Malware that uses macros as part of its infection method has been around for more than a decade, and was one of the first major techniques to drive changes at software vendors such as Microsoft. The tactic has been making a comeback of late, and Microsoft is seeing a major spike in the volume of[…]
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Criminal group is utilizing a changing series of Internet protocol addresses, domains and gates in order to infect its victims with the Fiesta exploit kit.
Enterprises can use existing networking tools to put up internal barriers against hackers in order to frustrate them on to other targets.
SAN FRANCISCO–For years, Apple has enjoyed a pretty good reputation among users for the security of its products. That halo has been enhanced by the addition of new security features such as Gatekeeper and XProtect to OS X recently, but one researcher said that all of those protections are simple to bypass and gaining persistence[…]
A data-mining advanced persistent threat hit a handful of high profile targets last year, including the White House’s computer network.
Dell released its annual threat report yesterday, ringing the alarm bells on point-of-sale and industrial control system attack in 2014 and beyond.
Data breaches are expensive to victim organizations, but that cost is going down, according to Verizon, which today released its annual Data Breach Investigations Report.
In early December, as most people were dealing with the stress of looking for the perfect holiday gifts and planning out their upcoming celebrations, police officers in a small New England town were under a different sort of pressure. The vital files and data the Tewksbury Police Department needed to go about its daily business had been encrypted[…]
A coordinated operation between international police and private technology companies shuts down the Simda botnet.
U.S. and European law enforcement combined resources to take down the Beebone, or AAEH, botnet.