A new version of the KillDisk disk-wiping malware has hit companies in the financial sector in Latin America, Trend Micro reported yesterday.
Security researchers have spotted a new strain of malware being deployed online. Named RubyMiner, this malware is a cryptocurrency miner spotted going after outdated web servers.
We are barely two weeks into 2018, and security researchers have already spotted the first new Mac malware strain this year. Called OSX/MaMi, all evidence points that this is still a work in progress, but one that comes with some pretty intrusive features, if ever completed and activated.
A cyber-security firm has discovered what they believe to be the first Android malware family written in the Kotlin programming language.
In 2017, the number of command and control (C&C) servers used for managing IoT botnets has more than doubled, going from 393 in 2016 to 943 in 2017.
Experts believe that an experienced cybercrime group has created a botnet from compromised Linux servers and is using these systems to mine Monero, a digital currency.
Three malware strains —GratefulPOS, Emotet, and Zeus Panda— have sprung to life with new active campaigns just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Many Android users may still have a backdoor on their device, according to new revelations made today by the Malwarebytes' mobile security research team.
A malware strain known as Loapi will damage phones if users don't remove it from their devices. Left to its own means, this modular threat will download a Monero cryptocurrency miner that will overheat and overwork the phone's components, which will make the battery bulge, deform the phone's cover, or even worse.
A UK court has sentenced a Barclays bank employee to six years and four months in prison for helping members of the Dridex cyber-criminal network launder over £2.5 million, which is approximately $3.33 million at today's exchange rate.
An anonymous vigilante has taken matters into his own hands and removed malware from a Netgear site after the company failed to clean up a two-year-old malware infection.
Security researchers from FireEye's Mandiant investigative division have spotted a new form of malware that's capable of targeting industrial equipment. FireEye named this malware TRITON and said they've spotted a threat actor deploying it in live attacks.
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.
Security researchers have found a way to reverse the effects of an NSA hacking utility that deletes event logs from compromised machines.
A WordPress malware campaign that recently picked up steam last month is now using nulled (pirated) premium themes to infect new victims.
A malware author by the name of Luc1F3R is peddling a new ransomware strain called Halloware for the lowly price of $40.
A new tech support scam has been discovered that shows a fake crash on the infected computer and displays an application that pretends to be a Windows Troubleshooter. This Troubleshooter states that your computer cannot be fixed, blocks you from using Windows, and prompts you to purchase a program using PayPal to fix the "problems".