A recent watering-hole attack targeted firms in the energy sector and led victims to a separate site that used the LightsOut exploit kit to compromise their machines.
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Researchers looking into the recently uncovered Turla, or Snake, cyber espionage campaign have discovered some similarities connecting it to older pieces of malware such as Agent.btz and Red October.
Hackers hurried to exploit a critical Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability before it was to be fixed by Microsoft’s March Patch Tuesday release.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab and Microsoft have shared new insight into how malware campaigns operate over the Tor anonymity network, as well as other darknets.
Researchers have discovered a recent campaign that leveraged a Pony botnet controller to steal over $200,000 in Bitcoin and other virtual currencies along with 700,000 user credentials.
A new piece of ransomware known as BitCrypt is deploying a brand of encryption that is incredibly weak and easily broken.
There are at least two different groups running attacks exploiting the recently published zero day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10, and researchers say one of the groups used the bug to impersonate a French aerospace manufacturer and compromise victims visiting the spoofed Web page.
Less than a week after the Moon worm, new and unrelated vulnerabilities have been reported in Linksys home and small office routers. Hackers can use a simple exploit to gain remote access to the boxes.
A new campaign, dubbed Operation SnowMan, was been spotted leveraging a previously unknown zero-day in Internet Explorer 10 after the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars’ website was compromised this week.
A list of almost 8,000 credentials for FTP sites is circulating on the black market; the list includes high profile targets that are at risk for compromise.