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New Worm Uses Seven NSA Tools, Five More than WannaCry


Called EternalRocks, this new worm is not yet weaponized May 22, 2017 20:21 GMT  ·  By Gabriela Vatu  ·  Share: The world thought WannaCry was the worst thing to happen to computer security, but that’s far from the truth given what security researchers just found out – namely a new worm spreading via SMB using […]

RE: Bitdefender another breach appears to be looming


Another Ransomware  breach appears to be looming.. Based upon the chatter I hear and am seeing brace yourself and protect your client’s endpoints… Here are 2 links that can you keep you somewhat informed. (https://threatmap.bitdefender.com/) Real-time attacks if you watch long enough you see bat files flying across which in reality could/would be a setup […]

DocuSign Suffers Data Breach, Email Addresses Used in Phishing Attack


No other customer data was accessed in the breach May 16, 2017 07:40 GMT  ·  By Gabriela Vatu  ·  Share: DocuSign, the company behind eSignature, one of the most popular digital signature services in the world, admitted that they suffered a data breach that exposed customer emails. These emails were later used in a phishing […]

RE:BitDefender and your Protection Google Docs Malicious Email Making the Rounds


I have done 3 cases on this already thank goodness Bitdefender picked this up after somebody clicked on the link. Hi All, A couple of our users have forwarded suspicious emails that on the surface look like they are from known individuals announcing they have uploaded a document to Google Docs for them to retrieve.  […]

Webroot melts down as update nukes hundreds of legit files


Update 4/25/2017 7:07 AM California time:Webroot officials issued the following statement: “On April 24, Webroot experienced a technical issue affecting some business and consumer customers. We are in the process of creating a fix, but in the meantime, small business customers can follow instructions posted in the Webroot Community to address the issue.” Social media […]

RE: Bitdefender Advanced Threat Control Proactive Protection Against New and Emerging Threats Both in the MSP Model or Enterprise Model


Bitdefender’s Global Protective Network (GPN) performs 11 billion queries per day, and uses reflective models and advanced machine learning algorithms to extract malware patterns, ensuring real-time protection against any threat. The system detects, anticipates and takes action to neutralize even the newest dangers anywhere in the world. It updates the reputation of apps, email sources […]

Chrome Users Targeted by Websites Forcing Them to Install Extension to Leave


Feb 23, 2017 13:13 GMT  ·  By Gabriela Vatu  ·  Share: A new malvertising campaign targeting Chrome users has users redirected to a website they couldn’t leave without installing a malicious … Source: Chrome Users Targeted by Websites Forcing Them to Install Extension to Leave

Chrome Users Targeted by Websites Forcing Them to Install Extension to Leave


Feb 23, 2017 13:13 GMT  ·  By Gabriela Vatu  ·  Share: A new malvertising campaign targeting Chrome users has users redirected to a website they couldn’t leave without installing a malicious Chrome extension. While this isn’t exactly the common practice among malvertising, which usually redirect people to places where stronger malware can be delivered, including […]

MspPortal Partner Group


Well we MspPortal Partner Group finally went over 100,000 endpoints between all the product lines we deal with very exciting as a group. Especially after what LogicNow/GFI did to me last year 2 months before they sold to Solarwinds. A group like this benefits all of us. Quick Update and question I would like a […]

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Discovered Targeting Seagate NAS Hard Drives


Malware authors have made around $86,400, so far Sep 9, 2016 05:40 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu A malware variant named Mal/Miner-C (also known as PhotoMiner) is infecting Internet-exposed Seagate Central Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices and using them to infect connected computers to mine for the Monero cryptocurrency. Miner-C, or PhotoMiner, appeared at the […]