A new family of Mac adware is bound to cause some headaches to infected victims, as the only way to remove it and its secondary payloads is by reinstalling macOS from scratch, according to the expert opinion of Patrick Wardle, Director of Research at Synack and a well-known Mac malware researcher.
A new version of the Svpeng Android banking trojan has started making victims during the past month, and at the origin of this sudden surge in activity is a criminal selling a new and improved version of Svpeng on a Russian underground hacking forum.
Security researchers have found malware inside the firmware of several low-cost Android smartphones, such as Leagoo M5 Plus, Leagoo M8, Nomu S10, and Nomu S20.
Security researchers have discovered a new backdoor trojan targeting Windows computers. Named CowelSnail, this malware appears to be the work of the same group who weaponized the SambaCry vulnerability to install cryptocurrency miners on Linux servers last month.
In July 2017, security researchers have spotted a new version of the proficient Ursnif banking trojan that comes with a clever trick to avoid sandbox environments and automated virtual machines by using mouse movements to detect if a real user is interacting with the computer.
Over 500,000 users have had their computers infected with a stealthy malware named Stantinko, according to a 99-page report released yesterday by Slovak antivirus maker ESET.
wSomeone is using the SambaCry vulnerability to install a backdoor trojan on Linux devices running older versions of the Samba file-sharing server.
According to statistics released by Symantec today, the second most widespread Mac malware today is a cryptocurrency miner called DevilRobber, which saw a huge spike in activity last month.
Security experts have discovered a brand new Android trojan that features a broad range of features that allow it to root Android devices, steal data from over 40 apps, and geo-track phone owners.
For the past year and a half, an Android adware family known as CopyCat has infected over 14 million devices, rooted around 8 million, and made over $1.5 million for its owners.
WikiLeaks dumped today the documentation of two CIA hacking tools codenamed BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon, both designed to steal SSH credentials from Windows and Linux systems, respectively.
Ruslans Bondars and Jurijs Martisevs, two Latvian citizens, are facing charges in the US for running a portal that allowed cybercrooks to scan and see if their malware was detected by antivirus software.
The AV-TEST Security Report 2016/2017 published today is calling ransomware a "marginal phenomenon," highlighting that only 0.94% of all malware deployed in 2016 was a blackmail trojan.
WikiLeaks dumped today a manual describing a new CIA malware strain. Called OutlawCountry, this is malware designed for Linux operating systems.
Today, WikiLeaks has published the documentation manual for an alleged CIA tool that can track users of WiFi-capable Windows devices based on the ESS (Extended Service Set) data of nearby WiFi networks.
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.