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 …

 

Avoid Ransomware Attacks Using These 5 Steps

ransomeware-preventRansomware is malicious software used by cybercriminals all across the world to get hold of your computer and computer files for ransom, demanding payment from you to get them back in normal working condition. Although ransomware is not a common malware, but over time it has proved to be a very …

 

Android Trojan – Android malware locks up mobile data and demands a ransom

Simplocker Android malware,  New strain of criminal software asks for payment to unlock files on SD cards, but is so far confined to Ukrainian region

Android Trojan

Simplocker is targeting Android owners in the Ukraine. Photograph: ESET

A fresh strain of criminal software has been discovered encrypting the data of Android smartphone owners, …