Browsing Category: Malware

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A New Spin on Rogue Antivirus

Rogue antivirus malware is on the decline, but a new, simpler version of that threat that simply redirects users to the site of a fake malware protection service has been infecting users around the world.

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APT Gang Branches Out to Medical Espionage in Community Health Breach

Categories: Data Breaches, Hacks, Malware

The Community Health Systems data breach has been tied to a Chinese APT gang that has branched out to medical espionage, stealing patient data in an effort to target intelligence on medical device development.

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New Attack Binds Malware in Parallel to Software Downloads

Categories: Hacks, Malware

Open source software distribution systems that lack security processes and integrity checks are prone to a new attack that binds malware to a download without modifying the original application.

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Google Adds Warnings About Deceptive Software to Safe Browsing Service

The Google Safe Browsing service has become an integral part of most of the major browsers, integrating malware alerts, warnings about malicious Web sites and suspicious content. The company has been expanding the capabilities of the service steadily over the last few years, and now Google is adding warnings about deceptive software to the service.[...]

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