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Two related Mirai variants called Masuta and PureMasuta have links to a hacker identified as Nexus Zeta.
A massive mobile espionage campaign has been collecting troves of sensitive personal information since 2012, according to a new report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout.
Researchers warn of copycat type attacks as exploit code used in Mirai variant goes public.
An adware-laden phony WhatsApp download has been removed from Google Play and the developer’s account suspended, but not before it was downloaded one million times.
Zeus Panda, a banking Trojan designed to steal credentials, is being distributed via poisoned Google search results.
The ONI ransomware attacks targeting organizations in Japan are also dropping wiper malware which is being used to delete logs and cover the attackers’ tracks.
A malicious Google Chrome extension being spread in phishing emails steals any data posted online by victims.
Researchers at Cisco found a modified version of the leaked NSA exploit EternalRomance in this week’s Bad Rabbit attack.
Researchers have linked the Bad Rabbit ransomware attack to this summer’s ExPetr/Not Petya outbreak.