Category Archives: IT Security

Hidden Dangers Of HTML Attachments

Research from our partners has spotted an up and coming trend; malicious HTML “attackments” that are used for credentials phishing. There are a couple of reasons why the bad guys have taken a liking to HTML: Reduced chance of antivirus detection Users are familiar with this, and do not see harm Bad guys are using […]

[ALERT] Deadly Dridex Cybercrime Gang Has Just Moved Into Ransomware

One thing that is driving mainstream recognition of ransomware is the move by the Dridex banking Trojan gang into ransomware with their Locky strain. They have taken over from CryptoWall, which from their perspective is just an upstart. Locky was linked to the notorious Dridex gang by both Palo Alto Networks and Proofpoint. The Russian […]

Disable Flash – Seriously!

TrendMicro has posted yet another 0-day AKA urgent Flash hole that could put your data at risk. The Hacking Team, a group of professional hackers who supplied governments with hacking tools and whose entire information database was recently leaked, used this exploit to attack computers without the user’s knowledge. The new vulnerability, CVE-2015-5123, follows two […]