February 12, 2016

Huge rise in hack attacks as cyber-criminals target small businesses

It seemed like just another ordinary day for staff at vehicle hire company MNH Platinum. Little did they know that the simple click of an email link […]
February 12, 2016

Your agency’s mobile app could be putting clients at risk for fraud

Mobile apps are becoming big business for businesses. Many bank customers now check their account balances or transfer funds through an app on their cell phones. […]
February 11, 2016

Android root malware widespread in third-party app stores

Users should be cautious when downloading from app stores other than Google Play. Four third-party app stores for Android have apps with a malicious component that […]
February 10, 2016

IRS identifies automated attack: 101,000 SSNs used to successfully access E-file PINs.

The IRS recently identified and halted an automated attack upon its Electronic Filing PIN application on IRS.gov. Using personal data stolen elsewhere outside the IRS, identity […]
February 10, 2016

Wendy’s finds malware at some restaurants during data breach investigation

Wendy’s Co. has found malware in the systems at some of its restaurants. The Dublin-based chain in late January said it was investigating “unusual activity” related to credit cards […]
February 9, 2016

This modular malware can hide from 24 different security apps

Those of you who run anti-malware software probably put a lot of thought into which app you installed. Unfortunately, the creator of a new malware strain […]
February 8, 2016

Are YOUR Skype chats being watched? T9000 malware steals files, records calls and can ‘hide’ from anti-virus software

A malicious computer program is targeting Skype users and listening in to their conversations, security experts have warned. The Trojan, called T9000, was spotted by experts […]
February 5, 2016

WhatsApp scam tricks users into opening malware sent by ‘friends’

WhatsApp has reportedly been the target of a new scam which deceives users into disclosing personal information. According to BT, the links appear to come from your […]
February 4, 2016

eBay refuses to patch website flaw that can serve up malware

The e-commerce giant confirmed it would not fix the flaw, which could allow an attacker to remotely run code in a user’s browser. eBay will not […]
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 […]