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    A third-party driver called Netfilter obtained Microsoft certification even though it contained malware.

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    It is still unclear how a virus was approved by Microsoft and made its way into Windows. To keep Windows users safe, Microsoft must approve software that third parties create for the operating system. However, it seems that even with a strict control system in place, malware has managed to slip through the company’s screening […] More

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    The 3 most dangerous malware and vulnerabilities of 2021 so far are:

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    The Check Point Research has released its latest Global Threat Index for April 2021. According to the researchers, Agent Tesla made its debut on the list, ranking number two, while the well-known Dridex Trojan remained the most prevalent malware. Dridex, a Trojan targeting Windows systems, went viral this past month with its QuickBooks Malspam campaign: […] More

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    Apple Vice President says Mac malware is a serious problem.

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    The legal battle between Epic Games and Apple, the developer of Fortnite, is still ongoing because the developer has challenged the Cupertino-based company’s tight control over iOS on more than 1 billion devices. Epic wants to expand app installation choice on iOS, similar to how it’s possible on Android. However, Apple has ruled this out, […] More

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    Cyber Security Firm Report That Monero-Mining Malware is Evolving

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    KingMiner is a malware program that hijacks a host computer and diverts the computer’s processing power towards mining a cryptocurrency called Monero. This malware infects Windows Servers and uses several ingenious methods to avoid detection. KingMiner was first detected back in June, and new ways were developed to detect its presence, but reports from Check […] More

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    Insiders Pose The Greatest Risk To Company’s Cyber Security

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    Employees are a company’s weakest link when it comes to cybersecurity. A certain amount of employee negligence, which is when an employee is unaware of how his/her careless actions leave a company vulnerable to attack, is unavoidable but those risks can be mitigated. Some reports claim that malicious insiders account for 27% of all cybercrime. […] More

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    Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Office Vulnerabilities Increased This Year.

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    Software exploiting Microsoft Office vulnerabilities leads the list of cyber incidents for the first quarter of this year. The number of users attacked by malicious Microsoft Office documents is up 400%, compared to the same period of 2017, according to the latest Kaspersky Lab report. Also, such attacks based on software vulnerabilities are powerful because […] More

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    A 21-Year-Old Hacker is Heading to Jail for Selling Malware and Operating a Massive Botnet

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    A young hacker in the UK was sentenced to two years in prison for launching DDoS attacks against high-profile companies and selling hacking tools in the dark web. The 21-year-old youngster from Liverpool orchestrated coordinated attacks against some well-known brands including Google and Skype. The hacker ran a massive botnet with about seven thousand infected […] More

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    Cyber Security Issues and Challenges: Malware

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    According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, Malware Security Threats top the list of cybersecurity threats. Average Internet users get deceived into downloading seemingly innocent software programs but are unaware that they are strapped with viruses, one subcategory that falls under a broader category called malware. Malware can be difficult to remove, especially if you […] More