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  • Malware upsurge threatens millions of POS devices

    22.05.2015

    Notable brands like Target, Neiman Marcus, PF Changís, Staples, Michaels Stores, and Home Depot have all have become victims of point of sale (POS) security breaches targeting consumer payment card data.

  • A first aid kit for ransomware infections

    21.05.2015

    You've been hit by ransomware and you don't know what to do? Jada Cyrus has assembled a helpful "Ransomware Removal Kit" which contains decryption tools for CryptoLocker, CoinVault, TeslaCrypt and FBIRansomWare, along with instructions on how to use them.

  • How much money do cyber crooks collect via crypto ransomware?

    19.05.2015

    FireEye researchers have calculated that the cybercriminals wielding TeslaCrypt and AlphaCrypt have managed to extort $76,522 from 163 victims in only two months.

  • Trojanized, info-stealing PuTTY version lurking online

    19.05.2015

    A malicious version of the popular open source Secure Shell (SSH) client PuTTY has been spotted and analyzed by Symantec researchers, and found to have information-stealing capabilities.

  • Rombertik's disk wiping mechanism is aimed at pirates, not researchers

    18.05.2015

    Rombertik, the information-stealing malware that was recently analyzed by Cisco researchers and which apparently tries to prevent researchers from doing so by rewriting the computer's Master Boot Record, is actually a newer version of an underground crimeware kit known as Carbon FormGrabber (or Carbon Grabber), Symantec researchers have found.




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Keeping passwords safe from cracking

A group of researchers from Purdue University in Indiana have come up with an effective and easy-to-implement solution for protecting passwords from attackers.


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