Kaspersky Lab researchers have learned that the Regin cyberespionage platform also targets GSM telecommunications networks.
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Civil rights activists and hacker Claudio Guarnieri along with partners such as the EFF and Amnesty International released Detekt, open source security software targeting activists and oppressed people that scans Windows machines for dangerous spyware.
Researchers have discovered a group of attackers who have published a variety of compromised WordPress themes and plug-ins on legitimate-looking sites, tricking developers into downloading and installing them on their own sites.
The people behind the Angler exploit kit are already exploiting one of the Flash bugs patched last week in the kit’s arsenal.
Some Citadel-infected computers have received a new configuration file, a keylogger triggered to go after the master passwords from three leading password management tools.
The Matsnu botnet has deployed a new domain generation algorithm that builds domain names from a list of nouns and verbs. The plain English phrases help the DGA elude detection.
Apple has patched 10 vulnerabilities in iOS, including a pair of bugs that allowed arbitrary code execution and one that enables an attacker to run random binaries on a target device.
A new piece of ransomware called CoinVault offers to decrypt a single file for free in hopes of encouraging victims to pay the ransom.
Researchers successfully took down Apple and Samsung mobile phones using NFC hacks during Mobile Pwn2Own, but were not able to complete compromise Windows Phone or Nexus 5 running Android.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab published a report identifying by name the first five victims of Stuxnet.