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 […]
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 […]