Hackers have breached the website of VSDC, a popular company that provides free audio and video conversion and editing software.
Malware has been discovered in at least three Arch Linux packages available on AUR (Arch User Repository), the official Arch Linux repository of user-submitted packages. The malicious code has been removed thanks to the quick intervention of the AUR team.
A hacker gained access to the GitHub account of the Syscoin cryptocurrency and replaced the official Windows client with a version containing malware. The poisoned Syscoin Windows client contained Arkei Stealer, a malware strain specialized in dumping and stealing passwords and wallet private keys.
Security researchers have spotted a new information stealer that collects Chrome login data from infected victims, along with session cookies, and appears to be looking for Facebook details in particular, according to a Radware threat alert.
Malware authors have hijacked DNS settings on vulnerable routers to redirect users to sites hosting Android malware.
Despite not being the most advanced or stealthy malware downloader on the market right now, the Quant Loader malware dropper is seeing increased activity in recent months.
During the past few months, malware campaigns distributing a previously unknown infostealer have ramped up, according to reports by Arbor Networks, FireEye, and the Internet Storm Center (ISC SANS).
The Cerber ransomware has received an update that allows it to collect and steal data from a victim's computer, similar to an infostealer.
Seventy-five apps available for download from the official Google Play Store had to remove a malicious advertising library that was secretly an adware called AdDown, which Trend Micro researchers have been tracking for the last two years.
Russian authorities have arrested the Cron malware gang, responsible for selling the Tiny.z Android banking trojan and the PonyForx Windows infostealer.
Information theft can be very lucrative for malware developers who target companies for the theft of corporate secrets. BleepingComputer has discovered a computer infection that scans victim's computer for files containing certain file extensions and then uploads matching files to a server under the malware developer's control.