PowerShell: Living off the land!

Estimated reading time: 5 minutesTrend of PowerShell based malware is increasing. General trend observed shows that malware authors use new techniques for infection and propagation of malwares along with open source tools. PowerShell gets executed…

The Free Mobile Anti-virus you are using can…

Estimated reading time: 4 minutesQuick Heal Security Labs recently spotted multiple Fake Antivirus Apps on Google Play Store. What’s more alarming, is that one of these fake AV Apps has been downloaded 100000+ times already.…

Breach at Hy-Vee Supermarket Chain Tied to Sale…

On Tuesday of this week, one of the more popular underground stores peddling credit and debit card data stolen from hacked merchants announced a blockbuster new sale: More than 5.3 million new accounts belonging to…

Forced Password Reset? Check Your Assumptions

Almost weekly now I hear from an indignant reader who suspects a data breach at a Web site they frequent that has just asked the reader to reset their password. Further investigation almost invariably reveals…

iNSYNQ Ransom Attack Began With Phishing Email

A ransomware outbreak that hit QuickBooks cloud hosting firm iNSYNQ in mid-July appears to have started with an email phishing attack that snared an employee working in sales for the company, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. It also looks…

Alert! Income tax refund SMS – Newest way…

Estimated reading time: 2 minutesScammers are literally on their toes all year round, but for all the wrong reasons, devising ways and means to trick innocent people. In their latest attempt at fraud, cyber criminals…

Facebook hits two app developers with lawsuit

The legal action, brought over alleged click injection fraud, is said to be among the first of its kind Facebook announced this week that it is suing two Asia-based Android app developers over alleged ad…