Threatpost Editor Mike Mimoso talks to Synack director of research and well-known OS X hacker Patrick Wardle about the discovery of an OS X malware dropper that likely was developed by the Hacking Team.
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Early detection of the KeRanger OS X ransomware and quick updates by Apple and the Transmission BitTorrent client installer likely will mitigate the malware’s impact.
A panel at RSA Conference on appropriate responses to state-sponsored espionage of intellectual property for economic gain served as a reminder of the dangers of hacking back.
Exploits targeting a patched Silverlight vulnerability have found their way into the Angler Exploit Kit and victims are being hit with TeslaCrypt ransomware.
The IRS warns businesses and consumers about a significant increase in tax-related phishing and malware attacks.
Locky, a new strain of ransomware, appears to be borrowing a trick from Dridex: Using embedded macros to execute malware that goes on to encrypt users’ files.
A new piece of crypto-ransomware called PadCrypt comes with a live chat feature that victims can use to interact with the attackers about ransom payments and other information.
Today at the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit, researchers disclosed details on the Poseidon APT group, a group of hackers who blackmail targets into a fake business relationship where they can further steal data.
A massive string of WordPress compromises are redirecting victims to the Nuclear Exploit Kit and Teslacrypt ransomware.
The gang behind the banking Trojan URLZone has become more active over the past few months and taken aim at banks across Europe and beginning last month, Japan.