AgeLocker Ransomware targeting QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices have been used by attackers to encrypt user data and demand a ransom. It has been found after research that no unpatched vulnerability was found to be exploited in the use of AgeLocker ransomware attack, whereas all the known affected QNAP NAS Devices are running older unpatched […]

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Are you aware of the worst cyberattack of 2017, the WannaCry ransomware? WannaCry was one of the worst-hit ransomware attacks that surfaced around May 2017, in Asia. The malware spread like wildfire and infected more than 230,000 computers in a day. The WannaCry attack mainly affected the Windows operating system, and more than $4 billion […]

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Cisco has released a Security Advisory for the actively exploited worldwide CVE-2020-3452. Cisco Read-Only Path Traversal Vulnerability in the web services interface of Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks & read sensitive files on the system. Rapid 7 Researchers found […]

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Coronavirus, COVID-19 or SARS–CoV–2 has turned the lives of people across the globe into a nightmare. Attackers have utilized the pandemic as an opportunity to spread malware and ransomware by preying on the mindset of people in these times of crisis. Organizations opting for remote working setups has also carved out an additional opportunity for […]

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Lemon Duck is a monerocrypto-mining malware. This malware was first spotted in China but has hence spread to other parts of the world. Lemon Duck starts with single infection and spreads rapidly across the entire network converting the resources of an organization into cryptocurrency mining slaves. Researchers from TrapX-Labs have reported that Lemon Duck has […]

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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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