Tag: malware

47 Million Emails/Day: Necurs Botnet Launches Massive Ransomware Campaign

A cybersecurity firm has revealed it has blocked as many as 47 million emails per day spewed by the Necurs Botnet during the holiday season. The operators of the comprehensive campaign continue to...

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Cybercriminals Spoof Millions of Printers, Scanners to Spread Malware

Security researchers have discovered cybercriminals spoofing millions of scanners to launch attacks containing malicious attachments. Cybersecurity researchers at Barracuda first witnessed an early...

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This Android CryptoMining Malware is Capable of Destroying Android Phones

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a “jack of all trades” cryptocurrency mining malware called Loapi that is capable of destroying phones from within in two days. A new strain of malware...

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Iowa Student Arrested for Changing Grades Using Keylogger Malware

A former student at the University of Iowa has been arrested in his hometown of Denver after using hardware keyloggers throughout university computers to infiltrate the grading data. 22-year-old...

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Here are the 10 Most Malware Infected States in the Country

A new report has canvassed more than 1.5 million malware infections in the United States to reveal interesting takeaways from the first half of 2017. New Hampshire is the state with the highest...

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The Growing Insider Threat

A security threat originating from within the organization which is targeted or attacked is an insider threat. Insider attacks are rapidly increasing and becoming more prevalent in organizations. In...

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Dvamp is Android’s First Trojan Malware with Code Injection

A sophisticated and dangerous new trojan malware, Dvamp, has emerged as the first-known trojan for Android operating system with code injection. In April this year, cybersecurity researchers at...

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xLED Malware Steals Secure Data Using Router LEDs

A newly discovered malware developed specifically for routers or a network switch has the ability to take over the compromised devices’ LEDs to use them to transmit data in binary to a nearby...

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Judy Malware May Have Affected 36.5 Million Android Devices

Researchers have discovered what could possibly be the “largest malware campaign found on Google Play”, a Korean auto-licking adware dubbed “Judy”. While the newest wave of malware doesn’t...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Controlled Malware

As the world of internet of things (IoT) grows, the number of attacks through the cyber space will continue to grow as well. Recently, with the massive worldwide spread of the ransomware, WannaCry,...

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