As many as 2 million Android users might have downloaded apps that were infected with the FalseGuide malware, security research firm Check Point warned on Monday. The oldest of the infected apps could have been uploaded to Google Play as… Continue Reading
A ransomware attack darkened the video surveillance system of the District of Columbia’s police department eight days before the presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump. Video storage devices for 70 percent of the CCTV system reportedly were unable to record… Continue Reading
The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday released new details about the multinational takedown of Avalanche, a multimillion-dollar malware and money-laundering network, following a four-year probe led by German police and prosecutors. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell, Acting U.S.… Continue Reading
Facebook has denied that its network and Messenger app were being used to spread ransomware to its users, contradicting the claims of Check Point researchers Roman Ziakin and Dikla Barda. The two researchers last week reported they had discovered a… Continue Reading
Sites that repeatedly violate Google’s safe browsing policies will be classified as repeat offenders, the company said. A small number of websites take corrective actions after Google displays alerts on their landing pages warning visitors that they’re harmful. However, they… Continue Reading
It’s widely known that human DNA evidence has had a major impact in the criminal justice system. Now another kind of DNA may have a similar impact in the fight to eradicate malicious software. Malware DNA, also known as “malware… Continue Reading
Researchers from Cisco Talos have created a new tool that allows users to extract the configuration of the Locky ransomware.
Researchers Help Alma Ransomware Victims Decrypt Files By Using MitM Attack Against Operators
Following a Freedom of Information (FoI) request from endpoint security firm SentinelOne, it is suggested that 56% of UK universities have been the target of a ransomware attack in the last year.