Arbor Networks researchers report the discovery of two servers hosting Dexter and Project Hook point of sale malware.
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A Pony botnet controller has been discovered with two million stolen credentials, most of them for online services from Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Google and the ADP payroll service.
German scientists have come up with a way of transmitting small bits data, such as passwords, over an acoustical mesh network between air-gapped computers.
A researcher may have found the quickest route to learning which files are encrypted in CryptoLocker ransomware infections.
A self-replicating banking Trojan called Neverquest has attempted to infect thousands of victims who have accounts with any of more than 100 banks. Researchers expect the malware to ramp up infection attempts over the holidays.
When authorities in Russia arrested Paunch, the alleged creator of the Blackhole exploit kit, last month, security researchers and watchers of the malware underground predicted that taking him off the board would put a dent in the use of Blackhole and force its customers onto other platforms. Six weeks later, it now appears that Blackhole[...]
Atrax, is an inexpensive crimeware kit that comes with a slew of capabilities including browser data extraction, Bitcoin mining and the capability to launch DDoS attacks.
A mature, extensible attack platform has been targeting automotive manufacturers and human rights activists in Asia, making use of a familiar Microsoft Office exploit in espionage attacks.
Dennis Fisher talks with several members of the We Are the Cavalry project, including Josh Corman, Robert Hansen, Space Rogue and John Dickson, about the movement’s origins, its goals to promote research on topics such as medical device security and how to help change the perception of security research.
The ESEA League, an online competitive gaming community, has decided to settle with the state of New Jersey after the active Attorney General there alleged that the gaming community operator infected user-machines with malware designed to mine for Bitcoins.