As you may already heard, Adobe has pushed out an update for Flash Player that fixes vulnerabilities discovered to be currently exploited in the wild in targeted attacks.
When a business, social network or any other online service that you use or have signed up for sends you an email, they address you by the name you provided.
The Spanish Police, working closely with the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol, have dismantled the largest and most complex cybercrime network dedicated to spreading police ransomware (Reveton).
The effectiveness of exploit kits has made them malware peddlers' preferred way of distributing their malicious wares.
While malware such as viruses, worms and Trojans strives to remain hidden from view for as long as possible, scareware (rogueware and ransomware) aims to be as noticeable and intrusive as it can possibly be.
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