This week we continue to see more ransomware being released as well as changes in the distribution of the larger ransomware infections. For example, Locky has had a very low distribution lately since the holidays, but according to the Cisco Talos Group, it is starting to pick up again.
Security researchers have discovered that a very popular photo retouching iOS and Android application is collecting user data and sending it for storage to servers in China.
The Saint Louis Public Library (SLPL) announced that ransomware had hit all computers at all their branches across the city forcing the institution to halt all operations for the time being.
Spanish police officers arrested and jailed a Russian national last Friday, January 13, on suspicion of creating and operating the NeverQuest banking trojan.
Today we have a deal for an online course bundle that provides two courses on how to perform data science and analytics using Python. This bundle is normally priced at at $499, but has been discounted 90% to $49 as part of this deal.
Security researchers have discovered a new Android trojan named Skyfin that can infiltrate the local Play Store Android app and download or purchase other apps behind the user's back.
Oracle says that starting with April 18, 2017, Java (JRE) will treat all JAR files signed with the MD5 algorithm as unsigned, meaning they'll be considered insecure and blocked from running.
Today Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15014 for PC and Mobile to Insiders on the fast ring. This build has a ton of new fixes as well as new features. By far the best addition is the ability for Windows to automatically delete unused temporary files and files in the Recycle Bin that are older than 30 days
A new Ransomware as a Service, or RaaS, called Satan has been discovered by security researcher Xylitol. This service allows any wannabe criminal to register an account and create their very own customized version of the Satan Ransomware.
An unknown group/person is building a botnet using a new version of the Ragebot botnet malware, one that includes worm features that allow it to spread on its own to new devices.
A new ransomware family is targeting Android devices, locking access to the screen, and constantly pestering the user to enter his payment card details.
Today we have a deal for an online course bundle that provides 250+ hours of instruction and a variety of templates for creating iOS 10 apps. This training bundle is normally priced at at $477.99, but has been discounted 87% to $59.99 as part of this deal. Certificates of completion will not be provided at the end of the courses.