Malware Viruses Trojans and Spyware
- 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.
- October 03, 2014
News roundup: Palo Alto's next-generation firewall fared poorly in a recent NSS Labs report, leading to a testy back-and-forth about NGFW testing. Plus: Mitnick selling zero days; EMET bypassed, again; iThemes stored plaintext passwords.
- October 01, 2014
Zeus malware is back with a new target -- mobile devices. Expert Nick Lewis explains how Zeus-in-the-mobile differs from traditional Zeus and how to defend against it.
- September 29, 2014
Malvertising is already being used by attackers as a delivery mechanism for exploit kits, and new research reveals the problem is likely to get worse, specifically in the form of malicious Flash banners.
- September 26, 2014
Exploits are already being written and rewritten for the 'Shellshock' Bash security vulnerability, which was announced just days ago, increasing the urgency for enterprises to remediate it quickly.
- August 29, 2014
News roundup: Endpoint antimalware has been long considered ineffective, yet a recent IDC report projects endpoint security growth. What gives? Plus: AWS Zocalo, new gTLDs, QR code authentication and more.
- August 25, 2014
In an advisory Friday, the U.S. government estimated that the Backoff point-of-sale malware campaign has struck over 1,000 businesses to date.
- August 11, 2014
A new site gives remaining victims of the CryptoLocker ransomware the private keys needed to decrypt and recover locked files.
- August 04, 2014
The file-less 'Poweliks' malware incorporates a unique combination of antivirus evasion techniques involving the Windows registry to remain undetected on victims' machines.