Archive for Virus

IOT secure or not? I think not

Imagine that your refrigerator and its companions can work against you in coordinated effort. Great now that I got your attention I want to reiterate an ongoing theme device on the internet pose a security threat. At this time I believe now and forever or at least a really long time.  Over and over again […]

New Locky  Strain Evades Machine Learning Security Software

…“That’s why even machine learning is not sufficient in making these kind of detections,” he continued. “Complex solutions are needed to run the script dynamically, download actual payload, and perform malware analysis to conclude that it is phishing.”…

WanaCry and Microsoft EOL what versions are affected?

WanaCryptor Virus WanaCry appeared this past weekend 5/12/2017. In early news reports Microsoft reports that the virus used an exploit found in XP. They even put out a message shaming companies for using old versions of the software.  Yet If you look on Microsoft’s website for End Of Life you will see that extended life […]

Careless Licking Gets A Nasty Ransomware Phishing Infection: 1,000+ Machines Down

More than 1,000 government computer systems shut down.

Active Phishing using fake secure PDF document

Locked PDF…

Russia Hacking America started with Phishing Attacks

Russia hacks and the government waits till now to do something. USA knew about the attacks early but apparently did nothing until the election was over. I do not support interference from outsiders to our political process, but if the government knew it was happening maybe they should have tried to bring the American people […]

More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Breached by Gooligan

Googligan a virus affecting many versions of android phones. The linked article explains in detail the effects of this virus and a site you can check to see if you have already been affected by the virus. How do you know if your Google account is breached? You can check if your account is compromised […]

Locky now using the Aesir Extension

Locky AESIR variant being distributed via Fake ISP Complaint Emails…

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