Two forms of malware were found on the four systems, and a system-wide sweep discovered additional DVR clusters that were infected.
As devious as this method may seem, there is a simple way that you can protect yourself from this attack: enabling Google’s “two-factor authentication system”.
Usually, it is not the ransom itself, but business downtime and other consequences that will really disturb your business. Paying the possible ransom will of course hurt. But what will probably hurt more are the other repercussions to your business from a successful ransomware attack.
DNSChanger Malware that targets computers are rather common but malware that targets routers are a completely different thing. Researchers from the security firm Proofpoint have discovered that the way it operates is similar to the recently discovered Stegano malware.
Yahoo has admitted that it was hit with the world’s largest ever cyber attack involving a breach of customer data. The historic hack, which occurred in 2013, could have resulted in the company losing the personal details and passwords of one billion accounts, it admitted.
Researchers have found a malicious malware, called Stegano that has targeted millions of unaware users of Internet Explorer through popular websites. The scariest part about this malware is that it manages to go undetected for two years before anyone manages to detect it.