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Qatar-based Al Jazeera Undergoing ‘Continual’ DDoS Attacks
Doha-based media giant Al Jazeera has revealed it is the victim of “systematic and continual” hacking attempts, adding that its platforms have not been compromised. These hacking attempts, Al Jazeera…

Ransomware Doubles as Ponzi Scheme in Malicious Attack
Researchers have discovered a new type of ransomware that turns victims into attackers in a pyramid scheme devised by hackers to widen the spread of the malware. Dubbed the ‘Popcorn…

The Rise of Polymorphic Malware
Anti-malware programs detect malware through the use of a signature. Most malware is made up of unique markers, patterns of code, which allows anti-malware programs to detect them. Attackers have…

xLED Malware Steals Secure Data Using Router LEDs
A newly discovered malware developed specifically for routers or a network switch has the ability to take over the compromised devices’ LEDs to use them to transmit data in binary…

‘Fireball’ Adware Installs Backdoor in a Quarter Billion PCs, say Researchers
Security researchers at Check Point have claimed that a single adware malware is infecting as many as 250 million PCs worldwide.

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