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New Java-based ransomware targeting Windows and Linux

Security researchers have discovered a new kind of ransomware that uses a Java file format that is difficult to detect before detonating the file encryption payload. In an educational institution in Europe, which was not renowned by ransomware attacks, they contacted the incident response department of the giant KPMG. The security research department of Blackberry, …

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Ransomware now attacks by email. Beware of Fake Windows Update Emails

Another red light news came to ransomware that had been silent for a while. The latest news is that the extension .JPG file attached to a false email telling you that you need to update Windows is a problem. When you run the file, it is infected with ransomware and all files are encrypted. If …

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Do not download this Windows 10 update-it is packed with ransomware

Do not download this Windows 10 update-it is packed with ransomware If you receive an email notification from Microsoft about a Windows update, do not open it. A security researcher at Trustwave SpiderLabs discovered a new malicious campaign that spoofs urgently updated emails from Microsoft to infect user systems with Cyborg ransomware. The target user …

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