Tag "ransomware"

Over 2.3 million infections detected on Windows in Q2

by August 3, 2017

Over 2.3 million infections and 13 families of ransomware were detected on Windows in the second quarter of 2017, a new report revealed recently. According to Quick Heal Technologies, malware detections saw a drop …

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Trend Micro Detects SLocker Mobile Ransomware that Mimics WannaCry

by July 11, 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated a cyber security solution detected a new variant of mobile ransomware SLocker, notable for being an Android file-encrypting ransomware. This particular SLocker variant is the first mobile ransomware …

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Cyber Contraceptives for Digital India

by July 4, 2017

Vendors are upgrading antivirus solutions and also educating customers and users by giving guidelines and suggesting the best solutions to resolve queries From the first antivirus attack way back in …

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Safety against the Wrath of Ransomware

by June 30, 2017

The recent attack by Petya ransomware is another warning to organizations about the possible catastrophe of vulnerabilities in their networks or IT infrastructure. Petya Ransomware is spreading fast with Ukraine …

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Petya Ransomware: India worst hit in Asia

by June 30, 2017

Similar to WannaCry, Petya uses the Eternal Blue exploit as one of the means to propagate itself. However, it also uses classic SMB network spreading techniques, meaning that it can …

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Trickbot – new entrant in the Indian Online Banking Cyberspace

by June 23, 2017

Ransomware  is not the only prevalent threat these days; there are threats too which have been making their foray. We humans tend to forget that security is an on-going process …

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Forcepoint Extends cloud security solutions with new Analytics & Offerings

by May 30, 2017

Forcepoint recently extended its cloud security solutions with new software capabilities and data center offerings that accelerate the secure adoption of cloud applications. Forcepoint’s technology protects enterprise and government employees …

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Mobile Ransomware More Than Trebled in Q1, 2017: Report

by May 29, 2017

The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, …

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6 Best Practices to Keep the Worms Out

by May 18, 2017

By Sanjai Gangadharan, Regional Director SAARC, A10 Networks WannaCry ransomware worm has created havoc across the globe hitting about 150 countries and over 57,000 computers. This is primarily because …

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eScan Decimates Ransomware Hoax News

by May 17, 2017

More than the actual attack of the WannaCry Ransomware, which held to ransom millions of computers and businesses worldwide demanding ransom to be paid in bitcoins worth $300 to unlock …

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Quick Heal detected millions of malware samples on Windows and on Android platform in Q1 2017

by May 8, 2017

According to Quick Heal Threat Report for Q1 2017, about 295 million malware samples were blocked on the systems of Quick Heal users. February clocked the highest number of detection. …

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Quick Heal Detects ‘Cerber Ransomware’ Delivered from an Indian Bank’s Website

by March 24, 2017

Quick Heal has been constantly monitoring the website since 20th of March, 2017 and according to the latest findings (as we share this information), the Cosmos Bank website is still …

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Here are 5 Top Tips to Avoid Ransomware

by March 24, 2017

Imagine losing all the photos, videos, messages, and documents you’ve stored on your computer. How much money would you be willing to pay to get it all back? Ransomware is …

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Here’s Why 99% of Mobile Malware Targets Android Devices

by March 21, 2017

More than 99 percent of all malware designed for mobile devices targets Android devices, Olaf Pursche, Head of Communications at AV-TEST explains in the F-Secure State of Cyber Security 2017. “There …

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Here’s How Criminals are Using PetrWrap to Steal Ransomware Code from their Peers

by March 16, 2017

Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have discovered PetrWrap, a new malware family that exploits the original Petya ransomware module, distributed through a Ransomware-as-a-Service platform, to perform targeted attacks against organizations. The PetrWrap …

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Trend Micro 2016 Security Roundup Reveals 752 Percent Increase in Ransomware

by March 2, 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated releases its annual security roundup report, “2016 Security Roundup: A Record Year for Enterprise Threats,” which proves 2016 was truly the year of online extortion. Cyber …

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Check Point Reports: Ransomware Doubled in Second Half of 2016

by February 28, 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. releases its H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends, revealing that ransomware attacks doubled during the period. Out of all recognized malware incidents globally, the percentage …

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2016: A Year of Ransomware in Spam

by February 22, 2017

According to Kaspersky Lab “Spam and phishing in 2016” report, about 20% of all spam emails in Q4 2016 distributed ransomware Trojans. The volume of spam emails in 2016 increased to …

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Cyber criminals target Netflix Again with Ransomware

by January 31, 2017

If you’re planning to free ride your way into binge-watching your favorite shows on Netflix, think again. Your computer’s files may end up getting held hostage. Since the development and expansion …

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Attack on Critical Infrastructure a Serious Cause of Concern: Kaspersky Lab

by January 27, 2017

Kaspersky Lab held a multi-city press conference focusing on Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity Solutions (KICS). The company brought together its senior team of experts to share their views at the gathering. In …

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