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The mega breaches keep coming with a reported data leak of 33 million accounts for the QIP.RU Russian instant messaging service. What's worse, like the recent Rumbler.ru mega breach, the QIP.RU passwords were stored in plain-text rather than being encrypted.
A new version of the Stampado ransomware called Philadelphia is being sold on underground criminal sites by a malware developer named The Rainmaker for $400 USD, According to Rainmaker, Philadelphia is being sold as a low cost ransomware solution that allows any wannabe criminal to get an advanced campaign up and running easily.
Researchers at security firm Proofpoint found 543 social media profiles related to Pokemon Go, with 167, or about 30%, being fraudulent. These profiles are being used to target users with adware, spyware, and malware.
The Dridex banking trojan might be involved in fewer attack campaigns, but its developers are still outfitting it with some new functionalities, including the ability to target crypto-currency wallets.
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Another day, another mega breach. Today, LeakedSource announced that almost 100 million, 98,167,935 to be exact, accounts for the popular Russian portal Rambler.ru were leaked online. What makes this worse was that Rambler was storing account passwords in plain text rather than being encrypted.
A new version of the Locky Ransomware, aka Zepto, has been circulating since around the September 5th 2016 that includes an embedded RSA key. This key allows Locky to encrypt a victim's computer without having to contact their Command & Control server.
A mobile banking trojan called Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Gugi.c, or "Gugi" for short, found no problem bypassing a couple of the security measures introduced in Android 6.. Even worse, it does it through social engineering rather than exploiting vulnerabilities.
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A new ransomware called CryLocker, which pretends to be from a fake organization called the Central Security Treatment Organization, has been discovered that communicates via UDP, tries to find your location via nearby wireless networks, and uses a popular image hosting service to store information about the victims.
This week we have 8 stories, new ransomware, scams, taunts, and decryptors. Of particular note is the Fairware Ransomware scam being installed via hacked Linux Redis server. We also have malware developers taunting security researchers, a new Cerber version, and a new ransomware that uploads info about the computer.
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A new DetoxCrypto Ransomware variant called the Nullbyte Ransomware has been discovered by Emsisoft security researched xXToffeeXx that pretends to be the popular Pokemon Go bot application called NecroBot, When infected, the ransomware will encrypt a victim's files and then demand .1 bitcoins to decrypt the files.
Researchers have found that approximately half of all users will click on links sent to them from unknown senders despite knowing the risks of phishing and a malware infection.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14915 for mobile and PC to insiders on the fast ring. In addition to new improvements and bug fixes, this release adds the ability for computers to get OS updates and app updates from other PCs on the Internet.
An article was published today that details how insecure Redis instances on the Internet were being hacked to install a fake ransomware. After reading this article, I saw that there were striking similarities between the ransom notes that Duo Security described and the ones that were being created by the Fairware ransomware.
Researchers have created a piece of software that uses an unmodified USB device to leak data stored on an air-gapped computer over radio frequency (RF) signals.
A new version of the Cerber Ransomware has been discovered by AVG security researcher Jakub Kroustek that switches from the .CERBER2 extension to .CERBER3 for encrypted files. When testing the new sample, there was some minor differences between this version and the previous version.