A ransomware attack called BadRabbit has put a halt to business inside a handful of Russian and Ukrainian businesses.
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Sofacy has been using a lure document connected to a cyber conflict conference to target researchers and others interested in cybersecurity.
A joint Technical Alert, TA17–293A, describing the activities of a Russian APT may contain signatures and rules likely to trigger false positives in some security systems.
Malware dubbed IOTroop that researchers say is “worse than Mirai” has already infected one million businesses worldwide.
Researchers have spotted Locky ransomware infections emanating from the Necurs botnet via Word attachments using a DDE technique that Microsoft says is an Office feature and does not merit a security patch.
Three malicious Chrome extensions spoofing AdBlock Plus were removed from the Chrome Web Store this week.
Staff writer Chris Brook says farewell to Threatpost after eight years on the site. He and Mike Mimoso talk about Threatpost’s early days and how the site grew up alongside the security industry.
Researchers say in a 30-day period cybercriminals behind the Locky ransomware have updated the malware three times and have stepped up spam campaigns.
Equifax has temporarily taken down one of its consumer-facing credit report services after the webpage was compromised and serving adware via a phony Flash Player download.
Much-maligned BLU phones have been a privacy and spyware nightmare. Threatpost shares the story of one victim who experienced firsthand a relentless wave of unwanted programs, spyware and frustration.