Category Archives: Anti Virus

New TajMahal Cyberespionage Kit Includes 80 Malicious Modules

TajMahal, a previously unknown cyberespionage platform featuring roughly 80 different malicious modules and active since at least 2013, was discovered by Kaspersky Lab’s research team during late 2018. Even though it was active for the past six years, “with the … Continue reading

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Aditya Birla Group suffers CryptoJack attack; 2000 computers used for mining

First detected at an overseas subsidiary of the group a month ago, the malware spread to manufacturing and other services companies of Aditya Birla group. Monero was the currency mined. Aditya Birla Group, one of India’s largest conglomerates, suffered a … Continue reading

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Beyond the basics: 5 security tips for consumers to protect their identity in the era of data breaches

Though it might be shocking to read, the truth is that a big majority of people around the world are not conscientious when it comes to securing their online access. The most common password of 2016, making up 4% of … Continue reading

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How a Ransomware Infects your Computer

Ransomware is probably the most dreaded cyberthreat that can strike anyone and at anytime unless we prepare ourselves against it. And the best way to start is to know how this malware works its way into your computer and how … Continue reading

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Newly identified ransomware ‘EternalRocks’ is more dangerous than ‘WannaCry’

After a host of different ransomware attacks that hit enterprises across the globe, security researchers have now identified a new strain of malware “EternalRocks” that is more dangerous than WannaCry and is potentially tougher to fight. According to the researchers, … Continue reading

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How to disable SMBv1 in Windows 10 and Windows Server

The WannaCry/WanaCrypt0r worm exploits a vulnerability in Windows Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 (SMBv1), and it spreads like wildfire. It is urged to disable SMBv1 in your Windows variant (Windows 10, 8.1, Server 2016, 2012 R2), and here is … Continue reading

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Despite security risks, older Windows versions plague thousands of businesses.

After the global cyberattacks on Friday that infected hundreds of thousands of computer with the WannaCry ransomware, the blame game has begun. Who was behind the attack? How did the NSA lose control of its hacking tools used as part … Continue reading

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