possess a rather vague understanding of what they are and what types of network menaces there are in general. Once upon a time, you could often hear the word “virus;” today, the scary… Continue reading Benefits Of Using Malware Protection

Top Threats That Anti-Malware Catches

As technology advances, cyber-attacks become more prevalent, with attackers constantly developing new methods to exploit vulnerabilities in PCs and other devices. One of the most common reasons behind these attacks is the theft of personal data for financial gain. Protecting your computer is crucial, and one way to do this is by installing security software… Continue reading Top Threats That Anti-Malware Catches