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This New Malware Family Using CLFS Log Files to Avoid Detection – The Hacker News

[ad_1] Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new malware family that relies on the Common Log File System (CLFS) to hide a second-stage payload in registry transaction files in an attempt to evade detection mechanisms. FireEye’s Mandiant Advanced Practices team, which made the discovery, dubbed the malware PRIVATELOG, and …

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Security basics: How to install antivirus and scan your computer – Komando.com – Komando

[ad_1] If you’re online, you’re at risk, plain and simple. From phishing scams to ransomware, malicious apps to malware, there’s more out there after your info and your wallet than you realize. That’s why it’s so important to protect yourself, and your devices, the right way. When it comes to …

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3 Ways to Decrypt Files and Folders on Windows 10 – MUO – MakeUseOf

[ad_1] In today’s world of pervasive hacking and data theft, keeping your files encrypted is one of the few possible ways to protect them from being misused. But there’s a caveat: you too might want to access these files in the future. And this is where you’ll need decryption. In …

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Flubot malware hits Australia – iTWire

[ad_1] An Android malware – Flubot – has hit Australia spreading by SMS messages to unsuspecting users of their Android devices. Telstra Exchange has issued an alert that the FluBot – an Android malware that attempts to steal users’ banking credentials – has started to appear …

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An artist created malware to subject computers to the Covid-19 pandemic – Tech News Inc

[ad_1] What if running your computer reflected the health conditions around your home? « epidemic pulse [le pouls de la pandémie] It is a malicious program that infects computer resources with the same rate of Covid-19 infections and deaths from your site. »This strange project I spotted MotherboardJustin Blinder’s work. …

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Pegasus iPhone hacks used as lure in extortion scheme – BleepingComputer

[ad_1] A new extortion scam is underway that attempts to capitalize on the recent Pegasus iOS spyware attacks to scare people into paying a blackmail demand. Last month, Amnesty International and non-profit project Forbidden Stories revealed that the Pegasus spyware was installed on fully updated iPhones through a zero-day zero-click iMessage vulnerability. A …

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ShadowPad Malware is Becoming a Favorite Choice of Chinese Espionage Groups – The Hacker News

[ad_1] ShadowPad, an infamous Windows backdoor that allows attackers to download further malicious modules or steal data, has been put to use by five different Chinese threat clusters since 2017. “The adoption of ShadowPad significantly reduces the costs of development and maintenance for threat actors,” SentinelOne researchers Yi-Jhen Hsieh and …

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This Malware Slows Your Computer According to Local COVID-19 Infection Rates – VICE

[ad_1] Hacking. Disinformation. Surveillance. CYBER is Motherboard’s podcast and reporting on the dark underbelly of the internet. The COVID-19 pandemic has been unavoidable, but over the last year and a half many of us have slipped into daily routines where we are insulated from the horror of people regularly getting …

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NK Hackers Deploy Browser Exploits on South Korean Sites to Spread Malware – The Hacker News

[ad_1] A North Korean threat actor has been discovered taking advantage of two exploits in Internet Explorer to infect victims with a custom implant as part of a strategic web compromise (SWC) targeting a South Korean online newspaper. Cybersecurity firm Volexity attributed the watering hole attacks to a threat actor …

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AV-Comparatives warn that malware authors are exploiting interest in Windows 11 – EIN News

[ad_1] Windows 11 Malware Warning Logo AV-Comparatives Microsoft Windows 11 downloads are often contaminated, AV-Comparatives advises to use only safe download sources Microsoft Windows 11 downloads are often contaminated, AV-Comparatives advises to use only safe download sources, e.g. from the Microsoft website.” — Peter Stelzhammer, co-founder, AV-Comparatives INNSBRUCK, TIROL, AUSTRIA, …

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