WikiLeaks dumped today the manuals of several hacking utilities part of Brutal Kangaroo, a CIA malware toolkit for hacking into air-gapped (offline) networks using tainted USB thumb drive.
Windows computers are being targeted with a new cryptocurrency miner that uses an NSA hacking tool to infect users' PCs. Detected under the generic name of Trojan.BtcMine.1259, this trojan was first spotted last week by Russian antivirus vendor Dr.Web.
Several security researchers have spotted an increase in malware campaigns distributing the TrickBot banking trojan, going after a host of targets ranging from regular e-banking applications to PayPal accounts and business CRMs.
Last week, McAfee released a tool named AmIPinkC2, a Windows command-line application that removes remnant files of Pinkslipbot infections that allow the malware to continue to use previously infected computers as proxy relays, even if the original malware's binary has been cleaned and removed from infected hosts.
Security researchers from Pen Test Partners have discovered a new vulnerability that could allow the Mirai IoT worm to survive between device reboots, allowing the creation of a permanent IoT botnet.
A recent surge in Android banking malware can be traced back to December 2016, when a malware coder under the name of Maza-in uploaded a tutorial on how to build Android malware on an underground hacking forum named Exploit.in.
Each day, countless of security researchers are fighting the good fight in an effort to help companies remove malware from infected computers and servers.
Europol announced today that police across Europe arrested six users who were customers of a malware crypter service and a counter anti-virus platform developed by a 22-year-old German man.
In a US-CERT report released yesterday afternoon, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have published IOCs about a malware family known as DeltaCharlie, used by North Korea to create its private DDoS botnet.
Security researchers have finally got their hands on samples of two new strains of Mac malware that have been offered through Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) portals on the Dark Web for almost two weeks now.
Google's security team removed an Android app named "colourblock" from the official Play Store after security researchers from Kaspersky Labs discovered a dangerous trojan hidden inside it.