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Double extortion strategy is gaining popularity among cybercriminals

In 2020, ransomware operators resorted to a double ransomware strategy, in which attackers steal victims' unencrypted files and then threaten to publish them if...

ProtonVPN conflicts with antivirus software and causes BSOD on Windows

Late last week, engineers at Proton Technologies, the company behind ProtonMail and ProtonVPN, announced that they are working to resolve a blue screen of death issue...

A website has appeared on the network, which allegedly sells data stolen as a result of the SolarWinds hack

Bleeping Computer writes that SolarLeaks (solarleaks Net) has appeared on the network, where unknown persons sell data that was allegedly stolen from Microsoft, Cisco,...

Microsoft patches 83 vulnerabilities, including a 0-day bug in Defender

The first Patch Tuesday in 2021 brought fixes for 83 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products, 10 of which were classified as critical. Various patches have been released for...

The SolarWinds attack used a third malware: Sunspot

CrowdStrike experts investigating the recent attack on SolarWinds and its customers said they had discovered the third malware involved in this operation. The malware was named Sunspot. The...

Google experts exposed sophisticated hacking campaign against Windows and Android users

Google published a large report detailing a complex hacking operation discovered back in early 2020. The campaign targeted Android and Windows users, and attackers exploited four zero-day...

Ubiquiti Networks reported a hack and asks customers to change passwords

Network equipment and IoT device maker Ubiquiti Networks has sent out emails to its customers informing them of the hacker attack. It is reported that...

Free decryptor for DarkSide malware has been released!

Bitdefender analysts have unveiled a free tool to decrypt data affected by DarkSide ransomware attacks. The tool is already  available for download   from the company's website along...