Tag Archives: Russia

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Can Actually Help Spies Steal Data, Warn Researchers

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Can Actually Help Spies Steal Data, Warn Researchers (https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/07/27/kaspersky-av-hack-with-satellite-malware/#47ef7bf42e0f) Thomas Fox-Brewster , Forbes Staff I cover crime, privacy and security in digital and physical forms. “Kaspersky says it isn’t going to fix the problem” “It’s not just Americans that are worried about the Moscow-based AV vendor, though. Even some Russians have concerns. Vladimir […]

The US Government Banned Kaspersky Antivirus

  Will Trump Ban Russian Anti-Virus Software Giant Kaspersky Labs Over Alleged Kremlin Ties? Newsweek The US Government Banned Kaspersky Antivirus – Virus Guides Trump Administration Restricts Kaspersky Lab Product Use – BankInfoSecurity.com US government removes Kaspersky Lab from two lists of approved vendors for IT services – Neowin Managed Service Provider for the following […]

CryptoWall 3.0 Prompt Delivery via RIG Exploit Kit and Google Drive

Google drive under attack…you do not want Crypto By Ionut Ilascu    2 Jul 2015, 15:27 GMT CryptoWall attacks increase in sophistication and number CryptoWall dominance among ransomware with file encryption capabilities continues as new email campaigns are flung against users, some of them recording thousands of infections per day. In a fresh drive-by download campaign […]

Critical flaw in ESET products shows why spy groups are interested in antivirus programs..

Lucian Constantin IDG News Service Jun 24, 2015 10:52 AM Both Kaspersky Antivirus and Eset promise you the moon take your money and both are now compromised..why do you keep spending money on these firms crap software.. Boycott them and replace with better AV protection. The flaw could allow attackers to fully compromise systems via […]

RCS Spyware Goes Completely Undetected by Kaspersky Antivirus, ESET and 2 other Antivirus Products

Four products fail to identify the malicious running process By Ionut Ilascu A variant of Remote Control System (RCS) spyware collected a month ago goes completely under the radar of some antivirus products, a security researcher reports. RCS is a versatile product developed by Italian company Hacking Team that can work on different computer platforms, […]

Hackers Have Found A Flaw In Macs And Are Using It To Control 17,000 Apple Computers … Via Reddit

Business Insider by James Cook 2 hours ago Criminals have discovered a flaw in OS X, the Mac operating system, and are using it to control thousands of Apple computers around the world. The Russian security company Dr. Web first discovered the software, known as “Mac.BackDoor.iWorm.” We don’t yet know how the software spreads, but […]

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan says data breach affected about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), the biggest U.S. bank, said a previously disclosed data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. Customer names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses were taken, the New York-based bank said today in a regulatory filing. Internal data that identify customers by category, such as whether they […]

Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

By Lucian Constantin Sep 29, 2014 Folks you are flying blind if you do not have a separate HTTP scanner DO NOT CLICK ON ADDS BE SMART THE GOOGLES AN YAHOO’S AND FACEBOOK’S GET PAID FOR ADVERTISING THEY COULD CARE LESS ABOUT YOUR SYSTEM The cybercriminals behind the CryptoWall ransomware threat have stepped up their […]

Hacker breached HealthCare.gov insurance site

The Wall Street Journal Published: Sept 4, 2014 4:18 p.m. ET You wonder why I am pushing Web Security via http://www.MspManagedNetwork.net it is inexpensive security on a monthly basis. (Like I said Antivirus Companies cannot help you, if they do it at very minimum) A hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website […]

Crypto-Malware Steals Email Addresses and Passwords, Spreads Itself

August 27th, 2014, 15:37 GMT · By Ionut Ilascu Word document that masks the encryption process Soon this type of information will only be available to MspPortal Partners/Clients A new strain of crypto-malware is currently affecting Russian-speaking countries, with functions that allow it to steal email addresses and corresponding addresses, as well as to spread […]