CCleaner is a system cleanup tool by Piriform, which is now owned by Avast. A suspicious activity was identified on September 12th, 2017, where an unknown IP address receiving data from software found in version 5.33.6162 of CCleaner. Later it was found that the 5.33.6162 version of CCleaner was illegally modified before it was released […]

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 Image Source: pcworld   Ever wonder why your system running slower than usual, and how those annoying random messages pop-up? or the newly added extensions in your browser, which you never used. The browser can’t load pages, internet connectivity is one thing but your computer is always slow. Those crashes that happen every now and then, […]

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A new massive threat is making its rounds in the security world. A tricky yet nasty piece of ransomware called Fantom. Many organizations are being infected with this ransomware. But luckily, there are definite ways to evade it and also ways to mitigate the damage without letting the troublemakers win. Fantom ransomware is a devious […]

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One of the major and serious threats on the internet today is malicious software, often referred to as a Malware. Malware, short form of malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, gain access to private computer systems, or display unwanted advertising. The malware being designed by attackers are polymorphic and […]

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A new kind of botnet has been uncovered which takes innovative approach to find security vulnerabilities in the website using systems installed with illegitimate Mozilla Firefox add-on. An investigation by KrebsOnSecurity has revealed. The “Advanced Power” botnet has already infected more than 12,500 systems. It installs itself as a legitimate Mozilla Firefox add-on/extension and helped […]

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Any program that is intended to disrupt computer or network operation, gather sensitive information, gain access to private computer systems or networks is malware. Virus, Spyware, Worm, Adware, Trojan horse, Rootkit, Scareware are all examples of malware. Malware analysis is an art of dissecting the malware in order to understand how it works, and how […]

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