As the sophistication and deployment of PoS malware increases, organizations struggle to defend against even simple attacks.
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Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report identifies two malware families, Rotbrow and Brantall, previously thought to be benign that have been dropping the Sefnit botnet.
UPDATE–Ransomware has been wreaking havoc on desktops for many years now, with attackers demanding that victims pay a fee to unlock the infected system. This kind of malware hasn’t been a huge issue yet on mobile devices, but that’s beginning to change, albeit slowly. A new piece of mobile malware targeting Android is being sold by the same group responsible[…]
Facebook security researchers discovered a new variant of the Sefnit click-fraud malware. Unlike previous versions that used Tor for communication, this one uses SSH over port 443.
Google recently removed five bogus wallpaper applications from its Play marketplace after they were found sneakily mining Bitcoins.
DDoS attacks are growing in scale and volume, and experts say attackers are also using them as a cover for secondary attacks resulting in financial fraud or loss of intellectual property.
Officials at Iowa State University said Tuesday that the personal data of nearly 30,000 alumni, including Social Security numbers, was compromised during a data breach.
An recently published interactive infographic illustrates cyber threats in real time as detected by the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN).
Microsoft has announced it will change the way it classifies adware by beginning to block unwanted and intrusive advertisements from users.