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March 21, 2016

Malware the root cause of $80 million Bangladesh Bank heist

Researchers believe that malware installed within the Bangladesh Bank’s computer systems allowed cyberattackers to learn how to withdraw and take off with $80 million from the […]
March 21, 2016

Security experts warn against ‘Locky’ malware

CYBER-CRIMINALS have upped their game with a highly advanced new ransomware targeting Australians. Security experts have discovered a virus called “Locky” in an Australia Post email […]
March 21, 2016

97% of malware cannot be stopped by traditional cybersecurity defences

The past year has been another record year for cybercrime, during which more malware, malicious IPs, websites, and mobile apps were discovered than ever before. It […]
March 21, 2016

Android Trojan targets customers of major banks and can bypass 2FA

Researchers at security company ESET have uncovered a new strain of Android malware that can steal the login credentials of mobile banking users. Named Android/Spy.Agent.SI, the […]
March 21, 2016

Sophisticated banking malware targets Android users

Android smartphones have become a popular target for criminal hackers looking to steal personal information and break into bank accounts. Now, researchers at the Slovakian security firm ESET […]
March 21, 2016

The volume of new mobile malware tripled in 2015

The volume of malware targeting users of mobile devices grew more than three times in 2015, compared to 2014. The most dangerous threats in 2015 were […]
March 21, 2016

Biggest Fears of European Companies? Malware Ranks First

If you were to put your money on malware infection, you’d be right. According to a series ofsurveys conducted by ESET at various EMEA security events […]
March 21, 2016

Report: 1,700 malware-infected mobile devices per company connect to networks

A new study demonstrates the prevalence of many data breaches caused by employee mobile devices. The report, conducted by The Ponemon Institute and Lookout, polled 588 […]
March 21, 2016

IRS reports 400% increase in phishing & malware in the past 12 months

It’s tax season in the US. That means it’s also fraud season. The US tax-filing season has only been under way for a month, but already […]
March 21, 2016

Source code for powerful Android banking malware is leaked

The source code for a powerful Android malware program that steals online banking credentials has been leaked, according to researchers with IBM. GM Bot has been […]
February 18, 2016

Hospital pays bitcoin ransom after malware attack

A Los Angeles hospital just paid a ransom equivalent to around $17,000 in bitcoins to get its computer systems back up and running. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical […]
February 17, 2016

Beware This Android Malware That Erases Your Phone With a Single Text

It’s been a bad week for people’s phones, and it’s not getting any better: A Danish security firm’s found malware that ravages your Android phone with […]
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