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February 3, 2016

Researchers spot macro malware used to spread Neutrino

Researchers at Zscaler spotted attackers using macro malware as a vector to spread the Neutrino bot, also known as Kasidet, via spearphishing emails. Over the past […]
February 2, 2016

Email from your photocopier? It could be a malware attack

Twenty years ago, the first Word macro malware spread across the planet. Embedded inside a Word document, and rather unhelpfully given a kick start by being […]
January 29, 2016

BlackEnergy malware deployed using malicious Word docs

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted attackers using malicious Microsoft Word documents distributed via spearphishing emails to spread the Black Energy Trojan in Ukraine. Russian-speaking threat actors in […]
January 28, 2016

New Linux Malware Records Audio, Captures Screenshots

The latest malicious program attacking Linux computers is the Linux.Ekocms.1 that Russian anti-virus vendor Dr. Web discovered last weekend. The program comes after two others the […]
January 27, 2016

New Android malware can steal your money

Kaspersky Lab’s anti-malware research team has discovered Asacub – a new malware that targets Android users for financial gain. When first identified, Asacub displayed all the […]
January 26, 2016

Android App Stores Drenched with Malware

Android app stores, especially third-party ones, are swimming in malware. With the increase of the amount of mobile apps over the last few years, smartphone users […]
January 25, 2016

Asacub Transitions from Spyware to Banking Malware

Asacub, once thought of as spyware, appears to have completed its transition into mobile banking malware, according to research published this week. When the Android malware surfaced […]
January 22, 2016

Tinbapore Malware Targets APAC Banks, Customers

Security vendor F5 Networks have detected what they say is the fifth variant of the Tinba banking trojan, which appears to be specifically targeting banks in the Asia-Pacific […]
January 21, 2016

Don't open that Facebook email attachment — it could be malware

Two weeks ago, the Comodo Threat Research Lab discovered a malware campaign aimed at businesses and consumers using the WhatsApp mobile messaging service. That attack used official looking […]
January 20, 2016

How 'fake' video downloads can install malware

It’s been a common Windows malware trick for years: you download some dubious video, it claims it won’t play unless you install a “codec”, but the […]
January 18, 2016

Updated Android malware steals voice two factor authentication

Malware-makers are stepping up the assault on Android handsets and are now quietly redirecting phone calls to steal voice-based two factor authentication details. An update to […]
January 15, 2016

250 Hyatt hotels infected last year with payment data stealing malware

The hotel chain has admitted that 250 hotels in 54 countries were affected by the data breach. The Hyatt hotel chain has revealed that almost half […]
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