The SANS Internet Storm Center reports a rash of malicious spam pushing Kovter click-fraud malware.
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Chaouki Bekrar, the founder of VUPEN, has announced a new zero-day acquisition firm Zerodium.
Some strains of Bartalex malware, a macro-based malware that first surfaced earlier this year, are dropping Pony malware and the Dyre banking Trojan.
Hacking Team officials are disputing reports that the company sold its surveillance and intrusion software to oppressive regimes in countries that were under sanction. The company said it sold its products “strictly within the law and regulation as it applied at the time any sale was made.” The new statement from Hacking Team comes after two[…]
UPDATE–Researchers at Rook Security have released a new tool that looks for HackingTeam malware on target systems, and also have published a set of indicators of compromise to help organizations look for signs of an infection from the intrusion software.
A new version of the nasty TeslaCrypt ransomware is making the rounds, and the creators have added several new features, including an improved encryption scheme and some details designed to mimic CryptoWall. TeslaCrypt is among the more recent variants of ransomware to emerge and the malware, which is a variant of CryptoLocker, is unique in[…]
A new, recently uncovered operation has purportedly been mutating versions of ransomware to better avoid getting detected.
Hacking Team officials said they have no plans to cease operations, even as they’re asking customers to stop using their surveillance products for the time being.
The Gunpoder Android malware has co-opted a Nintendo NES game emulator and hides inside the Airpush ad library, researchers at Palo Alto Networks said.
More than 36 hours after the huge cache of data from Hacking Team’s corporate network was dumped online, researchers are continuing to find surprising bits and pieces in the documents. Among them is evidence that the company had an enterprise developer certificate from Apple, allowing it to develop internal apps, but could not get its[…]