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FCC adds Kaspersky to Covered List due to unacceptable risks to national security

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) added Kaspersky to its Covered List because it poses unacceptable risks to U.S. national security. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) added multiple Kaspersky products and services to its Covered List saying that they pose unacceptable risks to U.S. national security. “The Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau today added […]

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VirusTotal Hacking: Finding stolen credentials hosted on VirusTotal

The source of the compromised credentials The credentials are contained in files that common info-stealers and keyloggers use to exfiltrate them from infected machines. These files can end up hosted on VirusTotal due to hackers using VirusTotal to promote selling victims’ data or due to attackers uploading them by mistake, Tomer Bar, Director of Security […]

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VirusTotal Collections allows enhancing the sharing of Indicators of Compromise (IoCs)

VirusTotal announced VirusTotal Collections, a new service that allows security researchers to share sets of Indicators of Compromise (IoCs). VirusTotal announced VirusTotal Collections, a new service that allows threat researchers to share Indicators of Compromise (IoCs). A collection is a live report that includes IoCs associated with a specific threat and it is available for […]

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OSINT Tutorial to Discover Antivirus of the Target

This OSINT tutorial demonstrates the “RECON-NG tool” on Kali Linux. It discovers the type of Anti-Virus software (AV) the victim is running on their internal network. It’s impossible to circumvent every Anti-Virus, yet an experienced attacker knows it is possible to avoid a specific AV software for a sufficient period. If an attacker discovers which Anti-Virus the victim is […]

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Virus Removal Tool

Free Virus Removal Tools to Secure Against Virus Infection, Including Conficker, Rootkits and More. Download the Free Sophos Virus Removal Tool Today. Source: Sophos Virus Removal Tool  Subscribe in a reader

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The best antivirus software of 2019

The best antivirus software of 2019 Source: The best antivirus software of 2019  Subscribe in a reader

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How to avoid document-based malware attacks

Some 59% of all malicious files detected in the first quarter of 2019 were documents, according to a Barracuda Networks report. Here’s how to protect yourself against this growing threat. Source: How to avoid document-based malware attacks

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Hospital viruses: Fake cancerous nodes in CT scans, created by malware, trick radiologists

Researchers in Israel created malware to draw attention to serious security weaknesses in medical imaging equipment and networks. Source: Hospital viruses: Fake cancerous nodes in CT scans, created by malware, trick radiologists Malware Analysis

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Emotet Uses Camouflaged Malicious Macros to Avoid Antivirus Detection

A new Emotet Trojan variant has been observed in the wild with the added ability to hide from anti-malware software by embedding malicious macros used to drop the main payload inside XML files disguised as Word documents. Source: Emotet Uses Camouflaged Malicious Macros to Avoid Antivirus Detection

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Top 5 excellent Antivirus Protection of 2017

Excellence is achievable but perfection is not. Find an excellent anti-virus product based on your requirements.   Malware are evolving faster than ever, so it’s encourging to discover that the latest generation of antivirus (AV) are better equipped to handle this evolving pace of change. Information security best practice recommends that every PC should run […]

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