Malware

New Iranian Data Wiper Malware “ZeroCleare” Targeting Energy Sector

IBM X-Force security researchers discovered new destructive data wiper malware and named it as ZeroCleare on the basis of the program database pathname of its binary file. What is ZeroCleare? Zerocleare is a destructive data-wiping malware targeting oil, gas and energy sectors based companies in the Middle-East and some parts of Europe. It is a …

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Lnkr Adware: Malicious browser extension campaign

If you are using browser extensions, Be-aware lnkr browser extensions are Rapidly spreading across the internet. What is browser extensions ? Extensions are small software programs that customize the browsing experience. They enable users to tailor browser functionality and behavior to individual needs or preferences. They are built on web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, …

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“MegaCortex” Ransomware in action -A MayDay gift no-one wanted

Sudden presence of all new megaCortex ransomware on various enterprise network was not less then a May Day surprise for Infotech world. A new ransomware named as MegaCortex got noticed on last wednesday when a serious hike was noticed against multiple clients of sophos around the globe. According to Sophos lab investigation, attack was delivered …

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Emotet Outbreak, Back in action – Hidden In XML File

Emotet Outbreak: The Emotet banking trojan was first identified in 2014. Emotet was originally designed as a banking malware that attempted to sneak onto your computer and steal sensitive and private information.Later versions of the software saw the addition of spamming and malware delivery services—including other banking Trojans. What is Emotet? Emotet is a Trojan …

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What is malware and its type and how to identify and remove it?

Malware is any software intentionally designed to cause damage to a computer, server, client, or computer network. Malware does the damage after it is implanted or introduced in some way into a target’s computer and can take the form of executable code, scripts, active content, and other software. Malware can be categorized in different types …

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