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Snatch reboots Windows to bypass antivirus

Cybersecurity experts discovered a new version of the Snatch ransomware. This reboots infected Windows computers into Safe Mode. Then, it encrypts victims’ files to avoid antivirus detection. In the diagnostic mode, Windows starts with a minimal set of drivers and…
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Tobacco web platform compromised in Romania

Attackers managed to compromise a tobacco web platform in Romania. The British American Tobacco (BAT) is one of the most gigantic manufacturers of nicotine and tobacco products. It seems that everything happened due to a ransomware attack and data breach. The data breach…
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Windows fake update to lock your files

Hackers send a Windows fake update, as many users want to update from Windows 7, to Windows 10. They are aware of this and target Microsoft users with fake Windows update emails. These emails infect computers with ransomware. The subject of emails is “Critical Microsoft…
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Hackers attack Germany, Italy and US

Security researchers tracked activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers. So, the hackers target a few companies and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States. And they try to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. The…
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Malware poisoned online “political” campaigns

Cisco Talos released a study on the politically themed malware, used in everything from ransomware to remote access trojans (RAT). The study analysed a regular malicious spam campaign that used an executable named “Trump.exe”. The team discovered many similarly themed…