Malware Research

The last year has seen a lot of changes in the threat landscape, with the emergence of a number of new cyber espionage tools such as Gauss and Flame, as well as an increase in the volume of malware targeting mobile platforms such as Android. Recently, Alex Gostev, the chief malware expert at Kaspersky Lab, answered questions submitted by users on Facebook, discussing the evolution of antimalware solutions, the threats to mobile devices and how governments around the world are handling the cybercrime explosion.

A researcher at Black Hat USA next month plans
to give away a homemade tool that helps organizations glean intelligence about the attacker behind the malware that includes information about native tongue, geographic location, and
ties to other attacks. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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