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Day: February 13, 2018

Two Nasty Outlook Bugs Fixed in Microsoft’s Feb. Patch Tuesday Update

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Patch Tuesday Update A recent story from threatpost.com talks about a revealing its February patch release on Tuesday, Microsoft released 50 security patches, including vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Edge and its JavaScript engine, ChakraCore. Fourteen of these vulnerabilities were flagged as critical, 34 as important and 2 as a

Beware!! 230 Million Necurs Botnet Sending as Valentine’s Day Dating Spam Messages With Malware

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary Valentine’s Day Dating spam A must-read story from gbhackers.com reveals one of the largest Necurs Botnets and well-known for distributing ransomware, spam, and banking robots in a current campaign, sending Valentine’s Day Dating spam. In the past, it was responsible for distributing various kinds of ransomware like JAFF Ransomware and Bank Trojans. .

U.S. and U.K. Government Websites Among Thousands Infected by Cryptocurrency Miner

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on  Cryptocurrency Miner A must-read story from threatpost.com admits the websites of many governments, health and education agencies around the world were infected with cryptocurrency miners over the weekend and then maliciously modified everyone’s scripts. Cryptocurrency miner The culprit is Browsealoud, a script developed by Texthelp that adds “speech, reading and

Rapid Ransomware Being Spread Using Fake IRS Malspam phishing campaign

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Rapid Ransomware: A recent story from bleepingcomputer.com believes a revealing new variant of Rapid Ransomware is currently being distributed using malspam phishing campaign, pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service. First discovered by Derek Knight, the sport is made up of a mixture of nations, the IRS is a U.S.

Android malware: Millions fall victim to drive-by cryptocurrency miner

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Drive-by Cryptocurrency Miner Activities A must-read story from zdnet.com mentions an interesting occurrence that millions of Android users unknowingly lend their devices to Drive-by Cryptocurrency Miner activities, which is considered the first large-scale operation specifically for mobile users. Drive-by Cryptocurrency Miner Malicious apps and malicious ad sites are redirecting millions of