Tag Archives: Malware

New Malware variant threatens smart devices in 84 different countries

A new variant of the InterPlanetary Storm malware has infected roughly 13,500 machines across 84 different countries and counting, says email security firm Barracuda Networks in their September Threat Spotlight research. The malware, named InterPlanetary Storm, was initially uncovered in May 2019 as a malicious attack designed to target Windows …

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ESET Research discovers KryptoCibule: The multitasking multicurrency cryptostealer

ESET researchers have discovered a previously undocumented trojan malware family that spreads through malicious torrents and that uses multiple tricks to squeeze as many cryptocoins as possible from its victims while staying under the radar. ESET named the threat KryptoCibule, and according to ESET telemetry the malware seems to primarily …

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BullGuard’s Paul Lipman: “Security is imperative as Coronavirus-themed malware rises”

Paul Lipman, CEO at cybersecurity company BullGuard, looks at the current rise in Coronavirus-theme malware and why businesses of all sizes need to ensure their staff’s devices are safe when working remotely. In this time of uncertainty change is rapid. Small and medium-sized businesses up and down the country are …

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