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Evil clone to attack users: how cybercrooks use legitimate software to spread cryptominers

Posted on Tuesday September 18, 2018

Cryptomining has become a gold rush of nowadays, and cybercriminals are also seized by it. They invent more and more cunning gimmicks to infect users’ machines and make them mine cryptocurrency for the attackers’ profit. The cybercrime recently detected by Comodo specialists is a striking illustration of this process. To infect users all over the […]

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Ransomware cripples an Alaskan town

Posted on Tuesday September 18, 2018

It’s bad enough when ransomware infects an individual’s PC or smartphone. Not having access to locally stored files can really throw a wrench in the works of a person’s life. But when it comes to consumer ransomware, usually only one person is inconvenienced per infection. We know that ransomware attacks enterprise systems too. Public services […]

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What you need to know about the newest Cold Boot exploit

Posted on Tuesday September 18, 2018

Kim Crawley The cybersecurity industry is all abuzz over a recently discovered and very scary exploit, a new devastating Cold Boot vulnerability. Cold Boot attacks occur when sensitive data is available for cyber attackers to copy from a computer’s RAM because the machine wasn’t shut down properly, such as through an ACPI cold boot or […]

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Ryuk Ransomware Authors: “Be thankful you’re hacked by serious people.”

Posted on Monday September 17, 2018

Look out, SamSam. There’s a new ransomware in town that’s very carefully targeting enteprises and businesses. Say hello to Ryuk. In the first two weeks after its August debut, the ransomware has made their cyber attackers over $640,000 USD. By contrast, SamSam has taken about three years to make its author about $6 million USD. […]

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Anti-spam Filtering Techniques

Posted on Thursday September 13, 2018

Antispam solutions can be of great use if you or your business is experiencing huge volumes of spam emails. With the Internet becoming the dominant platform for businesses to reach out to the customers, unsolicited bulk email aka spam has reached epidemic proportions. As more and more digital marketers’ turn to bulk email as a […]

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