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TRITON: The Malware That Could Have Killed Hundreds

In December 2017, a Middle Eastern oil and gas petrochemical plant was attacked by malware named TRITON, also known as TRISIS or HatMan. It targeted the plant’s Safety Instrumented System that is a part of Industrial Control Systems. ICS vs SIS Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are computer-based devices that are used by engineers to monitor ...

New Banking Malware Found on Google Play

New Target – Users From Brazil Malware authors have always used different apps to disguise Banking Trojans and place them on Google Play Store. Security researchers have found a new strain of malware targeting banking apps on Android devices. This time a new malware banking family is targeting users from Brazil. It is distributed through ...

What is GoldenEye Ransomware?

GoldenEye has often been referred to as the king of ransomware, because it is considered as probably the worst ransomware ever created. GoldenEye is a variant of the notorious Petya ransomware that also takes advantage of the same EternalBlue exploit to spread from one device to another. It encrypts the entire hard disk drive and ...

What is Citadel Malware?

Citadel is a toolkit for distributing malware and managing botnets making it super easy to produce ransomware and infect systems one after another with pay-per-install programs. Citadel was designed to steal personal information, including banking and financial information from its victims. The Citadel Trojan, based on the Zeus source code, constructs a botnet consisting of ...

What is Alpha Crypt Virus?

Alpha Crypt is a file-encrypting ransomware program that targets all version of Windows. It is a variant of Tesla Crypt ransomware. It was first released at the end of April 2015. Alpha Crypt usually targets different video games. Some of the targets are: RPG Maker, Call of Duty, Dragon Age, StarCraft, MineCraft, World of Warcraft, ...

What Is Spyware?

Spyware is a piece of software that aims to gather information about a person or an organization without their knowledge, that may send such information to another entity without the consumer’s consent, or that asserts control over a device without the consumer’s knowledge. How Does It Work? While the term spyware suggests software that monitors ...

How to Remove AndroRAT?

AndroRAT – What Is It And How To Remove It? AndroRAT is a contraction of Android and RAT (Remote Access Tool). It is a piece of malware we have seen a lot lately. At first it was created as a proof of concept. However, this malware has gradually become more evolved over the years. It ...