HTML ransomware goes global

Last week we saw that a ransomware scheme does not need to involve actual malware, as clever cyber crooks leveraged browsers’ “restore from crash” feature to …

Beware of fake AV and ransomware combo

Ransomware and fake antivirus solutions are well-known threats, but a deadly fraudulent combination of the two has been recently spotted by Total Defense researchers. The …

Fake Flash Player download pages pushing malware

As you may already heard, Adobe has pushed out an update for Flash Player that fixes vulnerabilities discovered to be currently exploited in the wild in targeted attacks. If …

Whitehole exploit kit in the spotlight

The effectiveness of exploit kits has made them malware peddlers’ preferred way of distributing their malicious wares. The Blackhole exploit kit is, by far, the most …

Scareware trends and expected developments

While malware such as viruses, worms and Trojans strives to remain hidden from view for as long as possible, scareware (rogueware and ransomware) aims to be as noticeable and …