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Ransomware Virus Hits Computer Servers across the Globe

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian banks, and shutting down computers at multinational shipping and advertising firms. Cyber security experts said those behind the attack appeared to have exploited the same type of hacking tool used in the WannaCry ransomware attack that infected hundreds ... Read More »

Ransomware Cyber Attack: Hackers Leverage Stolen NSA Tool to Wreak Havoc Worldwide

HIGHLIGHTS Ransomware WannaCry leveraged hacking tools developed by NSA It exploits a known bug in Windows Researchers have observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the US National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries ... Read More »

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Toy maker Maisto’s internet site pushed developing CryptXXX ransomware threat

Attackers are aggressively pushing a brand new record-encrypting ransomware application known asCryptXXX by way of compromising web sites, the brand new sufferer being U.S. toy maker Maisto.thankfully, there may be a tool which could help users decrypt CryptXXX affected files without cost. protection researchers from Malwarebytes suggested Thursday that maisto.com was infected with malicious JavaScript that loaded the Angler exploit ... Read More »

New Android ransomware uses clickjacking to gain admin privileges

File-encrypting ransomware applications that target Android devices are becoming increasingly sophisticated. One new such program is using clickjacking techniques to trick users into granting it administrator privileges. Clickjacking is a method that involves manipulating the user interface in a way that allows attackers to hijack users’ clicks and trigger unauthorized actions. It is mostly used in Web-based attacks, where various ... Read More »