Security Alert

New Sextortion Scam Flaunts Real Passwords, Rakes in $50,000 in a Week

In a new twist to an old scam, criminals are sending out emails claiming they've infected the recipients’ computers with malware and have used their webcam to record video of them watching porn....

Read More
Featured
Barkly vs Malware

Malware Installs Ransomware or Coinminer Depending on Victim

During the past 12 months, one of the most notable trends in malware has been the massive decline in ransomware volume and corresponding boom in...

Read More
Jul 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Satan Relaunched as DBGer: The Evolution of Ransomware-as-a-Service

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the NotPetya outbreak. Even more so than WannaCry (which hit just one month prior), it was a seminal event...

Read More
Jun 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Double Kill Exploit May Be Heading for Widespread Abuse

Among the 67 vulnerabilities that Microsoft released patches for this month, two garner special attention for being leveraged in active attack...

Read More
May 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Multi-Stage Microsoft Word Attack Drops Trojan Without Using Macros 

Attackers are constantly experimenting with new ways to deploy malware without triggering detection. An increasingly common tactic is to conduct...

Read More
Apr 2018
Barkly vs Malware

New AVCrypt Ransomware Attempts to Uninstall Antivirus Software

Seemingly still under development, analysis from researchers MalwareHunterTeam, Michael Gillespie, and Lawrence Abrams suggests "AVCrypt" has been...

Read More
Mar 2018
Barkly vs Malware

City of Atlanta Hit with SamSam Ransomware: 5 Key Things to Know

Atlanta city officials held a press conference on Thursday to confirm the city is actively grappling with a ransomware infection, resulting in...

Read More
Mar 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Barkly vs. Backup-Deleting Zenis Ransomware

Researchers have spotted a new ransomware variant making the rounds. Dubbed "Zenis," this new ransomware is still being actively researched and...

Read More
Mar 2018
Barkly vs Malware

GandCrab, Saturn, and Data Keeper: 3 New Ransomware-as-a-Service Platforms Gaining Steam

If malware were a traveling roadshow, ransomware would no longer be the headliner. The once undisputed heavyweight champion of payloads has taken...

Read More
Feb 2018
Barkly vs Malware

New Data-Stealing, Cryptomining Malware Campaign on the Rise

Researchers at Bitdefender have unearthed a specialized multi-staged piece of malware that is spreading across Asia and the United States. Dubbed "

Read More
Feb 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Destructive Malware Hits Winter Olympics

Pyeonchang Winter Olympics organizers have confirmed that a cyber attack hit Olympic computer systems during the opening ceremony on Friday. While...

Read More
Feb 2018