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Massive campaign delivering Monero Miner via compromised websites – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 November 24, 2017

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Ransomware outbreaks have been on the rise for quite some time now but suddenly we are observing a change in this trend.  Seems like the rise observed in cryptocurrency valuations especially for Bitcoins is making attackers to go after cryptocurrency mining. Cryptocurrency miner malware have become hot attack vectors for...

Cosmos Bank website compromised with RIG Exploit Kit which drops Cerber Ransomware

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 March 23, 2017

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Update: The incident has been taken care of by Cosmos Bank and its website (URL) is now clean and safe to use. Compromising popular websites has become a common strategy for attackers to spread infection in a widespread fashion. Attackers exploit unpatched vulnerabilities present on web servers in order to compromise...

China condemns the iPhone and other IT security news

 July 12, 2014

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Here is a quick look into the IT security news and industry relevant stories from the week gone by. Hybrid future of data is imminent With data security and privacy as high as ever, Gartner has boldly predicted that the physical location of data is becoming increasingly irrelevant. Instead, what...