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Since the #angler Exploit Kit began in late May spreading #cryptowall 3.0 ransomware, traffic containing the malware has continued to grow, putting more potential victims in harm’s way. Today, the SANS Internet Storm Center reported that Cryptowall 3.0 infections are emanating from not only the prolific exploit kit, but also from malicious spam campaigns. The two […]

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A report from security firm Kaspersky reveals that the number of malicious files targeting banking information deployed on mobile devices in the second quarter of 2014 has almost doubled compared to the first quarter.According to telemetry from the systems of the Russian-based security software developer, the number of this type of malware was 2,033in Q2 […]

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While many individuals are concerned about privacy in light of PRISM, some malicious actors are using the program to scare naive users into installing ransomware. Since August 23rd, we have seen about 20 domains that carry FakeAV and Ransomware. These websites seem to have been hijacked. They are all hosting the malicious content over port […]

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