Microsoft has announced it will change the way it classifies adware by beginning to block unwanted and intrusive advertisements from users.
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Surveillance DVRs infected with Bitcoin mining malware scanning for network attached storage devices on port 5000.
The federal government is looking for a way to relax the laws to make it simpler for law enforcement agents to target and compromise the computers of suspects involved in criminal cases.
Several bits of malware targeting Android mobile devices hijack the smartphone or tablet’s resources to mine digital currency such as Litecoin or Dogecoin.
Protecting the internal network as well as the users of Facebook is an unenviable task. Facebook users constantly are the target of all manner of phishing, malware and other attacks, and the company’s own network is a major prize for attackers, as well. To help better defend those assets, Facebook’s security team has built an[…]
Advanced attacks targeting government entities have been spotted using phishing emails with Malaysia Airlines flight 370 as the lure.
The exploit that attackers are using to target a zero day vulnerability in Microsoft Word relies on a complex series of pieces, including an ASLR bypass, ROP techniques and shellcode with several layers of tools designed to detect and defeat analysis. Microsoft officials said the exploit is being used in targeted attacks right now and[…]
Websites running unsupported versions of the Linux 2.6 kernel are being compromised in a large-scale malware redirection campaign.
UPDATE–The iOS platform has been remarkably resistant to malware infections over the years and attackers interested in mobile devices mainly have focused their efforts on Android. But the developer of a little-known bot that has the ability to run on Linux and Windows machines now has a version that apparently can run on iOS as[…]