Virus & Threats

NortonLifeLock Releases Free Tool for Twitter Bots Detection

This week, NortonLifeLock released the beta version of a free browser extension which enables Twitter users to easily recognize bots on the social media platform. The tool, called BotSight, is currently available to users in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand for Chrome, Chromium-based Brave, and Firefox. In addition, its developers plan to build…

ATM Developer Diebold Nixdorf Hit by Ransomware

ATM manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf announced on Monday that it had recently been hit by a piece of ransomware, but the company said that the incident only caused “a small IT machine failure.” Diebold Nixdorf told W-SE that the incident did not affect ATMs, customer networks or the general public and that “its effect was not…

Maker Stadler Railway Vehicle Struck by Malware Attack

Railway rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail is currently investigating a malware attack that has forced off-line some of its networks. Headquartered in Bussnang, Switzerland, the company manufactures a variety of trains (high-speed, intercity, regional and commuter heavy rail, underground and tram) and trams, with approximately 11,000 employees at more than 40 sites. The Swiss manufacturer…

Shade Ransomware Authors Decryption Key Release

Developers behind Shade ransomware revealed on Monday that they had ceased operations and publicly released decryption keys to let their victims recover files for free. Often referred to as Troldesh and Encoder.858, Shade has been present in the malware landscape since 2014. Enhanced with backdoor capabilities in 2016, Trojan was one of the most prevalent…

How to Create a Virus in just a Few Minutes

Hey mates! Today, we’re going to explore some stuff about the computer virus and tell you how to create a virus. Everyone knows about computer viruses, so if you want to learn how to create a computer virus, this article is best for you. In this post, I will send you step-by-step instructions that will…

New OT Threat Intelligence Service FireEye Launches

This week FireEye unveiled a new risk intelligence service that focuses on OT and other applications that handle physical processes. According to the agency, Cyber Physical Threat Intelligence provides companies with background, information and functional evaluation of the threats to OT, ICS and IoT systems. Subscribers will receive information about malware, TTPs, threats, threat, vulnerabilities,…

Hackers Platform User Data Reached

The Magento e-commerce platform owned by Adobe has recently notified some Magento Marketplace users that unlicensed third parties have been given access to account information. The attackers, Magento said, exploited the Magento Marketplace vulnerability which enabled them to access information such as name, e-mail, MageID, shipping and billing address, telephone number, and some commercial information…

Cryptocurrency Stealer Official Monero Website Stealer

The Monero Cryptocurrency official website was recently hacked and the attackers replaced a fake version of legal wallet files available for download. The infringement of the Linux CLI wallet was discovered on November 18 after somebody found that it did not match the hashings provided by software developers. An investigation has shown that a fake…