The Stages of Security Sorrow

Security specialists try to overcome the typical feelings of rejection, rage, negotiating and accepting. When talking about the enterprise security, hackers have the cards in hands, because they need only one direction for the attack while security professionals must protect against every potential threat. There are a lot of spheres to hit, but enterprise’s security …

Internet of Things Malware Activity Already Doubled 2016 Numbers

New malware types that target connected internet-of-things (IoT) have increased more than two times the last year. Security specialists noted in their report that they observed malware attempts to connect to the open telnet port. During the period of 24 hours criminals made uncountable number of connections from exclusive IP addresses.

New malware – old tricks

Security researchers’ ability to reveal and disorder the high-value command & control (C&C or C2) irritates malware creators to the utmost. Hackers are worried because the majority of modern malware will lose their operability without C&C, i.e. malware becomes uncontrolled like a headless chicken. If such C2 infrastructure could be concealed from view? For example, …

A number of the Fireball or WannaCry attacks increases during May 2017

As Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index informed, three malware families that hit networks greatly were zero-day. As statistics shows, Fireball affected one in five organizations worldwide, in the second-place is RoughTed affecting 16% and in the third place is WannaCry affecting approximately 8% of organizations worldwide.

3 Nigerian Criminals Were Sentenced to 235-Years Imprisonment in U.S.

Have you ever heard about cheerful Nigerian scammers? One of them is Nigerian astronaut who needs $3 million to get back to Earth from the 25 years cosmic trap. Are you ready to help him? Besides, Nigerians are specialists in promising real love and unending happiness. Tens of millions of dollars were spent on such …

Cybercrime Myths

9 Cybercrime Fibs that Could Cost You a Bomb

Do not believe in a cybersecurity story and make all efforts to prevent awful consequences from attackers’ tricks. Cybercrime goes viral all round, taking into account the Cybersecurity Ventures investigation, this problem is expected to increase from $3 trillion in 2015 to $6 trillion by 2021. McAfee Threat Report informed that a criminal in 2016 …

7 Ways to Protect your PC from Ransomware

7 Ways to Protect your PC from Ransomware

Attackers move towards more concrete tasks, so companies must tighten control over their security. The described in this article strategies can be of your service. Ransomware can be income-generating activity for humbugging money out from a customer. The user choice whether to pay the ransom or to have no possibility for the encrypted files access. …

Severe problem comes back – The Windows is in a big danger

Wanna Decryptor is a hostile and dangerous ransomware, which duplicates in a rather quickly way. Security specialists are really concerned about a new type of the Sasser worm. WannaCry’s ransomware takes root in your computer system in the twinkle of an eye, and events of last Friday arouse more curiosity. Windows system disadvantages are beneficial …

Pharming. How to Keep Aloof from it?

What is meant by “pharming”? It is online manipulation that involves redirecting a website traffic to another forged one or to the identical copy of the authentic website. Pharming is often compared to phishing by information obtaining that is required for online identity stealing. This online attack is made by using the next procedures: The …