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Fake Super Mario Run(s) to Android with malware (January 17, 2017)
New malware that users Super Marios name infect Android

This Ransomware is still in the Christmas spirit (Jan 10, 2017)
Besides encrypting the victims files, this ransomware also gathers information from the compromised computer and sends thme out to a remote server.

BleedGreen FireCrypt Ransomware Kit fails at DDoS (Jan 6th 2017)
BleedGreen FireCrypt Ransomware Kit fails at DDoS

How To Own A Web Server By Writing An Email (Jan 4, 2017)
PHPMailer allows website visitors to send emails to the website�s owners or admins. Recently, there was vulnerability discovered that allows remote attackers to execute code.

Playing Media Files Can Lead to Remote Code Execution in Linux
Specially crafted media files can lead to remote code execution in Linux desktops

Floki Bot a Zeus based banking Trojan actively spreading in the wild (Dec 15, 2016)
The Floki bot is a banking Trojan based on Zeus that has been sold on cybercrime underground. This time attackers implemented new feature such as DLL Injection into Explorer.exe to avoid detection by Anti-Virus programs.

Persian Lockscreen Android malware borrows heavily from online tutorials (December 8, 2016)
Malware writers use online tutorials to create a lockscreen malware

Network Time Protocol Daemon (NTPD) DoS Vulnerability (Dec 2, 2016)
The Network Time Protocol daemon (NTPD) is prone to a DoS vulnerability CVE-2016-7434

Huge wave of Locky Ransomware spread via Javascript spam (Feb 19th, 2016)
Huge wave of Locky Ransomware spread via Javascript spam

Ransomware attack resulted to free train rides over the holiday weekend (Nov 30, 2016)
Over the holiday weekend, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency became a victim to a ransomware attack.

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Virus activity is normal. No imminent threats widespread.
Virus activity is on the rise. We recommend: Update your operating system with latest patches. Install and keep updating AntiVirus software.
Virus activity is widespread. Many of the systems are being affected due to known threats. We recommend: Update your operating system with latest patches. Install and keep updating AntiVirus software. Scan your system for viruses.
Virus activity is highly widespread and very critical. Many of the systems and network are being affected due to known threats. We recommend: Update your operating system with latest patches Install and keep updating AntiVirus software. Scan your system for viruses. Avoid junk mails. Cautiously open any attachments.
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