How to Stop Hackers From Ransoming Your Mac or iPhone [Updated]

Source: How to Stop Hackers From Ransoming Your Mac or iPhone [Updated]

UK PC prices have risen 30% in a year since the EU referendum • The Register

Source: UK PC prices have risen 30% in a year since the EU referendum • The Register

Hackers hid malware in CCleaner PC tool for nearly a month | ZDNet

When I say “don’t install anything in your computer” it usually means exactly what I say.

Popular utility from a company owned by Avast was compromised to spread malware to potentially millions of PCs.

Source: Hackers hid malware in CCleaner PC tool for nearly a month | ZDNet

Russian malware communicates by leaving comments in Britney Spears’s Instagram account / Boing Boing

Russian malware communicates by leaving comments in Britney Spears’s Instagram account

Source: Russian malware communicates by leaving comments in Britney Spears’s Instagram account / Boing Boing

Hackers are hiding computer viruses in film subtitles, security experts warn

Hackers can hide computer viruses in online video subtitles and use them to take control of computers, security experts have warned.

Source: Hackers are hiding computer viruses in film subtitles, security experts warn

Fireball Malware Infects 20% of Corporate Networks Worldwide – Infosecurity Magazine

Time again to double-up the vigilance. This is not a drill. If you notice your computer search results sending you to unusual sites, please take action.

 

Source: Fireball Malware Infects 20% of Corporate Networks Worldwide – Infosecurity Magazine

How to avoid getting RansomWare

If in doubt, don’t click on it.

Actually, just don’t click on it.

Don’t be THAT person who destroys your systems.

Read the article from the link below.

 

http://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/05/how_to_avoid_falling_prey_to_r.html

Microsoft quietly patched Shadow Brokers’ hacking tools | ZDNet

Update, update, update.

Source: Microsoft quietly patched Shadow Brokers’ hacking tools | ZDNet

Critical Office Zero-Day Attacks Detected in the Wild | McAfee Blogs

Source: Critical Office Zero-Day Attacks Detected in the Wild | McAfee Blogs

Skype users hit by ransomware through in-app malicious ads | ZDNet

Several users have complained about “fake Flash” ads which if triggered can lead to a ransomware attack.

Source: Skype users hit by ransomware through in-app malicious ads | ZDNet