A cyber-espionage group historically believed to be operating in the interests of the Chinese government is believed to have hacked a UK government contractor from where security researchers found evidence that attackers stole information related to UK government departments and military technology.
A well-established research team from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel has detailed today a new method of extracting data from air-gapped computers using speakers, headphones, earphones, or earbuds.
Today one of our volunteers, Aura, told me about a new new malspam campaign pretending to be from Craigslist that is under way and distributing the Sigma Ransomware. These spam emails contain password protected Word or RTF documents that download the Sigma Ransomware executable from a remote site and install it on a recipients comput
Whenever something newsworthy comes out there will always be people who try to take advantage of it. A perfect example of this is the Fortnite iOS mobile invite that launched today, where people are impatiently waiting for the invite codes to be released, while others try to trick them into purchasing fake ones.
Three in-browser cryptocurrency mining scripts ranked first, second, and fourth in Check Point's most active malware top ten, outranking classic high-output malware distribution infrastructures such as spam botnets, malvertising, and exploit kit operations.
Hacking tools leaked last year and believed to belong to the US National Security Agency (NSA) contain an utility for detecting the presence of malware developed by other cyber-espionage groups.
Just two botnets accounted for 97% of all spam emails in the last three months of 2017, according to a McAfee report released earlier today.
Windows Server, Apache Solr, and Redis servers have been targeted this week by cyber-criminals looking to take over unpatched machines and install malware that mines cryptocurrency (known as a coinminer).
Chinese intelligence agencies are doctoring the Chinese National Vulnerabilities Database (CNNVD) to hide security flaws that government hackers might have an interest in, according to a report released on Friday by US threat intelligence firm Recorded Future.
It has been a pretty slow ransomware week as most of the malware developers have started pushing cryptominers. We did see the continued distribution of the GnuPG based Qwerty Ransomware and a new variant of the GandCrab ransomware that makes it secure again.
A new ransomware has been discovered that utilizes the legitimate GnuPG, or GPG, encryption program to encrypt a victim's files. Currently in the wild, this ransomware is called Qwerty Ransomware and will encrypt a victims files, overwrite the originals, and the append the .qwerty extension to an encrypted file's name.
Türk Telekom, a Turkish Internet Service Provider (ISP), has deployed special hardware to intercept and alter Internet traffic, swapping legitimate software downloads with similar applications, but infected with spyware.
Kasperksy Lab has revealed today the existence of a new cyber-espionage group that has leveraged MikroTik routers to infect victims in an attack that researchers described as "unique."
Avast has revealed new details about the 2017 CCleaner hack. Speaking at a conference in Mexico, the company's researchers said they uncovered new evidence to suggest that the hackers who breached CCleaner's infrastructure were preparing to deploy a third malware strain on infected computers.
A massive survey of nearly 1,200 IT security practitioners and decision makers across 17 countries reveals that half the people who fell victim to ransomware infections last year were able to recover their files after paying the ransom demand.
Security researcher Amir Khashayar Mohammadi has released today a new tool named Memfixed that can help victims of DDoS attacks carried out via Memcached servers.
Lot's of goodies this week from Microsoft. In addition to Kali Linux and Debian being available for WSL, tabs in File Explorer, Microsoft is also testing different privacy screen layouts in the latest Windows 10 Insider build.
Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges on the Internet, said today that hackers and a well-executed phishing campaign are to blame for the Bitcoin sell-offs from yesterday's afternoon.
Malwarebytes has released a new version of their flagship product, Malwarebytes 3.4.4, that includes an enhanced detection and cleaning engines, an updated user interface, more useful notifications, and the fixing of the damn stacked notifications bug.
Websites associated with the US National Rifle Association (NRA) have often been the targets of Memcached-based DDoS attacks, according to Qihoo 360's Network Security Research Laboratory (Netlab).