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Ransomware is obviously a major issue in terms of virtual security and researchers and experts are still struggling to come up with effective solutions against this global problem. However, the good thing was that only few people out there had the ability to actually create a virus programs for... Read more
Win 10 Fall Creators Update Ransomware folder protection
Several days ago, Windows 10’s latest update was introduced and made available for the public. With the Creators Fall Update, a number of new features and improvements have been added to the newest Operating System created by Microsoft. We already covered one such feature called TruePlay that allows game... Read more
Windows 10 Anti-Cheat engine added with latest update
Last week, Windows 10 received its latest update – the Fall Creators Update, and with it a number of changes and improvements were made to Microsoft’s newest Operating System. In the present article, we will be talking about one particular feature that comes with the Fall Creators update –... Read more
Russian GTA V modder caught illegally mining Monero
Each day, we become witnesses to the increasing popularity of the Monero cryptocurrency and the rising number of malware developers who seek to make quick money by forcing the PCs of regular users to mine Monero for their profit. The idea is simple, a script is added to the... Read more
Necurs Malware Receives an Update
The security software company Symantec recently reported that a well-known malware virus known under the name of Necurs or the Necurs downloader. So far, this particular piece of malware and the botnet that it creates have been regarded as relatively insignificant, yet the new changes and improvements that Symantec... Read more
Google Chrome Security Improvements
Browser security is currently more important than it has ever been with a constantly increasing number of shady applications and extensions that seek to exploit browser vulnerabilities. Every week more and more Browser Hijacker and Adware programs pop-up that try to change the default page of your browser, add... Read more
Privacy violation by Windows 10 telemetry
Collection of personal data It is widely-known that many software developers tend to collect data from their users. In the rapidly evolving world of technology, information is an expensive currency and everybody tries to get their hands on as much data as possible. Logically, this has lead to the... Read more
PirateBay once again mining Monero through CoinHive “Virus”
PirateBay once again mining Monero through CoinHive “Virus” About a month ago, PirateBay, the largest torrent site on the Internet, ran a test using the recently released a Monero mining JavaScript called CoinHive “Virus”. Monero is a cryptocurrency similar to the infamous Bitcoins which has recently become more popular... Read more
Crypto-Loot – a new cryptojacking service
Crypto-Loot We have already written a couple of articles concerning a recently developed scheme for mining the Monero Cryptocurrency known as cryptojacking. The concept of this scheme is as follows: a JavaScript code is added to a website, a web service or an app such as a browser extension,... Read more
Currently, the credit card details of must customers who purchase goods online are handled and stored by the platform which sells the item or service. Alternatively, a lot of transactions are handled by specialized web payment services such as PayPal or Amazon, for example. However, as of recent, a... Read more