A new in-development screenlocker/wiper called StalinLocker, or StalinScreamer, is discovered, which gives you 10 minutes to enter a code or it will try to delete the contents of the drives on the computer.
A new type of Android malware that infects devices and untetheredly mines Monero in the phone’s background until the battery is exhausted or the device gives out, Called HiddenMiner.
The latest variant of Locky Ransomware is released. Distributed via spam email containing infected attachments or links to malicious websites.
Once infected, it will scan your PC for .doc, .docx, .xls, .pdf etc files and encrypt them adding an .asasin extension.
.LUKITUS ransomware is very similar to the original Locky ransomware. It can enter your computer secretly via attachments of spam emails. 90% the victims were attacked by ransomware after opening malicious attachments of spam mails having a subject line related to online shopping or payment receipt.
If your web browser is commonly redirected to tech support scams, advertisements for Chrome extension, unwanted programs, dating sites, or porn sites then you are most likely infected with some sort of malware.
Aleta – a latest variant of BTCWare, encrypt user files with extension [email@example.com].aleta
Upon encryption a ransom note !#_READ_ME_#!.inf will be left at user desktop regarding payment information and [firstname.lastname@example.org].aleta will be appended.
A serious vulnerability in the Windows version of Google Chrome has been discovered that could potentially allow hackers to steal user credentials and launch Server Message Block relay attacks.