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 …

 

Security News – 414,949 D-Link cameras, IoT devices can be hijacked over the net

Shodan has turned up half a million D-Link devices exposed to the internet, and subject to easy hijacking using zero-day vulnerabilities.

d-link_wireless_n_day_night_home_network_cameraThe stack overflow vulnerabilities affect more than 120 D-Link products, from Wi-Fi cameras to routers and modems, and allow remote attackers to completely hijack the administer account of the …

 

Uninstall QuickTime for Windows Today

RemoveQuickTimeTrendMicro is putting the word out that everyone should follow Apple’s guidance and uninstall QuickTime for Windows as soon as possible.

This is for two reasons.

First, Apple is deprecating QuickTime for Microsoft Windows. They will no longer be issuing security updates for the product on the Windows Platform and recommend …

 

TeslaCrypt 2.0 disguised as CryptoWall

The TeslaCrypt family of ransomware encryptors is a relatively new threat: its samples were first detected in February 2015. Kaspersky Lab recently discovered the latest version of the Trojan – Tesla Crypt 2.0.

TeslaCrypt

TeslaCrypt Files Are Impossible To Decrypt

This version is different from previous ones in that it uses a …

 

Ransomware – The Scary Malware That’s on the Rise

RansomwareRansomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom.

And these days ransom ware doesn’t just affect desktop machines or laptops; it also targets mobile phones. Last week news broke of a piece of ransom-ware in the wild masquerading …