Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have made the headlines because they have spotted a new strain of a powerful Android spyware, dubbed Skygofree, that was used to gain full control of infected devices remotely. Skygofree is an Android spyware that could be used in targeted attacks and according to the experts it has infected a large number of … Read moreThe Skygofree spyware analyzed by Kaspersky today was first spotted by the researcher Lukas Stefanko and the first analysis was published last year by the CSE Cybsec ZLab.
Security experts from BleepingComputer discovered a new variant of the CryptoMix ransomware that uses a different extension (.FILE) to append to the file names of the encrypted files and uses new contact emails. For example, a file encrypted by this variant of ransomware has an encrypted file name of 0D0A516824060636C21EC8BC280FEA12.FILE. Experts discovered that this variant uses the same encryption methods of previous ones, the … Read moreSecurity experts spotted a new variant of the CryptoMix ransomware that uses a different extension (.FILE) and a new set of contact emails.
The South Korea Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit has gone bankrupt.after suffering a major cyber attack for the second time this year. The South Korea Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit shuts down after suffering a major cyber attack for the second time this year. The company announced bankrupt on Tuesday after being hacked for the second time in the last eight months, the … Read moreThe South Korea Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit has gone bankrupt.after suffering a major cyber attack for the second time this year.
The Russian pipeline giant Transneft announced its systems were infected with a Monero cryptocurrency miner. The company confirmed it has successfully removed the threat from its systems, the company spokesman Igor Demin told Reuters the cryptomining software was automatically downloaded by a Transneft computer and was later erased. “[Demin ] noted that the company now has programmes … Read moreThe Russian pipeline giant Transneft infected with a Monero cryptocurrency miner