Necurs Awakens Last week while the WannaCry ransomware was causing major panic across the internet, another threat was re-emerging. After a relatively quiet several months, and in the early hours of the morning on May 11th, the Necurs botnet started blasting out malicious emails again in massive volumes. Throughout most of 2016 we were seeing this […]

Headlines worldwide are screaming the news of yet another widespread ransomware attack. This time the attacks are targeting hospitals, health care systems, and other organizations in Europe, Asia and beyond. According to the reports, cybercriminals have once again crippled vital computer networks around the world. Much news attention will (and should) focus on who did […]

Attackers are currently sending personalized emails attempting to extort money from website owners across the net. The sender promises to commit a distributed denial of service – DDOS – attack, to the tune of 1Tbps, against the recipients website unless they make a one-time payment of .1 Bitcoins. The recipient is given six hours to comply. Given the current value of […]

Users everywhere should beware of  what appears to be a very widespread phishing attack that was launched just today. Anyone who received an invite to a shared Google docs file today should handle it with kid gloves. Of course, we see phishing attacks happening constantly and ones targeting Google credentials are actually quite common. However, this attack […]