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Experts Warn Another Large-Scale Cyber Attack Is Now Underway

Science & Tech  (tags: cyberattack, computers, malware attatcks )

- 342 days ago -
Another large-scale, stealthy cyber attack is underway on a scale that could dwarf last week's assault on computers worldwide, a global cybersecurity firm told AFP on Wednesday.

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MmAway M (505)
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 11:26 pm
""It uses the hacking tools recently disclosed by the NSA and which have since been fixed by Microsoft in a more stealthy manner and for a different purpose," he said.

Instead of completely disabling an infected computer by encrypting data and seeking a ransom payment, Adylkuzz uses the machines it infects to "mine" in a background task a virtual currency, Monero, and transfer the money created to the authors of the virus."

Thank you dear Pami ~ Always something isn't it! xxoo

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Friday May 19, 2017, 10:57 am
Noted, Thanks

Lenore K (0)
Friday May 19, 2017, 3:25 pm

Colleen L (3)
Friday May 19, 2017, 8:03 pm
Always something to worry about. Why can't people just be happy to be alive and not to do harm to others?Thanks Pami

MmAway M (505)
Saturday May 20, 2017, 7:03 pm
Pami ~ so tired...Is this the CLOUD attack that they are posting on the NEWS???

Margie F (148)
Tuesday May 23, 2017, 3:58 am
Agree with Colleen L. Whey cant everyone be happy to be alive.

David C (133)
Sunday June 18, 2017, 11:31 am
this is probably the new normal

Jeanne R (1203)
Thursday August 10, 2017, 7:29 am
Thank you for sharing.
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