Data Security News Headlines 30th June 2017

India globally seventh most affected by Petya attack Petya ransomware attacks that began infecting computers in several countries, including Russia, Ukraine, France, India and the United States on Tuesday and which demands $300 ransom was not designed with the intention of restoring the computers at all. According to the global cyber security firm Symantec, India... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 29th June 2017

Petya not a ransomware but a wiper malware Petya ransomware attacks that began infecting computers in several countries, including Russia, Ukraine, France, India and the United States on Tuesday and which demands $300 ransom was not designed with the intention of restoring the computers at all. But according to a latest report Petya is not... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 28th June 2017

Petya Ransomware Spreading Rapidly Worldwide Petya is a piece of ransomware and its working is very different. Unlike other ransomwares, which starts encrypting your files one by one, Petya does not encrypt files on a targeted system but reboots victim’s computer and encrypts the hard drive's master file table (MFT) and renders the master boot... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 27th June 2017

UK Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Up to 90 MPs' E-mail Accounts Hacked Cyber-attacks are on the rise from last few years, hackers are targeting government websites, servers.   According to the latest report, UK Parliament Hit by Cyberattack and compromised around 90 emails.  A cyber-attack has hit the email system of UK Houses of Parliament on... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 26th June 2017

Microsoft's Private Windows 10 Internal Builds and Partial Source Code Leaked Online Microsoft's top-secret Windows 10 builds, and the source codes for private software has been reportedly leaked online, which could lead to a nasty wave of Windows 10 exploits, the journalist at the Reg claims. The Leaked files contain more than 32 terabytes of... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 24th June 2017

This GhostHook Attack Bypasses Windows 10 PatchGuard Protections Vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft PatchGuard kernel protection which could allow an attacker to plant rootkits on computers running the company's latest and secure operating system, Windows 10. Kernel Patch Protection (KPP), informally known as PatchGuard, is a feature of 64-bit (x64) editions of Microsoft Windows that prevents... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 23rd June 2017

WannaCry Again! Hits Honda & Traffic Light Camera System The WannaCry is a powerful ransomware that already shuts down hospitals, telecom providers, and many businesses worldwide, infecting over 300,000 Windows systems running SMBv1 in more than 150 countries within just 72 hours on 12th of May. Latest victim of WannaCry ransomware is Honda Motor Company,... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 20th June 2017

Web Hosting Company Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Hackers Ransomware attack is emerging in the world from last few years, once you are infected with ransomware ask to pay ransom to get data back. According to the latest report South Korean web hosting provider has agreed to pay $1 million in bitcoins to hackers after... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 19th June 2017

Disruptive Ransomware Group ‘FIN10’ Hacked Casinos, Mining Firms The FireEye cyber security firm has discovered that a number of Canadian mines and casinos were hacked by a group named FIN10. According to the report, FIN10 has apparently hacked into the networks of different mining companies and casinos in Canada and has stolen critical information. The... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 17th June 2017

New Fileless Ransomware with Code Injection Ability Detected in the Wild Fileless malware is a variant of computer related malicious software that exists exclusively as a computer memory-based artifact i.e. in RAM. Today hackers and cybercriminals are becoming dramatically more adept, innovative, and stealthy with every passing day. According to a latest report, the Security... Continue Reading →

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