Tag Archives: malware

Scams, Schemes, and Good News for a Change | Avast

Beware this ransomware adware
Pursuing information on a malicious encryptor, cybersecurity researchers stumbled upon a ransomware/adware bundle scheme. Several seedy online shops selling “cracked” software — that is, software that has been hacked and …

10 Simple Tips to Protect You from an Email Hack | Avast

Email remains the most common form of communication today. It’s also the unique identifier for many online account logins, which is the reason it’s still highly targeted by cybercriminals. Once hacked, it can lead to spamming your friends or, worse, …

Hackers Love Healthcare, Voters Fall Prey to the Dark Web | Avast

Emotet malware becomes more versatile; mass harvests emails
Emotet malware, which is usually identified as a banking trojan, is now becoming more versatile and has created a new means for stealing victims’ emails, going back as far as six months. Th…