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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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

IMPORTANT Backdoor Trojan Uses TeamViewer Components to Spy on PCs in Europe, Russia, US stripped-down version of the TeamViewer


If you are still using LogicNow/GFI you/your clients are probably susceptible to this Trojan. In fact, the two variants seem to be related because they both use stripped-down versions of the TeamViewer MspPortal Partners  new RMM product uses the commercial version of TeamViewer not the stripped-down Version, is not affected by this. Aug 16, 2016 […]

Health Clinic Sued Three Days After Announcing Massive Security Breach


Some people don’t like to wait when filing lawsuits; Aug 8, 2016 01:30 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu Three days after announcing a data breach that might have potentially affected a whopping 3.7 million patients, a US-based healthcare provider was sued for negligence by one of its employees in a class-action lawsuit. Personally they should […]

Chthonic Banking Trojan Distributed via Legitimate PayPal Emails


Victims would have a hard time spotting malicious emails Jul 26, 2016 23:50 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu  ·  Share: Legitimate emails sent from PayPal’s official email address included links that redirected users to a website that distributed Chthonic, a newer variant of the infamous Zeus banking trojan. At the source of this problem is […]

Backdoor Account Found in Dell Network Security Products


Dell SonicWall equipment came/comes with a hidden account Jul 20, 2016 21:04 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu Security researchers have discovered six serious security issues that plague several Dell SonicWall products, one of which is a hidden account with easy-to-guess credentials. US-based security firm Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI) found the issues and reported the problems […]

French authorities serve notice to Microsoft for Windows 10 privacy failings


Strict online privacy laws in the EU continue to bedevil American tech companies. Latest to catch flak is Microsoft, over a handful of objections from a French data protection agency. By Ed Bott for The Ed Bott Report | July 20, 2016 — 19:57 GMT (12:57 PDT) | Topic: Windows 10 Microsoft loses lawsuit over […]