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London financial sector prime target of ransomware attacks, security researchers find

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment October 19, 2016

Ransomware attackers have set their sights on the United kingdoms’s capital. Security researchers have uncovered that London has been under attack from threat actors, who are specifically launching ransomware problems to target individuals and businesses. Some of London’s top banks, law companies and other businesses were found to obtain suffered almost 10,500 ransomware strikes, Malwarebytes […]

90% computer users ignore software security warnings

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment October 7, 2016

Regarding 90 % of folks disregard software security warnings because they pop up at inappropriate times, such as when users are viewing, observing, typing, publishing and importing their folders, a new research has found. Researchers found these times are less effective because of “dual task interference, ” a neural limitation where even simple tasks cannot […]

Locky Ransomware Drops Offline Mode

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment October 3, 2016

Locky, one of the most prolific ransomware families this year, has changed the mod operand once again by adopting a new extension that is appended to encrypted files. Initially observed in February, when it stood out since it could encrypt files on unmap network shares, Locky was formerly renaming the encrypted files to [unique_id][identifier].locky. In […]

Malwares: Definition, Types, Avoid Manually

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment July 21, 2016

  What is Malware? Malware is short for Malicious software, mean that software that can be used to compromise computer functions, take or grab data, bypass access settings, or cause harm to the computer. Malware is a broad term that refers to a variety of malicious programs. This post will determine several of the most […]

What is Ransomware & Types of Ransomware

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment June 17, 2016

Evolution and History of Ransomware: The scope and sophistication of ransomware are evolving at very high rate and there is a need to develop a cyber-security model against ransomware attacks. Adam L Young and Moti Yung knew traces of using public key cryptography for malware attacks for e-money in 1996. First ransomware is written by […]

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