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December 24, 2015

Hyatt Hotels tells customers to check credit cards amid malware hacking fears

Global hotel chain Hyatt has advised customers to review their card statements after it found malicious software on the computer system that processes customer payments, raising […]
December 23, 2015

Attackers using social media to spread malware with ‘free’ offers

Security awareness training usually focuses on the online communications people use most: Email. However, a recent malware campaign aimed at getting banking credentials of people in […]
December 22, 2015

Macro Malware Is Back

Social engineering drives macro malware levels to six-year highs. “Warning: This document contains macros.” A familiar message from the 1990s is back, as attackers find new […]
December 21, 2015

POS Malware and Loyalty Card Fraud Growing in Popularity

With the holiday season upon us, we can expect the annual uptick in cybercriminals targeting merchants. Some of these attacks will involve the usual suspects of phishing […]
December 18, 2015

Ghostware and Two-Faced Malware Coming in 2016

Summary: Malware is increasingly sophisticated. In 2016, look for two developing malware families. First, as law enforcement becomes more specialized in identifying cybercriminals,ghostware will help hackers conceal indicators […]
December 17, 2015

New, improved Macro malware hitting Microsoft Office

The comeback was 16 years in the making, but macro malware is once again on security professional’s radar in a big way impacting at least 100,000 people […]
December 16, 2015

VolunteerMatch Database Breached By Malware

Malware on a VolunteerMatch computer has led to the unauthorized access of contact information within the organization’s Salesforce account. Compromised information includes email addresses, business addresses and telephone numbers within […]
December 15, 2015

The Retail Industry’s Top Cyberthreat in 2015? Malware

What’s the retail industry receiving this holiday season? Most likely a new malicious link or document. A new IBM report revealed that attacks involving malware are prevalent, making […]
December 14, 2015

Torrent websites infect 12 million users a month with malware

Hundreds of websites used to find links to torrent files for downloading pirated content are serving millions of visitors malware every month, new research has discovered. […]
December 11, 2015

Cybercrime article on Guardian site delivers malware via Angler EK

An archived article on The Guardian website that investigates cybercrime is providing more than information, it’s delivering malware via the Angler Exploit Kit, a web-based attack tool, according to […]
December 10, 2015

Piracy Sites Collect $70 Million a Year by Installing Malware

A new study estimates that sites that traffic in pirated content collect $70 million per year for installingmalware, underscoring the threat of content theft to consumers. […]
December 9, 2015

Door-to-door holiday scammers are stealing credit

Now scammers are showing up at the door with gift baskets. The trick? They’ll ask for your credit card or debit card to pay a “verification […]
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