A new variant of the FakeBank Android malware includes the ability to intercept phone calls victims are making to their banks, and redirecting users to scammers.
A Chinese malware operation is currently building a massive botnet of nearly 5 million Android smartphones using a strain of malware named RottenSys.
A massive malware outbreak that attempted to infect over 400,000 users during a 12-hour period was caused by a backdoored Russian-based BitTorrent client named MediaGet.
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.
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.
Microsoft revealed today that Windows Defender stopped a massive malware distribution campaign that attempted to infect over 400,000 users with a cryptocurrency miner during a 12-hour period on March 6, 2018.
Security researchers have spotted the first cryptocurrency miner that includes a "kill list" feature that shuts down the processes of other coinminers in an attempt to hog the infected computer's mining power only for itself.
Security researchers have discovered a new malware strain that is capable of detecting when users copy a cryptocurrency address to the Windows clipboard. The malware works by replacing this address with one owned by its author.
A computer virus is suspected of crashing cash registers this week at over 1,000 Tim Hortons coffee and donuts fast food restaurants. The problem is not yet fully resolved, and some stores are still experiencing problems.
Over 40 models of low-cost Android smartphones are sold already infected with the Triada banking trojan, says Dr.Web, a Russia-based antivirus vendor.
A new Android malware strain can phish Facebook user credentials and then log into accounts to harvest account details, and even search and collect results using the Facebook app's search functionality.
Hackers are using SSH brute-force attacks to take over Linux systems secured with weak passwords and are deploying a backdoor named Chaos.
Coldroot, a remote access trojan (RAT), is still undetectable by most antivirus engines, despite being uploaded and freely available on GitHub for almost two years.
Gamers are accusing a company that makes mods for Microsoft's Flight Simulator X game of putting a password stealer inside one of its add-ons.
Malware that embeds a null character in its code can bypass security scans performed by the Anti-Malware Scan Interface (AMSI) on Windows 10 boxes.
A hacker group has made over $3 million by breaking into Jenkins servers and installing malware that mines the Monero cryptocurrency.
Spam distributors are using a new technique to infect users with malware, and while this attack relies on having users open Word documents, it does not involve users having to allow the execution of macro scripts.
Crooks are building a botnet that for the first time is bundling two exploits together in an attempt to bypass enterprise firewalls and infect devices.