June 11, 2015

Rise of Dyre Banking Malware in Q1-2015

Trend Micro in its recently released study says that the nasty Dyre banking Trojan is increasing again after related infections surged during Q1-2015. This malware (Dyre) […]
June 10, 2015

Malware targets Oracle Micros point-of-sale customers

A new malware program designed to steal payment card details from point-of-sale (PoS) systems is targeting businesses using Oracle Micros products. Micros, acquired by Oracle last […]
June 9, 2015

Hospital Medical Devices Used As Weapons In Cyberattacks

Security firm discovered malware-infected medical devices in three hospitals hit by data breaches. Insulin pumps, heart monitors, x-ray communications systems and othermedical devices already have been […]
June 8, 2015

MalumPoS malware targets hotels, scrapes customer credit cards

Researchers have discovered MalumPoS, a new point-of-sale malware designed to steal credit card data from hotels and other US businesses. Trend Micro’s Kenney Lu described the security […]
June 5, 2015

Skype used to spread malware

Skype users, beware. There are nefarious links being spread around through Skype, and if you click them you will be presented with a lot of adware. […]
June 4, 2015

Android ransomware poses as FBI warning, demands $500 to unlock phone

Criminals also offering ransomware-as-a-service to other hackers Android ransomware poses as FBI warning, demands $500 to unlock phone Ransomware posing as an FBI warning has been […]
June 3, 2015

One quarter PCs in the UK are infected with malware

PandaLabs today published its Quarterly Report for Q1 2015, analysing the IT security events and incidents from January through to March. The global security vendor detected […]
June 2, 2015

Financial sector takes up to 176 days to patch security flaws

We might be better at detecting threats, but in two decades we have yet prove we can fix security flaws in a reasonable time. The financial […]
June 1, 2015

New Android NFC Attack Could Steal Money From Credit Cards Anytime Your Phone Is Near

Your NFC capable Android smartphone could be the newest weapon hackers use to steal money from the credit cards in your pocket, researchers find.  In a […]
May 28, 2015

Researchers track subway riders using smartphone malware

Nanjing University researchers have figured out a way to track smartphone users riding the subway. The technique, which requires a malicious application to be introduced on […]
May 27, 2015

Hackers steal 100,000 tax records from Internal Revenue Service site

With identity theft-related tax fraud such a lucrative enterprise for scammers, it should be no surprise that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been the target […]
May 26, 2015

Google ‘Master Cookie’ remains after android factory reset

Millions of Android smartphones ‘may not properly sanitise’ internal SD card and data partitions… leading to residual data staying on ‘wiped’ devices Mobile flaw hits most […]