More than 500 Android mobile apps have been removed from Google Play after it was discovered that an embedded advertising SDK called Igenix could be leveraged to quietly install spyware on devices.
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A.P. Moller -Maersk said June’s NotPetya wiper malware attacks would cost the world’s largest shipping container company $300M USD in lost revenue.
Google has removed the Interface Online Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store. The plugin was used by criminals in Brazil to target corporate users with the aim of stealing banking credentials.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said today that the update mechanism for Korean server management software provider NetSarang was compromised and serving a backdoor called ShadowPad.
Researchers at My Online Security and the SANS Internet Storm Center have analyzed spam campaigns utilizing plausible imitations of legitimate banking domains to spread the Trickbot banking malware.
A phishing site seeking Apple credentials and victim payment card information is encrypted with AES, researchers at Ring 0 Labs said.
Mughthesec, a variant of the OperatorMac adware, has been turning hijacked Macs into revenue-generating machines for the authors.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have seen a resurgence of Mamba ransomware pop up recently in Brazil and Saudi Arabia.
Attackers behind APT campaigns have kept busy in Q2 2017, adding new ways to bypass detection, crafting new payloads to drop, and identifying new zero days and backdoors to help them infect users and maintain persistence on machines.
WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins pleaded not guilty last week could be freed today on $30,000 bond before the case moves to Wisconsin.