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Wannacry Ransomware Decrypters WannaKey & WannaKiwi Released

Two separate decryption tools to get around the encryption scheme used in the Wannacry ransomware have been released as reported by The Hacker News. WannaCry (also known as Wcry or Wanna)…

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NSA-Derived Ransomware WannaCry Shuts Down Computers Worldwide

A ransomware derived in part from NSA tools publicly leaked last month has shut down computers around the world recently. The ransomware is known as WannaCry, WCry, or simply Wanna.…

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Ransomeware Turns Your Files Into The High Score Prize In Anime Shoot-’em-up

What’s worse than having your files held hostage by ransomware? Having them held hostage until you can score 200,000,000 points in an anime shoot-’em-up is probably not the answer you…

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Spotify Free Ads Briefly Contained Malware

Malicious software is a genuine threat people have to deal with when they go online. While most virus scanners usually offer more than enough protection from the more nefarious viruses,…

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Skycure Report Shows Rising Threat to Enterprise Devices

The mobile security firm Skycure has released its Mobile Threat Intelligence report for Q1 2016. The report shows that malware and other threats directed at mobile devices are on the…

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Malwarebytes is blocking access to two torrent sites

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is an application designed to keep your computer secure by scanning for and removing malware as well as monitoring incoming data so that any threats can be eliminated…

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Android Malware on the Rise, 4,900 New Malware Strains Discovered Daily

A new report released by G Data Software reveals the astounding rise of malware on the Android platform. During the first quarter of 2015, analysts at G Data discovered 440,267…

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Vicious New Malware Will Destroy Your Hard Drive Upon Detection.

Cisco system’s anti-virus swat team, Telos, has issued a warning about a new malware threat that takes a scorched earth policy to its key logging activities. The malware has been…

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Malware Can Spy on You When Your Phone Is Turned Off

A new piece of malware is spreading through Chinese app stores, reports AVG, and has already infected tens of thousands of Android devices. This malware, called the PowerOffHijack, can perform…

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Kaspersky Lab Publishes Malware Report

Kaspersky Lab published a report in February on a set of malware utilized by a “sophisticated threat actor” code named the Equation Group. The threat actor earned the name Equation…