A database of major known threats as seen by Webroot and other security channels.
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19th June, 2018 By Catalin Cimpanu Bleeping Computer Summary - Olympic Destroyer, the malware that hit Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, is still alive and infecting new victims, according to a report published earlier today by Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Labs. The company'...
The world of cryptocurrency is in its infancy stages, but criminals have been using it for years and proving the utility and anonymity of blockchain technology. Not to mention the spike in interest and speculative price on the technology has really put a focus for criminals to accumulate as much as...
Quite possibly the most devastating malware for victims and most profitable for criminals. This type of malware aims to block access to your data by either encrypting your files or the entire hard drive. To get your data back, victims are forced pay the criminals ransom to get their files back. Hist...
Trojans are installed generally without a user’s full, meaningful, and informed consent. A Trojan differs from most malware as the payload (or the behavior) of a Trojan can be controlled potentially from a remote site. Trojan Dropper: A file that contains at least one additional, malicious file. Fo...
The oldest of all malware is the virus and it’s been around since the 70's. Designed to attach its code to other programs. Once those infected programs are executed, the virus will duplicate itself and spread like mad. Today, “Viruses” by their strict definition are rare in the wild and are usually...
Spyware is software that aims to gather information about a person or organization sometimes without their knowledge, that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, that asserts control over a device without the consumer's knowledge, or it may send such information...
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