Meet the Zcrypt Ransomware that is a virus and not a malware

All these days we have seen ransomware variants addressed as malware. But in a first of its kind research by Sophos Labs, a new ransomware variant named Zcrypt is being addressed as virus and not a malware. A malware is a kind of Trojan Horse that looks like a computer program on a surface, but […]

World laughing at the myth that 5G spreads Coronavirus

When the whole world pointed fingers at China for starting a Bio-War via Wuhan Virus, a certain section of the media started to shift the focus of the issue by claiming that 5G Network and its radiation is spreading Corona Virus. This Myth gained traction when in an interview in January, a Belgium doctor included […]

Devastating Malware Attacks of 2018

The year 2018 has just passed and a hearty welcome to 2019! Hope, this year brings an immense success, joy and wealth to all our readers of Cybersecurity Insiders along with good health- as that’s the need of the hour to many.  Coming to the article of ‘devastating virus attacks of 2018’ cybersecurity firm REVE […]

Shamoon Malware behind Saipem Cyber Attack

Saipem, the Italian oil services firm has discovered in its cyber attack investigation that last week’s disruption of its 300 servers was caused by Shamoon Virus attack- linking it to the 2012’s massive attack on Saudi Aramco. A statement released by the company on Wednesday says that the work to restore the operations was going […]

Massachusetts Community College loses $800,000 Via Phishing Email Cyber Attack

A Community College in Massachusetts is said to lose $807,130 due to a cyber attack say sources reporting to Cybersecurity Insiders. Cape Cod Community College is the educational institution in discussion and the incident is said to have occurred last month due to a phishing email. As said in the earlier paragraph, the cyber attack […]

Russia invades into digital systems of Ukraine Government Agencies

Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team along with Foreign Intelligence Service claims that a new strain of Pterodo Windows Backdoor virus was found targeting the computer systems of government agencies running in Ukraine. And the investigating officials suspect that this could be a conspiracy of Russia which could be planning large-scale cyber attacks in near time. […]

Iran says Israel launched Stuxnet 2.0 Cyber Attack

As United States 45th President pronounced new stringent sanctions against Iran on Tuesday, the latter has accused Israel of launching Stuxnet 2.0 Cyber Attack on its nationwide Telecommunication infrastructure.   “The Zionist regime with its record of using cyberweapons such as Stuxnet Computer Virus to harm Iran’s Telecommunications Infrastructure was observed recently”, said Mohammad Javad Azari […]

How to protect your enterprise from Computer Viruses, Hackers, Spyware, and Ransomware

In the digital world, an SMB can simply be financially ruined with the help viruses, spyware, and ransomware spread by hackers. So, for such businesses, computer protection plays an equally important role on par with accounting and marketing. For this reason, Cybersecurity Insiders is offering some simple tips to help businesses protect themselves from ever-evolving […]

Billions of devices equipped with Bluetooth are vulnerable to BlueBorne Malware

Billions of devices equipped with Bluetooth are said to be vulnerable to cyber attack- all thanks to a new airborne computer virus named BlueBorne. Ty Miller, the Managing Director of Cyber Security firm Threat Intelligence revealed these details to the world and said that the virus has the ability to spread from device to device […]

A synopsis of WannaCry ransomware attack launched on 150 countries

By now, almost the whole world is aware of the fact that hackers launched a ransomware attack last weekend targeting organizations in more than 150 countries. Though not much is known about the group which indulged in this activity, security experts confirmed that the attack was launched using the espionage tools developed by United States […]

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