Author: Lana Wilson

Typosquatting attempts to take advantage of typographical errors (i.e. “typos”) introduced by users when URLs are typed directly into the address bar. By capitalizing on user error, cyber threat actors funnel unsuspecting users to illegitimate domains that closely mimic originals. This tactic involves the purchase...

AVCrypt tries to disable anti-malware software before it can be detected and removed. A newly discovered ransomware variant attempts to remove any anti-malware protection in place on a victim's computer before it begins its nefarious work. A group of researchers that includes Lawrence Abrams (of bleepingcomputer.com), MalwareHunterTeam,...