Browsing Category: Malware
The wonderful and terrifying thing about the security world is that things never stay calm for long. As soon as you think you have a chance to catch your breath, someone breaks something and it’s time to scramble again. In 2014, those small moments of downtime were hard to come by.
Staples confirmed that it lost close to 1.2 million payment cards in a data breach lasting close to six months and affecting 115 locations in 35 states.
Google has added another layer of security for users of Gmail on the desktop, which now supports content security policy, a standard that’s designed to help mitigate cross-site scripting and other common Web-based attacks.
Researchers at Dell SecureWorks have looked at services and pricing available inside illegal online marketplaces selling crimeware, stolen identities, credit cards, and hacking services.
There are stack buffer overflows in two components of a Honeywell point-of-sale software package that can allow attackers to run arbitrary code on vulnerable systems. The vulnerabilities lie in the HWOPOSScale.ocx and HWOPOSSCANNER.ocx components of Honeywell’s OLE for Retail Point-of-Sale package, which is designed to help integrate PoS hardware with Windows PoS systems. Versions of the Honeywell[…]
A working, pirated version of the Assassin’s Creed application for Android is bundled with malware, targeting users trying to download a free version of that game.
Microsoft reports it has seen wire transfer spam carrying attachments containing the Upatre downloader which then infects machines with the Dyreza banking Trojan.
The attackers behind the Red October APT campaign that was exposed nearly two years ago have resurfaced with a new campaign that is targeting some of the same victims and using similarly constructed tools and spear phishing emails.