This Malware Could Be Using Your PC To Make Money

This Malware Could Be Using Your PC To Make Money

If you haven’t heard of a malware strain called Crackonosh, be aware that it might be abusing your system, and specifically, Windows Safe Mode, to make money for its controllers. In fact, since it was first discovered, researchers at Avast estimate that...
Fake Apps Stealing Info With Current Cryptocurrency Boom

Fake Apps Stealing Info With Current Cryptocurrency Boom

In case you haven’t been paying attention, the Cryptocurrency markets have been booming in recent months. All of the major currencies have now pulled back from their all time highs, but BitCoin shattered several of its own records recently, as did Ethereum,...
Watch Out for Egregor Ransomware Now Hitting The Scene

Watch Out for Egregor Ransomware Now Hitting The Scene

A new ransomware strain burst onto the scene in September of this year (2020). Dubbed ‘Egregor’ by the research team at Digital Shadows who discovered it, it has already claimed more than seventy victims in nineteen countries around the world. Worse, the...
People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to a payday. That brings to mind an interesting question though. Naturally, the viability of this type of attack comes down to what percentage of...
Solid State Drives Get Health Monitoring In Windows 10 Update

Solid State Drives Get Health Monitoring In Windows 10 Update

Do you have a solid state drive (SSD) inside your PC? An increasing percentage of newer models are including them, taking advantage of their better speeds, relative to HDDs. Unfortunately, a recent Microsoft Windows 10 update wasn’t very kind to SSD owners, and...
Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

There’s a new threat actor on the hacking world stage, going by the name “OldGremlin”, and they’re causing some serious damage to corporate networks around the world. The group’s malware campaign seems to have begun back in March of this...