An IEEE report exposes vulnerabilities in wearables such as fitness trackers, which are susceptible to a number of attacks.
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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.
A new piece of crypto-ransomware called PadCrypt comes with a live chat feature that victims can use to interact with the attackers about ransom payments and other information.
Researchers at Heimdal Security report public attacks against Android devices using the Mazar bot, which was advertised months ago in a Russian cybercrime forum.
Mike Mimoso talks to Kaspersky Lab researcher Vitaly Kamluk who was critical in the discovery of the latest version of the cross-platform Adwind RAT.
Today at the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit, researchers disclosed details on the Poseidon APT group, a group of hackers who blackmail targets into a fake business relationship where they can further steal data.
At the Security Analyst Summit, Kaspersky Lab researchers unveiled three cybercrime outfits—Metel, GCMAN, and Carbanak 2.0—targeting Russian banks with APT-style tactics.
The SANS Institute has discovered a scareware campaign targeting Mac OS X machines using an installer signed with a legitimate Apple developer certificate.
A massive string of WordPress compromises are redirecting victims to the Nuclear Exploit Kit and Teslacrypt ransomware.
The gang behind the banking Trojan URLZone has become more active over the past few months and taken aim at banks across Europe and beginning last month, Japan.