Fantom Ransomware Mimics Windows Update Screen. From Softpedia.
Ransomware often tries to disguise its malicious behavior using various tricks. The latest method observed is that employed by a new variant called Fantom, which shows a fake Windows Update screen while, in reality, it’s encrypting the user’s files. 81 more words
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Back again with Volume 3 of my fortnightly blog – ARES Cyber Essentials, where this week I have written about my analysis of news and data concerning the ongoing global threats to business and individuals through the practice of PHISHING… Phishing is not a new phenomenon, but the methods used by hackers and cyber criminals is increasingly sophisticated and the sheer volume of phishing emails sent is astronomical. 109 more words
Ransomware found being delivered as Windows critical update
Ransomware often tries to disguise its malicious behavior by various tricks.
The latest method observed is from a new variant called Fantom, which shows a fake Windows Update screen, while in reality, it’s encrypting the user’s files… 361 more words
Hopefully, you were able to read the first part of this article, which discusses the first five most common website security vulnerabilities.
Too many online companies wait until after a data breach has occurred until website security becomes a priority. 151 more words