One of the few things they were able to find out about the “Bugbear” malware attack author was that his was “Mike”. His estimated age was 19, he studied at university, wore sportswear and loved baseball. Of course, most of their time, up to 16 hours a day, was in front of the computer
His negative creativity, “Bugbear”, or better known as “Thanatos”, a polluting program that has strengthened in Asia and Malaysia, has spread to Europe, Canada and the United States, causing millions of losses to financial companies. and the collapse of vital institutions such as clinics, utility companies, and chain stores.
The malware attack was downloaded to vulnerable computers and automatically disabled any “antivirus”. This type of computer code has certainly resulted in data loss, the malfunction of the operating system and even the exposure of sensitive user information.
Are you ready for something like this?
The hacker’s style can be peculiar to us for several reasons. First of all, because he was a devoted student, a sports lover and a good son. But unfortunately we don’t know what is in everyone’s heart. The human mind is mysterious and each person is a world. Also, another problem is his hacking cunning at his young age to be able to break down the computer’s firewall and security barriers undetected.
To be sure, it’s important to stay tuned. There are people all over the world, young and old, who you don’t even know, might discover how to steal your personal information. Maintaining updated your computer, server or website is essential. Avoiding access to unknown and untrustworthy websites can be a fairly prudent practice to avoid a highly destructive malware attack. Also clean your computer from old browsing data. And be careful when creating a new users, do not to always enter the same password. Especially when we talk about sites that can be hacked and that compromise sensitive accesses that can put your money, your family, your job, or your life at risk.
Malware and cyber attacks are a reality
Sometimes we think that nothing will happen but it can happen at any time. In fact, every month some of my clients get hacked. It always happens that they try to access their bank accounts, delete all their information, all the content of their website, try to extort money from acquaintances or many other things that you would not even imagine. Hacking and malware exist and are real. This website could also testify about that. In fact, maybe they’re not that bad, but your computer probably already has malware and you don’t even know it. Increase your security, stay up to date, change passwords and don’t repeat them, and don’t click on stupid messages. Do not consider browsing unsecure websites could also be a determining factor.
If you have suffered a hack or if you are afraid that it will happen to you, do not hesitate to let me know. I will try to help you as much as possible.