Exploits targeting a patched Silverlight vulnerability have found their way into the Angler Exploit Kit and victims are being hit with TeslaCrypt ransomware.
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The IRS warns businesses and consumers about a significant increase in tax-related phishing and malware attacks.
The source code for banking malware GM Bot is leaked to cybercriminals who will likely recompile the free code to numerous new variants, according to IBM X-Force threat intelligence.
Attackers managed to hijack the website of Linux Mint to push a backdoored ISO version of the software to users over the weekend.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including the iPhone encryption debacle, the glibc Linux vulnerability, and the latest ransomware headlines.
After being knocked offline for nearly two weeks officials at a California hospital that was hit with ransomware elected to pay attackers on Wednesday.
Locky, a new strain of ransomware, appears to be borrowing a trick from Dridex: Using embedded macros to execute malware that goes on to encrypt users’ files.
An IEEE report exposes vulnerabilities in wearables such as fitness trackers, which are susceptible to a number of attacks.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap last week’s Security Analyst Summit — including lots of IoT and critical infrastructure talk, APTs like Metel and Poseidon, and more.