Bamital botnet servers seized by Microsoft and Symantec

Microsoft teamed up with Symantec to take down a nasty malware affecting thousands upon thousands of PCs. Bamital botnet hijacked people’s search experiences and redirected victims to potentially dangerous sites that could leave them vulnerable to other online threats and steal their personal information. Experts from the organizations obtained a court order and shut down servers at … Continue reading

Russian Hackers Behind Gozi Malware charged for Infecting Millions users

The mastermind Russian Hackers who coded and distributed the Gozi malware, Nikita Vladimirovich Kuzmin, 25 was charged along with Deniss Calovskis, 27, and Mihai Ionut Paunescu, 28 for infecting more than a million computers worldwide in order to steal banking and other credentials from tens of thousands of victims. They may face a maximum penalty of 95, … Continue reading

Developer expelled by Google Play Store on posting Malicious Android apps

Developer expelled by Google Play Store on posting Malicious Android apps   Google Play Developer Console enables developers to easily publish and distribute their applications directly to users of Android-compatible phones. Recently someone posted on Reddit that a developer is trying to spread malware by masquerading infected programs as legitimate software.   The account of the … Continue reading

Google Chrome blocks access to Twitpic for Malware risk

Google Chrome blocks access to Twitpic for Malware risk   Suddenly today Google Chrome start detecting Twitpic.com as malware threat. Twitpic is one of the most popular website for Sharing photos and videos on Twitter. Twitpic denies and said that there is no malware on the website and is trying to contact Google. We also notice that, Twitter profiles … Continue reading

Batchwiper malware, new virus targets Iranian computers

Batchwiper malware, new virus targets Iranian computers   Iranian CERT is sounding the alarm over another bit of data-deleting malware it’s discovered on PCs in the country. Dubbed Batchwiper, the malware systematically wipes any drive partitions starting with the letters D through I Drive, along with any files stored on the Windows desktop of the user … Continue reading

83,427 machines infected by Necurs Rootkit in November

The common thing among rootkits is that they can hide themselves from detection. Rootkit stops security applications from functioning and hence cannot be detected. It is also capable of downloading additional malware from outside. Microsoft list this as Trojan:Win32/Necurs.  Now this is how  the attackers  maintain a remote access to a machine, and this way  monitor activity, send spam or … Continue reading

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