May 5, 2016
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Ads on News Sites Pushed Malware-Infected Android Marshmallow Upgrade

Malicious ads on reputable news sites automatically downloaded a fake Android update package on the victim’s device which would infect the user with a banking trojan […]
May 2, 2016
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Irremovable bank data-stealing Android malware poses as Google Chrome update

Infostealing malware discovered by Zscaler terminates any installed anti-virus software to steal personal data – and the only way to get rid of it is to […]
April 29, 2016
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Dental Association Mails Malware to Members

The American Dental Association (ADA) says it may have inadvertently mailed malware-laced USB thumb drives to thousands of dental offices nationwide. The problem first came to […]
April 28, 2016
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German nuclear plant infected with viruses and malware

A number of computer viruses have infected a nuclear power plant in Germany, but were unable to pose a threat to its operations since the facility […]
April 27, 2016
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Google can’t hold back this malware running riot in its Play store

Security researchers have discovered a strain of Android malware that keeps finding its way onto Google Play – despite the store supposedly being scrubbed clean of […]
April 26, 2016
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Rise of the malware-hunting malware

Imagine this scenario: A malware operator breaks into a network and finds another malware there already at work. What happens next? Do they collaborate or attack […]
April 25, 2016
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The Risk From Mobile Malware Is Real — and Growing

As recently as a year ago, if you asked security, operations and development teams whether the risk from mobile malware was real, you received a mixed […]
April 22, 2016
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New point-of-sale malware Multigrain steals card data over DNS

The malware was designed for stealth operation inside restricted PoS environments Security researchers have found a new memory-scraping malware program that steals payment card data from […]
April 21, 2016
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Criminals in the cloud: How malware-as-a-service is becoming the tool of choice for crooks

Rather than selling their malware as a one-off, virus writers are offering access to the latest exploit kits via on-demand services. Everyone is working to a […]
April 20, 2016
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Here’s Why You Should Think Twice Before Using URL Shorteners

Popular URL shorteners, like bit.ly, could be exposing your personal information to others, according to a new study. A team of researchers at Cornell Tech analysed […]
April 19, 2016
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Android Users Warned Of New Mobile Malware Surge

Check Point report sees HummingBad exploits push mobile malware to new highs Mobile users have again been warned against the risks of mobile malware as the […]
April 18, 2016
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New malware GozNym is stealing millions from U.S. bank account holders

Hiding your money under your mattress may seem like an antiquated idea, but it may be the only way to stop a new hybrid malware monster […]