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  • Facebook worm spreads by leveraging cloud services

    13.03.2015

    Facebook users are in danger of having their computers turned in a bot by a worm that spreads via the social network.

  • New crypto-ransomware encrypts video games files

    12.03.2015

    A new piece of ransomware that (mis)uses the Cryptolocker "brand" has been analyzed by Bromium researchers, and they discovered that aside from the usual assortment of file types that ransomware usually targets, this variant also encrypts file types associated with video games and game related software.

  • CS:GO players targeted with phishing attempt, malware

    12.03.2015

    Typosquatting is an effective means to trick users into believing they have landed on the legitimate site they wanted to visit, so it's no wonder that it's often used by phishers The latest phishing campaign employing this tactic has been spotted targeting players of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), a popular online tactical first-person shooter that can be played via Steam, the gaming platform developed by Valve Corporation.

  • Cyber crooks take advantage of ad bidding networks to deliver ransomware

    12.03.2015

    Malware peddlers are taking advantage of real time advertising bidding networks to deliver ransomware to unsuspecting users, FireEye researchers are warning.

  • Analysis of Equation Group's espionage platform discovers another link to the NSA

    12.03.2015

    Kaspersky Lab researchers continue to analyze the software and digital artifacts tied to the Equation Group, a nation-state threat actor that has been active for almost twenty years, and to present their discoveries to the public.




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