Malware Viruses Trojans and Spyware
- December 19, 2014
The investigative U.S. government agency said it found overlap between the malware and infrastructure used in the Sony Pictures hack and other North Korean operations.
- December 19, 2014
News roundup: As it copes with a devastating, unprecedented cyberattack, Sony Pictures' future as a company could be on the line. Plus: "Operation Cleaver"; labeling HTTP websites "insecure"; and a surge in phishing with malicious links.
- December 17, 2014
The New York opening of Sony Pictures' upcoming comedy The Interview was canceled after threats emerged from the attackers responsible for its recent data breach.
- December 10, 2014
Among the new details uncovered this week, Sony executives received extortion emails just days before troves of the company's data were released online as part of a massive breach.
- December 05, 2014
News roundup: The industry is losing the battle against hidden malware, finding it in unlikely places from sandboxes to e-cigarettes. Plus: Richard Clarke's security tips for CEOs; data loss and downtime cost companies big; and are cheap tablets ...
- December 02, 2014
A confidential FBI warning circulated to U.S. businesses warns of attacks that may utilize wiper malware like that used in the Sony Pictures cyberattack.
- November 25, 2014
Industry observers say the unveiling of the Regin malware, which came after more than half a decade in the wild, highlights the need for better detection methods.
- November 07, 2014
News roundup: Open Wi-Fi allegedly aided a fugitive in evading authorities, highlighting Wi-Fi hotspot risks as ISPs including Comcast turn residential gateways into hotspots. Plus: Google's nogotofail tool; messaging apps fail EFF security review; ...
- October 24, 2014
A report from security vendor Damballa shows that the Backoff malware variant has infected an increasing number of point-of-sale systems in recent months.
- October 21, 2014
The Staples breach is suspected to have affected payment card information in an as-yet-undetermined number of the office supply chain's stores in the northeast U.S.