Malware virus Trojan and spyware protection and removal
- 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New unpublished ransomware includes a number of unique tactics including offering victims ransomware decryption keys in exchange for infecting more targets.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.
- 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.