“Nuclear” exploit kit service cashes in on demand from cryptoransomware rings

“Nuclear” exploit kit service cashes in on demand from cryptoransomware rings

The Web console for Nuclear, the customer-friendly malware-as-a-service platform. Some Nuclear infrastructure operating on DigitalOcean servers was recently disrupted. – Check Point

Security researchers at Cisco Talos and Check Point have published reports detailing the inner workings of Nuclear, an “exploit kit” Web service that deployed malware onto victims’ computers through malicious websites. While a significant percentage of Nuclear’s infrastructure has been recently disrupted, the exploit kit is still operating—and looks to be a major contributor to the current crypto-ransomware epidemic.
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Nemucod ransomware information

Nemucod ransomware information

Nemucod ransomware information:

This is a quick post on the recent Nemucod ransomware. Nemucod is (normally) a downloader which uses JavaScript  JScript (thanks Katja) to enter an unsuspecting user’s machine and download additional malware (depends on campaign usually).

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Police department computers hit by virus attack

Police department computers hit by virus attack

A virus infected computer systems at Newark Police Department in New Jersey last week, taking four days to clean up.

The police department said there was no evidence of any sort of data breach and that the attack “did not disrupt the delivery of emergency services to our citizens”.
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