malware

Global cyber-attack: Security blogger halts ransomware ‘by accident’

The 22-year-old man, known by the pseudonym MalwareTech, had taken a week off work, but decided to investigate the ransomware after hearing about the global cyber-attack, the BBC reports. He managed to bring the spread to a halt when he found

What to do if you’ve been affected by the massive Google Doc hack

A massive, sophisticated phishing campaign has been shut down by Google after a large number of accounts were targeted, it is believed, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. The hack has been successful as it appears so genuine, posing as an email

Beware: New Chrome hack prompts users to download ‘missing font’ to sneak in malware

According to The Next Web, the infection was first spotted by Mahmoud Al-Qudsi from cybersecurity firm NeoSmart Technologies, which has since detailed the attack in a blog post. The researcher initially noticed the trap while browsing an unnamed