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Kaspersky Anti-Virus Can Actually Help Spies Steal Data, Warn Researchers


Kaspersky Anti-Virus Can Actually Help Spies Steal Data, Warn Researchers (https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/07/27/kaspersky-av-hack-with-satellite-malware/#47ef7bf42e0f) Thomas Fox-Brewster , Forbes Staff I cover crime, privacy and security in digital and physical forms. “Kaspersky says it isn’t going to fix the problem” “It’s not just Americans that are worried about the Moscow-based AV vendor, though. Even some Russians have concerns. Vladimir […]

The US Government Banned Kaspersky Antivirus


  Will Trump Ban Russian Anti-Virus Software Giant Kaspersky Labs Over Alleged Kremlin Ties? Newsweek The US Government Banned Kaspersky Antivirus – Virus Guides Trump Administration Restricts Kaspersky Lab Product Use – BankInfoSecurity.com US government removes Kaspersky Lab from two lists of approved vendors for IT services – Neowin Managed Service Provider for the following […]

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 […]