Close to 400 Dairy Queen locations were breached this summer and the company has pinned the blame on hackers using the Backoff point-of-sale malware.
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Researchers have unearthed a new version of the Rovnix malware that has a couple of additional features, including a new domain generation algorithm and a secure transmission channel for communicating with the command-and-control servers. Rovnix is a malware variant that often has been distributed by other kinds of malware. Last year Microsoft warned users about a[…]
Researchers at Malware Must Die published a report that hackers are spreading Mayhem botnet malware in exploits targeting the Shellshock vulnerability in Bash.
The Tyupkin malware, spotted on ATMs in Eastern Europe, allows criminals to make withdrawals of 40 banknotes at a time, researchers at Kaspersky Lab said.
Two researchers published attack code exploiting weaknesses in USB similar to the BadUSB research presented at this year’s Black Hat conference.
An iOS espionage Trojan has been discovered spying on jailbroken Apple devices, primarily used against pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong.
Researchers have discovered a variant of the CryptoWall ransomware that has a valid digital signature and is being distributed through malicious ads on several top-ranked Alexa Web sites.
SEATTLE–The FBI has developed an internal malware-analysis tool, somewhat akin to the systems used by antimalware companies, and plans to open the system up to external security researchers, academics and others. The system is known as Malware Investigator and is designed to allow FBI agents and other authorized law enforcement users to upload suspicious files.[…]
Two malware samples trying to exploit the Bash vulnerability, both DDoS bots, were snared in a honeypot belonging to AlienVault Labs.
Experts are concerned that many Linux-based industrial control systems and embedded systems could be too steep a patching challenge and remain in the crosshairs of the Bash vulnerability.