Tag Archives: Stopped

Microsoft Stopped ‘Massive’ Cryptojacking Malware Attack That Targeted 500,000 Computers

In a blog post published on Wednesday, Microsoft said their Windows Defender antivirus software helped in the prevention of a massive cryptocurrency malware attack from spreading across the globe. Just before the noon of March 6, it did so by blocking around 80,000 instances of “several sophisticated trojans that exhibited advanced cross-process infection techniques, persistence mechanisms, and evasion methods.” The… Read More »

How A Security Researcher Accidently Stopped Massive WanaCrypt0r Ransomware

Short Bytes: Security researcher from MalwareTech was able to halt the viral WanaCrypt0r ransomware while studying about the same. He registered an unregistered URL in the payload, and it turned out to be a kill switch to spread the malware. The URL might have been a command and control server or an intentional kill switch. Notably, WanaCrypt0r ransomware was spreading using… Read More »

Disable Program Has Stopped Working Error Dialog in Windows

class=”post-single-content”> id=”content” class=”thecontent” itemprop=”articleBody”> class=”adslot_1″> If a game or application you are running crashes it will likely show a popup window with the message “application.exe has stopped working. Windows can check online for a solution to the problem”. At this point the process is still present in the background and you can’t run another instance unless you physically… Read More »