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Malicious Attackers Add Malware to Guardian’s Cybercrime Article

Posted on December 11th, 2015.

If anything, this particular revelation shows the dark sense of warped humor by malware peddlers and cybercriminals on the internet. The Guardian, a prominent UK publication had published an article which headlined “Cybercrime: Is it out of Control?” that claimed cybercriminals getting more audacious over time. Sure enough,...

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New Drive-By Allows Exploit to Plug Dreaded Ransomware Cryptowall 4.0

Posted on December 2nd, 2015.

A new series of drive-by campaigns that are equipped to spread the Angler exploit kit to subsequently shove the most infamous ransomware of them all, Cryptowall, has been discovered. A team of security researchers at Heimdal Security have uncovered a new batch of malicious drive-by campaigns. The new strain spreads the Angler exploit kit...

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Shady SEO Campaign Spews Malware via a Google Search

Posted on October 19th, 2015.

A team of security researchers have uncovered a malicious SEO campaign that targets unsuspecting users through compromised URLs via script injections. A malware-laced SEO campaign has infected popular keyword searches on Google such as Java JRE, Windows 8 and MSN to affect hundreds of thousands of searches that routinely occur every...

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Cisco Talos Thwarts Massive Ransomware Campaign Netting $30M+ Annually

Posted on October 7th, 2015.

Cisco Talos managed to disrupt a major ransomware campaign that researchers believe netted a hacker more than $30 million per year. The team determined that the Angler Exploit Kit used proxy servers of service provider Limestone Networks with the primary threat actor responsible for up to 50 percent of Angler Exploit Kit activity,...

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Dmitriy Lavrov
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Dmitriy Lavrov is a professional trader, technical analyst and money manager with 10 years of trading experience. He covers Forex, Commodities and Cryptocurrencies. He is among the top 10 most Read More
Jonas Borchgrevink
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Jonas Borchgrevink is the founder of Hacked.com and CryptoCoinsNews.com. He is a serial entrepreneur, trader and investor. He shares his own personal journey on Hacked.com.
Mate Csar
Analyst
Trader and financial analyst, with 10 years of experience in the field. An expert in technical analysis and risk management, but also an avid practitioner of value investment and passive Read More
Mati Greenspan
Analyst
Senior Market Analyst at Etoro.com.
Rakesh Upadhyay
Analyst
Rakesh Upadhyay is a Technical Analyst and Portfolio Consultant for The Summit Group. He has more than a decade of experience as a private trader. His philosophy is to use Read More
Pamela Meropiali
Account Manager
Pamela Meropiali is responsible for users on Hacked.com.
Joseph Young
Journalist
Joseph Young is a finance and tech journalist & analyst based in Hong Kong. He has worked with leading media and news agencies in the technology and finance industries, offering Read More