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Targeted malware replacing attacks of opportunity: Webroot

26 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Webroot estimates 80 percent of malware on the Internet are attacks of opportunity
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

'Coinkrypt' malware mines cryptocurrencies on Android

26 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
But the simple malware is likely to run a battery down, or worse, cause a phone to overheat
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Banks' suit in Target breach a 'wake up call' for companies hiring PCI auditors

26 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Two banks have filed a lawsuit against Target and Trustwave Holdings, the retailer's security assessor
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Gameover malware targets accounts on employment websites

26 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
In addition to CareerBuilder, new variants of the Trojan program target Monster.com, researchers from F-Secure said
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cryptolocker infection forces chamber of commerce to spend $5,000 on new PCs

26 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Still cutting a swathe through small-town America
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Latest Word zero-day similar to exploits in other targeted attacks

25 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Exploits involved booby-trapped Rich Text Format file and Microsoft Outlook email
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Just previewing email can give attackers control of your PC, Microsoft warns

25 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Attackers are actively exploiting a newly discovered Microsoft Word vulnerability that could be used to gain remote access of your PC, Microsoft warned Monday--and even worse, the exploit can be triggered by opening or merely previewing a malicious email using Outlook's default settings.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New BitCrypt ransomware variant distributed by bitcoin stealing malware

25 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Victims are asked to make bitcoin payments to recover encrypted files after their bitcoin wallets might have already been emptied
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cybercrime trends point to greater sophistication, stealthier malware, more encryption

25 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
RAND Corp. report outlines evolution of cybercrime and emergence of more complex and evasive tools
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ATM malware, controlled by a text message, spews cash

25 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
The malware can cause a cash machine to start churning out bills
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Rogue apps could exploit Android vulnerability to brick devices

24 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
The only way to recover from such an attack involves wiping all user data from affected devices, researchers from Trend Micro said
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A thin lifeline for XP users: New Malwarebytes suite will support the older OS

24 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
The new Anti-Malware Premium suite unites five technologies under a new interface, including a behavior-based detection engine.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why Google Glass security remains a work in progress

21 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
University researchers develop spyware for Glass that snaps pictures and sends them to a remote server
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Speedy attack targets Web servers with outdated Linux kernels

20 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Cisco said the attack compromises legitimate websites to redirect visitors to malicious ones
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Impact of EA Games hack on Apple shows ripple effect of attacks

20 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
EA Games server hacked to redirect users to phishing page requesting Apple ID and password
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Fake Tor app has been sitting in Apple's App Store for months, Tor Project says

20 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Apple has not removed the fake app so far despite being notified in December, Tor developers say
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ransomware attacks to target mobile devices, warns RSA

20 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Business users less likely to be as vulnerable as consumers
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

UK mobile operators join forces to combat text spam

20 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Mobile phone users can report spam messages by forwarding them to a central service free of charge
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Researchers find cross-platform RAT for Windows, Android

19 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
Android APK found in WinSpy, suggesting that hackers are seeking cross-platform RATs
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Scammers use missing Malaysia Airlines plane news as online bait

19 Březen, 2014 - 05:00
People searching for news about the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are been warned to steer clear of a fake Facebook page which is designed to generate money for scammers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security