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Hackers attacked Swiss company Stadler that produces trains

Hackers attacked Stadler

Hackers attacked the company Stadler. A well-known Swiss train manufacturer reported about a cyberattack, during which attackers could steal data of the company and its employees. Stadler manufactures a wide range of railway vehicles from high-speed trains to tramways and trams, and it is the world’s leading service provider in …

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Ransomware attacks most often occur at night and on weekends

Ransomware attacks occur at night

According to a report published by the American company FireEye, 76% of all ransomware attacks in the corporate sector occur in the off-hours: 49% of them are recorded at night on weekdays, and another 27% at weekends. This data is based on dozens of ransomware incident investigations from 2017 to …

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Google AdSense users receive threat emails

Threats to Google AdSense Users

Intruder sends threatening and ransom letters to website owners and users of the Google AdSense advertising service. Unknowns threaten to generate fake banner views with the help of bots and thus provoke blocking the site, reports KrebsOnSecurity website. In one case, the criminals demanded $5,000 in bitcoins and began to …

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France are looking for LockerGoga ransomware developers in Ukraine

LockerGoga developers looking in Ukraine

French law enforcement agencies are looking in Ukraine for developers who used LockerGoga ransomware to attack more than 1,200 industrial enterprises around the world. According to the French police, some IP-addresses are from Ukraine. LockerGoga is a dangerous ransomware that criminals have used in a number of targeted attacks aimed …

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This password-stealing malware just added a new way to infect your PC

Spam emails are still the most popular way of virus distribution. Read carefully to avoid a new spam attack! A powerful form of malware which can be used to distribute threats including Trojans, ransomware and malicious cryptocurrency mining software has been updated with a new technique which has rarely been …

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7 Gefahren im Internet, von denen Du nichts wusstest

7 Gefahren im Internet, von denen Du nichts wusstest

„Das Internet ist für uns alle Neuland“, stellte Angela Merkel bereits in einer berühmt gewordenen Rede fest. Das Zitat mag, ist es doch aus dem Kontext gezogen, etwas altbacken klingen. Doch insgeheim fürchtet wohl jeder von uns, im Internet abgezockt zu werden, seine Identität an der falschen Stelle preiszugeben oder …

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