crypto

How exactly does malware find its way on to Android smartphones and tablets? By some margin, it’s by way of Google’s Play Store, which despite repeated efforts to clean it up remains a recurring source of sketchy applications that sit somewhere between suspiciously misleading and downright malicious. But according toRead More →

Ransomware

Days after the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution opposing the payment of ransoms by cities following a ransomware attack La Porte County’s government has done the opposite after its files were encrypted. According to WSBT-TV, the municipality has paid a Bitcoin ransom worth approximately $130,000 to cyber attackers who encrypted itsRead More →

crypto

Attackers are actively scanning for exposed Docker APIs on port 2375 and use them to deploy a malicious payload which drops a Dofloo Trojan variant, a malware known as a popular tool for building large scale botnets. The Dofloo (aka AESDDoS) malware was first detected in 2014 [1, 2, 3, 4] and it is known for allowingRead More →

RansomeWare

In Baltimore, it’s not business as usual. The city has been under attack from cybercriminals who infiltrated the city’s system over a week ago. A week later, the hackers are still resolute that they must receive over $76,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) as ransom. The unknown attackers took control of the city’s systems onRead More →