Cisco routers are built into the fabric of the Internet and enterprise networks, a fact that makes them highly attractive targets for attackers. Researchers at FireEye have come across attacks recently in which hackers have been modifying the firmware of Cisco routers and using that foothold to maintain persistence on the victim’s network. Such a technique[…]
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The author behind one strain of banking malware, Gozi, has plead guilty and is awaiting sentencing while two other men, apparently responsible for developing the banking malware Citadel and Dridex, were recently apprehended.
A new strain of Android ransomware disguised as a video player app uses an instant messaging protocol called XMPP to receive commands and communicate with the command and control server.
New variants of the notorious Carbanak Trojan have surfaced in Europe and the United States, and researchers say that the malware now has its own proprietary communications protocol and the samples seen so far have been digitally signed.
CoreBot is new information-stealing malware in the wild with a modular design that could turn the credential-stealing malware into something much worse.
Researchers have discovered a new strain of iOS malware dubbed KeyRaider that targets jailbroken devices and has the ability to steal certificates, private keys, and Apple account information. The malware already has claimed the private Apple account data of more than 225,000 victims. The KeyRaider malware was discovered by researchers at Palo Alto Networks, who[…]
Target officials say that the Securities and Exchange Commission, one of several U.S. agencies investigating the massive data breach at the company in 2013, has decided not to punish Target as a result of the breach.
A mobile application exploiting the so-called Certifi-gate vulnerability disclosed at Black Hat has been removed from the Google Play store.
In the latest installment of a long and winding court case related to multiple data beaches at Wyndham Worldwide several years ago, an appellate court has upheld the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to punish the hotel chain for lax security practices that allegedly led to the breaches.
The dismantled AlientSpy remote access Trojan, the same malware found on the phone of dead Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, has resurfaced with new crypto and a new name.