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.
The Olympic Destroyer malware that has caused damage to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics computer networks is much more complex than previously thought.
Data-wiping malware is to blame for the IT problems reported during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.
Malware hunters from US security firm Forcepoint have stumbled across a new strain of Point of Sale (PoS) malware, the second such type of PoS malware that hides stolen credit/debit card information inside DNS requests.
Japanese police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of creating malware that steals private keys (passwords) that are used to access cryptocurrency wallets. He's also under investigation for using these passwords to steal funds from victims, albeit no charges have been filed.
Over 526,000 Windows computers —mainly Windows servers— have been infected with Monero mining software by a group that operates the biggest such botnet known to date.
Security researchers are seeing an ever-increasing number of suspicious file samples that are experimenting with the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.