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Posted by computerxpds on Sep 15 2014, 11:45 AM
Microsoft today announced that they are in the process of purchasing the maker of Minecraft, Mojang. As reported by the Wall Street Journal the week before, Microsoft will be buying the company for a sum of $2.5 BILLION, an impressive number for a company with one major game.    Markus Persson(AKA Notch) the creator of Minecraft will be leaving the company to pursue other projects along with the other co-creators. In a post on his website, he states "Thank you for turning Minecraft into what it has become, but there are too many of you, and I can’t be responsible for something this big.". ...

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Posted by on Sep 11 2014, 10:33 PM
We are late on the announcement, but I still wanted to share the news about one of the companies we like here at BleepingComputer.com. On Monday, Emsisoft released Emsisoft Internet Security which combines both Emsisoft Anti-Malware and Emsisoft Online Armor into one product. Users of Emsisoft Internet Security now get the proven security of EAM, but also the protection of a built-in software firewall.Instead of listing all of its features, which are better described in their blog post, I wanted to put it to a real life test against a new encrypting ransomware (2 days old) that I received a sample ...

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Posted by decrypterfixer on Sep 11 2014, 03:34 AM
** Visitors looking for just the Decrypter and not the TorrentLocker Analysis can Download and read about it at the bottom of the page or download it from Here **Main Startup Window and Ransom NoteTorrentLocker DecryptedOn Aug. 12th 2014, a new sample was sent to me with the victim claiming it to be CryptoLocker. Upon running and quickly analyzing the exe, I found that it was a new Encrypting Ransomware (Whats new?). This infection claimed to be Cryptolocker, but also used the Ransom File Format of Cryptowall. I would guess the reason behind this was to gain fear in the victim when infected as those ...

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Posted by on Sep 10 2014, 01:59 PM
On Tuesday, approximately 5 million Google accounts and their passwords were leaked on the Russian Bitcoin Security forum btcsec.com. A forum user named tvskit created a topic that included the leaked accounts and said that approximately 60% of the accounts were still valid. At this time, Google has not verified whether the leak is valid and there have been reports that this information is just a compilation of older leaks that go back a few years.A password redacted version of the leaked file was then posted in the /netsec/ subreddit, which can be used to determine if your account was in the leak. ...

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Posted by on Sep 05 2014, 07:19 PM
Win 8 Antivirus 2014 & Win 8 Protection 2014 are rogue anti-spyware programs from the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer infections. This infection is considered a rogue anti-spyware program because it purposely displays fake scan results, false security warnings, hijacks your web browser, and does not allow you to run your legitimate Windows applications. This scareware is promoted through web sites that have been hacked with scripts that try to install the software by exploiting vulnerabilities on your computer. It is also promoted through Trojans that pretend to be legitimate programs ...

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Posted by on Sep 05 2014, 06:50 PM
Vista Protection 2014 & Vista Antivirus 2014 are rogue anti-spyware programs from the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer infections. This infection is considered a rogue anti-spyware program because it purposely displays fake scan results, false security warnings, hijacks your web browser, and does not allow you to run your legitimate Windows applications. This scareware is promoted through web sites that have been hacked with scripts that try to install the software by exploiting vulnerabilities on your computer. It is also promoted through Trojans that pretend to be legitimate programs ...

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Posted by on Sep 05 2014, 06:38 PM
XP Antivirus 2014 & XP Protection 2014 are rogue anti-spyware programs from the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer infections. This infection is considered a rogue anti-spyware program because it purposely displays fake scan results, false security warnings, hijacks your web browser, and does not allow you to run your legitimate Windows applications. This scareware is promoted through web sites that have been hacked with scripts that try to install the software by exploiting vulnerabilities on your computer. It is also promoted through Trojans that pretend to be legitimate programs that ...

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Posted by on Sep 05 2014, 06:21 PM
Win 7 Antivirus 2014 & Win 7 Protection 2014 are rogue anti-spyware programs from the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer infections. This infection is considered a rogue anti-spyware program because it purposely displays fake scan results, false security warnings, hijacks your web browser, and does not allow you to run your legitimate Windows applications. This scareware is promoted through web sites that have been hacked with scripts that try to install the software by exploiting vulnerabilities on your computer. It is also promoted through Trojans that pretend to be legitimate programs ...

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Posted by on Sep 03 2014, 08:57 AM
A new file-encrypting ransomware was discovered today by BartBlaze called CryptoGraphic Locker. Just like other encrypting ransomware, this infection will scan your your data files and encrypt them so that they are unusable. The infection will then display a ransom note that requires you to purchase the decryption key in order to decrypt your files. The initial cost to purchase the key is .2 BTC, or approximately $100 USD, which makes this one of the cheaper ransoms that we have seen in a long time. Though the ransom starts out small, there is a 24 hour timer built into the application that will ...

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Posted by on Sep 01 2014, 12:55 PM
A new file-encrypting ransomware has been released that is going by the infamous CryptoLocker name. Though this infection is using the same name as the CryptoLocker ransomware that was released in 2013, it should be noted that is not the same infection nor is it from the same developer. When installed, this new CryptoLocker ransomware will encrypt all of your data files and rename them with a .encrypted extension. It will then display a ransom note on how you can purchase a decrypter for your files. This infection is requiring a ransom of 1.8 BTC in order to download and retrieve the decrypter. ...

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