Millions Exposed To Ads That Use Images Infected By Malicious Scripts

Antivirus provider ESET released a report on Tuesday stating that its researchers have discovered malicious code residing within advertisements that are currently in rotation on many “reputable” news websites. Since the beginning of October, these malicious ads have been exposed to millions of web surfers who still use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer …

 

Be careful, it is The Season for Cyber Criminals

With the end of the year, the volume of internet sales increases drastically due to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Cyber criminals also increase their activity on these dates, as they want to go unnoticed in the high number of transactions.

The Season for Cyber Criminals

For that reason, you must be …

 

CryptoWall Ransomware Being Spread via Yahoo ads

Crooks are using Yahoo!’s advertising network to infect PCs with the CryptoWall ransomware, it’s claimed.

Windows software nasty CryptoWall encrypts a victim’s files using an OpenSSL-generated key pair before demanding a ransom to decrypt the data. It communicates with its masters using RC4-encrypted messages to command servers hidden in the Tor …