WannaCry (also known as Wana Decrypt0r 2.0, Wannacryptor, WannaCrypt, wana Decryptor) ransomware disrupts 2-3 millions of devices around 150 countries, taking important files as a hostage and demanding a ransom of $600 worth of bitcoins. The ransomware is found to be using the old SMB vulnerability (MS17-010 released in April 2017) to spread across devices. There was no second doubt […]

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Microsoft May 2017 Patch Tuesday addressing 56 security vulnerabilities in addition to 7 vulnerabilities for Adobe Flash Player. The May security release consists of security updates for the following software: Internet Explorer Microsoft Edge Microsoft Windows Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps NET Framework Adobe Flash Player Three Windows Zero-day vulnerabilities have […]

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Adobe has released two security updates for Adobe Flash Player, and Adobe Experience Manager Forms. The updates addresses a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player and an important vulnerability in Adobe Experience Manager Forms. The security update covers a total of 8 CVE’s. These flaws allow attackers to take complete control of the system. The Linux and Mac operating systems […]

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In the third and final part of this series, we will explore Cerber, the most devious ransomware, and its behavior. Red Cerber:  The campaign of Red Cerber started in early 2017 after a small break. Developers of Cerber came up with a new and deadly version which had some improvements in its behavior. It noticeably changes […]

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Let’s continue from where we left off last week, and will go through the behavior patterns of the next versions of the Cerber Ransomware. Cerber3.0: Cerber3.0 RIG-V exploit kit is an updated version of Cerber2.0. After the release of Cerber2, security vendors released some decryptors to decrypt the files that were encrypted by the ransomware. […]

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