How are Locky and Cerber Ransomware Skilled at hiding themselves?

locky and cerber ransomware

2 of the 3 major ransomware families responsible for 90% of ransomware attacks are Locky and Cerber Ransomware families. They are acutely notorious in hiding in plain sight. The camouflage helps the ransomware to hide inside the system and attack when unexpected. Once they encrypt the files there is no other way except to pay […]

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Staying ahead of the Cyber Security curve

Staying ahead of the Cyber Security curve

IoT devices are set to revolutionize our lives. Companies are using IoT devices more than ever with automation and more AI to improve work efficiencies. How can a company ascertain if they are an easy target for cyber criminals? Are they adequately protected from cyber-attacks? is a moot question C-level executives deal with every day. […]

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PetrWrap: Cybercriminals stealing code from one another

petrwrap

The latest version of Petya based ransomware is PetrWrap. Petya ransomware has been distributed as ransomware-as-a-service wherein the creator of the ransomware shares the malware code as a product and shares the profits (ransom) after any attacker uses the Petya malware and succeeds.  Cyber criminals have found a way to use the code without sharing […]

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Finding the appropriate Content Management System(CMS) for your Organization

CMS Content Management System

In today’s market, you can find a Content Management System(CMS) at arm’s length. How do you pick the right content management system for your organization? Selecting the right CMS is a daunting task with a wide variety of open source as well as commercial offerings. A CMS is very important for coordination of marketing and […]

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Kirk Ransomware: Star trek themed malware!

Kirk Ransomware

A new piece of ransomware has surfaced featuring star trek theme, named Kirk Ransomware, the first of its kind ransomware demanding Monero cryptocurrency instead of Bitcoin. It was discovered by Avast malware researcher Jakub Kroustek. Cyber criminals are turning highly sophisticated with better, more secure ways to ask for ransom and hence a first for […]

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New target for hackers this year : Mac OS

Mac OS hack

A second example of Malware targeting Mac OS has surfaced in the past few weeks. Macro is a series of commands and actions that help automate some tasks. Macro malware- commonly referred to as a “word macro virus” is a word-macro based attack relying on automatically-running macros embedded in Microsoft word documents. A cybercrime group […]

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