Windows home users are being impacted by a new malicious campaign spreading the Magniber ransomware through fraudulent antivirus and security updates, reports BleepingComputer.
Windows' User Account Control feature is also being bypassed by Magniber, researchers said. The report also showed that only specific file types are being encrypted by Magniber.
Meanwhile, home users impacted by the latest campaign are being demanded up to $2,500 in exchange for a decryption tool for recovering files, added researchers.
Nansen impacted by third-party breach BleepingComputer reports that Ethereum blockchain analytics firm Nansen has disclosed that its third-party authentication provider was impacted by a data breach, which resulted in the compromise of data from 6.8% of its user base over a 48-hour period.