November 13, 2015

Cybercriminals turn to video ads to plant malware

Cybercriminals have been delivering malware through online display ads for years, but they appear to be making headway with a new distribution method: video advertisements. Both methods […]
November 12, 2015

Remote desktop software infected with malware

Users of Ammyy Admin may have been unwittingly downloading malware along with their remote desktop software. A group called the Buhtrap gang is using the malware […]
November 11, 2015

Malicious App ‘InstaAgent’ Sends Instagram Passwords to Unknown Server, Posts Spam in Users’ Feeds

InstaAgent, an app that connects to Instagram and promises to track the people that have visited a user’s Instagram account, appears to be storing the usernames […]
November 10, 2015

Customers are complaining that some tablets for sale on Amazon are loaded with malware

Some tablets being sold on Amazon are apparently coming with pre-installed malware on them, and can delete users’ apps and force them to look at unwanted adverts. That’s […]
November 9, 2015

A prominent ad-blocker-blocker served malware to Economist readers

One of the web’s most prominent anti-ad-blocking tools has been serving malware toEconomist readers. In a message to subscribers, The Economist warned that anyone who visited the site between 11:52PM […]
November 5, 2015

Shuanet, ShiftyBug and Shedun malware could auto-root your Android

Rooting a phone is something that many people decide to do to allow them to do things and use apps that would not otherwise be possible. […]
November 4, 2015

XcodeGhost iOS malware leaves China, strikes US enterprises

XcodeGhost, malware tailored for iOS applications, is back with a new twist. A new variant of XcodeGhost has been discovered in the wild, leaving China behind […]
November 3, 2015

Survey: Mobile Devices Under Serious Attack

Mobile devices are under constant and serious attack, bad news for enterprises whose employees increasingly are using the devices to access business apps. Mobile devices are […]
November 2, 2015

Hackers use malware disguised as Word doc to steal data from Android users

Android malware tricks users into opening document that installs data stealing Trojan Hackers have created Android malware that hides itself as a Microsoft Word document in […]
October 30, 2015

Chinese malware active in American systems

Chinese malware is active in the systems of U.S. companies, according to a cybersecurity firm, but it isn’t clear whether that malware is actively stealing intellectual […]
October 29, 2015

Dridex malware targets users with a fake IKEA receipt

The developers of the infamous Dridex malware have stepped up a gear in their creative means to get around law enforcement by tailoring a new spam […]
October 28, 2015

12 New Malware Types Discovered Every 60 Seconds

How rapidly is malware spreading? Researchers at German security  firm G Data said that the first half of this year saw 12 new malware families a minute. Yes, […]