The website of Popular Science magazine was found infecting users with malware via the RIG exploit kit.
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The Dyreza Trojan is exploiting the recently disclosed CVE-2014-4114 vulnerability in Windows that was first used by the Sandworm attackers.
DHS sounded the alarm Monday on Dyre, the banking Trojan that’s been siphoning bank credentials from large enterprises and major financial institutions.
APT28, a Russian hacking group, has been tied to attacks against the country of Georgia, Eastern European political and military organizations, and NATO, a report from FireEye said.
A security researcher has identified a Tor exit node that was actively patching binaries users download, adding malware to the files dynamically. The discovery, experts say, highlights the danger of trusting files downloaded from unknown sources and the potential for attackers to abuse the trust users have in Tor and similar services. Josh Pitts of Leviathan[…]
One of the not-so-great side effects of the transition to virtually everything being done in the Web browser now is that advertisers, attackers and scammers constantly are trying to get their code to run in users’ browsers, any way they can. A lot of this is done through extensions and browser objects, some of which[…]
Academic Giovanni Vigna of UCSB has been studying techniques used by malware writers to evade analysis, and urges detection tools to develop an understanding of evasive behavior.
BlackBerry has patched a vulnerability in its BlackBerry 10 devices that could allow an attacker to intercept users’ traffic to and from the BlackBerry World app store and potentially install malware on a targeted device. The vulnerability is a weakness in the integrity checking system that BlackBerry uses to verify the apps that users download.[…]
A cyberespionage team, possibly based in Russia, has been using a Windows zero day vulnerability to target a variety of organizations in several countries, including the United States, Poland, Ukraine and western Europe.