January 14, 2016

US Confirms BlackEnergy Malware Used In Ukrainian Power Plant Hack

The power outage last month in Ukraine that put 80,000 people in the dark was the first electricity failure caused by a computer hack, the U.S. […]
January 13, 2016

Android malware steals one-time passcodes

One-time passcodes, a crucial defense for online banking applications, are being intercepted by a malware program for Android, according to new research from Symantec. The malware, […]
January 12, 2016

Malware using legit certs to avoid detection, surveil users

Researchers discovered a new malware family that uses compromised digital certificates to avoid detection and that then surveils the infected device’s activity and send the information […]
January 11, 2016

WhatsApp: Nivdort malware hits messaging app users through phishing scam

INNOCENT USERS of messaging service WhatsApp have been drawn into the phishing net of gits who want a piece of the action and are looking to spread malware. […]
January 8, 2016

Malicious apps in Google Play made unauthorized downloads, sought root

Google has banished 13 Android apps from its Play marketplace after security researchers found the apps made unauthorized downloads and attempted to gain root privileges that allowed […]
January 7, 2016

New malware attack targets WhatsApp users

A new malware campaign is aiming specifically at businesses and consumers using the WhatsApp mobile messaging service. Uncovered by researchers at Comodo Labs the campaign uses emails masquerading […]
January 6, 2016

Ukraine Power Outages Caused By Malware, Say Researchers

On December 23rd, a large swathe of Ukraine suffered a massive power outage. This week, it’s come to the light that it could have been the […]
January 5, 2016

Scam IRS emails deliver malware payload

Just in time for tax season in the U.S., scammers are once again using fake emails from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to launch attacks. The latest phishing campaign, […]
January 4, 2016

Google finds AVG Chrome extension to bypass malware checks, possibly exposing browsing data

Oh, the irony. Anti-malware provider AVG has been caught hijacking search results by enabling its free Web TuneUp Chrome extension to circumvent the browser’s malware checks. […]
December 31, 2015

ProxyBack Malware Converts Your PC Into Proxy

As per Palo Alto researchers, a Russian company’s domain is being used by attackers, which inherently is a patent Web proxy service. The malware has been […]
December 29, 2015

UConn’s Hacked Website, Email Sending Visitors to Malware

University of Connecticut officials say the school’s website and email were hacked over the weekend, possibly leading visitors to download malicious software. UConn spokesman Tom Breen […]
December 28, 2015

Updated Mobile Malware Targets Android

Security experts say that most Android malware fits into one of two buckets: either it’s designed to steal one-time codes used to authenticate online transactions, or […]
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