Locky Ransomware Is Back in a Big Way

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Cybercriminals launched four new Locky ransomware attacks in a single month. In one of them, more than 23 million phishing emails were sent in just 24 hours. Learn about these attacks and how to protect your business from them.   After taking a brief hiatus, cybercriminals launched four new Locky ransomware attacks in August 2017. The biggest one occurred on … Read More

Cybercriminals Are Posing as Job Applicants to Spread Ransomware

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If your business is hiring, you should be aware of a new phishing attack in which cybercriminals are posing as job applicants. Falling victim to this attack may leave your business infected with the GoldenEye ransomware. This phishing campaign was initiated in Germany, but security experts expect it will go global. How the Attack Works Hackers like to target HR … Read More

Warn Your Staff about This Malicious Email

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Be on guard — a fake security email is making the rounds. Disguised as an email from Microsoft, this phishing email is deceiving people into infecting their computers with a bot called Neutrino. This bot enables cybercriminals to take control of the infected machines. The hackers then use the machines for various malicious activities, such as stealing credentials and data. … Read More

How Hackers Con Employees to Steal Company Data

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A company’s database administrator loves social media. He does not put any detailed information about his job on social media sites, but like many people, he includes numerous details about his family, hobbies, and interests outside of work. A hacker takes notice and gathers all the information he can about this individual from those sites. The hacker then calls the … Read More

Cybercriminals Now Using Legitimate PayPal Emails in Scam

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PayPal scams are nothing new. What is new is that cybercriminals have started using legitimate PayPal services to perpetrate those cyberattacks. In July 2016, cybercriminals sent legitimate PayPal emails to PayPal members in an effort to scam them out of $100 USD as well as infect their computers with malware. How the Scam Worked To carry out the scam, cybercriminals … Read More