Over 600 Malware Samples Linked to Chinese Cyberspy Group

July 25, 2017

A China-linked cyber espionage group tracked by security firms as Lotus Blossom, Elise, Esile and Spring Dragon has used more than 600 malware samples in its attacks over the past years, according to Kaspersky Lab. Spring Dragon has been around […]

Is Blockchain the Key to Stopping Ransomware Attacks?

July 13, 2017

Category: Cyber warfare

We all remember the devastating WannaCry ransomware attack that struck organizations around the world in May 2017. The attack spread at a rate of almost 3,600 computers per hour, or about one per second. When all was said and done, the […]

Two-factor authentication: An underutilized security measure in businesses

July 3, 2017

Category: Access control

Whenever a business considers the security measures it can implement, three options always crop up: antivirus on endpoints and servers to detect and eliminate as many threats as possible;  backups to ensure that any data lost in an incident such as a ransomware attack can […]

Virus & Malware

Android Virus Can Steal Passwords, Credit Cards, and Contact Lists

July 24, 2017

Via: Softpedia

Android users are being targeted by a new form of malware flagged by security company Dr. Web as Android.BankBot.211.origin, which attempts to extract financial data from a phone, but also benefitting from capabilities that make it possible to target other […]

Mobile security, Tracking

Watch out for the Android malware that snoops on your phone

July 21, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Android users have a new strain of malware to worry about – one that sits in the background of infected devices and causes all kinds of trouble. SophosLabs detects it as Andr/Dropr-FH, but others are calling it GhostCtrl. On the surface, it looks […]


US Banks Targeted with Trickbot Trojan

July 21, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The Necurs botnet has begun delivering the Trickbot banking Trojan to financial institutions in the United States, a sign of increasingly larger and more complex attacks on the industry. Trickbot, which specifically threatens businesses in the financial sector, has been […]