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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