Cyber Security

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Global Outbreak of WannaCry Ransomware (ETR-2017-C020)

E Com Security Solutions has been closely monitoring the latest ransomware outbreak that has affected several organizations around the world – which is being commonly referred to as WCRY or WannaCry. Based on our initial analysis of this ransomware – it appears to be taking advantage of a recently disclosed Microsoft vulnerability (MS17-010 – “Eternalblue”)

More than a Million Google Accounts on Android got compromised with Gooligan Malware

Is your google account hacked? Over 1 million google accounts have been compromised till now! Gooligan is an Android Malware that infects and compromised Google accounts. The malware steals authentication details and can access Google apps including Gmail, Google Photos, Google Docs, Google Play, Google Drive etc. How does

How to know if you’re at risk in Yahoo hack

If you're wondering what to do after hearing about the massive data breach, follow these steps to make sure you're safe. Yahoo on Thursday revealed a hack that compromised 500 million user accounts, and yours might be among them. It's the largest-ever publicly disclosed data breach, and it could affect a lot more than your

September 22nd, 2016|Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Security NEWS|

Over 25,000 IoT CCTV Cameras Used In DDoS Attack

The Internet of Things (IoTs) or Internet-connected devices are growing at an exponential rate and so are threats to them. Due to the insecure implementation, these Internet-connected embedded devices, including Smart TVs, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Set-top boxes, Security Cameras and printers, are routinely being hacked and used as weapons in cyber attacks. We have seen how

July 2nd, 2016|Cyber Security|

Hummer Malware infects Android phones that continually pops up ads, install unwanted apps and consume large amounts of network traffic

An Android Trojan dubbed “Hummer” has infected millions of smartphones and experts believe the malware could have helped cyber criminals make a significant amount of money. Hummer has infected Android smartphones all over the world, the most affected being India, Indonesia, Turkey, China, Mexico, the Philippines, Russia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Data collected by the

July 1st, 2016|Cyber Security|

Ransomware 101 : What It Is and How You Can Protect Yourself

Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ransom through certain online payment methods in order to grant access to their systems, or to get their data back. Some ransomware encrypts files (called Cryptolocker). Other ransomware use TOR

German Nuclear Power Plant Infected With Malware

A German nuclear power plant near Munich reportedly was found infected with malware. RWE, the German utility that runs the facility, has confirmed that since the plant is cut off from Internet, the malware infection did not affect or harm operations, according to Reuters. Conficker and W32.Ramnit malware were discovered in unit B of the

Qatar National Bank hit by cyber attack; 1.4GB file archive leaked online

Qatar National Bank, the largest lender in the Middle East and Africa by assets, is investigating an alleged security breach of data posted online this week that revealed the names and passwords of a large number of customers. Qatar National Bank is probing reports of an online leak of confidential data of a large number

April 28th, 2016|Cyber Security, Security NEWS|

It looks like Spotify was hacked – change your password ASAP, if you still can

If you’re one of the millions of people around the world who count themselves as Spotify users, we have some troubling news: it looks like Spotify recently suffered a security breach. A list containing hundreds of sets of account credentials was published late last week to popular anonymous text file sharing site Pastebin, and several of