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Locky Ransomware Returns, Targets Older Versions of Windows OS!

Locky Ransomware Returns! Before the world could recover from the deadly WannaCry ransomware, the Locky Ransomware is back. The ransomware that hit many in 2016 is back again. Spreading through spam emails by Nercus group the old Locky is back to hit us again. But it seems that it isn’t as effective and destructive as it should be as the return of Locky is also able to infect systems with Windows Vista and XP. Locky's Successor, Not So Successful Recently, NercusBonet had released its new ransomware Jaff which was more or…

It’s Not Over Yet, WannaCry Virus Hits Speed Cams in Australia!

WannaCry Takes Down Speed Cams After hitting hard over hospitals, enterprises, and big organizations in May this year, WannaCry has now taken over security cams in Australia. Even after a fix made by Microsoft, the ransomware is still spreading and now it has infected speed and red light cams. Apart from this, WannaCry copycat is also targeting Android users through fake apps in Chinese gaming websites' forums. Sources say that the ransomware has infected over 55 signal and speed cameras in the state of Victoria through…

WannaLocker Targets Android Users in China! It’s a Copycat of WannaCry

WannaLocker Ransomware Cloning WannaCry, a new ransomware named Wannalocker is being spread in China increasing. The new ransomware, Wannalocker is preying on Android OS through gaming forums impersonating itself as “King Of Glory” plugin. The ransomware was first recognized by Qihoo 360, a Chinese security firm, while Avast detected it and coined it as WannaLocker. WannaLocker clones most of its features from the widespread WannaCry encrypting files on external storage of the Android device that it hit. This is not the…

Erebus Linux Ransomware Attacks South Korean Firm, Pays $1M Ransom!

Erebus Ransomware The day of June 10 was not a very fortunate day for South Korean web hosting company NAYANA, which was attacked by ransomware named as Erebus ransomware. The attackers not only succeeded in hacking 150 of its Linux servers but also infected 3,400 of the business websites the company hosts. Eventually, the company lost a huge amount of its data to these hijackers. This is bigger than the WannaCry Ransomware attack which was trending last month! Following these events, the attackers demanded 550 bitcoins…

Confirmed: WannaCry Worm Linked to North Korea!

WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Reports of a recent investigation from Britain’s Nation Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) suggests North Korea’s link to the WannaCry Malware. The Malware had its major impact on NHS and many other major organizations across the world in May. The links are to a North Korea based hacking group, known as Lazarus Group. Although NCSC, working with GCHQ, the UK surveillance agency has not officially confirmed these reports, sources have told us about an international investigation carried out by NCSC that…

Mac Ransomware is Now Spreading Furiously, Over to You Mac Users!

Mac Ransomware Attacks A warning is put out by Fortinet for Mac users at potential risks to malware attacks. The warnings are about a Ransomware-as-a-Service or RaaS that is targeting on Mac devices. Since the widespread WannaCry attack, Mac users have been safe to malware but the attackers and cyber criminals have taken this as a new opportunity as Mac devices are easier to access. The Ransomware can attack the MacOS as software or an email from an unidentified source which will encrypt all the data on the system demanding…

WannaCry 3.0 Ransomware Spreading Now, WCry 2.0 Was Just a Test?

WannaCry 3.0 Ransomware    Here's the detailed guide on how to protect your system from WannaCry Ransomware in future. WannaCry 3.0 Ransomware is now infecting systems worldwide. Reports suggest WannaCry links to Lazarus Group and the origin of attack was North Korea. Read this report now to find out more about WannaCry 3.0 and the similar codings (Contopee) of Lazarus Group. This group was responsible for the attack on Sony Pictures & a robbery of $81M on a Bangladeshi Bank in 2014! Thanks to Marcus Hutchins who stopped…

WannaCry Ransomware Hits 200,00+ Systems in More Than 99 Countries! [Updated]

Updated on 17th may: I have written a detailed guide on how to stop WannaCry Ransomware creeping into your system in the future. The solution has already been out. The decryption key is already out. Stay tuned for more update on this. The recent update on WannaCry 3.0 Ransomware (released on 16th May 2017) is making it even dangerous. Decrypt code : WNcry@2ol7 What is WannaCry Ransomware The fact cannot be denied that cyber attacks in 2017 have been increasing and the hackers have left no stone unturned with the help of…

Cerber 6 Ransomware: Toughest One to Detect & Remove? Know More!

Cerber 6 Ransomware Cerber Ransomware has taken the cyber world by storm by taking over 87% share in terms of cyber attacks via Ransomware in 1st Quarter of 2017. As if this wasn't enough for the cyber-criminals, Cerber 6 is slowly taking its shape to rule the cyber world as per Trend Micro. The ransomware is spread smartly via Spam Emails which includes a malicious JavaScript File. Once the user downloads the file, it executes the payload which runs Cerber 6 Ransowmare right after 2 minutes in the background. At times, it…

‘Patcher’: New MacOS Ransomware is an Alarm for Piracy Lovers

'Patcher' a new ransomware family has been discovered that targets MacOs users. Antivirus company ESET has just discovered the new MacOS ransomware that is dangerous and bad news in general. A badly coded ransomware is being spread through torrents and other piracy websites. It was found on BitTorrent and other peer-to-peer distribution site. Next time when you download Adobe Premiere Pro and Microsoft Office for Mac from BitTorrent or other torrent download website make sure you are giving an open invitation to this…