Malware Viruses Trojans and Spyware
- February 13, 2017
With the rapid expansion of the ransomware threat landscape, defenders are scrambling to find ways to fight back. RSAC 2017 dedicated a full day for a ransomware seminar.
- January 31, 2017
The Washington, D.C., Police Department spotted hacked CCTV cameras before the inauguration and has remediated the ransomware, but questions still surround the attack.
- January 06, 2017
The threat of ransomware continues to evolve, with a new spin on extortionware, called doxware, that's designed to target and potentially expose sensitive data of ransomware victims.
- December 30, 2016
White Ops CEO Michael Tiffany talks with SearchSecurity about why ad fraud campaigns are so successful and what can be done to stop the spread of ad fraud botnet infections.
- December 28, 2016
A new Android Trojan, 'Switcher,' performs brute-force attacks on wireless routers' default passwords to target DNS server configurations and hack connected devices.
- December 23, 2016
News roundup: A report finds the ad fraud campaign Methbot makes more than $3 million daily; plus, new Linux malware targets SSH, the latest on the Shadow Brokers and more.
- December 22, 2016
Researchers found the Fancy Bear threat group used mobile malware to track the Ukraine military, lending more confidence to assertions the group is linked to the Russian government.
- December 12, 2016
New unpublished ransomware includes a number of unique tactics including offering victims ransomware decryption keys in exchange for infecting more targets.
- 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.