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Dating from late 2014 and late 2015, the documents show how the CIA, through Raytheon Blackbird Technologies, monitored malware in the ...
The Russian hacker who pleaded guilty for his role in co-developing the Citadel malware was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison.
The company says the "NotPetya" malware attack caused a loss of healthcare transcription revenues and left it unable to fulfill customer orders.
The Trickbot banking Trojan is now targeting U.S. banks in new spam campaigns fueled by the prolific Necurs botnet. The malware has grown ...
The leaks share details regarding CIA's partnership with Raytheon Blackbird Technologies, which helped CIA with insights into the malware ...
For example, a malware dev could create a malicious rag model, which is a file that defines how players' characters move when they die.
Skycure declined The Register's requests to offer absolute figures for either the number of iOS vulnerabilities or frequency of iOS malware ...
malware these days is vicious. There is malware that will encrypt all of your data then hold it for ransom. There is malware that will publish all ...
A Russian man who prosecutors say helped develop and distribute malware designed to steal personal financial information was sentenced ...
Hickey injected a piece of malware into a macro-based Word document and loaded it from a local trusted network. That bypassed Office's Protected View, which would have more explicitly blocked it if downloaded from the untrusted internet.
Here's the thing about most types of mobile malware in the wild; they're avoidable. That doesn't mean, however, if you're not paying attention--and especially if ...
Zombie malware quietly downloads instructions from cybercriminals on what to do next, such as grabbing passwords, stealing files, sending spam, and delivering malware. Learn from Fraser Howard, one of the world's leading anti-malware researchers, how ...
To remedy a malware attack businesses need to shell out, on average, $2,300 per attack. This is according to a new report by Arbor Networks.
reverse engineering is a potential threat of the Brutal Kangaroo USB malware, which had details -- but no code -- leaked by Wikileaks.
Pretty imaginative stuff. This got me thinking, neural networks are great at naming things - from Guinea pigs and colors, to metal bands and Pokemon.
Latest version of the mobile malware can steal login credentials from at least 40 banking, retail and social media apps.
Malicious software on popular mobile platforms such as iOS and Android is at best a nuisance and at worst a security threat to individuals and businesses.
Microsoft sparked a curious squabble over malware discovery and infection rates. At the start of the month security firm Check Point reported on a browser ...
Keshav Dhakad, regional director for the digital crimes unit of Microsoft Asia, says cyber risks in Thailand are comparable to conditions in The Philippines and ...
A new Threats Report from McAfee Labs reveals that malware targeting Apple's Mac platform is on the rise. Not only that, but the cumulative number of Macs infected by malware during the first quarter of 2017 was higher than it's ever been during any ...
Thailand ranks among the top 10 countries in Asia-Pacific for the number of malware attacks because of high rates of software piracy and internet use, Microsoft says.
"The easiest way to avoid a cunning malware like 'Xavier' is to not download and install applications from an unknown source even if they are from legitimate app stores like Google Play Store," said Nilesh Jain, country manager (India and SAARC) at ...
According to Wikileaks, infected thumb drives use one of two Microsoft Windows vulnerabilities to execute malware: Older versions of Brutal Kangaroo leverage an exploit called EzCheese, while newer iterations use a "similar, but yet known vulnerability.
Short Bytes: Microsoft has released some details on the Fireball malware, which was initially reported by Check Point researchers.
Malicious software on popular mobile platforms such as iOS and Android is at best a nuisance and at worst a security threat to individuals and businesses.
Developers of the Android banking malware Marcher are now disguising the trojan as an Adobe Flash Player update, the cloud security company Zscaler has reported in a Thursday blog post.
Looking for malware activity in encrypted traffic without decryption is similar to being in a dark room looking for a black cat without a flashlight.
screen-shot-2017-06-22-at-10-22- (Image: File photo). Microsoft has cast doubt on the Fireball campaign, believed to be a serious threat to consumers and the enterprise alike.
America's Central Intelligence Agency has a bit of a bad reputation. That's possibly because they're digital voyeurs; high-tech Peeping Toms that almost certainly ...
The last thing our society needs is more malicious applications on mobile devices. Unfortunately, it appears Google's anti-malware filters are woefully inadequate at this time. Several new applications have been identified as containing the Ztorg malware.
There's fresh reason to be worried about WannaCry, the malicious software that hackers stole from the U.S. National Security Agency.
That has not yet materialized. And as new evidence has emerged that a piece of sophisticated malware caused a blackout in the Ukrainian capital last December, one group of senators wants answers now about the threat of Russian grid-hacking.
The latest big thing in malware, WannaCry, has been spotted wreaking its havoc in Australia, Victoria police has confirmed.
The latest big thing in malware, WannaCry, has been spotted wreaking its havoc in Australia, Victoria police has confirmed.
A type of cryptocurrency mining malware has spread due to an exploit developed by the US National Security Agency, cybersecurity researchers say.
Due to the rise of cybercrime-as-a-service, cybercriminals have started building malware "franchises". Instead of targeting Macs one at a time like in the past, criminals can now leverage pre-built technology to attack vast numbers of potential victims ...
The amount of malware targeting IoT devices more than doubled in 2016, according to a report by IT security company Kaspersky.
However, the attack made clear that malware is no longer the domain of nerdy kids in basements hacking systems just to prove they can.
The number of new malware samples in the wild this year targeting connected internet-of-things (IoT) devices has already more than doubled last year's total.
According to published reports, this malware currently appears to be capable of attacking the European grids, and parts of the Middle East and Asia grids, by targeting the specific industrial control system (ICS) network protocols used to operate those ...
Inmarsat Maritime senior vice president of safety and security Peter Broadhurst confirmed that his organisation had been made aware of the issues by shipowners.
There were few incidences of malware attacks, such as distributed denial of services attacks (DDoS), but malware resulted in the longest cybersecurity incidents and the most lost user hours.
People have been hiding secrets in everyday objects for hundreds of years. The digital world is no exception, and McAfee Labs has released its latest Quarterly Threat Report, part of which looks at how evasion techniques can be used to distribute malware.
'Maza-In', a well-known malware coder, posted a guide on the Exploit.in hacker forum for creating Android malware that can steal bank login details from users ...
Targets received SMS messages with links which appeared legitimate but led to false sites and the installation of malware on their mobile phones, according to an investigation by the press freedom organisation Article 19 and citizen Lab at the ...
It's been a while since I've talked about the security risks to the critical infrastructure that keeps our country (and the world) operating.
In the past decade, whenever we saw the source code of various malware families leak online, we've also seen an immediate surge in crooks using that code to build their own tools.
The QakBot/Pinkslipbot banking trojan can still cause headaches even after it's been removed from your system.
Another banking malware variant has been spotted in the wild, and it's using UPnP to pop home routers to expose unsuspecting home users, recruited as part of the botnet.


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