- The WIP hosted #LocalVoicesTalk about Women in Islam, a Twitter event. July 22, 2014
- Infrastructure Hackers, Script Kiddies and “Watchdogs”: A Round-up of Monsters Under the Bed from CIS/MS-ISAC June 5, 2014
- Recent Activity from The European Cyber Army (ECA) April 15, 2014
- Summary of 2013 Malware Development March 26, 2014
- Turkey Thrashes Twitter, Leaks put Gov in a Twist March 21, 2014
- Commerce Dept. Cans ICANN March 21, 2014
- Point of Sale Target’ed, Millions of Credit Cards Scraped. February 12, 2014
- Hotels May Become New Data Breach Point February 12, 2014
- New White House Initiative Pledges $750 Million for Student Technology February 12, 2014
- Mask/Careto Unmasked, Shadowy Spanish Spybots Slink into Sunset February 12, 2014
Categories » Malware
The security company indicated that a powerful program that could only have been created by a “nation state” has been finding its way into computer systems for six years.
Piecing together new information from various researchers, it’s clear the ‘Regin” malware is one of the most sophisticated nation-state spy tools ever found. The post Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms and Belgian Cryptograph… Continue reading
“Backdoor Regin” bears a resemblance to Stuxnet, was developed by a wealthy nation. Continue reading
Lookout, a security company, says it has been tracking malware that over the last two years has become more sophisticated as it hit millions of devices. Continue reading
Files in federal court to have banks’ data breach suit thrown out. Continue reading
Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers. Continue reading
Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk. Continue reading
Three people believed to have been involved in creating malware that penetrated Apple’s strict controls have been arrested in China. Continue reading
After testing the USB controller chips of all eight major manufacturers, the researcher who first discovered BadUSB has some good news and some bad news. The post Only Half of USB Devices Have an Unpatchable Flaw, But No One Knows Which Half appeared f… Continue reading
List of “patients zero” shows cyber weapon broke into—not out of—Natanz. Continue reading
The hotel guest probably never knew what hit him. When he tried to get online using his five-star hotel’s WiFi network, he got a pop-up alerting him to a new Adobe software update. When he clicked to accept the download, he got a malicious executable instead. What he didn’t know was that the sophisticated attackers […]
The post DarkHotel: A Sophisticated New Hacking Attack Targets High-Profile Hotel Guests appeared first on WIRED.
Refurbished BlackEnergy does Windows and Linux—even Cisco routers. Continue reading
In an excerpt from her new book, “Countdown to Zero Day,” WIRED’s Kim Zetter describes the dark path the world’s first digital weapon took to reach its target in Iran.
The post An Unprecedented Look at Stuxnet, the World’s First Digital Weapon appeared first on WIRED.
When security researchers Adam Caudill and Brandon Wilson publicly released attack code two weeks ago that takes advantage of an insidious vulnerability in USB devices, they argued that publishing their exploits would get the problems fixed faster. Now they’ve released a partial fix themselves—albeit one that’s so messy it includes coating your USB thumb drive […]
The post That Unpatchable USB Malware Now Has a Patch … Sort Of appeared first on WIRED.
1 October 2014- Fox News A Cybersecurity Threat That Could Be Lurking On Your Phone
23 September 2014- ThreatPost Malware-Laced Emails Appear to Come From LogMeIn
18 September 2014- Threat Post Dyre Trojan Caught In The Cookie Jar
17 September 2014- Ars Technica Popular financial trojan Citadel gets a makeover as a corporate spy
Two independent researchers say that publicly releasing the code that enables BadUSB attacks will hasten a fix. The post The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading