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New ransomware worm BadRabbit

New ransomware worm BadRabbit

2017-11-09

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The WannaCry worm encrypts computers around the world

The WannaCry worm encrypts computers around the world

2017-05-15

On Friday, 12th of May, 2017, an unidentified party unleashed a new computer worm on the Internet. The worm spreads using a vulnerability in the SMB communication protocol, which is used by Windows for file sharing. This vulnerability was used for the first time in the cyber-weapons stolen from the NSA and released publicly by the group using the pseudonym Shadow Brokers, who are probably linked to the Russian intelligence services. The vulnerability was patched by Microsoft in March 2017 but there are still thousands of computers whose owners have not applied the patch. It was just a matter of time before somebody would release a worm using it. Read more

Wikileaks site is hosting malware

Wikileaks site is hosting malware

2016-09-02

A researcher from our Lab reports that the Wikileaks site is hosting malware Read more

THE CYBER GAMES, BULGARIA 2016

THE CYBER GAMES, BULGARIA 2016

2016-04-03

This new is only on Bulgarian. Please, switch between the languages to read the new. Read more

"Copy me, I want to travel"

2014-04-02

In the 15-th edition of the German "Le Monde diplomatique" an article by Frank Stier about the early history of Bulgarian-made computer viruses is published. It is based upon interviews with Vesselin Bontchev and other Bulgarians who were active during that time (early 90s), as well as quotes from other papers researching the same issue. Read more