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Dharma Ransomware Uses Legit Antivirus Tool To Distract Victims

By |2019-09-08T14:11:13-04:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , , , |

Dharma Ransomware Uses Legit Antivirus Tool To Distract Victims. A new Dharma ransomware strain is using ESET AV Remover installations as a "smoke screen" technique designed to distract victims while their files are encrypted in the background as detailed by Trend Micro. The ransomware is pushed by the attackers on their targets' computers using a [...]

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go manual

By |2019-09-07T17:13:35-04:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , |

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go manual. Baltimore Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young says Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go manual. The Baltimore Sun reports the extent of the Robbinhood ransomware attack was noticeable Wednesday as some city systems remained offline and several departments reported email and phone issues. The 911 system hasn't been [...]

Linux Kernel Can Be Exploited Remotely; Kernel Prior To 5.0.8 Affected

By |2019-09-07T14:09:14-04:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , , |

Linux Kernel Can Be Exploited Remotely; Kernel Prior To 5.0.8 Affected. We keep coming across various security loopholes in different software on a daily basis, but it rarely happens that Linux kernel gets crippled by a high-impact flaw. However, things are looking a bit different today as millions of Linux systems have been found to [...]

Jokeroo Ransomware as a Service Pulls an Exit Scam

By |2019-09-08T19:36:15-04:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , , |

Jokeroo Ransomware As A Service (RaaS) Pulls an Exit Scam. Since May 7th, 2019, the Tor sites for the Jokeroo Ransomware As A Service (RaaS) have started displaying a notice stating that their server was seized by the Royal Thai Police in conjunction with the Dutch National Police and Europol. It turns [...]