Mobile-based banking now threatened by sophisticated malware | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

New Delhi: Cybercriminals are now using new and advanced techniques to attack mobile-based banking and the geography of attacks has become more diversified and extensive — especially from a mobile financial malware perspective, a new report said on Sunday. According to global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, the financial threat landscape experienced…

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Cyber threats against industrial control systems began rising in H2 2020: Report | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Cyber threats against industrial control systems are on the rise, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. As per the report, while the percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked had declined since the second half of 2019, the number again started to rise in the…

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Malware Infections, Hackers Are the Biggest Fears of Connected Car Owners | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

There’s no doubt cars are becoming smarter and smarter, and the expansion that the tech world is getting ready to make in the automotive industry is likely to represent another big step in this regard. Companies like Apple, Xiaomi, Huawei, and possibly Google too are expected to bring a series…

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Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters could be at risk of malware attacks, warns Activision | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Call of Duty: Warzone cheats are being used as a carrier for malware, according to a report from Activision. In a recent report, the Call of Duty publisher examined a type of hacking tool known as a ‘dropper’ that’s “being promoted for use against gamers by masquerading as a cheat…

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Google sees new trick in renewed North Korea cyber attacks | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Google is seeing fresh threats from a North Korean government cyber group. This comes after Google’s Threat Analysis Group in January documented a hacking campaign targeting cyber security researchers. The hackers’ modus operandi is to build credibility by targeting legitimate researchers, according to Google. As described by Google in January,…

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Haverhill Public Schools Reopen Following Massive Ransomware Attack – NBC Boston | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Students in Haverhill, Massachusetts, returned to the classroom Friday after a massive ransomware attack crippled the district’s computer system. The Haverhill Public School District said its IT department noticed early Wednesday morning that something was wrong with the system, shutting down the network “before large scale corruption of the system…

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Beware Android Users! A new malware using fake apps on Google Play Store is being distributed through social media, and it has downloaded 500 times within two months / Digital Information World | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Researchers at CheckPoint have discovered a new malicious malware on Google Play which spreads itself through WhatsApp conversations and it can also spread malicious contents through automated replies. By giving automated replies with a payload from command and control server, this allows the hacker to send phishing material, scammers can…

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