Penn State announced that its school of engineering was the victim of a more than two-year long cyberattack perpetuated by advanced persistent threat groups.
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The attackers behind the TeslaCrypt ransomware, which is one of the newer entries on the scene, may not be making as much money yet as some of their more experienced competitors, but researchers say that their malware is having a profound effect on victims. Like many other pieces of ransomware, TeslaCrypt often spreads with the[…]
Google is rolling out a new policy that will force all Windows and Mac users to install Chrome extensions only from the Chrome Web store. The company last year began enforcing this policy for Windows users on the main, stable channel for Chrome. Google offers several different channels for Chrome users, depending upon their tolerance[…]
It’s been a couple of months since we left our heroes on CSI: Cyber, and boy, have they been busy.
The Angler exploit kit is pushing yet another new variant of the TeslaCrypt and AlphaCrypt ransomware. It is similar to Cryptolocker but remains unnamed.
More than five percent of all unique IP addresses accessing Google sites included some kind of ad injector software, and there are more than 50,000 of those injector browser extensions in use today, according to new research from Google.
Cybercriminals are using the Angler exploit kit to infect users with the Bedep Trojan, which then uses their computer resources to perform click-fraud and artificially inflate video views.
Engineers at Netflix have released another one of the company’s bespoke security tools as an open-source application, this time an incident-response system known as FIDO.
Cisco Talos reports a new strain of spyware called Rombertik that escalates its anti-detection capabilities by destroying the Master Boot Record if the code is audited.
Attackers have recently taken to the job searching website CareerBuilder to spread Microsoft Word documents that masquerade as job hopefuls’ resumes, but in reality, are laden with malware.