Malware Viruses Trojans and Spyware
- November 30, 2016
Researchers said a modified version of the Mirai botnet code has been attacking routers by exploiting a specific vulnerability and may leave millions at risk.
- November 29, 2016
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority restored systems without paying following a ransomware attack that allowed free rides for travelers over the weekend.
- November 29, 2016
Ad fraud is a costly problem, but it's often overlooked. White Ops CEO Michael Tiffany talks with SearchSecurity about why it's time to address this cybercrime scheme.
- November 17, 2016
A Chinese company was found to be preinstalling Android spyware on budget smartphones and collecting phone call and messaging data without consent.
- November 16, 2016
Researchers discover Italian-sourced Android spyware linked to Hacking Team, but it could be the work of another surveillance software vendor.
- November 04, 2016
Roundup: Mirai botnet attacks take down Liberia internet, as a new IoT botnet adapts old malware. Plus, the latest on Dirty COW and the WoSign certificate authority controversy.
- October 31, 2016
In its latest data dump, The Shadow Brokers dropped a list of Equation Group-targeted servers across the globe that may have been used to stage NSA exploits and hacking tools.
- October 26, 2016
Headlines about Android malware often gloss over just how difficult the process is for a user to install a malicious app on a device. Let's talk about that.
- October 17, 2016
The first auction of NSA cyberweapons didn't generate much money for the Shadow Brokers, so the group is changing tactics with a direct sale of the files.
- October 14, 2016
The Odinaff banking Trojan has been found targeting the SWIFT messaging system at financial institutions around the world and may have links to the infamous Carbanak group.
- October 04, 2016
Mirai, the IoT botnet malware code used in the massive DDoS attack on Brian Krebs' website, has been released to the public and highlights a problem of using default passwords.
- September 23, 2016
A new FBI ransomware alert urges victims to report incidents to federal law enforcement, gives defense tips and urges victims to avoid paying a ransom, if possible.
- September 21, 2016
Symantec patched another set of serious file parsing flaws in its antivirus products, which were discovered by Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy.
- August 26, 2016
Intel and Kaspersky cooperate with authorities to snuff out Wildfire with a ransomware decryption tool and end the threat from a $79,000 per month campaign with over 5,000 victims.
- August 19, 2016
Mystery continues to surround the Shadow Brokers' release of Equation Group vulnerability exploits and hacking tools, as vendors scramble to patch zero days.