Archive | August, 2014

Crypto-Malware Steals Email Addresses and Passwords, Spreads Itself

August 27th, 2014, 15:37 GMT · By Ionut Ilascu Word document that masks the encryption process Soon this type of information will only be available to MspPortal Partners/Clients A new strain of crypto-malware is currently affecting Russian-speaking countries, with functions that allow it to steal email addresses and corresponding addresses, as well as to spread […]

Yahoo Ad Network Used to Spread CryptoWall Ransomware

August 11th, 2014, 17:11 GMT · By Ionut Ilascu The Yahoo advertisement network has been selected by cyber-criminals to carry out a malicious advertising type of attack on unsuspecting users, by steering them to malicious pages serving a strain of CryptoWall ransom ware. BE SMART ADD or inquiry about Web Protection in MspManagedNetwork or GFI […]

Report: Russian hackers steal 1.2 billion user names, passwords in massive Internet heist

The Associated Press, at 18:46 on August 05, 2014, EDT. Kind of funny after reading reports that Kaspersky Antivirus and Symantec Antivirus were dropped by a Governments for spying software added to there product NEW YORK, N.Y. – A published report says Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series […]

‘Backoff’ Malware: Time To Step Up Remote Access Security

8/1/2014 02:30 PM Boatner Blankenstein Serious Holes: Following Products with known security holes techs/hacks know these ports Remote desktop solutions like Microsoft’s Remote Desktop, Apple Remote Desktop, Chrome Remote Desktop, Splashtop 2, Pulseway, and LogMEIn Join.Me CLOSE THESE ONLY USE VPN’S Another day, another security breach. Today, it’s a number of breaches that may or […]