HandBrake hacked to drop new variant of Proton malware

The website of the popular HandBrake DVD-ripping app has been hacked, and for 4 days, a maliciously-modified copy of the app was installing a new variant of the mysterious Proton malware.

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Google Docs app spam goes phishing

There’s a very clever phishing scam going around at the moment involving Google Docs App. Originally thought to be targeting journalists given the sheer number of them mentioning it on their Twitter feeds, it’s also been slinging its way across unrelated mailboxes – from orgs to schools/campuses.

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Explained: Sage ransomware

Sage is yet another ransomware that has become a common threat nowadays. Similarly to Spora, it has capabilities to encrypt files offline. The malware is actively developed and currently, we are facing outbreak of version 2.2. of this product.

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World of Warcraft phish campaign lures victims with free pet

We take a look at a World of Warcraft phish doing the rounds which could stand to do a spot of updating where it’s branding is concerned.

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How not to phish a security researcher on Twitter

What happens when a phisher decides to try and directly phish a security researcher on Twitter? This.

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