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Locky campaign uses fake ISP complaints to deliver malware

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment November 23, 2016

Inside a new twist that plays on the long-time battle between ISPs and spam operators, a security researcher found a new malware campaign sending email messages that masquerade as INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER complaints claiming recipients’ computer systems have been detected mailing spam. The campaign affects to victims with the Locky ransomware via weaponized email attachments […]

Be Aware !!!! Locky Ransomware is on Facebook

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment November 23, 2016

Nowadays we know very well, the power of social media and hackers using Facebook’s instant messaging (IM) feature to spread malicious malware. Therefore, Don’t click any .svg (Scalable Vector Graphics) image file delivered to your Facebook messenger because it might lock your complete system completely. Cyber-Criminals have targeted Facebook messenger to spread Locky Ransomware. Locky […]

‘Ransomeware’ virus major threat to online data

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment November 11, 2016

Hacktivists warn the users to be aware and also have a backup of files as the hackers seldom give a solution to decrypt the files despite getting extortion money. According to a site India is 5th-most attacked country in the world and the 3rd-most attacked in Asia with ransomware. While cyber cellular hardly maintain […]

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 […]

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 […]

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