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For a year, gang operating rogue Tor node infected Windows executables

Attacks tied to gang that previously infected governments with highly advanced malware.

Three weeks ago, a security researcher uncovered a Tor exit node that added malware to uncompressed Windows executables passing through it. 532 more words

Security

Should vapers fear malware-laced e-cigarettes?

Last week a Reddit user posted a story about a malware infection being traced to an e-cigarette charger. The story was picked up by The Guardian… 941 more words

Featured

Now e-cigarettes can give you malware

Better for your lungs, worse for your hard drives, e-cigarettes can potentially infect a computer if plugged in to charge

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Cyber Threats to a Bank - Part 1: Cybercriminals Target Financial Institutions

Banks and other financial institutions often serve as key targets for malicious activity committed in cyber space. Owing to their large-scale financial operations, banks have always attracted scammers and thieves searching for easy ways to get rich quick. 549 more words

Cyber Intelligence

Windows Updates service fails.

Start an elevated command prompt.

  1. Run the following commands hitting enter after each line

    net stop wuauserv
    cd %systemroot%
    ren SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
    net start wuauserv…
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Microsoft

China-made E-Cigarette Chargers Could Infect Your Computer with Virus

It’s better for smokers to quit smoking. Are you using electronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) instead normal ones?? Still, you should quit your smoking habit, because it not only damages your health, but could pose a danger risk to the health of your computer. 395 more words

Computing

Stealthy Regin malware discovered by Security Researchers

An advanced spying tool, Regin displays a degree of technical competence rarely seen and has been used in spying operations against governments, infrastructure operators, businesses, researchers, and private individuals. 797 more words