Less than a week after Microsoft seized nearly two dozen domains owned by a small hosting provider as part of a takedown of a malware operation, all of those domains are back in the control of the provider, No-IP.
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A fraud ring targeting Brazil’s Boleto payment method has pulled off hundreds of thousands of bogus transactions valued at $3.75 billion.
Microsoft admits that it made a technical mistake as part of its No-IP.com malware operation takedown, errors that resulted in legitimate customers of the site losing service.
A variant of the Cridex malware, called Geodo, steals data from compromised machines and comes with a self-replicating feature built from a list of 50,000 stolen SMTP credentials.
Microsoft’s latest takedown of a malware operation, announced Monday and involving the infrastructure of several malware families, has, like many of the company’s actions, elicited strong opinions on both sides of the issue from security researchers, activists and others with a stake in the game
Cisco’s String of Paerls attack involves targeted phishing emails spiked with old-school Microsoft Word Macro malware that connects to more trouble at a Dropbox link.
A cloned banking application targeting customers of a large bank in Israel has been removed from Google Play after it was discovered to be stealing users’ log-in credentials.
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab and Citizen Lab released a report today with extensive details on the HackingTeam’s controversial RCS spyware, in particular its extensive global command infrastructure and mobile malware.
Incentivized by a minimal amount of cash, computer users who took part in a study were willing to agree to download an executable file to their machines without questioning the potential consequences.
The Asprox botnet has evolved to include APT characteristics that help it evade detection by security software.