18, Feb - 2019
Malware attacks on YouTube and Amazon

Malware attacks on YouTube and Amazon

YouTube, Amazon and Yahoo have recently been infected with malware in ads. That says Cisco. Who pressed those ads was redirected to a web page. Both Windows and MacOS X users were at risk. The attackers had set up no less than seven hundred websites to spread the malware. They were only used for a short time to prevent them from being blacklisted

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'6000 Belgian companies victim of ransomware'

'6000 Belgian companies victim of ransomware'

Some 6, 000 Belgian companies have so far been the victim of ransomware, but only 2000 have reported this. That says Olivier Bogaert, specialist at the Belgian Computer Crime Unit. Ransomware encrypts files for ransom. The amounts paid in Belgium are on the low side with a few hundred euros. The number of 6000 is an estimate

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